TakeABow;566939 said:A big factor of them being so good live is they produce everything with on-stage instruments, with real live musicians. Not being bound to a backtrack of any kind allows for complete freedom for improvisation, which they excel at. Combine this with thier amazing musical abilities, and the feeling they put into their songs, and you get something truly epic.
Alright_Computer;566957 said:Yeah, Matt's improvised solos are really great. I think there's one before Stockholm Syndrome on the DVD. Whichever song it was, it was really good.
TakeABow;566970 said:Beyond the random solos, which were indeed good, the ability to stretch out the pre-solo hook on a song an extra few bars for emphasis, or even just adding random notes into songs, changing chords slightly, and whatever else they wanted to do. Plus all the random effects modulation Matt does using the XY pad built into his custom Mansons.
Alright_Computer;566976 said:Yeah, plus they can interpret other songs into their own songs. I like where they cover Rage Against the Machine's cover of Maggie's Farm at the end of one of their own songs. (that was a mouthful)
TakeABow;566980 said:Yeah, after Stockholm Syndrome. And Matt had to re-tune his guitar on the fly for that.
Alright_Computer;567001 said:I wouldn't be able to tune my guitar accurately to Drop D or whatever tuning it's in that quickly. Not only is Matt a guitar hero, he's also a tuning hero.
TakeABow;567015 said:QFT. Some of my friends who play guitar alot can switch to Drop D pretty fast, but not as fast as Matt can.
Strawberry Fields;567025 said:Whoa Whoa, aren't Maggie's Farm AND Stockholm Syndrome both in Drop D? At least that's how I play them.
Alright_Computer;567036 said:I was actually wrong about Maggie's Farm being in Drop D. Stockholm Syndrome is in Drop D, and Maggie's Farm is in Drop B. :eek: That's low. Especially for Chris.
Alright_Computer;567062 said:Drop B... I'd never considered it as a tuning until now. That's almost stupidly low.
TakeABow;567067 said:Yeah. I have never heard of Drop B until today. I have put my guitar in Drop C once, and Drop D a few times.
Alright_Computer;567074 said:I don't know of any songs besides this one that use anything lower than Drop D. I would have to practice tuning it a lot if I wanted to get from Drop D to Drop B in less than 5 seconds.
TakeABow;567087 said:Map of the Problematique uses Drop C.
Bubblegum;567103 said: it's Muse, the rest is unimportant.
Bubblegum;567103 said:I was thinking wishfully for crowd sing-alongs. But I really don't see why they're left out of DLC. A lot of DLC songs would sound amazing with them, not just Muse.Having only seen the HAARP DVD in the way of full live performances, I can't comment on how different each concert is different. But they do differ from studio recordings (the New Born solo is a prime example) and put immense energy into their songs live.That being said, I'll reiterate that I must see them next time they come to the states. I don't care if I miss two days of school and my mother tags along (oof); it's Muse, the rest is unimportant.Maybe Matt has perfect pitch or something. Wouldn't be surprised. I do, and I can drop the E to D in two or three seconds. Plus, Matt's had all the practice.But Drop-B? That's... really really low. Maybe the original used a seven-string guitar, because Drop-B just seems like a weird workaround for that.Most of the tabs I've read list Map of the Problematique as Drop-C, though, while on the topic of songs with low tuning.
TakeABow;565693 said:Anyone else have Muse Ringtones? Mine is the solo from Invincible (the H.A.A.R.P. version).
Alright_Computer;566912 said:P.S. I think the crowd sing-alongs would be awesome on the following, if they ever made it into the game:New BornKnights of CydoniaTime is Running OutHysteria (this may actually happen)Stockholm SyndromeAnd so on.For proof just watch HAARP.
TakeABow;566915 said:The H.A.A.R.P. CD version of Time Is Running Out has probably the most amazing crowd participation I have ever heard. They were almost as loud as Matt was, even amplified to be loud enough for all of Wembley to hear him.Amazing stuff. People sing along for almost all of the HAARP DVD.
vicious136;567124 said:I've also got the intro to Supermassive Black Hole, the part where the guitar comes in on Knights fo Cydonia, and teh end of the bridge in Knights (no one's gonna take me aliiiive!!!). As part of my nerdiness, I've also got the victory music from Final Fantasy as my text message sound (ala FF Advent Children).
TakeABow;565329 said:Tell my you graduated from/go to St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati?
vicious136;567124 said:That's how it was when they played in Seattle too. Matt cut out right before the first chorus of Time is Running Out and the crowd sung it perfectly. Surprisingly in tune too!
Sveppi;567427 said:On the issue of crowd singalongs. Has any DLC song had crowd singalongs? Isn't it just claps and cheers? I understand that there is a chance that Hysteria will have it because it's on the disc for the EU release.
Sveppi;567427 said:I'm watching HAARP, and just now Muse played Invincible. Now, I've watched HAARP before and we've discussed this before, but, the solo is just so amazing and beautiful
TakeABow;567540 said:Why its my favorite song.
Alright_Computer;567543 said:Hm, that's new to me.
stxbomber191;567576 said:Hey TakeABow, I sent you a PM