Category: Random

My band’s new single, Innocent Kids

Innocent Kids, by New Invisible Joy If you’ve read my bio, you might know that I was in a touring Alt-rock band called, New Invisible Joy. We operated (mostly) from the late 90’s well into the early 2000s. We were the real deal. Here’s a […]

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The Star Spangled Banner | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from a poem written on September 14, 1814, by a then 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, Francis Scott Key. He wrote the piece after […]

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Coventry Carol, a Christmas EP by Evan Handyside

Coventry Carol is a Christmas EP that I’ve long wanted to release. It’s a short collection of 5 songs. All are my own arrangements, and two of them are written by me: The Holly in the Windy Hedge and Ode to the Season. I’ve been […]

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My New EP, The Parting Glass

The Parting Glass Friends, my new EP is out today, The Parting Glass. It’s a collection of 5 contemplative guitar pieces in the World/New Age genre. This one has more of a Celtic feel as the EP progresses. Links to streaming below: 👇🏻 1. Pale […]

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A Wayfaring Stranger, an EP by Evan Handyside

The concept is based around, The Wayfaring Stranger, a well-known American folk and gospel song that originated in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In my humble […]

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Schitt's Creek Theme | fingerstyle guitar

Schitt’s Creek Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Schitt’s Creek I’m definitely late to the game with Schitt’s Creek, but I love it so far. My wife and I are on season 4. Interestingly, the quirkiness of the central theme is totally lost with my sober guitar style. Although it’s note-for-note, my arrangement […]

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The Garden Tomb, an EP by Evan Handyside

The Garden Tomb is my first EP since 2012’s Sinking Ships & Wooden Kings. It’s a collection of 5 contemplative guitar pieces in the New Age/World genre. It’s available wherever you get your music. Here’s a couple of quick links: Spotify Apple The tracks: Anna […]

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The Office: theme for classical guitar

The Office Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Office  My wife and I plowed through The Office in 2019. All of my teenage guitar students had been imploring me to watch it. The series turned out to be just the right thing for us — as I get home late from work […]

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elliot smith

Heaven Adores You: Untitled Guitar Finger Picking Demo (Elliott Smith) + TAB

Untitled Guitar Finger Picking Demo Elliott Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith’s primary instrument was the guitar, and he had a distinctive vocal style, characterized by a “whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery”, and often used multi-tracking to create […]

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