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THE LAST OF US (HBO): Opening Titles | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Last of Us (HBO) Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. We’re only 1 episode in, and HBO’s The Last of Us is being heralded as “the greatest video game adaptation ever”. No surprise as Craig Mazen is the executive producer and showrunner. […]

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1923 Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

1923 Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. 1923 is a Yellowstone origin story, where the Duttons face challenges to the ranch, in the early 20th century. I particularly like the character of Spencer — a WW1 soldier suffering from PTSD who’s biding time […]

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The Pale Blue Eye (Netflix) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Pale Blue Eye (no spoilers) Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I was REALLY excited to see The Pale Blue Eye – as the whole thing was shot around my hometown of Pittsburgh. Western PA is filled with well-preserved colonial sites that […]

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Succession (HBO): Adagio in C Minor | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Adagio in C Minor Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. HBO’s Succession has definitely been on my list to watch. A friendly listener suggested Impromptu No. 1 from the soundtrack of Season 3. I had no idea the classically inspired music was from […]

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Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar: Silent Night + TAB

Silent Night Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I really love this understated arrangement of Silent Night. Everything is in the right place. Guitar doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful. In fact, I would argue that simplicity in music is virtuous, […]

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Coventry Carol, a Christmas EP by Evan Handyside

Coventry Carol is a Christmas EP that I’ve long wanted to release. It’s a short collection of 5 songs. All are my own arrangements, and two of them are written by me: The Holly in the Windy Hedge and Ode to the Season. I’ve been […]

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The Whale: Safe Return | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Whale Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Whale is a film directed by Darren Aronofsky, and stars Brendan Fraser as a reclusive English teacher, who tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter. Brendan Fraser is easy to like. His career […]

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Bones and All: I’m With You (Always) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

I’m With You (Always) Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. Bones and All is a romantic/horror/road film directed by Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name). The film tells the story of two young cannibals, falling in love, and fleeing together on a […]

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Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar: Gustavo Santaollalla’s Right-Hand Technique

21 Grams Free audio download on SoundCloud. I completely lifted my right-hand technique from composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. He effectively arpeggiates chord shapes by rolling through them with his fingers. This is a beautiful way to voice chords, and pretty easy to do with a little […]

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1883 Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

1883 Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I’ve been obsessing over Taylor Sheridan’s work since he wrote the screenplay for Sicario (2015). However, I’m only getting a chance to watch his 1883 series now — and IT IS fantastic. 1883 is a prequel […]

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The Banshees of Inisherin: Walking Home Alone | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Banshees of Inisherin Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Banshees of Inisherin, is a 2022 black comedy written and directed by British-Irish playwright, Martin McDonagh. The film follows two lifelong friends (Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson) who find themselves at an impasse, […]

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My New EP, The Parting Glass

The Parting Glass Friends, my new EP is out today, The Parting Glass. It’s a collection of 5 contemplative guitar pieces in the World/New Age genre. This one has more of a Celtic feel as the EP progresses. Links to streaming below: šŸ‘‡šŸ» 1. Pale […]

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