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02:28 PM on 10/11/12 
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handlikesecret
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Does anyone know some typical alternate tunings used by these twinkle (really hate that description) bands are? I don't have much experience with that and usually shy away from anything that requires me to change the setup of my guitar, but I'm really curious.

FACGCE.
03:25 PM on 10/11/12 
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Steeeve Perry
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Quote of the year.
Since you're quoting him, are you giving yourself that award? Admirable confidence.
05:31 PM on 10/11/12 
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barkjon
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I grabbed the Empire! Empire! LP and immediately fell in love with it, so I also grabbed 3 other EP's of theirs and the Year of the Rabbit 7".
05:48 PM on 10/11/12 
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daftpunker45
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Empire's entire discography is great.
05:57 PM on 10/11/12 
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daftpunker45
Yeezus season approaching.
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Last Monday.

06:12 PM on 10/11/12 
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I grabbed the Empire! Empire! LP and immediately fell in love with it, so I also grabbed 3 other EP's of theirs and the Year of the Rabbit 7".

One of those better be On Time Spent Waiting.
06:48 PM on 10/11/12 
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barkjon
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One of those better be On Time Spent Waiting.

psh, yeah.

By E!E!, I currently have:

On Time Spent Waiting
Home After Three Months
What It Takes to Move Forward
Year of the Rabbit
When The Sea Became A Giant
09:26 PM on 10/11/12 
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qwerty22
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I know a lot of "punk"ier emo bands use drop D, Snowing etc. Grown Ups tunes down a half-step (and probably LOTS of other more recent emo bands do this). The more complicated, mathy, Kinsella-y stuff often uses crazy tunings the likes of which I can't tell you and/or use haha. Sorry if thats not much, thats all I really know.

Yeah, I'm talking about the ones that aren't nearly as straight-forward. Like American Football, I've never even tried to play their songs because I didn't feel like doing that to my guitar.


Thanks. Going up from standard without breaking a string is tough!
10:21 PM on 10/11/12 
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evvandflow
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has anyone mentioned Hightide Hotel?


and all of their secret somethings eps
10:54 PM on 10/11/12 
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thank you thread for introducing me to everyone everywhere,
seriously blown away, his voice reminds me of someone but i can't put my finger on it

edit: piebald. reminds me of piebald
03:00 PM on 10/13/12 
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Only one mention of Pnuema, could be considered post-rock I guess but I believe it has some real emo elements in it.

S/T Everyone Everywhere is also pretty damn good, really reminds me of early Promise Ring stuff.
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01:15 PM on 10/14/12 
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screamoutmyname
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They played my friend's basement three-ish years ago (with La Dispute, Hostage Calm, and a plethora of other great bands), and I didn't go because of homework or something. I regret it to this day.

i saw them twice, and i still regret not going to their last show. best band.
07:50 PM on 10/14/12 
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This genre is sometimes called "twinkle daddy?"
07:53 PM on 10/14/12 
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EADF#AE is also applicable, it's what I tune to when I play this kind of stuff.



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