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Marc Gallagher – Bees Keep Buzzing

We've reviewed Mr Gallagher before with his excellent album so it was a pleasure to receive a new link from him, this time in the form of a video single. We love a video but how wonderfully ...

Lauren Bird – I’m Not

Hot on the heels of Lauren Bird‘s 2017 debut album “The Inbetween” comes “I’m Not”, a terrific uptempo new single from this rising Northern Irish star. Starting out with a scratch, a strum and a shake one can be forgiven… Continue Reading →

Amelia Coburn EP

It’s only been 12 months since Amelia Coburn‘s terrific voice, ukulele and exploratory cover versions found her a nomination for the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards and even less time since she reduced the GNUF audience to dazed amazement…. Continue Reading →

The Mersey Belles

Of all the ukulele artists whose review is long long long overdue it’s The Mersey Belles for Danielle Laura Perkins (Nancy) and Lindsey Stainthorpe (Pearl) are a duo who have been wooing audiences for five glorious years now with their… Continue Reading →

Opera-lele – A Night On Broadway

Opera-lele are back with their second CD this time taking their powerful voices out of the opera houses and into the West End. It’s a pure delight to see how this duo are progressing to even greater heights through this… Continue Reading →

Tyrone & Lesley – Optimism

Lurking in deepest darkest Brisbane, one wears a fez and plays soprano uke, one wears a bowler and plays double bass. It already sounds great doesn’t it! These two characters have a terrific ukulele pedigree and performing partnership having first… Continue Reading →

Zacq & Mari – Drawn To You

With so many dreadful things dominating the media it is so refreshing to find something that just makes you happy. For many of us the ukulele provides this on a regular basis for this duet it w...

Blukulele with Dani & Liam – December 9th 2017

Blukulele is back baby… and it’s new and improved! On Saturday December 9th we’ll be having a strum-a-long from a BRAND NEW song book, we’ll be having our usual open mic section and in between we will applaud loudly and… Continue Reading →

The Small Change Diaries – Lullabies For Cynics

One would hope The Small Changes Diaries is a familiar name to you. Uke festival favourites and a ukulele band who reach far beyond that label into the wider folk music world this four piece showstopper of a band have wowed Uke… Continue Reading →

Professor Peter – I Picks Up My Ukulele

Dutchman Professor Peter has made this writer’s life easy with this album. I am hovering over a thesaurus so I don’t focus too much on the world traditional but that is exactly what it is, in every sense and in an… Continue Reading →

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