Misc Soundtrack – X Files Theme tab

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Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 00:43:05 -0700
From: Andrew P Thwing 
Subject: m/misc_soundtrack/x_files_theme.tab

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T H E   X - F I L E S   D I T T Y
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transcribed by Andrew Thwing


  BACKGROUND RIFF:
(synthesizer arranged for guitar)

(A5) let ring------------->e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------9-----9-----9-----9-----------------|D|-------7-----7-----7-----7-------------------|A|-----7-----7-----7-----7---------------------|E|---5-----------------------------------------|
THE WHISTLING MELODY: (0:03)e|-----------------------------------|B|------5-----5--8--5----------------|G|---7-----7-------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
(0:09)e|---------------5-------------------|B|------5-----5-----5----------------|G|---7-----7-------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
(0:15)e|---8--7--5-----5-------------------|B|------------8-----5----------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
(0:21)e|---8--7--5-----7-------------------|B|------------8-----5----------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
(0:27)e|-----------------------------------|B|------5-----5--8--5----------------|G|---7-----7-------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
(0:33) ...(0:39)e|---------------5------------5------|B|------5-----5-----5------------5---|G|---7-----7-------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
Recorded with lots of reverb on both patterns, but for guitar I'd recommed flanging as well to add to the ringing. Interesting time signature stuff here-- It seems that the whistling riff is in 12-8, over the background arpeggio which is 8-8, so in other words they don't exactly stay together.
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