When it comes to ukuleles, many things can be directly thought of as accessories, from clip-on tuners to decorative straps. One favorite is collecting old catalogs.
Here's a guide to accessories related to instrument care, storage and stands, and capos to keep your ukulele in top condition.
Changing ukulele strings can be a cheap, fun way to experiment with tone and playability, as well as the look and feel of your uke.
FROM THE SPRING 2018 ISSUE OF UKULELE | TRANSCRIPTION BY TOMOTAKA MATSUI & MARIO TAKADA | TEXT BY GREG OLWELL Without a doubt, “Hula Girl” is one of the most lasting songs from the wave of Hawaiian obsession that first…
The baritone ukulele has a different voice than guitar or other ukulele family members. Here are 7 low-voiced baritone ukes worth checking out.
The open-back Duke is a tenor-sized model with a mahogany neck, high-density polyethylene rim, and a pickup. Gold Tone’s BU-1 is a concert-sized open-back banjo-uke with a pickup that comes in under $200.
Using distortion and other effects on his ukuleles, Nashville Sessions features Jake Shimabukuro’s playing as we’ve never heard it before.
By Greg Olwell Long before its massive drum beat and sing-along chorus started to show up in ads for Carnival cruise lines and movies like Trainspotting, Iggy Pop’s anthem “Lust for Life” was one of the best-loved results of his ongoing…
While resonator ukuleles are known for volume, they also have a uniquely sweet tone when played at lower volumes. Here are 7 modern reso-ukes tested by us!
This is the story of how in a strip mall in Northern California's Gold Country became the birthplace of the ukulele destination known as The Strum Shop.