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Jake Shimabukuro – Trio

If there was ever a name on the ukulele circuit that needs no introduction, then it’s Jake Shimabukuro. The reputation of this lightening fingered impresario perpetually proceeds him and I recall seeing Jake perform at GNUF in 2019 where he… Continue Reading →

George Bartle – 5Q Interview

He’s the tenor who helped bring Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” to the ukulele stage provoking rapturous applause and standing ovations. Let’s find out a little more about Mr Bartle… 1. We all know and love you as the sexy half… Continue Reading →

Mandi Harkett – 5Q Interview

She’s the mezzo soprano who helped bring Bizet’s “Carmen” to the ukulele stage provoking rapturous applause and standing ovations. Let’s find out a little more about Ms Harkett… We all know and love you as the talented half of Opera-lele,… Continue Reading →

Karla Kane – King’s Daughters Home For Incurables

“King’s Daughters Home For Incurables” is the first solo release from Californian singer-songwriter Karla Kane, an artist with a good back catalogue of cool music created with her band The Corner Laughers. Following the tranquillity the ukulele offers coupled with… Continue Reading →

Marc Gallagher – Songs From A Happy Winter

Back in 2017 Marc Gallagher had a Shit Summer which resulted in a decent album. A couple of years later Marc is certainly a happier chap, if the title of his latest release is anything to go by, but more… Continue Reading →

Choan Gálvez – Lullabies for Astronauts

A musician & teacher from Barcelona, Choan Gálvez released a wonderful solo ukulele album on Bandcamp back in 2018 and we really thought it about time we said so. The lusciously titled “Lullabies for Astronauts” is an album of original… Continue Reading →

Lullaby – Chelle Heart

Halloween 2019 has just been… and gone… and, as always, a plethora of suitably scary videos hit YouTube & Facebook. Who can resist at this time of year! An absolute treasure of an interpretation of The Cure‘s “Lullaby” popped up… Continue Reading →

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 →

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