Category: Method

The xx: Intro | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Why it’s OK to be okay at guitar Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Within my lifestyle as a guitar teacher and guitar blogger, nothing is more apparent to me, then people’s lack of self-confidence, or perceived status, as a guitarist. I’m not immune […]

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Mad World | fingerstyle guitar

Mad World | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mad World Free download on SoundCloud. As it would turn out, I got sick the first week of April; fever, body-aches, and chills. I’ll save you the suspense, I’m COVID-19 negative. However, having those symptoms in the middle of a pandemic was disconcerting. I was […]

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Create Your Own Fingerstyle Guitar Arrangement: The G Position

Learn more about my Create Your Own Arrangement series The G Position The G Position is the second of my Create Your Own Arrangement series. The first was the The C Position. The C Position is the easiest to use and most of (composer) Hans […]

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Create Your Own Fingerstyle Guitar Arrangement: The C Position

Learn more about my Create Your Own Arrangement series The C Position The C Position is the first part of my series. The second is The G Position. The C Position is the easiest to use and most of (composer) Hans Zimmer’s music lends itself […]

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Moneyball: It's a Process | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Moneyball: It’s a Process | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Moneyball Free download on SoundCloud. I love this film. I’ve watched it at least 25 times. Moneyball is a 2011 biographical sports-drama film based on an account of the 2002 Oakland Athletics baseball team — and their general manager Billy Beane’s attempts to assemble a […]

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Hans Zimmer: Interstellar | beginner fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Interstellar | beginner fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Interstellar Free download on SoundCloud. Interstellar this must be Hans Zimmer’s greatest complete score. While Man of Steel, The Dark Knight, and Gladiator have their selections — the entire score of Interstellar is wondrous and immensely listenable. This piece is known as, First Step and […]

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A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar

A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Christmas Carol (2019) Free download on SoundCloud. “What was the purpose of our gross accumulation?” – Jacob Marley A Christmas Carol (2019) is a British miniseries (starring Guy Pearce) based on the 1843 novella of the same name by Charles Dickens. It aired on […]

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Ad Astra: To the Stars (Max Richter) fingerstyle guitar

Ad Astra: To the Stars (Max Richter) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

To the Stars Free download on SoundCloud. As of this writing, To the Stars, is the first released song from Brad Pitt’s deep space epic, Ad Astra. I think about Pitt’s career often. His IMDb page is ridiculously good. From early in the 90’s his […]

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Lyudmilla - Evan Handyside - music inspired by HBO's Chernobyl

Lyudmilla – Evan Handyside (music inspired by HBO’s Chernobyl) + TAB

Lyudmilla Free download on SoundCloud. Lyudmilla Ignatenko is a central character in the bleak story of Chernobyl. Her personal journey embodies the entire battle: [Bureaucratic ineptitude and a crumbling Soviet system ultimately generate a nuclear catastrophe. Hundreds of thousands of regular people are called to […]

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The Garden Tomb - Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar)

The Garden Tomb – Evan Handyside (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

The Garden Tomb Free download on SoundCloud. A few months back, I decided to give meditation a serious go. I found the process to be unnatural for me — as I couldn’t quiet my mind (Playing guitar is really the only thing that truly quiets […]

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billie eilish

Billie Eilish: come out and play (acoustic guitar) + TAB

come out and play Free Download on SoundCloud. This is a very cute song (with a great message) by Billie Eilish. I talk with high-level guitar players all the time who are petrified to put their stuff out there for fear of criticism, or lack […]

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evan handyside

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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