Category: Premium Tabs

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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Gravity for guitar

Gravity: Theme for Guitar

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” ― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics Gravity is typical fare for Intellimusica: an ambient movie theme that would be difficult to imagine as a solo guitar piece — yet […]

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Team for Classical Guitar

Lorde: Team | fingerstyle guitar

“I don’t do one vertical jump in a game, but in the Combine that’s what they measure.” -Tom Brady, Patriots QB Eliminating Vanity Metrics It is very easy for artists, musicians, and creators in general, to get caught up in vanity metrics. A vanity metric […]

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Biutiful: How to Play — But… Guai? by Gustavo Santaolalla

“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” -Freidrich Nietzsche The attitude of gratitude The single most difficult thing for me to harness is: gratitude. As artists, musicians, and creators — we mourn the process of creating.  No matter what the result — […]

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The Human League

The Human League: Human | fingerstyle guitar

“The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.” -Albert Einstein Removing the outcome I hit the gym once or twice a week. I’m the skinny guy carrying a clipboard with a complete record of my lifts, goals, workout time, etc. […]

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Coldplay, Altas for Classical Guitar

Coldplay: Atlas | fingerstyle guitar

I just returned home from a short vacation — where I intentionally didn’t bring a guitar or a computer. In the 48 hours since returning, I raced to get Coldplay’s new single, Atlas (for the upcoming Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack) arranged for classical guitar […]

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M83: Outro | fingerstyle guitar

How to Play Outro (M83) for Classical Guitar As soon as I posted M83’s Midnight City for classical guitar, a few people recommended Outro to me a possibility for this blog — specifically the piano bit at the end, which was used in the Cloud […]

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M83: Midnight City | fingerstyle guitar

I set my lifestyle design trajectory in the fall of 2010. I had the idea in mind that I would: 1) Charge a premium for guitar lessons, enabling me to effectively teach less, and make more. 2) Start a blog, enabling me to have a […]

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Bjork: Unravel | fingerstyle guitar

cre·a·tor noun 1. a person or thing that brings something into existence. synonyms: author, writer, designer, maker, producer, deviser Even though art and business have a distinct symbiotic relationship, both camps are sometimes squeamish about the other. There’s the designers, and then there’s salespeople. Both sides […]

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