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Ukuleles at NAMM 2017: Kala, Martin, Ohana, RISA

The music instrument industry had its big shindig recently and there were plenty of new ukuleles being shown off. – Kala have gone all out on visual impact with the parquet flooring ukulele and the Kala Salt & Pepper Dog Hair Mahogany. They’ve also taken their bass ukes to the next stage with a one […]

Ukulele Guild of Hawaii 2016, Early UOGB: Friday Links

Pictures from the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii’s 2016 event. If you’re looking for something to get me for Christmas, TheUkuleleSite.com is selling a few of the ukes that were on show including: – Beau Hannam cedar/rosewood – John Kinnard sycamore/spruce – Little River koa “Aloha” – Rebel Elysium Wilfried Welti has a new ebook of […]

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. – […]

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