How To Play Building the Church

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  1. ittoa666

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    I still can't play it.
     
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    BrainArt Deftones Guru.

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    :yesway: I love Vai, so much.
     
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    7string_dreamin SS.org Regular

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    I usta hate on Vai, but I have grown to really like his work. It's very impressive and he is unbelievable
     
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    Customisbetter WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot Contributor

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    Polyrhythms always get me. Awesome song.
     
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    Awesome video.
    I would love to see him the play the tapping around the end of the song.
     
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    ittoa666 /)'3'(\

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    Thanks to the mod that moved this. Forgot this section existed. :lol:
     
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    xmetalhead69 Unexpected Ally

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    not to sound doushey/cocky or what have you, but the intro at least isn't all that hard imo :shrug:
     
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    ittoa666 /)'3'(\

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    I thought it was.
     
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    I think that's an isorhythm. Same notes repeated over a rhythm of different number of notes so you get a different note in the cycle being accented every time around
     
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    It's not so much difficult as it is weird :lol:
     
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    Alberto7 ΩGJ :3

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    It's certainly not THAT hard to play, but it's hard to follow over a backing track, as it accentuates a different note every measure until it eventually goes back. I saw him playing this song live when I went to of his Alien Guitar Secrets clinic in Madrid. The guy is a total beast, freaking nice, and extremely knowledgeable. Definitely the best 3 hours I've spent on anything music-related in my entire life :hbang:
     

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