Category: Evan Handyside

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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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One Hand Raised – Evan Handyside (ambient, post-rock guitar) + TAB

One Hand Raised I’m still in the swing (pardon the pun) of creating sports theme pieces. I have a couple of potential film projects in the works. I can’t really say more than that because, in all honesty, I haven’t formerly gotten either gig yet. […]

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Victory: (ambient, driving acoustic guitar) by Evan Handyside + TAB

V I C T O R Y Victory continues a writing experiment that began with my song On Hallowed Ground: sports themed music in the vein of Friday Night Lights and Moneyball. My music, of course, sounds nothing like these film scores, but I used […]

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On Hallowed Ground: (ambient, contemporary guitar) by Evan Handyside + TAB

On Hallowed Ground I wrote this song while thinking about the perseverance of a sports team against all odds. Which is essentially the personal story line of every team and athlete. More specifically, a team with a legacy and expectation of winning. Maybe things are […]

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Steady Hands: (ambient, Americana guitar) by Evan Handyside + TAB

Steady Hands I wish I had more to say about this piece. I wrote it for a film that I was briefly associated with. As it turned out my music wasn’t right for the project — but I’m sure it will get used elsewhere at […]

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The Still of the Morning: a song for guitar by Evan Handyside + TAB

The Still of Morning Free (for personal use only) high-quality download on SoundCloud. I wrote this song for the heroes of morning. Whether you’re an early morning runner, crossfitter, writer, or just going to work — our genesis starts, uninterrupted, in the early morning stillness […]

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No Cross to Bear: A Jimi Hendrix Concept by Evan Handyside + TAB

Free download on SoundCloud. There’s something about a solitary, lonesome black stratocaster, that makes me want to play Jimi Hendrix riffs. In the video above I created on original piece of music — a homage –that pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix’s guitar style. Specifically, his […]

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Immortal: a Lestat Theme (concept) by Evan Handyside + TAB

Free download on SoundCloud. I am not affiliated with The Vampire Chronicles whatsoever. A friend of mine tagged me in a Facebook post by author, Anne Rice, where she was describing her vision for the music regarding the impending, Vampire Chronicles TV series. You can […]

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Silent Night – Minimalist guitar for beginners + TAB

I’m so enamoured with Gustavo Santaolalla’s guitar playing, that I try to channel his minimalist sensibility with the music I do. I really like this understated arrangement of Silent Night. Everything is in the right place. Guitar doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful. […]

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An Old Heart 2: a song for guitar by Evan Handyside + TAB

This music was originally written for another movie. Ultimately my music wasn’t used in the film, but I’m still pleased with my work. Actually, even though it wasn’t right for the movie, this collection of music might be my greatest achievement. You can get the […]

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