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Friday Links: Top Ukes of 2021, Personal Revelations

Last chance to pick up my tab ebooks at up 70% off in the Black Friday sale. Southern Ukulele Stores runs down its top 10 ukes of 2021. I was interview by Lil’ Rev. There were in-depth questions and he did a great write-up. Including some very kind quotes from people who I thought had […]

Friday Links

– Two sad losses for the ukulele world: Tin Pan Alley and uke enthusiast Fred Fallin and ukulelist and boogie board inventor Tom Morey. – Uke Hunt favourite, Lil Rev is launching a new ukulele book called Blue Arpeggios. You can back find out more and back the project on GoFundMe. – LP tells Guitar […]

Halloween Tabs and Chords

Now you’ve got your perverted zither costume together, here are some tunes you may wish to bone up on before the big night. Addams Family Theme Tune Black Sabbath – Paranoid Chopin – Funeral March Jonathan Coulton – Re: Your Brains The Cranberries – Zombie Dance Macabre The Decemberists – Shankill Butchers The Doors – […]

Friday Links: Ukes in Space and Video Games

– Continuing in the tradition of Neil Armstrong, SpaceX launched a Martin ukulele into space along with a load of other junk. – Jake Shimabukuro has announced a new album with a cavalcade of stars including Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett and Bette Midler. – The new Life is Strange game is out and ukulelist mxmtoon […]

Friday Links: Tales of Mystery, Uke Sculpture and a Good Posse

From Boris Karloff’s Tales of Mystery, Don’t Play that Ukelele. (Via @ukeist) Assembling a posse to retrieve a stolen ukulele. Ukulele Girls circa 1940. Window Shopping – Ukulele Sculpture by Arman, 2002. Yours for £10,685. (Thanks to @hermanvdc.) – Horseshoe Banjolele. – RIGuitars Tahitian ukulele. – 9 course orpharion from 1617. Patreon A massive thanks […]

Seven Movies About Music You Haven’t Seen

Over lockdown, I got tired of the usual Netflix fare and embarked on watching a wider variety of movies including, horror of horrors, movies with subtitles. And I found a bunch of great stuff. Here’s a round-up of films about music and musicians I enjoyed (order from weirdest to least weird) that you might not […]

Friday Links: Congressional Medals and Ukulele Clothes

Sam and Fred Kamaka have received Congressional gold medals. (Via Ukulelia.) James Hill has launched a ukulele clothing brand. So far, no oversized Hawaiian shirts or Formby false teeth. The fantastic Paula Fuga has a new album out including features from Jack Johnson and Ben Harper: Rain on Sunday. I backed this on Kickstarter way […]

Uke Hunt is 14

Uke Hunt turned 14 in May (I would have mentioned it then but time has become a flat circle and I still think it’s March). According to WebMD a 14 year olds will experience, “mood swings.. and may be embarrassed by you.” Here’s a round-up of my favourite tabs and the goings-on of the last […]

Friday Links: Biden Appointment, Dhani Harrison

Joe Biden has nominated Jake Shimabukuro for the National Council on the Arts. Fender have released a ukulele with Dhani Harrison. On Video – Documentary on the Survivor Girl Ukulele Band. – The George Formby Society celebrate their Diamond Anniversary. – Helen Arney teaches you how to use a toilet. New Releases – The UOGB’s […]

Friday Links: Uke Sales Boom

Demand for ukuleles on Amazon rose more than any other instrument at the start of the pandemic according to Pattern. A new album from Uke Hunt favourite Phredd, Quarantine Tunes, is a collection of performances he’s done for kids’ clubs, libraries and uke festivals over the last year. Another long-time favourite, Howlin’ Hobbit has started […]

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