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Bex And Freda – From Where I Stand

I love EPs. In the neoteric digital age, music and artist are often condensed into a YouTube hit leaving you wanting much more or are immediately stretched to a full album which can, in some instances, hinder the ability to make… Continue reading →

Samantha Muir – Grant Us Peace

Samantha Muir's work is no stranger to Uke Planet and indeed we have in the past offered nothing but praise for her delightful

Ukulele Hope – Charity Sampler

One man band, Ramones fan and one slice of a musical trio, Crispy Jones has extended his repertoire further still by putting together a uke based sampler album to raise money for Médecins sans Frontières and UNO-Fluechtlingshilfe.  Charity compilations are a great thing. First… Continue reading →

Imelda May – Dreaming

I have to tell you something. Are you sitting down? Imelda May isn't a ukulele artist. She's an Irish musician with a tremendous voice with...

Chonkinfeckle – Songs From The Live Shows

I can’t help but feel there’s a little irony by the fact the first track on this compilation of live favourites from Chonkinfeckle is about the bargain filled field of a Car Boot sale, for this CD comes with a value-for-money-tastic 24… Continue reading →

Liam Capper-Starr – Needs More Cello

Through the rampage of the recent ukulele revival we’ve come to expect a certain sound from ukulele artists haven’t we? Even those of us that hold the instrument so dearly will acknowledge there’s a lot of stuff out there that I… Continue reading →

Izzy B – Growing Pains

Tenor ukulele singer-songwriter Izzy B has seemingly catapulted her passion for this fabulous instrument into her life. Having only been playing a few years and writing songs even less, this fervour is fuelled by a genuine affiliation with the instrument and… Continue reading →

Rawuke – Come As You Are

Spending my student years bouncing around the 1990's I have an affinity with many bands of that era including the happy Britpop end of the scale with the likes of parklife protagonists 

Pete Moss – Curiosity

On and off, Pete Moss has been playing the ukulele for a mere 45 years. Clearly then, this collection of laid back instrumental standards is going to be rather good! My objective was to create a companion CD that wasn’t too intrusive I… Continue reading →

Hester Goodman – You Could At Least Smile

Hester Goodman is best known as an essential cog in the phenomenal machine that is The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Stepping away from the customary theatre filling orchestral spectacular and her much applauded vocal duties with Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus), Hester… Continue reading →

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