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Mr.Rodgers
04-16-2006, 09:42 AM
This may be in the wrong place :confused:

Anyway, what tuning(s) do you use to write and play songs in for your band?

In my band, we tune to Drop D and Drop B (B F# B E G C)

Do tell...

Yongyot
04-16-2006, 09:50 AM
Drop C, yay:P

john_t_09
04-16-2006, 09:51 AM
I use Standaard or Drop D

gynther flynt
04-16-2006, 09:55 AM
i use just standard and drop D

curo
04-16-2006, 09:58 AM
My band uses all kinds of tunings. Mostly either Drop D or Drop B but we have a few songs here and there that are in Standard, Drop C or Drop C#

SinnaSatan
04-16-2006, 09:59 AM
E, Eb, D and Drop D

FearRetribution
04-16-2006, 11:33 AM
Started off in Standard, went down to Drop D, but now we're steady on Drop C. Don't see it changing in the new future.

ckyjames
04-16-2006, 04:06 PM
In my band we use eb tuning.

SomeEvilDude
04-16-2006, 04:09 PM
Standard, and proud. 'Tis a man's tuning. Don't need no fancy-shmancy tunings.

NotAJock2Day
04-16-2006, 04:26 PM
Standard, sometimes Eb standard.

nOtReGiStErEd
04-16-2006, 08:18 PM
Standard usually, i have one song in drop d that we'll have to play at some point, when the keyboard thing gets figured out.

FadingRoots
04-17-2006, 01:11 AM
Standard all the way.

Dutch_Apples
04-17-2006, 02:49 AM
The guitars go in Drop D, The bassist in my band uses a 5 string tuned ADADG, and of course my synths are in standard :)

rathmusbass
04-19-2006, 01:11 AM
EB Standard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mack56
04-19-2006, 10:22 PM
Standard, Drop D. Also, I'd probably use a Capo a bit

FFFDFEFRFKFFF
04-19-2006, 10:40 PM
My band plays in drop D because the other guitar player is a stuborn jerk and won't play anything in standard even though I love standard. I also have a band for this summer program because there is a talent show and we(90% me) wrote a song in standard that is way better than anything my band has done, but the other guitar player and bass player have no commitment.

SexyJonisaJon
04-19-2006, 10:49 PM
My Band's tuning is ridiculous we tune to Bb standard and I don't like it at all it's too low for my tastes

ChurchNSkate
04-20-2006, 10:06 PM
^Psh. Sonata Arctica and Meshuggah tune to Bb...so should you!
Not really. Whatever tuning you like is just fine.

We're in Standard. I prefer down tunings (D, C#, C?B can be a bit too low sometimes...)
But as I'm only using FR-packed guitars these days...