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Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers – Thought Porridge

Did you know there’s a band out there armed with ukulele, tuba, piano and drums who paint their faces and wear animal masks. They write tremendously silly yet catchy songs (think Python meets The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band) and have… Continue Reading →

Marc Gallagher 5Q Interview

Multi instrumentalist, sound engineer, song writer and, most importantly, ukulele performer, we chat with Marc Gallagher to find out what drives him to gig as much as he does and probe into the thoughts behind his new forth coming album…. Continue Reading →

Katy Vernon – Suit Of Hearts

The title of Katy Vernon’s new album is in tune with her personality. Katy donates her vulnerabilities into her music. In both life and art this English girl in Minnesota wears her hearts on her sleeves, shoulders and lapels as… Continue Reading →

Plastic Jeezus – Quite Heavy Things

After bursting onto the ukulele scene with their debut album “Choose Your Own Misadventure“, backed with some knockout performances at various festivals, Plastic Jeezus have now returned to the studio with a 5 track EP (plus bonus track if you… Continue Reading →

Simon Little 5Q Interview

Bass player Simon Little performs with The Divine Comedy, The Duckworth Lewis Method, Clare Teal, Duke Special AND finds time for his own electronic project, Monochrome Echo. He also just happens to be an advocate of the ukulele bass and… Continue Reading →

Nick Cody & The Caravan Of Dreams – Tales Of Dark & Light

Nick Cody has been back in the studio this time with a new ensemble, The Caravan Of Dreams. With fiddle, upright bass, percussion, ukulele and male and female vocals, the band have burst out of the traps with an album… Continue Reading →

We Tigers – La Madrague

Sometimes a YouTube video comes along that reviews itself in its beauty. Just click, listen, absorb, enjoy… and then click it again! Well I guess I had better say a little something, but I find myself carried away with thoughts… Continue Reading →

Norman & Norma – The Divine Comedy

It really isn’t every day I get to talk about one of my favourite non-ukulele based bands on Uke Planet. But today, oh glorious day, I have an excuse. The Divine Comedy have a new album, “Office Politics”, the lead… Continue Reading →

Robin Evans, Esq – Demon Swing

It has been a great pleasure to see this lovely chap rise and mature in the ukulele world. I first encountered Robin Evans, Esq playing support to Chonkinfeckle a number of years ago. With a cup and saucer in his… Continue Reading →

Phil Doleman – Keep Drinkin That Coffee

Mr D is back with a ten track album of original songs ably backed by a few friends and family and indeed a choir at one point! The style of the CD is everything we have come expect from Phil… Continue Reading →

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