Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Halloween Tabs and Chords

Now you’ve got your immoral zamboni 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 Doors – People Are Strange The Fall – Mansion The Gothic Archies – Freakshow Halloween […]

Playing Two Songs at Once

Warning: This post started out as a bit of fun and ended up breaking my brain. Playing a Round Alone I while back Guido Heistek posted a challenge to play a song in the round by yourself. A round is where the same melody is performed over itself with a different starting point. For example, […]

6 Easy Blues Outros in C

This post is adapted from my How to Play Blues Ukulele ebook. So if you like these there’s a whole lot more to learn in there. As always, I highly recommend using this as a jumping off point. Play around with these shapes and ideas and see what you can come up with. Outro #1 […]

Uke Hunt is Twelve

Uke Hunt turned 12 this month. According to WebMD a 12 year old’s, “brain is able to handle more complex thinking now. This goes hand in hand with his expanding vocabulary. He’s better at putting what he’s feeling into words.” It’s about damn time. Here’s a round-up of the goings-on of the last year. May […]

Songs with Chords You Know (2019 Update)

I like to keep a list of songs that use just the most common ukulele chords. Arranged by the order people usually learn them in. That way you can find some songs to play no matter how few chords you know. C, F and G (or G7) If you prefer, you can use G7 in […]

Uke for Xmas? Read This!

When I got my first ukulele, I was completely clueless. This was in those dark, long forgotten days before the internet had been discovered. I didn’t even realise that the strings weren’t supposed to go thickest to thinnest and restrung it. But you can save yourself from the social disgrace I experienced. I’ve put together […]

Christmas Tabs and Chords

We’re about a month out from Christmas so time to start polishing up the festive tunes and learning a few new ones. Here’s a rundown of everything Christmassy on the site. Christmas eBooks I’ve written 3 collections of easy Christmas tabs: How to Play Christmas Ukulele, Christmas Ukulele 2 and Christmas Ukulele 3. You can […]

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 Doors – People Are Strange The Fall – Mansion The Gothic Archies – […]

Uke Hunt T-Shirts

It’s Uke Hunt t-shirt season again! Every year around this time I do a run of t-shirts. This year you can buy them from either the US or the UK: Pre-order now from US Pre-order now from the UK I’m using Teespring again this year. It is sort of a Kickstart for t-shirts. So you […]

Why Use a Capo? And Tools for Transposing

I’ve written a bunch of posts about capos. But AJ pointed out that I’ve never done a post explaining why you might want to use a capo. So time to rectify that. To Make a Song Easier to Play Most of the time I use a capo is to make a song more uke-friendly. When […]

Older Entries