Category: Easy to Play

M. Night Shyamalan

Split: Kevin Wendell Crumb (West Thordson) for guitar + TAB

Very happy that M. Night Shyamalan is doing well again. Split, starring James McAvoy, has excellent reviews — much like his 2015 “found footage” thriller, The Visit. Ever since I saw, The Sixth Sense on a date with my girlfriend (now wife) M. Night has […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Snow (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

Gustavo Santaolalla: Snow (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

Snow Snow (Brokeback Mountain) is emblematic of Gustavo Santaolalla’s minimalist, and egoless songwriting. There’s an unusual dissonant chord position at the end of each cycle. It catches you off guard. While Santaolalla is probably following his ear when writing music, he has a proclivity for […]

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Radiohead: True Love Waits | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

True Love Waits “True Love Waits” is a song by English rock band Radiohead. It was first performed live in 1995 and has been a fan favorite ever since. However, it was not officially released until 2016 on their ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped […]

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gustavo santaolalla

Making a Murderer: theme (Gustavo Santaolalla) fingerstyle + TAB

Making a Murderer Making a Murderer, released in 2015, is an American true crime documentary television series created by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos. The series chronicles the investigation and murder trial of Steven Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for a crime he […]

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paper towns

Paper Towns: theme for guitar

One of the draw backs to get older is that you really do lose touch with the younger generation. Fortunately I teach guitar for a living — primarily to young people — and that keeps me abreast of what’s happening culturally. One of my students, […]

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Fury: Norman | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Fury Fury is a 2014 American war film directed by David Ayer. It stars Brad Pitt as Wardaddy, a tank commander who leads a five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film’s score was composed […]

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Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful: Demimonde | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Penny Dreadful Penny Dreadful, was a supernatural horror/drama series that aired from 2014 to 2016. The series is set in Victorian London and features a number of well-known horror characters, including Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and the vampire Count Dracula. The series’ musical theme, “Demimonde”, […]

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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn: Sister Rust | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Sister Rust Lucy is a 2014 science fiction action thriller film directed by Luc Besson and starring Scarlett Johansson. The film follows the story of Lucy, a woman who is forced to become a drug mule for a group of gangsters. When she is accidentally […]

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Vladimir's Blues by Max Richter

Max Richter: Vladimir’s Blues | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Vladimir’s Blues Vladimir’s Blues is a short, but haunting piece of music by Max Richter. It was first released in 2004 on his album The Blue Notebooks, and has since become one of his most popular and enduring works. The piece is named after Vladimir […]

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Lykke Li

Lykke Li: No Rest For the Wicked | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

No Rest for the Wicked Lykke Li is a Swedish singer-songwriter known for her dark, introspective music. Her song “No Rest for the Wicked” is one of her most popular and critically acclaimed tracks. The song was released in 2014 as the lead single from […]

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Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey: West Coast | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

West Coast Lana Del Rey’s song “West Coast” is a beautiful and haunting ballad about love, loss, and longing in California. As a musician, I am continually stunned by Lana Del Rey. Her sound is unmistakable. With her lazy croon and spring-reverb guitars, Lana Del […]

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Daft Punk: Within | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Within Daft Punk were a French electronic music duo formed in Paris in 1993. They achieved international success in the late 1990s and early 2000s as part of the French house movement. Daft Punk were known for their distinctive sound, which incorporated elements of house, […]

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