Category: Premium Tabs

Main Title Theme

House of Cards: Main Title Theme | fingerstyle guitar

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics — is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” -Plato A House of Cards We all know, intuitively, that the political process is horribly corrupted. House of Cards simply illustrates the rotted under-tapestry of […]

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Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor: Waking Up (Explosions in the Sky) fingerstyle guitar

“To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.” – Margret Thatcher Bound by convention My friend Fran and I were learning Impermanence […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla

August: Osage County — How to Play Riding by Gustavo Santaolalla

(Note: Riding is my premium material. Please comment to let me know what you think, or if you have any questions.) How to Play Riding by Gustavo Santaolalla from the August: Osage County original score. Riding is an excellent song to practice your (finger picking) […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla

August: Osage County — How to Play Morning (Barb Balcony) by Gustavo Santaolalla

I have to be up front about this. If you’re new to this blog, whenever a Santaolalla score is released, I dissect and transcribe the entire thing. I’m that big of a fan. So, if for some strange reason Gustavo Santaolalla guitar songs don’t interest […]

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Nebraska: How to Play — Their Pie by Mark Orton

“Never let your head hang down. Never give up, sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains — if you don’t pray when the sun shines.” – Richard M. Nixon I am fascinated with people who find their ultimate success […]

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Body Electric

Lana Del Rey: Body Electric | fingerstyle guitar

“By lying, we deny others a view of the world as it is. Our dishonesty not only influences the choices they make, it often determines the choices they can make—and in ways we cannot always predict. Every lie is a direct assault upon the autonomy […]

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You're Not the One

Sky Ferreira: You’re Not the One | fingerstyle guitar

While looking through iTunes’ new releases, this cover jumped out at me (warning: graphic, not suitable for work) and I discovered Sky Ferriera’s music, is as much of a hook as her cover art. Brilliant marketing. I hate to sound like a wannabe music journalist, […]

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Bastille: Pompeii | fingerstyle guitar

All in “If I have something to fall back on, I’ll fall back.” – George Clooney, Rolling Stone That was Clooney’s response to his father as he urged his son, then a struggling actor, to go back to school and get something fall back on. […]

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Safe and Sound for classical guitar

Capital Cities: Safe and Sound | fingerstyle guitar

A short rant The most difficult thing about this blog, is figuring out what to write in each post.  The guitar stuff and tabs are the easy part. At this point, my guitar work flows so naturally, that I expect to come up with a pretty […]

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Sweater Weather

The Neighbourhood: Sweater Weather | fingerstyle guitar

Without Their Permission I recently listened to Alexis Ohanian‘s interview on the Bryan Callen podcast. At 30 years old, AlexisOhanian (co-founder of Reddit) is an angel investor, adviser to countless start-ups, author, and multimillionaire.  His new book is titled, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will […]

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Summertime Sadness for Classical Guitar

Lana Del Rey: Summertime Sadness | fingerstyle guitar

I am constantly organizing my content to make it easier to find and access.  One of the newer things I’ve done is archive all of my free tabs. Which begs the question, what constitutes a free tab? It’s important to know that I put just […]

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Safe Now

Captain Phillips: How to Play – Safe Now for guitar

A homage, not a rip-off If Safe Now, the main theme from Captain Phillips, sounds familiar, it’s because it closely resembles Hans Zimmer’s Time from the movie Inception. As somebody who impersonates other people’s music, I’m not suggesting this is a rip-off at all. I do […]

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