Outer Banks: Midsummers (guitar theme)
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Outer Banks: Midsummers (guitar theme)

This piece is very obscure, but I had a bunch of folks request this all at once on YouTube, Instagram, etc. Although it’s a great riff — it might only appeal to fans of the Netflix series, Outer Banks. The music (score) for the series is by composer, Fil Eisler. I’m assuming this untitled motif is by him —  and I refer to this as the Midsummers guitar theme (season 1, episode 5 of Outer Banks).

It comes off as a nice étude: a short musical composition, typically for one instrument, designed as an exercise to improve the technique or demonstrate the skill of the player. –Oxford Languages

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Spotify and streaming

This performance is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and all streaming services:


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How to play Outer Banks: Midsummers (guitar theme)

The guitar tab for Midsummers is beautifully written across two pages. Rather than write the interval over and over again, I wrote the interval once (and indicated the number of times played) with dots trailing the interval. You’ll see 6 dots trailing the first interval (. . . . . .) That means you’ll play the interval 6 times. The tab is much easier to read like this.

The interval itself will be played with your right-hand thumb, 1st and 2nd fingers. It’s relentless and fast — so start slow, and build speed over time. You’ll play the passage between the ||: repeat signs :|| twice.

Enjoy, the tab is available below:

*Outer Banks: Midsummers (guitar theme)

This piece is played in standard tuning.