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Friday Links

This year’s Uke Hunt t-shirt sale has already hit the minimum order level. So they’ll now definitely be printed once the pre-order period has finished on 18th October. You can buy from the US or from the UK. Videos – Ukulele Friend’s Luthier Insights series Eric DeVine, Aaron Oya and Gareth Yahiku from Ana’ole. – […]

Top 10 Ukes: Friday Links

Lots of people have been rating their ukuleles in the review section of the site over the last couple of weeks. You can see the ten highest rated ukuleles here. The early leader is KoAloha closely followed by Kamaka and Kala (people really love ukes that begin with K it seems). If you think your […]

Friday Links

Video – Pete Howlett talks to the BBC about uke making and his diagnosis with Parkinson’s. – Another outstanding episode of Matt Kresling’s The Madagascar Journals. This time he’s made it to Madagascar and runs across a few players of the kabosy aka “the Malagasy ukulele”. – Nat King Cole does a terrible job pretending […]

Short Lessons, Ukulele Ratings and Tab Requests

Time for the traditional back-to-school “What I did on my holidays” assignment. 7 Second Ukulele Lessons 7 second ukulele lesson: Wiz Khalifa – Black and Yellow A video posted by @ukulelehunt on Aug 25, 2015 at 4:40am PDT I’ve been putting up short videos with tab on Instagram (okay, they’re not all exactly 7 seconds […]

Friday Links

Uke Go Girl! are running a GoFundMe campaign for their Summer 2015 Workshop. New Releases – Another lovely, tuneful album from Ukulollo: AWARE. Take a listen here. – I really slept on badass, low-fi punk ukulelist S.L.F.M. when she was putting records out in 2010-12. I thought I’d missed out entirely but a new record […]

Theme Tune Tab Round Up

Now the Tories won the election it’s only a matter of time before they ban ukuleles in retaliation for this. So before that hits I’ve posted a bunch of short/obscure theme tune tabs that have been piling up: Brain Scoop The Red Flag Klovn Quizeum BBC Snooker And the best theme tune tabs on the […]

UOGB Win Court Battle: Friday Links

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain have won their court battle against the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra. Absolutely the right decision. They shamelessly ape every aspect of the UOGB. Here’s an excellent article on the ukulele ‘fad’ with thoughts from James Hill and Tony ‘Mighty Uke‘ Coleman. Whoever put together Apple Music’s UkeBox – The […]

Ukuleles on Netflix: Friday Links

Howlin’ Hobbit has had his ukulele stolen. It’s a custom Glyph soprano ukulele. It’s a one of a kind so if you spot it get in touch with him. It looks like this but with more wear. Ukuleles on Netflix I’ve watched a few movies featuring ukuleles to various degrees (they’re all on US Netflix […]

Ukulele Flamethrower: Friday Links

Ukes – Tired of carrying around your ukulele and your flamethrower? Make your own Mad Max style ukulele/flamethrower. (Thanks to Rob.) – Site dedicated to the history of Ditson ukuleles. New Releases – The Wonky EP from Lou and the Llamas – Craig Robertson cover EP (pay what you like). – The Jive Aces Spread […]

Friday Links

Videos Concerto for Ukulele Featuring Jake Shimabukuro. Ukes – People have been busy trying strings this week. GotAUkulele tries using fishing line for strings (and The Ukulele Blog considers it). While Uke Nut has a more conventional string comparison. – KoAloha Naupaka. Mango and koa wood, live together in perfect harmony, side by side on […]

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