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In-Depth Godin MultiUke Review

The Godin MultiUke sets out to solve a common problem: getting a great natural-sounding tone when plugged in. It’s surprisingly hard to do, but Godin has found a way. They’ve done it with an unusual design that combines the best of solid body and acoustic-electric ukuleles. It sacrifices a bit volume and tone acoustically, but really shines when you plug the Godin MultiUke in. Here’s our full review!


Top 5 Acoustic-Electric Ukuleles On A Budget

Even though adding a pickup to a ukulele can add some money to the price tag, it doesn’t have to break the bank. There are plenty of great quality acoustic-electric ukuleles available for those on a budget, and a variety of options from well-trusted brands like Kala, Luna, Cordoba, and Epiphone.

These are the best acoustic-electric ukuleles that won’t leave your wallet empty.


Top 5 Best External Ukulele Pickups

If you’re looking for a way to plug in without having to buy a whole new ukulele or drill holes into your precious instrument, you need an external ukulele pickup! These stick or clip on to your ukulele, and still offer great sound. Once you’re done, you can take them off to switch between instruments, or just keep them in your case for when you need them again.

Here’s a rundown of some of the top ukulele pickups on the market today!


Best Ukulele Pickup Lines (Caution: Some Are Very Risqué!)

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!

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Choosing Between Solid Wood vs Laminate For An Acoustic-Electric Ukulele

One of the big questions when buying any ukulele is whether to go with one made of solid wood or laminate. This is especially true of acoustic-electric ukuleles, because people are more likely to want to play them in public and want the best sound possible.

Conventional wisdom says that solid wood is better, but this isn’t necessarily true for an acoustic-electric ukulele. This article will discuss the pros and cons of each, as well as a great compromise between the two that might be the best solution for you.


How You Should Pronounce Ukulele

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!

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Using An Internal vs External Ukulele Pickup

There are many different kinds of pickup, and it can be tough deciding what kind to get. One big decision is whether to go for an installed pickup in your ukulele, or just get an external one that clips or stick on. There are benefits and drawbacks to each option, and it’s good to ask yourself a few questions before deciding.

This article will go through the top things you should consider before buying either an external pickup for your ukulele, or one to install permanently.

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