Friday Links: Stretching Exercises, Grateful Dead and Background Radiation

The documentary Street Punk! Banda Aceh is now free on YouTube. It follows Indonesian punk band Marjinal who are living under Sharia Law while protesting the system, sheltering young homeless kids and teaching them ukulele.

Banjo wizard Clifton Hicks shares some hand stretching exercises he uses to prevent injury. And be sure to give his music a listen too because he’s an excellent musician.

A new series of Festival of the Spoken Nerd has just started on Radio 4. You can listen to Helen Arney’s ukulele song about background radiation (at about 6:40 if you can’t wait).

Marlowe runs her uke through an effects processor.

Vance “Riptide” Joy has new album out with some ukulele songs.

Window Shopping
– Alvarez have a series of pretty cool looking Grateful Dead ukuleles.
Daniel Round painted pirate ukulele.
1920s Kumalae.
Ludwig Wendell banjolele.

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