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Uke Magazine

Uke Magazine

When it comes to ukulele magazines there’s not a huge selection available in the UK. In fact, until recently there weren’t any. One man that spotted this gap in the market is Matt Warnes of Omega Music. Matt got to work in his spare time and started UKE magazine to fill the void.

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A Different Kind Of Ukulele

You’ve probably seen oil can guitars before – I stumbled upon them via YouTube where I saw a guy playing one that he’d built himself and became a little bit obsessed for a while. I dug around and found that a company called Bohemian Guitars had started manufacturing them for the mass market. Then a few months back I saw a few hints that an oil can ukulele was being developed too. I got chance to talk to the guys at Bohemian Guitars about their project and their upcoming oil can ukulele…

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32 ukulele strumming patterns

32 Ukulele Strumming Patterns

Strumming patterns – some people can’t play without them, others never use them. Personally I never really know which pattern I’m playing unless I analyse afterwards, but  I know some people really need a strumming pattern to guide them through a song. With that in mind I’ve put together a PDF of 32 ukulele strumming patterns to help anyone that needs a little inspiration.

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Ukulele Video Comparison

I’ve seen a quite few ukulele comparison videos on YouTube, sometimes comparing ukes, sometimes comparing strings. The thing that I always struggle with though is the gap between the comparison – the bit where the put down one uke and pick up the next. My attention span is so short I forget what I’ve heard and struggle to compare. So I figured I’d try and edit one together that directly compared a couple of ukuleles…

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