Category: Film Score

Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland) + TAB

Only Solitude Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I adore this piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Monsterland soundtrack. So creative, so beautiful. While it’s actually played on a violin, I reimagined it as a solo guitar piece in Santaolalla’s signature, minimalist style. You […]

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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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The Haunting of Bly Manor | fingerstyle guitar

The Haunting of Bly Manor | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Haunting of Bly Manor Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This performance is musical suite comprising the central themes from The Haunting of Bly Manor. The Newton Brothers (Andy Grush and Taylor Newton Stewart) have really outdone themselves in dramatic fashion. As with […]

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Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Now We Are Free Free download on SoundCloud. Now We Are Free is one of Hans Zimmer’s foremost pieces next to Time. It’s the closing theme of Ridley Scott’s Gladiator when Maximus rejoins his family amidst the wheat fields. The vocal performance is by Australian singer, […]

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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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Radiohead: Everything In Its Right Place | fingerstyle guitar

Radiohead: Everything In Its Right Place | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Everything In Its Right Place Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. It’s hard to believe that Radiohead’s Kid-A was released exactly 20 years ago. The record is still one of the most futuristic albums you’ll ever hear. The opening track, Everything In Its Right Place, […]

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The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar

The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Last of the Mohicans Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. While the film and soundtrack are timeless — the music production was fairly chaotic for The Last of the Mohicans. Director Michael Mann had initially requested that Trevor Jones (composer) provide an electronic […]

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Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar

Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Ludlows Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Legends of the Fall (1994) is an epic American historical drama, directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt. The film is about three brothers and their father living on the plains of Montana in the […]

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2 Minute Classical Guitar: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (Alexandre Desplat)

2 Minute Classical Guitar: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (Alexandre Desplat) + TAB

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close is about, Oskar, a boy on the autism spectrum, who loses his father on 9/11. Upon finding a mysterious key in his father’s closet, he is convinced that […]

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The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar

The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Shawshank Redemption Free Download of this performance on SoundCloud. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption, is a 1994 drama film based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.  The film tells the story of a banker who […]

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The Hunger Games: Healing Katniss | fingerstyle guitar

The Hunger Games: Healing Katniss | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Healing Katniss Free download on SoundCloud. Healing Katniss is arguably the best piece of music from The Hunger Games score by James Newton Howard. Though I posted this song 8 years ago, it was time for an update. I’m much better a trimming unnecessary details […]

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I'll Be Gone In The Dark: Avalanche | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

I’ll Be Gone In The Dark: Avalanche | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Avalanche Free download on SoundCloud. The music editor for HBO’s, I’ll Be Gone In The Dark nailed it with, Avalanche. The true crime docuseries opens with a (very mono-tone) vocal performance by Aimee Mann. As the series became more enthralling, the piece rapidly grew on […]

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