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Old 01-27-2008, 12:28 PM
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Default Re: 5/4 songs

Lateralus by Tool has 5/4 parts in it that are quite tricky as they're heavily polyrhythmic against the other musicians in the band...it's a head trip and I'm still learning to play it right 3 months later.

The main groove throughout goes in the following order 9/8, 8/8, 7/8. Through the rest of the tune there is a mixture of 4/4, 5/4, and 12/8. It's as if Danny Carey just said "hell with it, every odd meter I can fit into a trippy rock tune, I'm going to!".
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