Built to Spill

armanHammerarmanHammer Posts: 471
edited March 2005 in Other Music
Anyone here listen to them? Has anyone here even heard of them?

Well they're great, amazing lyrics and guitars. Not a lot of solos, but very nice riffs nonetheless.

I've been learning 'Carry the Zero', tab;

http://mxtabs.net/tabs.php?path=Guitar,b,192,Built+To+Spill,Carry+The+Zero,135494

I could play it all night, just four chords and that little riff.
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  • intodeepintodeep Posts: 7,147
    Carry the 0 is one of my favorite songs by them.

    If i knew how to play guitar i would want to play like doug :)
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  • i love Built to Spill. They have a very cool sound and unique guitar playing, very cool.
    "I'll do whatever the song dictates - if it doesn't need a real lead, then I won't do one. But if it does, then I'll fuckin' go off." - Mike

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    "I know this song so well, I can smoke a cigarette, have a drink, brush my teeth, take a shit, and mow the lawn while singing it. But I'll only be doing a couple of those things during this version." - EV
  • Go BeaversGo Beavers Posts: 6,000
    I'm bumping a 12 year old thread to give a shout out to the underrated Built to Spill, and the excellent Keep it Like a Secret.
  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 37,577
    I dig Built to Spill.
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  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 5,992
    saw them last year. they still rocked it as hard as ever.
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  • MedozKMedozK TennesseePosts: 6,339
    edited June 18
    Was introduced to them with Ancient Melodies of the Future in 2001. Sill my favorite album of theirs.


  • WashedWashed Posts: 696
    MedozK said:
    Was introduced to them with Ancient Melodies of the Future in 2001. Sill my favorite album of theirs.


    Agreed - one of my favorite albums period.
    this city is so filthy, like my mind in ways
  • pledgeagrievancepledgeagrievance Posts: 1,213
    edited September 7
    Their version of Cortez the Killer is amazing. Check it out on their Live album 
  • ShynerShyner Posts: 794
    Love em especially live
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