Mars Volta - Meccamputechture tab

Song: Meccamputechture
Artist: The Mars Volta
Album: Amputechture
Tabbed By: Nathan Zwiener
Tuning: Standard

Note: "RW" = rock wah pedal on the note. When written below the tab,
      it means to rock wah on/off throughout the designated area.

Intro - Lots of weird effects.|----------------/19b~----||-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------||-------------------------||--5/7~-------------------|
Explotion of Dub (0:10) - Guitar|-----------------------------------------------------------||-12RW-(x8)-------------------------------------------------||-----------10--11-10--11-10--11-10--10-11-10------------9~-||---------------------------------------------12-9---10-----||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
Saxophone 1 (0:10) - Notes are short, except the last one.|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-------------9----------------------||-------9---9-----11h12--11h12--9----||--9-12---------------------------9~-||------------------------------------|
Saxophone 2 (0:10)|-10-12-14--12--14--12--10--12------------------------------||-------------------------------15--14--15--14--12--14--12~-||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
VERSE (0:42) Keyboard, guitar rests. Repeat as needed.|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--12p11-9------11--12--9-----12p11-9----12--11--9--||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
CALL AND RESPONSE WITH CEDRIC This is hard to understand, sorry if it sounds wrong.
"Tomorrow we forget" "Now has never left" "You gotta find my body"|---------------------|------------------------|-11b12~-(r10-10-8-8-7-7)-||---------------------|------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|------------------------|-------------------------||-7/12-12---11-11--\9-|-10b12--r10-10-10-9-9-9-|-------------------------||---------------------|------------------------|-------------------------||---------------------|------------------------|-------------------------| Probably on a "In the meccacontext" higher octave has a riochet noise after it (no guitar)
"You give me a corpse..." "Oh oh oh oooh"|-------------------------|--16b17-16b17-16b17-16p14--||-------------------------|---------------------------||--10~~~b~~~11~~~r~~~10---|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------| Do this whole thing twice.
Short Guitar Solo (1:41)|----------------------------10/12-----------------------------||--11b12~---10h12-9--9-7--7------------------------------------||-----------------------------------1414-1212-9-9b10r9-7----7--||---------------------------------------------------------9----||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
"Please dismantle" |------14--12--------------------------------------------14--12---------/16-||--12----------15--12--14--12~----------10--14--12---12----------15--12-----||--------------------------------9--12--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-Short Drum Break-
CHORUS (2:17) "Everyone stabs" - Repeat x4|----14-12-------------------14-------------10----||-12-------15-14-15-14----12----10-13-12-10----14-||----------------------14-------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
Post-Chorus Solo I|------------10--9----------------------19-------------------------||---10-------------12----------------------18-21-17-------10-------||-9----12-11-----------------------------------------9-10----10-9--||------------------------12-(x8)-12h14-----------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------10--------------||-----------------12~---------------------------------8----12-10--------||-11-------------------11--9--------------7-------7-9------------11-9~--||-----------------------------12----0-7h9---9p7h9-----------------------||-----12--9--7-0--------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ This part may not be correct. ]|-----------------------14--14-12---------------11--11---------9-----||-14-12---------------15--15------15-13-12-10-12--12------9-11---11--||--------11-11-12-11-----------------------------------11------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------151515--------141414------------||-14-12-------------- This part is --------171717--------151515-12~-||--------11-11-12-11- way too confusing ---------------------------------||-------------------- to tab. Improv. ---------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------|
"This stir" (3:23) Keyboard.|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--12p11-9------11--12--9-----12p11-9----12--11--9--||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
"Please dismantle" (3:57)|------14--12--------------------------------------------14--12---------/16-||--12----------15--12--14--12~----------10--14--12---12----------15--12-----||--------------------------------9--12--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-Short Drum Break-
CHORUS (4:35) "Everyone stabs" - Repeat x4|----14-12-------------------14-------------10----||-12-------15-14-15-14----12----10-13-12-10----14-||----------------------14-------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
Post-Chorus Solo II|-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-10-10p9--7-----------------7-9-7-----9--7-------------------||-------------7--9------7--9--------9--------9--7h9--7--------||-------------------7-9---------------------------------9--7--||-------------------------------------------------------------|Continue improvising with those effects whilst rocking yourwah pedal on and off, the scale is very simple. No point tabbing.
-Short Drum Break-
"Now for meat" (5:31) Keyboard.|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--12p11-9------11--12--9-----12p11-9----12--11--9--||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
"Please dismantle" (6:05)|------14--12--------------------------------------------14--12---------/16-||--12----------15--12--14--12~----------10--14--12---12----------15--12-----||--------------------------------9--12--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-Short Drum/Vocal Break-
CHORUS (6:32) "Everyone stabs"|-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||------7--9--10--9--------------------| Repeat|-9RW----------------8RW--------------| x4|--------------------------9-10-11-12-||-------------------------------------| ~~~~RW~~~~> ~~~~RW~~~>
7:05 - 8:51 is a saxophone solo.Keyboard. Play this or noodle if you want.|---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||--12p11-9------11--12--9-----12p11-9----12--11--9--||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
Strange effects at 8:51 (something like this)|-----------------------11-13-14-13-11-10~-||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||-11-12-13-12-11-10-9-7--------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------| ~~~~~~~~~Rock Wah~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~>
"It lacks a human pulse" (9:08) Repeat as needed.|----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------14-12-----------------------------12---------||-12-12-14-15-14-12-12-12-------14-14--12-12-14-15-14-12-12-----15--14-||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ROCK~~~~~~WAH~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~>
Saxophone 1 - Notes are short, except the last one.|------------------------------------||------------------------------------||-------------9----------------------||-------9---9-----11h12--11h12--9----||--9-12---------------------------9~-||------------------------------------|
Saxophone 2|-10-12-14--12--14--12--10--12------------------------------||-------------------------------15--14--15--14--12--14--12~-||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
The effects fade off slowly... ...until there's nothing but a saxophone-keyboard trio. (Sax part above) And that takes you to the end! Cool song, remember to give me feedback!
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