Serial Podcast Theme (Tab)

Nick Thorburn – Serial Theme (Tab)

I had to do this tab to celebrate the finale of the first series of Serial. The plinkiness of it was just dying to be uked. To keep it extra-plinky it’s played right up the neck.

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Bonus: Jordan, Jesse, Go! Theme

The Free Design – Love You (Tab)

While I’m on podcast themes, here’s my favourite. The twee as fuck theme tune to Jordan, Jesse, Go! by The Free Design.

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12 Comments

  1. John December 19th, 2014 9:23 am

    Great, just as I downloaded the final episode to listen to.
    Cheers and Merry Christmas.
    John

  2. Woodshed December 20th, 2014 12:10 pm

    John: Hope you enjoy it. It’s a great episode.

  3. Alec December 22nd, 2014 8:17 am

    Cool! Thanks… Do you listen to Slate’s podcasts (there’s even a podcast about Serial!)? They all have little themes and they’d be a great little medley strung together. Probably get you a shout out on one of them too.

  4. Woodshed December 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm

    Alec: I sometimes listen to their Political Gabfest. I skipped their Serial podcast though. A podcast about a podcast was a bit too meta for me!

  5. Alec December 23rd, 2014 10:33 am

    Their culture gabfest and lexicon valley are worth listening to too. Thanks again for this; can annoy the family over christmas.

  6. Dave January 24th, 2015 5:30 pm

    This is perfect to fix my Serial withdrawal symptoms

  7. Woodshed January 26th, 2015 7:03 am

    Dave: Thanks! Glad I could help. The crazy interviews in The Intercept have got me by.

  8. Dave January 26th, 2015 10:17 am

    That’s a new one for me, I stuck in Baltimore and finally started The Wire.

  9. Readie January 29th, 2015 11:04 am

    This is brilliant! (Though I’d expect nothing less).

  10. Woodshed January 29th, 2015 2:42 pm

    Readie: Thanks very much!

  11. Sam July 4th, 2015 9:32 pm

    Thanks a lot for sharing the video and tabs! I’m a beginner player and with following your tab and watching you play I could play it now! I just have a problem with the nines on the C string, especially in this bit:
    12–12–12–12
    —————–
    9—-9—-9—-9
    —————–
    I just can’t get this part to sound right. I have a soprano with only 12 frets, could this be why? Is there a way to work around it?

  12. Woodshed July 6th, 2015 9:26 am

    Sam: Does it sound out of tune? Some ukes can go out of tune up the neck. Particularly the cheap ones.

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