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Friday Links

I’ve started on the 2014 Ukulele Spotify Playlist. It’s short at the moment so if you want more here’s the 2013 list. Kickstarting – Ukes and Music to Pasajquim – a project to provide ukuleles for a remote Mayan community in Guatemala. Wallet Looseners – Caravan Gogh’s The 3 Faces of Steve featuring the ukulele […]

Friday Links

Don’t forget to cast your vote for Ukulele Video of the Year. Currently Jontom is in the lead with Walk off the Earth second. It’s not often you see an interesting, well written piece about ukuleles in the mainstream media so Vulture’s article In Defense of the Ukulele is very welcome. It’s a follow up […]

Friday Links

Don’t forget to make you nominations for Ukulele Video of the Year. New Releases – Harpy Things EP by Des Wong – The first record I know of using a harp ukulele as its primary instrument. And he did an amazing job with it – The Castaways new CD Miniature Horses. You can buy it […]

Friday Links

New Projects – New ukulele online magazine: Ukulele Rhythms Magazine with contributions from Uke Hunt favourites Sarah Maisel, Kimo Hussey and Jim Tranquada. – Mr. Hewitt’s Middle School Ukulele Orchestra are Kickstarting their uke club (with the slightly unexpected support of Queen Latifah). – New ukulele podcast: Ukulele Lately. New Releases – Gaspar Pozzi – […]

Friday Links

Enter an online raffle to benefit Ukuleles for Peace – prizes include a ukulele signed by all of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Pictures – Twenty One Pilots fan art. – Ukulele camp girls. – Crocheted Ukulele. – Monster hand chord chart. – Attack on Titan ukulele. – “The Greatest Artist In The World” […]

Ukulele Records of the Year 2013

2013 is coming to an end. And it’s been another golden year for ukulele music. Here’s a rundown – in no particular order – of my favourite uke albums and EPs of year. Leave yours in the comments. If you use Spotify you can listen to my Ukulele 2013 playlist with a much bigger selection […]

Friday Links

heART for PEACE: auction of decorated ukuleles to benefit victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. New Releases – Can’t Stop, Shan’t Stop – Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer. – Heretics by Rusty Cage. – An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer (Live) – Lost Forever by Craig Robertson. – Easy Christmas Song ebook. – […]

RIP MusicGuyMike: Friday Links

Sad news this week that Michael Aratani has died. Better know as MusicGuyMic, he was the internet’s most loved ukulele seller. His eBay store always had the newest and most interesting ukuleles. After illness and eBay fees forced him to shut that down he returned and had recently been working with Hawaii Music Supply. He’s […]

Friday Links

New Releases – The tab book for Jake Shimabukuro’s Grand Ukulele is available in the US. – Kevin Hufnagel’s experimental uke album Ashland. Pictures – Rat and uke taxidermy – Correct playing stance – Painted ukulele – Gloria Swanson Musicwood – a documentary about the over-foresting of sitka spruce for guitars and ukes. Bret McKenzie […]

Friday Links

It’s your last chance to use the half price code on the How to Play Ukulele ebooks. You can claim 50% off any of the ebooks (except Ukuleles for Peace) until the end of September by using this code on the checkout page: cowhouse Pictures – Scotty Dog ukulele – House of David Ukulele Band […]

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