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  1. 1.
    Truth Hurts - Instrumental
  2. 2.
    New Rules - Instrumental
  3. 3.
    Love on Top - Instrumental
  4. 4.
    Dance Monkey - Instrumental
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    Start Over
Hi, my name is Zach Hughes. I've been playing guitar for 17 years. Sometimes people make less sense than my guitar & the melodies that come through it.
I have been processing the world though guitar compositions since I was 10. I started this project on a whim. I work full time as a music producer in Nashville, TN. I help independent artists record their music and I run a record production company called Lost Harbor Music.
When working with artists I am often required to include instrumental only versions of songs. For years I have used the file extension "_INST" to name the .WAV and .MP3 files I deliver to artists for their instrumental only versions. So, with some humour, naturally I decided to name my instrumental music artist project INST.
I mainly write and record original melancholic & folksy finger-style guitar tunes. However, I also make (what I think are) some of the best guitar based instrumental pop covers in the world. Check them out if you're into it.
I always envisioned this project being collaborative. I have had many friends help arrange and write several of these INST tunes. I don't care about genre. I don't care about fitting into a box. All I care about is making music. I plan on releasing many more tunes in 2020 and I'd encourage you to reach out and let me know if you want to collaborate with me on an INST release.


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