Friday Links

New Releases

– Two new albums from the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra: Be Mine Tonight a collection of New Zealand songs from the Maori lullaby Hine e Hine to Lorde’s Team and Collected Hits featuring songs from their EPs.
Bosko and Honey’s The Universe Will Provide.
– Rock journalist and Leonard Cohen biographer Sylvie Simmons has released her debut album Sylvie.


Sneak peak of Street Punk! Banda Aceh a documentary about the ukulele-toting punks who were arrested and ‘re-educated’ by the Indonesian government.
Phil Harris and Alice Faye’s ukulele lesson from 1949. (Thanks to Ron Hale.)
Reggie Watts makes music with Garfunkel and Oates (US only) and some sort of cigar-box fiddle/ukulele.


The Love Leighs are making a new record Spreading the Love.


Madeira machete.
Wood burning ukulele.

The UOGB have been commissioned to make a new show for the 100th anniversary of WWI: When This Lousy War is Over.

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