Classical ukulele is not at the forefront of many people’s minds when they consider this fabulous wee instrument and this is something Paul Mansell aimed to address on this album. Recorded live and overdub free in the studio, Paul has… Continue Reading →
The hugely talented Mr Moss is back again with a new album, an instrumental compilation of jazz, swing and ballad arrangements for the ukulele with a traditional Hawaiian aroma and a smattering of delicate accompaniment. Intriguingly both tracks one and… Continue Reading →
Our friend Andydan has featured on these humble digital pages before with his debut release Rhythm & Sound. For those unfamiliar with Andy’s technique and sound I suggest you take a look at the previous review to get to the… Continue Reading →
Take three chaps with a generous smattering of facial hair, give them a couple of rather nice ukuleles, a flea bass, synthesizer, massive pedal board and a spread of fancy hats and the result would be and indeed is a… Continue Reading →
In a slightly lazy way I want to simply paste the official information about this band… The Black Orchid String Band is made up of West Papuan musicians and activists currently based in Melbourne who use music to maintain the… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 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 →
It's @moldfoodfest this weekend... great food, great music... so come on down! I'm performing on Sunday but managing the stage all weekend. So feel free to bring me black coffee (one sugar) at any point during the weekend ;)
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