DADABE - Slacker/Pavement

Description

Pavement are somewhat notorious for their use of alternate tunings but for the early material Malkmus only relied on two pretty simple alterations of standard tuning: DADABE and CGDGBE.

DADABE Resources

DADABE Guitar Tuner

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Songs tuned to DADABE

Artist Song Album Tab
Pavement Gold Soundz View Tab
Pavement Stereo View Tab
Jeff Buckley Halleluyah Grace
Led
Ani Difranco Hell Yeah Not so soft
Ali Epstone Albino Latino Fork in the road
Pavement ATandT Wowee Zowee View Tab
She Minor Steer The Majesty of Melodies
Jose Gonzalez Teardrop In our Nature View Tab

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Videos for DADABE on

Pavement - Westing (By Musket and Sextant) excerpts
Pavement - Westing (By Musket and Sextan...

00:03 Maybe Maybe 02:16 Recorder Grot 04:15 Spizzle Trunk 05:34 Internal K-Dart...

Pavement - Stereo (play along)
Pavement - Stereo (play along)

DADABE Album: Brighten The Corners (1997)

Pavement - Gold Soundz (play along)
Pavement - Gold Soundz (play along)

DADABE Album: Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994)

Pavement - Flux=Rad (play along)
Pavement - Flux=Rad (play along)

DADABE Album: Wowee Zowee (1995)

Pavement - Harness Your Hopes (play along)
Pavement - Harness Your Hopes (play alon...

Tuning is much sharper than E. Oh, there was a little lick at 2:25 which I forgo...

Pavement - Cream Of Gold (play along)
Pavement - Cream Of Gold (play along)

DADABE Album: Terror Twilight (1999)

Elsewhere on GTDB and Google

Comments on DADABE

Tuning Map

  • Fret
  • S6
  • S5
  • S4
  • S3
  • S2
  • S1
  • -7
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • E
  • A
  • -6
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F
  • A#
  • -5
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • F#
  • B
  • -4
  • C
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G
  • C
  • -3
  • C#
  • F#
  • B
  • E
  • G#
  • C#
  • -2
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • F
  • A
  • D
  • -1
  • D#
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  • C#
  • F#
  • A#
  • D#
  • 0
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • B
  • E
  • 1
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C
  • F
  • 2
  • F#
  • B
  • E
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  • C#
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  • 3
  • G
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  • F
  • A#
  • D
  • G
  • 4
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  • 5
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  • E
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  • 6
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  • 7
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  • B