30s New Order: Friday Links

Gus Raucous leads a version of New Order’s Blue Monday played on 1930s instruments for the BBC.

The Boston Globe explores the roots of Aaron Copland’s Ukulele Serenade.

Retractable ukulele.

Musicians sing praises of Kamakas, Hawaii’s royal ukulele family – San Francisco Chronicle

Pixar artist’s ukulele lesson.
Roy Smeck by Paul Andrews.
Myles Kennedy has great taste in books.

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  1. wastad March 18th, 2016 8:11 pm

    awesome thanks

  2. Woodshed March 19th, 2016 10:59 am

    wastad: Thanks!

  3. Howlin' Hobbit March 29th, 2016 3:59 pm

    saw the BBC thing the other day and, while I’m still a bit miffed at the Beeb for making me download a proprietary app just to watch a video, it tickles the hell outta me to discover that it was Gus’s project. I had no idea!

  4. Woodshed March 30th, 2016 7:12 am

    Howlin’ Hobbit: Sorry about that. Whatever it was I must have installed already.

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