Archive for April, 2016

She Makes War, Bud Sugar: UkeTube

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Bill Sevesi: Friday Links

Kiwi ukulele legend Bill Sevesi has died. YouTube has the documentary Bill Sevesi’s Dream featuring the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra and some lovely playing from the man himself. Videos – A new Garfunkel and Oates special is out next week on Vimeo. You can pre-order it here. – You can watch all of Finland’s Pieni […]

Top Prince Riffs

To end up my Prince tribute week here’s a collection of his best guitar and keyboard riffs. Let’s Go Crazy A video posted by @ukulelehunt on Apr 21, 2016 at 1:06pm PDT Buy it on iTunes I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man A video posted by @ukulelehunt on Apr 24, 2016 at […]

Prince’s Favourite Chord Trick

Prince wrote some of the greatest chord progressions in all pop music. He had all sorts of tricks up his sleeve. But he really loved to use 9 and add9 chords. They’re peppered all over his songs and it’s well worth adding them to your own bag of tricks. Prince’s most iconic use of the […]

Prince/Alicia Keys – How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore (Chords)

Anna Kendrick, Victor and Penny: UkeTube

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Friday Links

Videos – Ukulele puppet and pets. – Trailer for the upcoming Garfunkel and Oates special Trying to Be Special. – Lego men help restring a ukulele. – Jimmy Fallon free-throws a ukulele filled with Fruity Pebbles Ukuleles – Port orford cedar, maple, mahogany and ebony tenor ukulele by Mya-Moe. – MP tenor Peruvian maple & […]

Neko Atsume Theme (Tab)

A primer for the uninitiated: Neko Atsume it a mobile game where you lure increasingly fancy cartoon cats to your yard. Until recently it was only in Japanese and inscrutable to non-Japanese speakers. In short, it has all the ingredients to make it an inevitable massive hit. Including the most important: a smooth, lounge-jazz soundtrack […]

Ukulele Capos: What to Get

One of the pleasant aspects of the ukulele is the nice symmetry between the four strings and your four fingers. But there are very few times in life an extra finger wouldn’t come in handy and for the non-polydactyl amongst us a capo does a pretty good job. And they’re so easy only a moron […]

The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil (Chords)

The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil (Chords) This is my all time favourite Rolling Stones song. And it’s proved of interest to a few ukulele groups too. Most notably it’s the tune that kicks of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain’s medley track Melange and Sinfonico Honolulu did a great version. The song […]

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