Archive for 2018

UkeTube: Garfunkel and Oates, Amanda Shires

Full Playlist Tracklist La Familia de Ukeleles – Hurry Up Taimane – Fire Garfunkel and Oates – 50/50 DermitderUkulele and Herman Vandecauter – Pimontoyse (Adrian Le Roy) Mike Haysom – Spring Fling Allison Russell – This Will Be Our Year Amanda Shires – White Feather Ives Lamego & Vinícius Vivas – Natiruts My Sun and […]

Friday Links: Penn and Piff, Motorhead Uke, UkuRobot

Videos – Penn Jilette and Piff the Magic Dragon sing the Dragon Song. – UkuRobot. New Releases – Brit Rodriguez’s album of children’s songs (plus a fantastic Daniel Johnston cover). – Debut album from uke-picker Mike Haysom. – Ukulele Glue from Kara Square and ccMixter. – Herman Vandecauter has released a new batch of expertly […]

George Gershwin – Summertime (Tab)

Summertime (Tab) Having spent my summer break measuring cotton and watching tench pole-vaulting, I thought this song from Porgy and Bess best summed up my experience. I’ve done a few jazz tabs in the past (like Take Five and La Vie en Rose) but this is the first time I’ve used a jazz approach and […]

Yorkshire Riffs: Arctic Monkeys, Human League, Alt-J and more

It was Yorkshire Day while I was on my blog break. So to celebrate I’ve put together some riffs from my favourite Yorkshire acts. Including three from Arctic Monkeys. Human League – Don’t You Want Me A post shared by @ukulelehunt on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:56am PDT Buy it on iTunes Arctic Monkeys – […]

twenty one pilots – Nico and the Niners (Chords and Tab)

twenty one pilots – Nico and the Niners (Chords) twenty one pilots have been hit-and-miss for me in the past. But I’ve been enjoying the three tracks they’ve released ahead of their new album. Particularly the uke-featuring track Nico and the Niners. There are two main ukulele parts in the song. The first is a […]

Summer Break

Time for my summer blog break. I’m going to make like an African lungfish and aestervate until the heat dies down. In the meantime you can catch bits and pieces from me on Twitter and Instagram. Have a good one.

UkeTube: Neil Young, Ukebox

Full Playlist Tracklist Vinícius Vivas – A taca do mundo e nossa Ukebox – Distraction Calvin Joe and Rod Salaysay – What a Beautiful Name Neil Young – Tumbleweed (Thanks to Phredd) A Boogie wit da Hoodie x Einer Bankz – Check Paul Mansell – Adagio (Concierto de Aranjuez) MARLOWE – Sorry Not Sorry Polkadot […]

Friday Links: North Pole Ukulele

Window Shopping – Martin have reproduced the Konter ukulele. The famous ukulele that travelled to the North Pole on Byrd’s 1926 expedition and was signed by Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, and Calvin Coolidge among many others. – Summer NAMM 2018 (the music gear shindig) didn’t have much exciting uke action. Makala have eight-string ukes and […]

João Tostes – Dança devenir (Tab)

João Tostes – Dança devenir (Tab) The third and final guest tab from the trio of exceptional ukers comes from Brazilian ukulelist João Tostes’s album naturæ which you can download mp3s and tabs for free on his website. The album is a collection of richly textured and pristinely delivered ukulele instrumentals backed by bass and […]

Choan Gálvez – Jiga de los buenos días (Tab)

10 minutos by Choan Gálvez Choan C. Gálvez – Jiga de los Buenos Días (Tab) Excellent barcelonés ukulelist and friend of the blog, Choan Gálvez has a new album out 10 minutos para ukelele solo. As well as being packed with fantastic playing and catchy tunes, he also includes tab for every song. Well worth […]

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