Ska Guitar Tab

Ska Guitar Tab

The biggest ska guitar tablature site on the 'net.

Howdy-Ho ska fans! What we got right here is the Biggest and Best ska guitar tablature site on the internet.

I'm not just talking 'bout third wave (though we've got that too) We have *Everything* from two-tone to ska-core and everything in between.

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Laurel Aitken tab

who have laurel aitken skinhead tablature..post it to me?

Re: Laurel Aitken tab

: who have laurel aitken skinhead tablature..post it to me? laurel is the king of ska

Re: Laurel Aitken tab

: who have laurel aitken skinhead tablature..post it to me?
laurel is the king of ska

She Has A Girlfriend Now

Does anyone know where i can get the tabs for bass and guitar for She has a girlfriend now by reel big fish and save ferris?

setting amp right

Hey im just startin a Ska band, im playin guitar, and i was wondering if there is a specific way to set the amp up to get a good ska sound, ive been playing around with it but i cant seem to get it right
help please

Ben

Re: setting amp right

i feel to get a good ska tone on most amps would be to set the bass - 3/10 mid 5/10 treble 7(or 8)/10
depending on what kind of guitar you have with what kind of pickups, this should sound about right.

Re: setting amp right

Well depends what amp you have. I start off with having my gain, bass, mid. and trebble at the mid point (5, so that dials are facing vertically up) then adjusting it slightly until i get a good sound. On my Ibanez amp its fine at those settings, while on my Marshall i put the bass up slightly and put the trebble and mid down slightly.

reel big fish tab needed!!!!

does any1 know where i can find the tab of what are friend for by reel big fish??? if u do, can you email it 2 me plz.... thx... matt(www.notyetrock.tk)

Reel big fish tab needed

If anyone out there knows how to play the reel big fish song What Are Friends For please email me the tab. Thanks

good forum

good forum, really

Reel Big Fish - Cheer Up tab

Has anyone got any tab from Cheer Up?

Reel Big Fish

Does anyone know where i can get the tab for Reel Big Fish's cover of hotel california. If u do Please let me know

Re: Reel Big Fish

Does anyone know where i can get the tabs for Where Have You Been?
Please email me on sexc_syco@hotmail.com if u can help me out

Re: Reel Big Fish

: Does anyone know where i can get the tab for Reel Big Fish's cover of hotel california. If u do Please let me know

Uh...thats not rbf chief....can't remeber who but its not rbf

Re: Reel Big Fish

Thats the Ska DaddyZ, of SDZ or whatever theyre calling themselves now. I talked to their guitar player and he said theyre pretty annoyed how people think its someone else doing that and not them.

brad nowells guitar

brad nowells guitar

This popular thread has been given its own page : brad nowells guitar

help...

I'm trying to find the chords for:BIG SOUL-hippy hippy shake
but every time I try there is an error...please help me.
Thank you.

Here's some help for you guys.

Okay Okay, for those of you who don't know me I am Kneifel. I have only been playing guitar for about half a year, Saxophone for 5 years, but I am a big SKA buff. Here's some help on how to get a genuine SKA sound, ala 3rd wave or core.

1.) Guitar is not a major instrument in 3rd wave SKA. I have noticed this with the fact that the only big part they play is chord progressions, let your brass do the work. In core Guitar is the main instrument.
When playing 3rd wave SKA it is best to palm the downstroke and play the upstroke on beats 1 and 3, or 2 and 4. This means when you downstrum run your palm over the strings with the pick then release when you come up. This gives you a sort of *X*X*X*X*X sound: (*=Sound X=Mute)
Next come SKA chords. There are Chords that sound good, and chords that you make sound good. Three chords that sound good are:
A Major
D Major
E Major
Play them in this order muting the downstroke and playing the upstroke: A D A E A, each chord for 1 bar (ala Suckerpunch by Five Iron Frenzy.) These chords also sound good if you, on the D major, alternate your pinky finger on the High E string on the 3rd fret. This also goes if, on the E major, you alternate your pinky finger on the G string on the 3rd fret. Experiment other major chords and some minor, most work.
For you Less than Jake buffs, or if you like the Bosstones try powerchords using E F# G# and B for some smooth core sounds.

2.) Okay Okay Okay, if you have a SKA band organize your horns, for someone playing the Saxophone for 5 years I know that it's hard to get that smooth SKA sound. The SKA sound CAN'T be written in tab for the Brass and Sax. Let your Brass section transpose the 3 notes of the chords you are playing in any SKA song. These notes are used for improv solos and horn parts. Complete the scale using the notes you know and and try using 1 3 and 5. Simple, not really, I still haven't mastered it. Stay with the chord progressions or you're gonna reek.

Sorry if this didn't help, and good luck on getting to the top.
Remember, SKA is not a verb!

~Kneifel

Re: Here's some help for you guys.

Aha, just the kind of advice I was after.

After watching ska bands play live, I'd assumed you created the deat note with fret-muting. Time for some new practice. Cheers.

Tips for a new ska band

Hey, I just started a ska-core band and I need some tips. Right now I am just writing songs with power chords, which comes out as a Less Than Jake sound. I need some tips on writing cool horns tabs to the kind of music I'm writing on guitar. Any help would be appreciated

Re: Tips for a new ska band

hello i play the trombone too and i need some ska notes not ska lether's not 3B or 2c just a real note

Re: Tips for a new ska band

I play trombone, and i know what we love. Try to make the brass as loud as possible with lots of sliding up and down, not to hard, but so it sounds really hard.

Re: Tips for a new ska band

yo dude, i play trumpet and what we like is (in general) a combonation of really showy, high stuff and long notes behind a building chorus/verse. use brass as punctuation but also as a solid backup to vocals etc.

These sound like sca chords

Hey all, I just think that these sound like sca chords. Play with up stroke.
1.--12-- 1 --2-- 1. --7-- 1 --*--
2 --13-- 2 --3-- 2. --7-- 2 --14-
3 --14-- 3 --3-- 3. --8-- 3 --14-
4 --**-- 4 --*-- 4. --*-- 4 --12-
5 --**-- 5 --*-- 5. --*-- 5 --*--
6 --**-- 6 --*-- 6. --*-- 6 --*--

reel big fish

This band is like my mother´s pussy, very suddoring, all of you are a son of fucker mothers. I think that, and what´s your problem? Call me 4500781- Bogota (Colombia) -

How to play ska

Hey I really need some basics on how to play ska,can one of you guys please help me,Thanx i appreciate it

Re: How to play ska

If you need to ask how to play ska, you shouldnt be playing ska.

Re: How to play ska

: Hey I really need some basics on how to play ska,can one of you guys please help me,Thanx i appreciate it

Re: How to play ska

**** you

Re: How to play ska

: : Hey I really need some basics on how to play ska,can one of you guys please help me,Thanx i appreciate it

Re: How to play ska

: : : Hey I really need some basics on how to play ska,can one of you guys please help me,Thanx i appreciate it

look at this page, there you find the basic of the off-beat
www.cyberfret.com/styles/ska/101/index.php

chords yall

heyheyhey! i'm in desperate need of some basic ska chords and maybe even a couple simply progressions for guitar to get me started. if anyone feels like helping a guy out then email me please!

FORGET MY LAST FOLLOW UP, HERES THE CHORDS

KEITHS SKA CHORDS
Basic Bar Chords:
E F F# G G# A A# B C C# D D#
e--0--1--2---3--4---5--1---2--3--4---5--6---
B--0--1--2---3--4---5--3---4--5--6---7--8---
G--1--2--3---4--5---6--3---4--5--6---7--8---
D--2--3--4---5--6---7--3---4--5--6---7--8---
A--2--3--4---5--6---7--1---2--3--4---5--6---
E--0--1--2---3--4---5--x---x--x--x----------
Minors:
Em Fm F#m Gm G#m Am A#m Bm Cm C#m Dm D#m
e--0--1--2---3--4---0--1---2--3--4---5--6—
B--0--1--2---3--4---1--2---3--4--5---6--7—
G--0--1--2---3--4---2--3---4--5--6---7--8—
D--2--3--4---5--6---2--3---4--5--6---7--8—
A--2--3--4---5--6---0--1---2--3--4---5--6—
E--0--1--2---3--4---x--x---x--x--x---x--x--

Re: chords yall

theres a site that lists them(badly, but their there)
its members.nbci.com/_XMCM/jszalma/skaguitar.htm.
good luck and SKA SKA SKA SKA!

"Lincoln Highway Dub" Sublime

There is a little bit of guitar plalying in this song, I know it's similar to santeria but I can't figure it out. I want to know if anyone has a tab to the little solo at the end of the song. thanks

Re: "Lincoln Highway Dub" Sublime

: There is a little bit of guitar plalying in this song, I know it's similar to santeria but I can't figure it out. I want to know if anyone has a tab to the little solo at the end of the song. thanks

I'm sorry but i don't but i love the guitar in that song. if you ever find the tab can you please send it to me? thanks

Re: "Lincoln Highway Dub" Sublime

: : There is a little bit of guitar plalying in this song, I know it's similar to santeria but I can't figure it out. I want to know if anyone has a tab to the little solo at the end of the song. thanks

: I'm sorry but i don't but i love the guitar in that song. if you ever find the tab can you please send it to me? thanks

This is s great song. I figured it out one day, but I'm not sure how to tab it on to the site. It is basically the same solo as Santeria, but the stuff that is'nt is just played in a little scale between the scond and fifth frets. It's pretty much immpossible to play this song exactly the same though 'cause Brad was just improvising. later....

Re: lincoln highway dub

: hey, this song is so great(if it didn't have that weird intro i would listen to it on repeat over and over)--if any of you get the tabbing, please e-mail me--thanks
: : : There is a little bit of guitar plalying in this song, I know it's similar to santeria but I can't figure it out. I want to know if anyone has a tab to the little solo at the end of the song. thanks

: : I'm sorry but i don't but i love the guitar in that song. if you ever find the tab can you please send it to me? thanks

: This is s great song. I figured it out one day, but I'm not sure how to tab it on to the site. It is basically the same solo as Santeria, but the stuff that is'nt is just played in a little scale between the scond and fifth frets. It's pretty much immpossible to play this song exactly the same though 'cause Brad was just improvising. later....

Re: lincoln highway dub

WHY DONT YOU GUYS JUST DOWNLOAD GUITAR PRO, CRACK IT, AND WRITE OUT THE SOLO ON THAT. HOMMIE WAS RIGHT EARLIER, THE SOLO IS NOTHING MORE THAN MAD IMPROV SKILLS ON THAT SCALE. SANTERIA JUST HAPPENED TO MAKE IT BIG CUZ HE ADDED TO IT. Y'ALL KNOW HOW TO REACH ME IF YOU NEED Q&A. LATER

reel big fish

hi there kids, i need guitar tab for: the set up (you need this), she's famous now, and somebody hates me.

Re: reel big fish

alright, i need the guitar tab to take on me by reel big fish, with the part at the beginning (trumpet) played on the guitar cos it sounds PHAT like that! Cheers...

chords

i need to know some basic ska chords, pleeze email me, and some basic ska chord progressions too, thanx, its a lifesaver

Re: chords

yo its not that hard bro's u just take a bar chord and play that with an upstroke
or u play the three high strings with an up stroke its pretty simple there isn't a real SKA chord

ska guitar

i need to learn how to play ska guitar. i know they are bar chords muted and unmuted. mabe theres more, when i do it it sounds wrong. any tips?

Re: ska guitar

To get the twangy sound you need play realy close to the bridge and sca beats tend to be regaeish. It hits on the and of every beat so its 1 play 2 play three play.... If you know music theory you get the picture. If you dont you should learn it. Sca is a 16th note beet so it goes 1 e& a 2 e&a 3 e&a 4 e&a... Its hard to explain unless you know theory. If you know chords and how to mute it doesn't amount to a hill of beans if you dont know theory. threory is what you should be concerned about. Its better then the last advice at least.

Re: ska guitar

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Re: ska guitar

: uhhhhhhhh spaghetti and meatballs uhh uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.......
CHEEEEEEBAAAAa!!!!!!!

i want to know how to start punk ska

i always wanted to have a cool band and i want to try punk ska maybe so if you can help me send me some tips or something thanx

help me please

Hey I have recently started writing music and I am interested in writing punk but I need a little help with writing it. If you could give me some tips on writing the lyrics and music behind it that would ROCK!

guitar/amp config

I was wondering if anyone knew what kind of a guitar/ amp configuration aaron barret used on turn the radio off. I know he used mainly ibanez guitars and marshalls, but I want to know what models he used. Thanks.

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