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Astraluna – The Pass Of Storms

Astraluna is no stranger to stage and studio for solo artist Jennifer Birch has grounded experience in the music business having supplied backing vocals, rhythm guitar and keyboard at stadia and festivals across the world for fellow musician of the… Continue reading →

Ready for a Long Trip – Francesco Albertarazzi

Teacher and indeed ambassador of the ukulele in both its promotion and history in his very own Italy to Hawaii and beyond, Francesco Albertarazzi unmistakably has the tenor ukulele skills to match his passion. His new album “Ready For A… Continue reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Percy Copley – One Afternoon

Percy Copley is a talented guy. Musician, entertainer, actor and teacher with 24 years of playing and singing for Disney under his strap, Percy knows a thing or two about performing. Now with his feet firmly back in the UK, Percy is putting his… Continue reading →

The Small Change Diaries – Protest Songs

If you’re looking for some decent and harmonious original ukulele based music perfectly balanced with light percussion and melodic double bass, well dear reader you really should be checking out The Small Change Diaries. Formed a mere two years ago in 2014, ukulele playing… Continue reading →

Ooty And The Cloud – Sazerac

Well bless my barnacles, what a simply delightful collection of songs! I wouldn’t normally wade into a review which such a brazen endorsement but on the very first listen I was genuinely taken aback and had to stop what I… Continue reading →

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