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Friday Links: New Elements, Handsome Ukuleles

Videos – Helen Arney updates Tom Lehrer’s The Elements to include the four new additions to the periodic table. – Folk guitar legend Martin Simpson discusses playing the ukulele (I tabbed out the tune he talks about and noodles with back here) (Via @ukeist). Ukes – aNueNue’s Koa Bird ukulele is very stylish. – As […]

Friday Links

It’s nearing the end of the year and the Ukulele 2016 Spotify playlist is taking shape. As always, there’s a wide variety of great music from world famous virtuosos to low-fi indie acts, novelty songs to slick Hawaiian standards. So whatever you’re into you should find something you like on there. New Releases – New […]

Friday Links

Robin Evans is attempting to break the world record for the longest time playing a ukulele by playing for 30 hours. If you’re in the London area on 26th – 27th November head to the Duke of Uke and give him some encouragement. Ukulele Go’s top 5 ukulele books. Martin ukulele sales 1915 – 1935. […]

Last Chance T-Shirts: Friday Links

It’s your last chance to get a Uke Hunt t-shirt. You can buy them in the US and the UK. Both campaigns have hit their goals so you’re guaranteed one when you order. Learning – Robin Walter’s tab book for groups. – Ukulele Go! has 34 ways to become a better ukulele player. Kickstarting – […]

Friday Links: Tabs, Canada Hates Ukulele Anthem

Uke Hunt’s annual t-shirt release started this week. Pre-orders run until 26th October and you can get them in the US or in the UK. UPDATE: Both the UK and US t-shirt campaigns have hit their goal. So if you pre-ordered one you will be getting it. A massive thanks to everyone who has ordered […]

Friday Links: Madagascar, America’s Got Talent

There’s a new episode of my favourite travelogue Matt Kresling’s Madagascar Journals. This time he learns a Malagasy song on his ukulele, chooses between a girl and an exploding mountain and objects to a zebu being sodomised. This year’s America’s Got Talent was won by 12 year old ukulelist Grace VanderWaal. Ukulele Go! reviewed my […]

Friday Links

Cyprien Verseux and his crew mates successfully completed their year-long isolation as part of NASA’s HI-SEAS experiment with some help from his ukulele. Dennis Quaid has formed a ukulele band. Videos – Stuart Fuchs plays the world’s largest ukulele. – Flula serenades Michael Phelps. Pictures – How to convert a concert into a tenor ukulele. […]

Friday Links

I released a new tab ebook this week: Songs of the States. It has a bunch of fun songs to play (particularly the Monty Python theme). A huge thanks to everyone who has already bought it for supporting the site. I massively appreciate it. Ukuleles – Kinnard baritone ukulele. – Tin Guitar Ukelear Fusion. – […]

Kala 21 Pilots Uke: Friday Links

Ukes – Kala’s new twenty one pilots Cord Ukulele looks damn fine. – 1920s Kumalae Koa Soprano Ukulele. – RIGuitars ukulele based on Jerry Garcia’s guitar. Photos – Dorothy Mackaill in Safe in Hell (1931). – Various ladies with ukes (1920s) Garfunkel and Oates are up for an Emmy for their ukulele tune Frozen Lullaby. […]

Ukulele Science: Friday Links

Helen Arney will be doing some science explaining on her ukulele along with her nerd friends Matt ‘Standup Maths’ Parker and Steve ‘Steve Mould’ Mould on their new BBC Radio 4 show Domestic Science from the 20th July. You’ll be able to listen on demand on iPlayer (wherever you are, I believe). Last chance to […]

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