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Ray Flacke rhythm part

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by TeleHawg, Aug 10, 2018 at 3:42 PM.

  1. TeleHawg

    TeleHawg Tele-Holic

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    Would anyone care to take a stab at explaining Mr. Flacke's clucking rhythm figure here:



    It sounds to me like a tritone with some single-string stuff thrown in.

    I'd appreciate any help you can offer!
     

  2. slinger

    slinger Friend of Leo's

    Mar 7, 2013
    wild west
    thats easy..its tele magic..
     
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  3. codamedia

    codamedia Friend of Leo's

    Apr 4, 2009
    Western Canada
    It's a standard country "electric" rhythm technique... been used for ages by James Burton, Roy Nichols, Albert Lee, Ray Flacke, Brent Mason, etc... etc.... It's just a percussive attack of double stops (partial chords) that locks tightly with the bass and drums but doesn't take up too much space in the mix.

    Why don't we just let one of the masters explain it :D...

     
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  4. jbmando

    jbmando Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    I don't think you mean tritone. A tritone is an interval of three whole steps, specifically a diminished 5th, eg: Bb to E, or E to Bb. I believe you are referring to a triple stop (three-note chord.)
     
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  5. klasaine

    klasaine Poster Extraordinaire

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  6. TeleHawg

    TeleHawg Tele-Holic

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    "I don't think you mean tritone" -- yes, I do: the third and flatted seventh.
     
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  7. jbmando

    jbmando Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Ok, in the context of "tritone with some single-string stuff thrown in" I figured you meant a three note chord, because I hear more than just the third and b7. Sorry for doubting your terminology.
     
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