Is this the start of a little bit of UAS (Ukulele Acquisition Syndrome) for me? I’m now the proud owner of a second ukulele – a lovely little Lanikai Soprano TunaUke (pineapple) in Mahogany. I’ve had this uke for a few weeks now, so here’s my thoughts and a few pics too…
I have to admit I’ve been wanting to get my hands on an Octopus soprano ukulele to try out for quite a while now. Firstly because I’ve read good things about them (for the price) and secondly as I’m eventually going to do some custom artwork on a ukulele and it’s a likely candidate.
Well, I’m now the proud owner of an Octopus soprano so here’s my thoughts…
Recently I got my hands on a Ukulele Chord Changer from Troubadour Music. For those of you that don’t know, a chord changer is a device that straps on to the neck of your ukulele and allows you to play chords at the press of a button. My initial interest in the Chord Changer was sparked when my dad asked whether I thought he could play the ukulele with his arthritis.
What’s great about the ukulele is that it’s so damn handy, I can pretty much keep it by my side 24/7 – well that is unless my wife decides to move it to some place where I can’t find it and I have to go hunting it down (maybe she’s doing it on purpose!). So I guess you could say it’s a good idea to give them some place where you can put them and know that they’ll always be there when you want them. Continue reading
I’ve just got my hands on a Rhythm Ring which is a percussive ring that you put on your strumming hand to add a bit of accompaniment to your playing. Sometimes I find the ukulele a little bit empty or flat on it’s own. It doesn’t have that full feeling that a full size body gives an acoustic guitar. Continue reading
The Peavey Jack Daniels ukulele is the first ukulele I ever owned so I guess I’ll always be a little biased, it’s still a ukulele that I play a lot today. Here’s my honest thoughts on it having owned one for a few years now. Continue reading
The great thing about ukuleles is that they’re so portable, you can take them anywhere and you don’t really need anything else. There is one thing that you should never be without though, particularly if you’re new to ukulele, and that’s a clip-on tuner. Continue reading