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!3 Comments
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Looking for a great ukulele? Check out our guide to the best ukulele brands! When shopping for a new ukulele, it can be hard to…14 Comments
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
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.6 Comments
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
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.2 Comments
If you want to plug in and rock out, you need an electric ukulele. There are a lot of great electric ukuleles on the market today, and one of the biggest decisions is whether to go with an acoustic-electric or solid body electric ukulele. There are benefits and drawbacks to each one, and what works for one person won’t necessarily work for another one.
This article will walk you through the most important questions you need to ask yourself before deciding which option is best for you.4 Comments