Archive for 2017

Tutorial: What’s the Deal with Sus4 and Sus2 Chords?

A good chord progression is all about building tension and releasing it. Which makes the mysterious and unsettled suspended chords, sus2 and sus4, so effective in a progression. This post should demystify them a little. Giving you ideas for when to use them, how to play them and why they work so well. Using Sus4 […]

Arctic Monkeys – Mardy Bum (Chords and Tab)

Arctic Monkeys – Mardy Bum (Chords) Rumours of a new Arctic Monkeys album this year don’t seem to have come to fruition. So I’m doing one of their old songs in an attempt to The Secret a new album into existence. The chord that really makes this progression is the F# (the major III chord […]

UkeTube: Anne Janelle, Bud Sugar, Ukulele Death Squad

Full Playlist Tracklist Anne Janelle – In The Morning Claire Hastings – Come Spend a While wi’ Me (Thanks to Colin) Bud Sugar – VIRAL Ukulele Death Squad – Paris On A Train via @ukeist Natasha Ghosh – New Rules Gracie Terzian – Bitcoins from Heaven Jan Laurenz – The Ukulele Song Jonathan Lewis – […]

Friday Links

It’s your last chance to get a Uke Hunt t-shirt. You can buy them in the US and the UK until 31st October. Both campaigns have hit their goals so you’re guaranteed one when you order. New Releases – Debut self-titled album from Les Guitares Magiques with lots of old-timey jazz and blues. With appearances […]

Five Halloween Riffs and Intros

Here’s a selection of short Halloween-suitable bits and pieces for you to work up for the big day. Michael Jackson – Thriller A post shared by @ukulelehunt on Oct 16, 2017 at 12:18pm PDT Those chord stabs are so great. Instantly recognisable even on ukulele. The bass line is a bit ridiculous on uke though! […]

Halloween Tabs and Chords

Now you’ve got your raunchy jello pudding pop costume together, here are some tunes you may wish to bone up on before the big night. Addams Family Theme Tune Chopin – Funeral March Jonathan Coulton – Re: Your Brains Dance Macabre The Fall – Mansion The Gothic Archies – Freakshow Halloween Theme Harry Potter – […]

My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade (Chords and Tab)

My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade(Chords) Starting off Halloween week with what might be the most pompous and overblown song I’ve ever tackled on here. But it does bear out the idea that any song with a strong melody will work on ukulele. With a little bit of tweaking it survives the […]

Jean Sibelius – Karelia Suite (Tab)

Sibelius – Karelia Suite (Tab) With the newly retired David Beckingham stepping up his tabbing, I’ve decided to make Mondays officially Beckingham Tab Day. And the inaugural post is his version of Sibelius’s Karelia Suite. I must admit to being entirely ignorant of this piece before David’s video. But according to Wikipedia Sibelius intended it, […]

UkeTube: The Helmsmen, Walk Off the Earth

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Friday Links: New Releases, Fancy Ukes

The Uke Hunt t-shirts have passed the minimum order so they’re going to get made. You can order them from the US or order them from the UK until 31st October. New Releases – Lil Rev has put together a delightful romp through various Americana styles on his latest album Sing Song Daddy. – Head […]

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