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Ukulele Grades: Friday Links

Learning – I haven’t heard much about Victoria College of Music ukulele grades since they launched. But the Registry of Guitar Tutors are offering ukulele grades as well. Read about it here and here. Pre-Order – Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra’s new album. – Keston Cobblers’ Club new EP A Pocket Guide to Escaping. Pictures – […]

Friday Links

New Releases – Pineapple Shakes by Monika Cefis – 12 Songs by Sage Harrington Learning – Ukulele Bartt has made his Ukulele Workshop Booklet available for free. – Tablature is not cheating. Ukes – 1920′s Gibson ukulele owned by Bob Dylan. – There are a heap of Lanikai’s with factory defects on eBay. Most with […]

Friday Links

Learning – James Hill has a new membership site: The Ukulele Way. – The Glory of Love by Ukulelezaza. I haven’t worked through this yet but if you liked his last book you’ll like this one too. Videos – The documentary Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings is on US Netflix. – Three questions for […]

Friday Links

Ukes – Anatomy Custom Painted Ukulele – Mysterious Banjo-Uke Mister (c.1930) Kickstarting – Bosko & Honey’s New Album New Releases – Ninebarrow – While the Blackthorn Burns. – Do you remember that session Emily Scott did for the Uke Hunt podcast? She has a new album out Stray Light. It doesn’t have any uke on […]

Manitoba Hal: Friday Links

Manitoba Hal has just released a new double album: Down in the Kitchen. He’s also touring the UK in the next few weeks with shows and workshops. Mostly hitting the north but his London workshop has just opened up to the public too. krabbers has a new album out Secondhand Backpack with all proceeds going […]

Friday Links

In case you missed it, I released new editions of three of my ebooks this week. If you bought one or more of them before and haven’t received a free update let me know the email you bought with and I’ll send you the update. If you haven’t you can get any of my ebooks […]

Friday Links

Videos – British Pathé have added their amazing collection of videos to YouTube. Uke-related highlights include Felix Mendelssohn’s Hawaiian Serenaders, the insane Max and Harry Nesbitt and George Formby salvage collecting. – Play on two ukulele simultaneously Pictures – Young girl with banjolele, 1920’s (via Sara Wagner). – Who invited the bear? – Cats are […]

Bitcoin: Friday Links

I’ve started accepting Bitcoin as payment for my ebooks. I made my first sale the other day and I’m excited to get into it. Right now the ebooks are 50% off when you buy with bitcoins. Partly because transaction fees are lower, partly because I’m interested in the possibilities and partly because I haven’t got […]

Friday Links

Videos – A new episode of my favourite ever travelogue Matt Kresling’s Madagascar Diaries. – Mastering the split stroke (via @WillGroveWhite) – Ukulele players square off in the Melbourne International Median Strip Table Tennis Tournament (don’t get too excited by the “strip table tennis” bit). New Releases – Tyrone and Lesley’s Gentlemen Songsters. – Bella […]

Friday Links

“Craze my be over, but uke sales still going strong”. An interesting survey of 1,000 ukulele retailers. There’s not much to backup that headline though. Over half of the retailers have seen sales rise over the last year and only 9% expect sales to drop in the next few months. Seems like Kala’s basses might […]

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