Category: Evan Handyside

coventry carol

Coventry Carol – Evan Handyside (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Coventry Carol Free MP3 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. My intention is to release a Christmas EP by […]

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blues

British blues groove in A (lead & rhythm) + TAB

British blues groove in A (lead & rhythm) Free MP3 Download. Like every guitar player on earth, I love Blues guitar playing. I routinely develop little riffs for my guitar students to play, and I figured I share a few of those on this blog. […]

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god rest ye merry, gentlemen

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

[I know it’s only October 8th, and you’re not ready for Holiday music yet. Click here for my take on John Carpenter’s Halloween theme.] God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud.  God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol […]

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Spanish Arpeggios and Trills (étude for guitar) + TAB

étude Free MP3 download on SoundCloud An étude is a short musical composition designed as an exercise to improve a specific technique or demonstrate a particular skill. This arpeggio exercise was a section from a mediocre song I wrote years ago. However, I feel this […]

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Broken Noons Trailer Theme (score by Evan Handyside) + TAB

Broken Noons I’m so happy to share with you the trailer for my first film score, Broken Noons. Broken Noons is a short film written and directed by Guillermo L. Vázquez, and stars actress Josi Lage. The score was written and recorded by (yours truly) Evan […]

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sicario

Alejandro Suite – Evan Handyside (guitar theme inspired by Sicario) + TAB

Alejandro Suite (inspired by Sicario) Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. Like you, Sicario is one of my top 5 movies of all time. The initial music by the late Johann Johannsson (and the subsequent Hildur Guðnadóttir) is prefect for the tense and wide open landscapes […]

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Unrequited Love – Evan Handyside (ambient, world guitar) + TAB

Unrequited Love When I write music, put my hands on the guitar to see what happens. After I get two or three notes, I execute what I hear in my head, and follow that thread until completion. It’s hard for me to get away from […]

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Remembrance – Evan Handyside (Americana, ambient guitar) + TAB

Remembrance I wrote Remembrance because I love invoking sentiment and nostalgia with music — though, for some reason, I hate sentiment and nostalgia in real life. This winter, I’ve been thinking about my type-A, workaholic self — my real personality is literally the polar opposite […]

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jeff buckley

The First Noel for guitar (Jeff Buckley vibe) + TAB

The First Noel I love Christmas and holiday music. For The First Noel I wanted to reimagine it in the vibe of Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah. I capoed the 5th fret as Buckley does, and I also added a few other parts — an intro and […]

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Tin Can: easy bluegrass guitar + TAB

Tin Can I wrote this song for a film I was working on last year. (I was let go of the project.) However, I kept all of the music to release on my blog and SoundCloud. Even though the film didn’t work out for me, […]

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Slow Dance – Evan Handyside (Americana, ambient guitar) + TAB

“The wonderful thing about the creative process is that it connects you with an energy drive beyond the world. It allows you to go beyond time and space. This creative step is a place of enlightenment, of maximum energy where all notion of space and […]

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Awaken – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

Awaken With Awaken, I just kept it simple, and followed the melody in my head. The reason for the title, is that I was taking an afternoon nap with my 2 year-old son, and literally dreamed the melody. I awoke, and ran to my office […]

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