Godspeed You Black Emperor - East Hastings tab

Artist: Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Song: "East Hastings" (Mainly The Movement Sad Mafioso)
Album: F#A#oo
Year: 1998

This is my first tab, and im proud to say its practically 99.9% correct

This is one of the most famous GY!BE songs.
For any questions, comments, or info u can e-mail me at
sincorepwns@yahoo.com

Also u can e-mail me there if u are requesting for timing to be added
or if u want anything else added to this.


Tuning:Standard (e,B,G,D,A,E)

LEGEND:

| /     slide up
| \     slide down
| h     hammer-on
| p     pull-off
| ~     vibrato
| b     bend
| r     release bend
| X     choppy, mute strings
| Q     Some Feedback Or Some Effect 
|       (I'm not a big on all the effects, so idk)
| (13)  Second Guitar Or Just A Harmonizing Effect (A.K.A. Optional Note)
|
|               /\ 'Notes In The Paranthesis Are That' /\




Riff 1: At:[2:17]
           [3:20]
           [5:09]
           [5:25]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-2---------6-6-6/8-8---------6-6-6/3-3~---|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----6----------------6-----------------6-----------------6---------------|
Riff 2: At:[4:33] [4:50] [5:43] [5:59]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----6-6-6-7-4---------4-4-4-6-2---------2-2-2-4-1--------1-1-1b2r1------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------3~--|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---6----------------6-----------------6----------------6-----------------|
Drums Enter: [6:16] Riff 1 (Again): [6:16]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-2---------6-6-6/8-8---------6-6-6/3-3~---|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----6----------------6-----------------6-----------------6---------------|
Riff 1B: [6:33]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------1b2-------------------------------------|G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-------3--6-6-6/8-8-----------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----6----------------6----------------6-----------------6-(let-ring)-----|
Riff 3: [6:49]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-7p6-4----4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-6p4-2-------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-4p2-1----1-2p1-1-2p1-1-2p1-1-2p1-2p1---------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------3-------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 3B: [7:05]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-7p6-4----4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-6p4-2-------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-4p2-(1)--1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-1b2-(let-ring)------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 4: [7:20] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--8-8-9-8--8-8-9-8--6-6-8-6--6-6-8-6--4-4-6-4--4-4-6-4--3-3-4-3-1-let----|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------ring--|
Riff 5: [7:35] (Violin Transposed For Guitar)
e|-----------------------------------------------|------|------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|------|------------------|G|--6----6----6----6------5----5----5----5-------|Repeat|---(let all-------|D|-----------------------------------------------|Again-|----notes ring----|A|-----8----8----8----8------6----6----6----6----|------|----for best------|E|-----------------------------------------------|------|----effect)-------|
Riff 6: [7:50] (Violin Transposed For Guitar)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----6-------6---------5-------5---------3-------3-----------------------|D|--8----8-8-8---8---6-6---6-6-6---6---4-4---4-4-4---4---3--4--3--1--------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 4B: [8:05] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--8-8-9-8--8-8-9-8--6-6-8-6--6-6-8-6--4-4-6-4--4-4-6-4--3-3-4-3-(1)-let--|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------ring--|
Riff 7: [8:23] (Very Soft Guitar; Drums Stops, Singing Enters)
e|-----------------------|--------|-----------------|B|-----------------------|--------|-----------------|G|-----------------------|-Repeat-|-----------------|D|-----------------------|-3-Times|--Then:----------|A|-------4-------8-------|--------|---End:-------4--|E|-----2-------6---------|--------|----On:-----2----|
Riff 8: [8:49] (Singing Stops)
e|------13---13---11---11--------11---11---9----9--------9----9----8----8--|B|-----(18)-(18)-(16)-(16)------(16)-(16)-(14)-(14)-----(14)-(14)-(13)-(13)|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---8------------------------4-----------------------8--------------------|E|-6------------------------2-----------------------6----------------------|
e|------8----8----6----6--------6----6----8----8---------8----8----9----9--|B|-----(13)-(13)-(11)-(11)-----(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)------(13)-(13)-(14)-(14)|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---4-----------------------8------------------------4--------------------|E|-2-----------------------6------------------------2----------------------|
e|------------9----9----11---11-------------11---11---13---13------|B|-----------(14)-(14)-(16)-(16)-----------(16)-(16)-(18)-(18)-----|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------8----------------------------4---------------------------|E|-----6----------------------------2------------------------------|
Drums Enter [9:19]: Riff 9: [9:19] (Cello Transposed For Guitar) Played ALONG With Riff 8
e|-------These Chords Are Simply Played Over The Bass Section Of Riff 8----|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-8-8-----------------------4-4-------------------------------------------|A|-8-8-----------------------4-4-------------------------------------------|E|-6-6-----------------------2-2-------------------------------------------|
Riff 10: [9:48]
e|--------13---13---11---11-/-9----9----8----8----6-----6h8-6--6h8-6--6h8--|B|-------(18)-(18)-(16)-(16)/(14)-(14)-(13)-(13)-(11)----------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------4-4-------------------------8-8---------|A|-----8---------------------------4-4-------------------------8-8---------|E|---6-----------------------------2-2-------------------------6-6---------|
e|--6-/-1---2--/-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------2----1h2-1b2--------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------3--(let-ring)--------------------------|D|----------4-4---------------8-8------------------------------------------|A|----------4-4---------------8-8------------------------------------------|E|----------2-2---------------6-6------------------------------------------|
Riff 11: [10:15] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)
e|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|---Play--------|D|-(8)(8)----------------------(4)(4)----------------------|---Again-------|A|--8--8--9-9-8-8-9-9-8-6-4-6---4--4--6-6-4-6-4-4-3-1------|---------------|E|-(6)(6)----------------------(2)(2)----------------------|---------------|
Riff 12: [10:28]
e|--6----6----8----8----6----6----8----8--6-6-8-8--6-6-4-4--|--------------|B|(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)-(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)-------------------|--Repeat------|G|------------------------------------------------/\--------|-Three Times--|D|----------------------------------------(Just Harmonize)--|--------------|A|----------------------------------------(On B-String...)--|--------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------|--------------|
Riff 12B: [10:47] (This Part Is Improv Mainly, But This Is The Basic)
e|--4-6B7-X-6B8-X-6B7-X-6B8-X-6B8-X-6B8-X-6B8-8-8-8-8-8-r7-b8-8-8-8-8-8-r6-|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Riff 13: [10:59] (Distorted Guitar)
e|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|B|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|G|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|D|-------8----------4-------|-8------4-|---:Repeat: Fades Completely Out---|A|--9Q---8-----6Q---4-------|-8------4-|------------At About 11:40 Or So---|E|-------6----------2-------|-6------2-|-----------------------------------|
Riff 14: Starts As Early As [10:54] (Cello Transposed For Guitar) Played Along With Riff 13 For Accompaniment
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-8-8-9-9-8-8-9-9-8-8-6-6-8-8-6-6-4-4-6-6-4-4-6-6-4-4--3--4--1------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Just Pound This Chord Or An Alteration Of It Start Ringing It Around [11:22] To The Final Stroke At [11:59] I'm Not Too Sure Of This Chord, But Oh Well
e|------------------|B|------------------|G|--(10)------------|D|---8--------------|A|---8--------------|E|---6--------------|
Therefore, Order: Riff 1 (X 2) Riff 2 (X 2) Riff 1 (X 2) Riff 2 (X 2) Riff 1 (X 1) Riff 1B (X 1) Riff 3 (X 1) Riff 3B (X 1) Riff 4 (X 1) Riff 5 (X 2) Riff 6 (X 1) Riff 4B (X 1) Riff 7 (X 3) Riff 8 (X 1) Riff 8 Along With Riff 9 (X 1) Riff 10 (X 1) Riff 11 (X 2) Riff 12 (X 3) Riff 12B (X 1) Riff 13 (X ~8) Riff 14 (x 12) End Chord (X ALOT)
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