Category: Easy to Play

Gustavo Santaolalla: Brand New Day (Dear Child) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Brand New Day ‘Dear Child’ is a German thriller series on Netflix. The plot revolves around a mysterious woman’s escape from her harrowing captivity — which points investigators towards the dark truth behind her unsolved disappearance 13 years earlier. The series has an astonishing 100% […]

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Band of Brothers (HBO): theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Band of Brothers Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on the 1992 book (of the same name) by WW2 historian, Stephen E. Ambrose. The series was created by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who had collaborated on the 1998 World […]

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The Village (2004): The Gravel Road | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Gravel Road The Gravel Road is an incredible piece of music from M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village. The music is by the iconic composer, James Newton Howard. I remember seeing this film at a packed theater in 2004. At that point, M. Night was […]

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Dear Child (Netflix): Dreamscapes (Gustavo Santaolalla) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Dreamscapes Dreamscapes is sparse fingerstyle guitar piece by multi-instrumentalist composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. This motif is from the soundtrack of Dear Child (Liebes Kind) a German thriller series on Netflix. The limited series is about a 13 year-old missing persons case being reopened when a woman […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Forsaken (The Last of Us HBO) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Forsaken The Last of Us HBO is one of the best series you’ll ever watch. It was pitch perfect. Of course, the music was integral to the games experience — so naturally Gustavo Santaolalla was brought back for the HBO series. Forsaken is minimalist piece […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Un Divague | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Un Divague Un Divague (a ramble) is the final song from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Narcos: Mexico soundtrack. The sparse instrumental piece is actually played on an electric guitar. However, for my arrangement, I felt it would be more accessible on an acoustic guitar. It’s a fun […]

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Narcos: Mexico – Memoria (Gustavo Santaolalla) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Memoria Memoria is a pretty motif from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Narcos: Mexico soundtrack. He’s actually playing an electric guitar that’s doubled with a violin. Given that dynamic, Memoria sounded better on a nylon string, as a lone guitar performance. You might also like to play… (some […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: When the Surf Comes Up | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wild Life When the Surf Comes Up is a motif by composer Gustavo Santaolalla. The piece is from, Wild Life, a documentary directed and produced by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Free Solo). The film follows conservationists Kris Tompkins (CEO Patagonia) and her husband […]

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Zlatan y Guillermo – Evan Handyside (ambient, fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Zlatan y Guillermo “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” ― Milan […]

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Johann Johannsson: The Whirling Ways of Stars that Pass (The Theory of Everything) + TAB

The Whirling Ways of Stars that Pass The Whirling Ways of Stars that Pass is from Johann Johannsson’s 2014 Golden Globe winning score for, The Theory of Everything. It’s a beautiful piece of music that turned out to be an (easy to play) guitar arrangement. […]

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Depeche Mode: Never Let Me Down Again | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Never Let Me Down Again Never Let Me Down Again, is a song by the English band Depeche Mode, who were pioneers of electronic and “alternative” music in the 1980’s. This song is from their 6th album, Music for the Masses (1987) My arrangement is directly […]

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The Hours (2002): The Poet Acts (Philip Glass) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Poet Acts Philip Glass (1937) is an American composer and pianist. He is one of the most influential composers of the late 20th century. Glass is the godfather of the post-classical movement – as his music is minimalist, and built upon repetitive phrases. It […]

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