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Kavinsky: Nightcall | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Nightcall Drive is a 2011 neo-noir crime film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. The film follows a Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. The song “Nightcall” by Kavinsky is used prominently in the film, and it is […]

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Dances with Wolves | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Dances With Wolves The author of Dances with Wolves is man by the name of Michael Blake (1945-2015). As a 20 year-old in 1965, Blake was a product of the counterculture revolution of 1960’s America: against the establishment, and the Vietnam War. He was a […]

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The Village (2004): The Gravel Road | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Gravel Road The Gravel Road is an incredible piece of music from M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village. The music is by the iconic composer, James Newton Howard. I remember seeing this film at a packed theater in 2004. At that point, M. Night was […]

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Dear Child (Netflix): Dreamscapes (Gustavo Santaolalla) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Dreamscapes Dreamscapes is sparse fingerstyle guitar piece by multi-instrumentalist composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. This motif is from the soundtrack of Dear Child (Liebes Kind) a German thriller series on Netflix. The limited series is about a 13 year-old missing persons case being reopened when a woman […]

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Saving Private Ryan | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan (1998) was the first war film that put the viewer into the battle. You felt the measure of their sacrifice. I was in my early 20’s when I saw it, and I went back to theater to […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Forsaken (The Last of Us HBO) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Forsaken The Last of Us HBO is one of the best series you’ll ever watch. It was pitch perfect. Of course, the music was integral to the games experience — so naturally Gustavo Santaolalla was brought back for the HBO series. Forsaken is minimalist piece […]

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Oppenheimer: American Prometheus | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

American Prometheus I’ve been obsessing over the Ludwig Göransson’s Oppenheimer soundtrack since the film’s release. Just brilliant. Like Hans Zimmer at his peak in the 2010’s. This is a complex story about a complex individual — and Christopher Nolan leans heavily on the music to […]

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Hans Zimmer: TIME | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

TIME Inception is a 2010 science fiction film written, and directed by Christopher Nolan. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Cobb; a professional thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious. Cobb is offered a chance to have his criminal history erased in exchange for a […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Un Divague | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Un Divague Un Divague (a ramble) is the final song from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Narcos: Mexico soundtrack. The sparse instrumental piece is actually played on an electric guitar. However, for my arrangement, I felt it would be more accessible on an acoustic guitar. It’s a fun […]

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Oppenheimer | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Oppenheimer Oppenheimer is Christopher Nolan’s 12th motion picture. It’s widely considered to be his greatest achievement — with some critics calling it “the film of the century”. The film follows the life of theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer who developed the first nuclear weapon. Ludwig […]

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Insidious: Stay (Ghost) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Stay I’m a huge Ghost fan, and I absolutely love this song. ‘Stay’ features actor/director Patrick Wilson on vocals and his singing is remarkable. This song is played during the end credits of the new film, Insidious: The Red Door (also directed by Patrick Wilson). […]

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Mission: Impossible Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mission: Impossible Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1 is a jaw dropping action movie. It was quickly overshadowed by Oppenheimer and Barbie, but I must implore you to see this on the biggest screen possible. Pure entertainment. Just as good (if not better than) […]

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