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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 […]

Ukulele Hunt iPad App

Uke Hunt has an iPad app! It’s free so you can go to iTunes and download it right now. Or just search for “Ukulele Hunt” in the iTunes Store. So long as you don’t mind a bit of, “Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor”. What’s it for? For a long time it’s been a frustrating experience […]

Christmas Tabs and Chords

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat and tuning its ukulele. As am I. If you’d like to join us here’s all the Christmas stuff on the site. Christmas eBooks I’ve done two ebooks of Christmas songs arranged very simply for the uke. Each song is done in two ways. One solo version combining […]

Ukulele Picking Patterns in 3/4 Time

In the comments of the fingerpicking patterns post post Gretchen requested picking patterns for 3/4. Which was an excellent idea. If you’re not familiar with it, there’s a guide to fingerpicking notation here. And there’s a beginner’s guide to fingerpicking here. What is 3/4 Time? Most pop songs are in 4/4 time. So you’d count […]

Uke Hunt T-Shirts

Tired of walking around without a dirty ukulele pun on your chest? The solution has finally arrived. It’s a little different to the normal way though. I’m using Teespring which is sort of a Kickstart for t-shirts. So you put in an order for your shirt, if there are enough orders by the end of […]

Best of Uke Hunt: Theme Tunes

If you’ve been following the blog for a while you’ll have noticed that I love theme tunes. Even more, I love working them up for ukulele. So here’s a selection of my favourite film, TV and game themes that I’ve done over the years. It’s split up into theme tunes (mostly tabs) and songs (mostly […]

Fingerpicking Patterns

Following on with this week’s fingerpicking accompaniment theme with some popular ukulele picking patterns. I’ve put up a few mini-posts earlier today covering: – One Finger Per String Picking Method – Thumb and Two Fingers Picking Method – Fingerpicking Notation This post follows on from those and the Fingerpicking Ukulele – First steps post with […]

eBooks: Creative Commons

I’ve felt for a long time that the current copyright law is working against the reasons it was set up. But I’ve been getting more annoyed by all the copyright trolling, Mickey Mouse copyright extensions and massive overreach. I have no intention of suing anyone and I’ve always let people use stuff from my ebooks […]

6 Great Books by Ukulele Playing Authors

Whether you’re spending your summer lounging on the beach or – like me – curled up in a darkened room praying for it to end, you’ll need a good book to read. If you’re looking for suggestions here are six great books by ukulele players. Some are ukulele related, some music related, some just excellent […]

Favourites of 2013 So Far

It’s about half way through 2013 so time to run through a few of my favourite things so far this year. I’m sure I’m forgetting something so leave your faves in the comments. Favourite Posts Tabs Muppet Show Theme Elvis Costello – Shipbuilding Pi for Ukulele Mega Man II – Flash Man Theme Chords John […]

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