#1
Jus' tell me if im in the wrong forum.

Is it possible the studio recordings of some AC/DC songs are slightly flat or sharp? cos im playing accurate lookign tabs and the notes are sounding out of tune with whats comign out my speakers, any ideas or thoughts?
#2
tabs could be wrong, you could be tuned to a different frequency then them.
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#4
its... 440 hz standard isnt it? thats what ive got my tuner set to, anyway.

EDIT: I am in tune.
#5
yes, there is no rule that says you have to tune specifically to E standard, many bands go slightly sharp or slightly flat when they play
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#6
Most of Highway to Hell ( If not all of it) is tuned Almost Half a Step down, Probably because either Angus or Mal, just tuned to whose ever guitar sounded the closest to In tune.
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Most of Highway to Hell ( If not all of it) is tuned Almost Half a Step down, Probably because either Angus or Mal, just tuned to whose ever guitar sounded the closest to In tune.

I guessed as much... isn't Dimebag usually in a few teeny little twists above c#?
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I guessed as much... isn't Dimebag usually in a few teeny little twists above c#?



yeah, dime tuning is an awful thing to tune to.
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#9
Yeah, it's a bit flat/sharp. (Haven't played AC/DC in a bit)

So I just can't be arsed to play it when I have to tune down very slightly.
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#10
Highway to Hell Is a Little Flat i beleive, Night Prowler was tuned to Eb, and i think TNT was a bit flat as well, just not down a Full half Step.

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#11
Yeah AC/DC is generally a bit flat or sometimes sharp. Since they never used any keyboard, they basically jsut tuned to one of Agnus or Malcom's guitars...
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#13
Yeah, they tuned slightly off, especially in the early days, in which they sometimes tuned a half step up, or if you watch School Days from Plug Me In, it's a whole step down. I guess it just depended on who's guitar they tuned to, as long as they were in tune to each other.
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#14
some are tune to a diferent frequency i belive 410 i know this cause my teacher toll me when i ask him but i could b wrong

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Yeah AC/DC is generally a bit flat or sometimes sharp. Since they never used any keyboard, they basically jsut tuned to one of Agnus or Malcom's guitars...

This
#16
I have a great book with AC/DC songs and riffs called "Riffology of AC/DC", and it shows the exact tuning for specific songs. "It's a long way to the top", for example, is tuned to 467 Hz. Most new songs are tuned in standard 440, but it seems as Angus and Malcolm used eachother as reference while tuning back in the day.
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