Category: Evan Handyside

Coventry Carol – Evan Handyside | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Coventry Carol Free audio download on SoundCloud. The “Coventry Carol” is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th century. Loreena McKennitt’s version is my favorite and you can find my arrangement of her performance here. I love the sound of voices forming one single […]

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The Intellimusica Spotify Playlist: Ethereal & Cinematic Music

The Intellimusica Spotify Playlist: Ethereal & Cinematic Music

I made the switch from Apple Music to Spotify over a year ago, and I could be happier. Their machine learning for music lovers, and interface for music artists, is second to none. While my music is available on all streaming services — I’m personally […]

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Free audio download on SoundCloud.¬† Listen on Spotify¬† (Also available on all streaming services, and wherever you get your music.) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol — also known as Tidings of Comfort and Joy. […]

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Sia: Breathe Me | fingerstyle guitar

Sia: Breathe Me | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Breathe Me Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Sia’s Breathe Me, is from her 3rd album, Colour the Small One (2004). The song was used to great effect in the poignant finale of Six Feet Under — a landmark HBO drama that premiered 20 […]

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Flight - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

Flight – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Flight Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This piece is available on all streaming services, including: Spotify and Apple. In 2017, I wrote this song in about 15 minutes while in flow state. Artists, musicians, and creators experience the ‘flow state’ to some degree. […]

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In Grace - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

In Grace – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

In Grace Enjoy my new single, In Grace, wherever you get your music. Here’s a couple of quick links: Spotify Apple Music & iTunes Free download on SoundCloud. I just released, The Garden Tomb; my first EP since 2012. I’m much more confident in my […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Iguazu (a variation)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Iguazu (a variation) + TAB

Iguazu Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This is an arrangement of Gustavo Santaolalla’s most famous composition, Iguazu. In the late 90’s, as both a musician and producer, Santaolalla was already an icon in Latin alternative music. His instrumental piece, Iguazu, was used to […]

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The Garden Tomb, an EP by Evan Handyside

The Garden Tomb is my first EP since 2012’s Sinking Ships & Wooden Kings. It’s a collection of 5 contemplative guitar pieces in the New Age/World genre. It’s available wherever you get your music. Here’s a couple of quick links: Spotify Apple The tracks: Anna […]

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The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar

The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Parting Glass Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Parting Glass is a Scottish traditional song written in 1770. (However, evidence of this song has been found in manuscripts from the 1620s-1630’s.) This solo guitar arrangement is heavily inspired by live a-capella versions […]

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But for the Fall of Rain - Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain – Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This is piece of music I wrote for Adam Taylor’s micro-short animation, But for the Fall of Rain. [Parents, although it’s an animation, there is an F-bomb in there.] Adam is a […]

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Only Ghosts - Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Only Ghosts – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

Only Ghosts Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I wrote and recorded Only Ghosts in 2016. At that point, I was in the infancy of my sound design implementation. I’m still learning, but I’m much better at working my music software — dialing in […]

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Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween (Reposted and updated from 2017) As evidenced by this blog, I’m a huge fan of multi-instrumentalist composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. His music is synonymous with the world. He seems to capture at once the sound of Latin America, as well as distant cultures from all […]

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