Category: Evan Handyside

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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The Last of Us Part II: Grieving (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Grieving (a variation) + TAB

Grieving Free download on SoundCloud. Grieving is some very creative (yet minimalist) guitar work by Gustavo Santaolalla, from The Last of Us Part II soundtrack. It fits well with the ‘All Gone’ themes from both game soundtracks. I expanded well beyond the original motif to […]

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Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix): opening theme | fingerstyle guitar

Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix): opening theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Unsolved Mysteries Free download on SoundCloud. Unsolved Mysteries is a mystery documentary television show — documenting cold cases and paranormal phenomena. The series has been revamped on Netflix and it’s enthralling. The first episode, Mystery on the Rooftop is totally bizarre. There’s 6 episodes in […]

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Anna - Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar)

Anna – Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Anna Free download on SoundCloud. I wrote this song in 2016 as part of a (rough draft) score for a short-film entitled, Broken Noons, by Guillermo L. Vázquez. I loved working with Guillermo, and that was my first opportunity scoring anything. The film went on […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation) + TAB

Unbroken Free download on SoundCloud. It took me all of two seconds to realize that Unbroken occupies the same space (and delivers the same poignancy) as The Choice from the first game. What a great piece of music from the master, Gustavo Santaolalla. Lately, I’ve […]

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The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation)

The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation) + TAB

Vanishing Grace (a variation) Free download on SoundCloud. I’ve been steeped in Gustavo Santaolalla’s music and guitar playing since 2005 when his iconic score for Brokeback Mountain was first released. The minimalism of his playing captivated me immediately. Santaolalla’s style has informed my playing ever […]

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