Need something a little louder than your average ukulele? Want a peppy, punchy sound for traditional jazz or bluegrass? The banjolele might be for you!…Leave a Comment
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The taropatch ukulele has been around for about as long as its 4 string cousin. While it hasn’t had the same enduring popularity, more and…Leave a Comment
More than just a fun instrument, the ukulele has a very interesting history full of interesting facts. Here are some fun facts about the ukulele…One Comment
Most of the articles on this site talk about the pickups you use to amplify a ukulele, but there is another kind of pickup that can go quite well with this fun little instrument. If you’re looking for love in all the wrong places (open mics, ukulele conventions, music stores) and need some inspiration, give these ukulele pickup lines a try. Be careful, though, you might end up wearing your precious uke on your head!Leave a Comment
It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but this is a debate that can spark a riot at any ukulele convention: how do you pronounce ukulele, YOO-kuh-lay-lee or OOO-koo-lay-lay? The pronunciation of “ukulele” can get surprisingly complicated, and carries with it a lot of interesting history.
So, how do you pronounce ukulele? Well, first, we need to start with how Hawaiians pronounce it!One Comment