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The Mars Volta - The Malkin Jewel tab

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                         THE MALKIN JEWEL - The Mars Volta
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Tabbed by: Steve Dubuque
Email: sdubuque43@gmail.com

Tuning: E A D G B E

not really sure whats going on with the intro noodling...


e|--3-----6----1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3-----6----1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--4-----7----2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--5-----8----3-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5-----8----3-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3-----6----1-----------------------------------------------------------------|


  0:37, and again at 1:27

e|--------------------------------3~/6-1--3~/6-1---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------3~/6-1--3~/6-1---------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------4~/7-2--4~/7-2------------------------------5+-|
D|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-5-5-2-5~/8-3--5~/8-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-5-5-5+-|
A|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-3-3-0-5~/8-3--5~/8-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-3-3----|
E|--------------------------------3~/6-1--3~/6-1---------------------------------|

then the second time

  0:54, and again at 1:44                          
  
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----(5)+-------------1b~-----(5)+-------------1b~-/-3-------------------------|
D|-0---(5)+-7----5---x------0---(5)+-7----5---x----------------------------------|
A|---6--------6----5-x--------6-------6-----5-x----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  1:50
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----(5)--------------1b~-----(5)-------------1b~-/-3--------------------------|
D|-0---(5)--7----5---x------0---(5)-7-----5---x---------/5-----------------------|
A|---6--------6----5-x--------6-------6-----5-x----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



i pluck with my fingers for this first part, then use a pick when he starts 
playing the notes in the chords

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8\3-------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8\3-------------|


e|----3-------6-----5--------8---------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------3------6------5--------8-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3-------6-----5-------8------------------------------------------------------|

after that he just strums the chords i think.... very faint in the background
not sure

e|--3----6--5--8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3----6--5--8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--3----6--5--8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--x----x--x--x-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--x----x--x--x-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--3----6--5--8-----------------------------------------------------------------|


and then if you wanna play the little synth melody

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------6-8----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7~-8-----7----7-5-3-2--2/7----------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------8-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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