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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 →

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 →

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 →

Samantha Muir – The Beauty Of Uke

Samantha Muir started her ukulele career in 2012 after many years as a classical guitarist. The inspiration the ukulele generously feeds us took Samantha to take her technical skill and apply it to her new found passion by arranging classical pieces for the ukulele…. Continue reading →

The Grateful Fred Trio – Further Down The Road

Have you noticed how blues, country and the ukulele seem to bed so well together? Perhaps it’s the fundamental lure of the 7th chord that enhances this trio so perfectly that draws them together or maybe it’s a reliance on three chord music! But whatever the… Continue reading →

The Ukulele Uff and Lonesome Dave Trio

Liverpool’s musical heritage needs little introduction to anyone who hasn’t been living on Mars for the last 60 years. Whilst The Ukulele Uff and Lonesome Dave Trio don’t slot into the customary jigsaw one normally associates with the region’s creative culture, this album… Continue reading →

Formidable Vegetable Sound System – You Are What You Eat

As John Cleese once said, “And now for something completely different”. Formidable Vegetable Sound System are an Australian band fronted by ukulele playing vocalist and permaculture advocate Charlie Mgee. He is joined by a variety of musicians providing fiddle,  speak-easy motivated brass and more unexpectedly… Continue reading →

Danielle Ate The Sandwich – The 24 Hour Album

I suspect procrastination is a dirty word to Danielle Ate The Sandwich. It’s only January but if I look back over what I’ve musically achieved in 2016 so far it’s not very prolific. I’m sure I’m not the only one. So… Continue reading →

Mr. B’s Christmas Album

Armed with a tweed suit, an exquisite pair of brogues, an ever curlier moustache, a ukulele (indeed more oft than not, a banjolele) and a great deal of electronic wizardry,  Mr. B has created a style and sound all of his… Continue reading →

UNRB – Collateral Jammage

You’d be forgiven for listening to this EP and wondering how it’s ended up on a website full of reviews of ukulele music. Well there readers lies the twist… that off beat chunking ska guitar you can hear is in fact… Continue reading →

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