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Andydan – The Eight Thousands

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 →

The League Of Ukulele Gentlemen – Sea Of Change

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 →

The Black Orchid String Band

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 →

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 →

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 →

Marc Gallagher – Songs From A Shit Summer

Reflecting on the title, I write this review with a slightly mischievous sense of timing, this being the first week of September 2017. In all honesty I’ve had rather an excellent Summer and I sincerely hope Marc has too. But… Continue Reading →

Amelia Coburn – Nuke

Do you know what the most commonly heard phrase was at GNUF 2017? You could hear it whispered around every corner, the bar was awash with it, the courtyard echoing the same sentiment, for no matter who you bumped into… Continue Reading →

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