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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 […]

Friday Links

Learning – Ukulele in the Dark on building fluidity. – Ukulele Go! on learning faster. New Releases – Brendan Maclean’s Thought I’d Cry for You EP (pay what you like) including a track with Neil Gaiman. – Gracie Terzian’s Saints and Poets. Ukes – Kala’s new range of US made ukes: Petaluma. – Cheezy ukuleles. […]

Friday Links

Learning – I’m loving Jonathan Lewis’s Irish Tunes for Campanella Ukulele. Here’s the campanella primer he wrote in case you missed it. – Garfunkel & Oates have released two books of sheet music for their songs. – Uke Nut’s tab for Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto Adagio. Videos – SydneyUke is going great guns in the current […]

Friday Links

New Releases A whole lot of new uke records: – Traditionalists The Ukulele Uff and Lonesome Dave Trio’s self titled record. – Two new ones from Seeso: Little Brother and Kuya. – Shredder Danilo Vignola’s Ukulele Revolver. – And the experimental williwaw’s poem tones. Videos – Ben’s Ukulele Road Trips – a worldwide trip meeting […]

Friday Links

Learning – Uke Nut has set up some useful games to help ukulelists to learn note identification and fretboard note identification. – I did a quick chording of the new Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared song. Pictures – Pizza lover. – Bear and ukulele. – 1917 music professors give their opinions on the uke. New […]

Ukuleles for Ukraine: Friday Links

Ukuleles for Ukraine: a charity project to supply orphans with basic necessities and ukuleles. You can help by donating to their GoFundMe (which is close to reaching its target as I write this) or by attending their fundraiser if you’re in the Southsea area. New Releases – Kahiwa – First Kiss. – Two new instructional […]

Friday Links: Ukuleles vs Recorders

On the Radio – CBC debates ukes vs recorders in school. James Hill argues for ukuleles. – Phil Jupitus celebrates The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain for BBC Radio 4 Extra. Ukes – New Fender electric ukuleles. – Lichty long neck tenor. – Rebel custom tenor. – Devine Muse tenor. – Ironman ukulele. – Antica […]

New Ukulele Blogs: Friday Links

My ebooks are available in the EU again thanks to Gumroad getting on top of the VAT situation. Sorry about the delay on that. Learning – Two great new ukulele blogs: Jonathan Lewis has a site for tabs of his spectacular campanella arrangements of traditional tunes, and Ukulele Go! covering everything uke related including reviews, […]

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