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  • Uke Lesson 4 – “Is There a Place” (Gyptian)

    April 1st, 2008 by | 10 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Techniques Used in Lesson: April is here, and soon spring will be sprung. So ring in the nearing spring as we bring you a brand new UU Lesson: “Is There a Place” by Gyptian (well, Aldrine’s ukulele take on Danyo Cummings’ acoustic cover of Gyptian’s original song). […]

  • No Uke Minute Today – Uke Lesson on Tuesday

    March 29th, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    No Uke Minute today as we have a lesson scheduled for release on Tuesday. Also, just a couple days left to enter the Play it Forward contest on ukulelereview.com. If you haven’t already entered. What are you waiting for???

  • Ukulele Underground San Francisco Meet Up

    March 25th, 2008 by | 2 Comments

    Some UU members got together this past weekend for the first ever Ukulele Underground San Francisco meet up. Participants included JosephBautista, Fred Miu, Alden, Russ_Buss & Trina(sp?). Looks like fun was had by all as seen here in this video. Keep up the good work everyone and keep spreading that Uke love around the world! […]

  • 1st Ever UU LIVE Online Open Mic!!

    March 22nd, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    It’s OVA!!! What a great night of performances. We are truly humbled guys. Thank you to everyone who participated, dafamcallsmebj Ukulele_Junkie Dominator NukeDoc Seeso Edmund_Whitehead Tsud123 & Phillip NDtitanlady PuremarkSka Aldrine Guerrero Fred_Miu And thank you everyone for watching! We’re going to do it again next month so be sure to always check back for […]

  • Uke Minutes 9 – Major Chords

    March 22nd, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    In this week’s episode of Uke Minutes, we tackle the explanation of Major Chords. Building on last week’s explanation of Major Scales, once you’ve figured out the major scale for a certain note, you can easily find the major chord that goes along with it by playing the 1, 3, and 5 together … simultaneously […]

  • Member Video of the Week – Tribal Theory’s “Reggae Party”

    March 20th, 2008 by | No Comments

    Reggae Party (Original) This week’s MVOW is some sweet, sweet reggae music from a place that represents island rhythms even harder than most islands do. If you haven’t checked out Tribal Theory’s “Reggae Party,” do so now. Big ups to the Tribe straight from the heart of the Underground – keep doing what you do. […]

  • Uke Minutes 8 – Major Scales

    March 15th, 2008 by | 13 Comments

    Kicking off our “Basic Music Theory” series, in this week’s episode of Uke Minutes Aldrine goes over how to figure out major scales on your ukulele. Learn the pattern, so you can figure out the major scale for any note! Then begin the intricate, infinite courtship with your ukulele’s fretboard, to unlock the secrets of […]

  • Uke Minutes 7 – History of the Ukulele

    March 8th, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    In this episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine gives a few fun facts about the origin of the ‘ukulele; its name, where it came from, and the ancestor instruments it was modeled after. For a much more comprehensive history of this marvelous little instrument, check out the following web-tastic presentations: History of the ‘Ukulele (UGH) Over […]

  • Member Video of the Week – facemeltingukulele – Little Wing

    March 5th, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    This weeks MVOW snuck in at the last minute. Jimi Hendrix has been the flavor of the month amongst the UU staff and when facemeltingukulele (Jason Arimoto) posted his cover of Little Wing, he grabbed, nay, snatched the V.O.W. honors away from another forum member. “Give me that!” *snatch* Once again, keep posting your videos […]

  • News from the Ukulele Underground

    March 4th, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    There are so many things that have happened/ are happening I thought I’d just post a quick update. Ukulele Underground San Diego Meet up NukeDOC (a.k.a. Arvin) organized the first ever Ukulele Underground Meet up and it took place this past weekend in San Diego. There was a great turn out and it looks like […]

  • 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. […]