Friday Links: Tab Books, Making Gut Strings, Willie K’s Anthem

New Releases
– Choan Gálvez’s new album of laid-back instruments Lullabies for Astronauts is out now. The album includes uke tab for all tracks and you can get a taster from his guest post here and on Ukulele Go!.
– If you’ve been enjoying João Tostes’s free album naturæ you be glad to here a tab book of the album is now available on Amazon. And you can read it free if you have Kindle Unlimited (at least in the UK).
– Brisbane ukers The Pockets have released their swoonful debut album. The record does feature familiar faces of the brains behind Tyrone & Lesley with Samuel Vincent on UBass and David Megarrity providing songwriting. You can read David’s thoughts on the album here.

On Video
– Aquila’s Mimmo Peruffo demonstrates the 16th century way of making gut strings.
Willie K completely reimagines the Star Spangled Banner for a University of Hawaii game.

Window Shopping
Murray Kuun ukulele.
1920s Lange-made Avalon Resonator Banjo Ukulele.
Kanile’a Cannarea Diamond Super Tenor.
Canopus UK-CS.

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