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The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar

The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Parting Glass Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Parting Glass is a Scottish traditional song written in 1770. (However, evidence of this song has been found in manuscripts from the 1620s-1630’s.) This solo guitar arrangement is heavily inspired by live a-capella versions […]

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The Handmaid's Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar

The Handmaid’s Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Their First Time Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Their First Time, by composer Adam Taylor, is the standout piece from the Hulu original series, The Handmaid’s Tale. I love the simplicity and repetition of this motif. My hope is to pair back my […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Morning | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Morning | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Morning Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Morning is the central theme from August: Osage County — a highly underrated soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. Much like Brokeback Mountain, the film’s score has Santaolalla exploring uniquely Americana themes. [I posted this song in 2014, but […]

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Enya: Aniron | fingerstyle guitar

Enya: Aniron | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Aniron Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I don’t know too much about The Lord of the Rings. I saw the movies years ago and generally thought they were breathtaking. I recall The Hobbit films more recently, and they were equally as good. Both […]

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Tomorrow I'll Leave Blaviken For Good | fingerstyle guitar

Tomorrow I’ll Leave Blaviken For Good | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Tomorrow I’ll Leave Blaviken For Good Free download on SoundCloud. It’s well known that The Witcher soundtrack is one of the best ever. The Netflix series is extremely music forward, as a central character, Jaskier (played by Joey Batey) is minstrel who follows Geralt of […]

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2 Minute Classical Guitar: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla + TAB

Valhalla Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has a really strong melody that was easy to capture as a short guitar arrangement. It turned out to be a perfect ├ętude; a short musical composition, designed as an exercise to improve technique […]

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The xx: Intro | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Why it’s OK to be okay at guitar Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Within my lifestyle as a guitar teacher and guitar blogger, nothing is more apparent to me, then people’s lack of self-confidence, or perceived status, as a guitarist. I’m not immune […]

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But for the Fall of Rain - Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain – Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This is piece of music I wrote for Adam Taylor’s micro-short animation, But for the Fall of Rain. [Parents, although it’s an animation, there is an F-bomb in there.] Adam is a […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames

Gustavo Santaolalla: Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames + TAB

Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. While Inextinguishable Flames is the prototypical riff from The Last of Us Part II — Soft Descent is more reminiscent of Gustavo Santaolalla’s work on The Motorcycle Diaries. The latter is quite possibly […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland) + TAB

Only Solitude Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I adore this piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Monsterland soundtrack. So creative, so beautiful. While it’s actually played on a violin, I reimagined it as a solo guitar piece in Santaolalla’s signature, minimalist style. You […]

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Only Ghosts - Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Only Ghosts – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

Only Ghosts Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I wrote and recorded Only Ghosts in 2016. At that point, I was in the infancy of my sound design implementation. I’m still learning, but I’m much better at working my music software — dialing in […]

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The Haunting of Bly Manor | fingerstyle guitar

The Haunting of Bly Manor | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Haunting of Bly Manor Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This performance is musical suite comprising the central themes from The Haunting of Bly Manor. The Newton Brothers (Andy Grush and Taylor Newton Stewart) have really outdone themselves in dramatic fashion. As with […]

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