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  • Uke Lesson 3 – Tetris (Korobeiniki)

    March 2nd, 2008 by | 20 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Techniques Used in Lesson: Alright all you crazy children, here it is! This month’s UU Lesson is one to make all you 80’s and 90’s kids squeal with delight – TETRIS! Ok, actually there is really no song named ‘Tetris’ but you know the one we’re talking […]

  • Ukulele Contest LIVE Drawing!

    March 2nd, 2008 by | No Comments

    Heres the link! http://www.justin.tv/ukuleleunderground *Edit* The Winners have been drawn! menehunenyc – You have 48 hours (from 03/01/08 8pm HST) to contact Ryan and claim your NEW Ukulele! Runners up: bjunkins & aceman09 – In the event that menehunenyc isn’t able to contact Ryan, you will be next in line for the uke! Contact him […]

  • Last Day for Ukulele Contest!

    February 29th, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    Just a friendly reminder, today is the LAST day to enter the contest for the FREE Kala Ukulele Giveaway. We’ll be holding the drawing tomorrow. We’ll probably broadcast it live, just trying to figure out what time Aldrine can be part of it. If you haven’t already signed up for a chance to win that […]

  • Member Video of the Week – edmundwhitehead – One of a Kind

    February 27th, 2008 by | No Comments

    There were so many good videos from our members this week that it was hard to choose just one. In the end, originality won out and we (i.e. Rayan) decided to feature member edmundwhitehead’s original composition ‘One of a Kind’ . If this kid keeps it up, he has a very bright future in ukulele. […]

  • Uke Minutes 6 – The Roll Technique

    February 25th, 2008 by | 2 Comments

    In this episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine Guerrero teaches a simple way to enhance your strum called the 4-finger roll. If you decide to try this technique out in a song, be sure to post it in our forums. We noticed that we get the most traffic on the weekends. Makes sense, everybody is off […]

  • T-Shirt Pre-Order *Last Day!*

    February 21st, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    *edit* – PRE-ORDERS ARE NOW CLOSED Thank you to everyone who ordered a t-shirt! We will let you know the progress of the shirts as we get them ordered. Brown Tee – White + Red Logo Brown Tee – White Logo *Shirts may be American Apparel if NL is not available. Both NL and AA […]

  • Member Video of the Week – menehunenyc – Happy Together

    February 20th, 2008 by | No Comments

    This week’s UUMVOW comes from New York City. Forum member menehunenyc plays a cool ukulele version of the Turtles ‘Happy Together’. Also in regards to the UU string changing Uke Minute be sure to check out NukeDOC’s string changing tutorial with power-drill string winder. Remember T-Shirt pre-orders end Friday, so order now while they’re still […]

  • Uke Minutes 5 – How to Re-string Your Ukulele

    February 18th, 2008 by | 15 Comments

    Happy Presidents Day! Hope everyone in the U.S. is enjoying their day off. In this episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine teaches you how to restring your ukulele. For more in depth instruction on restringing your instrument, be sure to read the article on restringing your instrument. Also just a reminder, Just four days left until […]

  • Uke Minutes 5 Article – How To Re-string Your Ukulele

    February 18th, 2008 by | 16 Comments

    How To String your Ukulele So, you need to string your ukulele? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here we’ll help guide you through all the steps to replace your old, dead strings with some brand spankin’ new nylons … Check out our video tutorial for all the same content, no reading required. What […]

  • Aldrine Guerrero – Something Ukulele Cover

    February 18th, 2008 by | 7 Comments

    Aldrine just posted a new video on his youchoob account. It’s his version Jake’s version of the classic Beatles song ‘Something’ performed on the ukulele. I really like this song. I made him play it against his will at our gig on Kauai. Check it out and show him some love!

  • Member not-Video of the Week! – UKESTAR’s Humidifier Cabinet

    February 13th, 2008 by | 2 Comments

    This week’s Member Video of the Week, is … well, not really a video at all. But for all the time and effort that he put into it, we’re all sure that UKESTAR deserves to be featured. If you haven’t seen the thread yet, check it out here. Even before we released our DIY Humidifier […]

  • Uke Minutes 4 – DIY Ukulele Case Humidifier

    February 11th, 2008 by | 9 Comments

    In this episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine teaches you how to make your own Ukulele Case Humidifier. The ukulele like all wooden instruments is susceptible to warping due to dry air. This quick homemade humidifier should solve a lot of problems if you live in dryer regions. Just be sure to keep that foam wet […]

  • Uke Minutes 4 – Humidifiers

    February 11th, 2008 by | 12 Comments

    Humidity. It’s not something that tends to loom at the forefront of your mind, in regards to ukulele – especially when you’re rippin’ it up hardcore or kickin a smooth, tasty lick on your most prized wooden possession. And because historically, the instrument has tended to inhabit coastal or near-coastal-lying areas, the idea of even […]

  • Super Last Minute Live Stream! 2/9/08 – 8pm HST (10pm PST)

    February 9th, 2008 by | No Comments

    Since I had to fly back to Kauai to do a gig with Aldrine, we decided to do another live stream broadcast from my parent’s house. We’re going to start around 8:00 pm HST (10pm PST). Sorry It’s kind of late again for the east coast guys. Aldrine gets off work pretty late. Check back […]

  • Member Video of the Week – keonePax – Here, There, Everywhere (Beatles Cover)

    February 6th, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    This weeks member video comes all the way from Japan. Keonepax plays an awesome rendition of the Beatle’s Here, There, Everywhere. Some UU members also posted videos what they learned from this week’s lesson in this thread. Check out Terrell and KosLooney playing Summer Breeze. Also be sure to vote for Dustin’s (aka tsud123) entry […]