NAMM 2013: Friday Links

NAMM: Music’s big show-off shindig has started. Follow Ukeeku for all the important ukulele action. For starters, here’s a Lanikai USB ukulele and songwriting dice.

New Releases: Jake Wildwood Has Been Framed (it’s free to download – scroll past the burning house), Blue Dean Carcione’s Bad Things & Good People, live EP from Celisse Henderson, Kara Square’s Love Songs for Everyone Especially Uke.

Pictures: The Sea ukulele (watch it being drawn here), Johnny Marvin festooned with ukuleles, Ukulele convention by Melissa Four

Captain Beefheart’s rules for playing guitar.

Halifax Ukulele Gang’s giant songbook.

Ralph Shaw asks What’s the next chord?.

Bric-a-brac: Sloth Playing the Ukulele t-shirt, UKULELE a giclee

Videos: 3D printable ukulele test (sounds better than I thought it would but I expect 3D printers are going to be most useful for nuts and bridges in the uke world), Wilfried Welti compares the ukuleles in his collection, Miss Universe doing a ukulele cover, Carmen Electra is clearly into ukulele players.

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