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Friday Links

Peter Luongo is retiring as head of the Langley Ukulele Orchestra after over 30 years. He’s going to be replaced by his son, and mighty fine player, Paul Luongo. Watch – Episode 3 of Matt Kresling and his ukulele’s Madagascar Journals. This episode: lady troubles in Mozambique. This is a fantastic series. If you’re not […]

Bob Brozman: Friday Links

Bob Brozman – ukulele master and all around great musician – has died at the age of 59. He was one of the greats. You can read my interview with him here. New Releases: – Debut album from the Mother Ukers – There’s a new album from The Burning Hell. Just one uke-heavy track but […]

Friday Links

Listen – New album from Ukulollo Devotion – Victoria Vox’s Key – Ukulele Hour on The Jason Crane Show Pictures – Steampunk Tenor Semi-Hollow electric ukulele (via @xor) Watch – A very young Molly Ringwald ukuleling in The Facts Of Life – Megan Mullally, Alison Brie and Stephanie Hunt freak out Adam Scott with a […]

Friday Links

John Paul Jones's lap steel Mya-Moe. Listen to it here New Releases – Manitoba Hal’s Devil On The Wall – Debut release from the former Reentrants Phil Doleman and Ian Emmerson. Videos: – Sesame Street thinks of some words beginning with U. – Very ridiculous – and unofficial ukulele records (that hoop one definitely isn’t […]

Friday Links

The Institute of Hawaiian Music is looking for aspiring musicians to take part in its mentorship programme with some of the top Hawaiian players. The original ukulele-sized bass, the Ashbory Bass disappeared for a while. But it’s now back in business and with a much-reduced price tag. The story of the women who made Gibson’s […]

Friday Links

I’ve started the Ukulele 2013 Spotify playlist. Kicking off with Kelli Rae Powell, Brendan Maclean, We Were Evergreen and a song about waffles. You can find more ukulele Spotify playlists here. New Red Series Aquila strings. The same idea as the low-G red strings they brought out but a full set of re-entrant strings. The […]

Site Updates: Friday Links

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that the site has been updated. Two big differences: UkeToob is now properly integrated with the rest of the site and the site should now be more usable on your phone. If you come across anything acting funky, please do let me know. Along with that, I’ve started […]

Patsy Monteleone: Friday Links

A couple of years ago Patsy Monteleone set himself the task of covering 100 songs from the Great American Song book on ukulele. He’s been recording consistently great stuff and he’s final reached 100 (and done a bonus). You can listen and download them on his website (in the Box on the sidebar) for free. […]

NAMM 2013: Friday Links

NAMM: Music’s big show-off shindig has started. Follow Ukeeku for all the important ukulele action. For starters, here’s a Lanikai USB ukulele and songwriting dice. New Releases: Jake Wildwood Has Been Framed (it’s free to download – scroll past the burning house), Blue Dean Carcione’s Bad Things & Good People, live EP from Celisse Henderson, […]

Ian Whitcomb: Friday Links

Ukulelist and uke historian, Ian Whitcomb has been hospitalised after having a stroke. He’s recovering well and Ukulelia has details of how you can send your well-wishes. Gibson Woodworking ukuleles look very nice. I hope the name doesn’t cause them any trouble. (Thanks to Phredd) New Releases – UOGB Live at the Sydney Opera House […]

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