Category: Gustavo Santaolalla

the last of us

Gustavo Santaolalla: All Gone (No Escape) for guitar + TAB

All Gone (No Escape) Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud.  This is originally an orchestral piece — arguably the most achingly beautiful selection from The Last of Us score. It was fun to imagine what Gustavo Santaolalla might’ve played on guitar during All Gone (No Escape). […]

Read more ›

Gustavo Santaolalla: Lago Frías (and The Motorcycle Diaries Medley) + TAB

My rock band, New Invisible Joy I played bass professionally in a band called New Invisible Joy 1998-2008. During that time we toured extensively, played major label showcases, recorded with major label producers, and played with major label acts like: John Mayer, The Killers, Maroon […]

Read more ›
the last of us part 2

The Last of Us (Variation) – Evan Handyside + TAB

The Last of Us (Variation) Listening is a form of practice. Free MP3 Download. Two of my favorite themes by Gustavo Santaolalla are: The Last of Us main title theme, and The Choice (also from The Last of Us video game soundtrack). Inspired by Gustavo […]

Read more ›

Gustavo Santaolalla: Brokeback Mountain 2 theme for guitar + TAB

Brokeback Mountain 2 The Brokeback Mountain score is initially what introduced me to Gustavo Santaolalla’s music in 2005 — for which he won the first of his back-to-back Academy Awards. The minimalist approach and solitary delivery of a lone acoustic guitar was unlike anything we […]

Read more ›

Gustavo Santaolalla: The Last of Us Part II + TAB

[Updated: 6/19/2020. Special thank to Sakis Karpas and Unboxholics for including this performance in their incredible short film, Anna: a Last of Us Story. Ever since the release, I’ve received dozen of warm messages from UH fans. Unboxholics has cultivated something special. They are the […]

Read more ›

Gustavo Santaolalla: Seguir (for guitar) + TAB

Seguir Camino is Gustavo Santaolalla’s follow up to his 1998 album, Ronroco. By 1998, Santaolalla was a legendary Latin American musician and music producer. However, Iguazu (from Ronroco) kicked off his second act as film score composer, when Michael Mann used it to great effect […]

Read more ›

Gustavo Santaolalla: Opening (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

Opening If you’ve been a reading my blog for any length of time, it’s not hard to figure out that I’m a Gustavo Santaolalla superfan. It all started with the Brokeback Mountain score: acoustic guitar, empty space, minimalism. I had never heard anything like it.  […]

Read more ›
the motorcycle diaries

Gustavo Santaolalla: Chichina (The Motorcycle Diaries) + TAB

Chichina I performed Chichina this blog about 7 years ago, however my audio quality was dated and not up to my current standard. I’ve been on a quest to redo the songs that inspire me to play guitar, and Gustavo Santaolalla’s Chichina is one of […]

Read more ›
Gustavo Santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: Zambita (The Motorcycle Diaries) + TAB

Zambita Zambita is pretty tune by Gustavo Santaolalla from The Motorcycle Diaries soundtrack. Although it’s played on a lightly distorted electric guitar, Zambita also sounds great on any acoustic guitar. Like much of Gustavo Santaolalla’s film score work, Zambita is a fun, dynamic, and doable […]

Read more ›
gustavo santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: La Muerte De La Poderosa (The Motorcycle Diaries) + TAB

La Muerte De La Poderosa I revisit The Motorcycle Diaries soundtrack often. The whole thing is a masterpiece. I love everything Gustavo Santaolalla does, but for me, the big two are: The Motorcycle Diaries and Brokeback Mountain. Gustavo Santaolalla’s work on The Motorcycle Diaries embodies […]

Read more ›
gustavo santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: Dans Les Yeux De Bruno + TAB

Dans Les Yeux De Bruno I’ve always loved this short guitar riff from Gustavo Santaolalla. It from a french film entitled, Les Yeux De Sa Mère. I’ve been working on a complex and long piece for this blog — so it was a good opportunity […]

Read more ›
gustavo santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: La lettre de Ben (Tout nous sépare) + TAB

La lettre de Ben I love this guitar theme from Gustavo Santaolalla. His music for the French crime thriller, Tout nous sépare (All That Divides Us), recently won ‘best score’ at the La Baule Film Festival. Gustavo Santaolalla’s creativity on a single guitar is off […]

Read more ›