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  • 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 […]

  • Uke Lesson 2 – Summer Breeze (Seals & Crofts)

    February 4th, 2008 by | 18 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Techniques Used in Lesson: In this Ukulele Lesson, Aldrine teaches you how to play the Seals & Crofts song ‘Summer Breeze’. Two of our forum members also have done their own versions of this lesson so please be sure to check out Biggylittle’s and Davoomac’s video lessons. […]

  • Win This FREE Ukulele!

    February 1st, 2008 by | 10 Comments

    That’s right. We’re giving away this Kala KA-S to a lucky member in our forum. To enter the drawing to win this ukulele, you simply need to be a member of the forum and post your entry in the official contest thread. If you haven’t already signed up for our forums, now is a great […]

  • Member Video – NukeDOC’s Custom Modified Kala Tenor

    January 30th, 2008 by | 1 Comment

    Forum member NukeDOC shows off his Kala 6-String Tenor that he modified to to be a 4 string tenor with a classical headstock. We’d like to start posting more videos from our forum members so let us know if you have a video you want to show off. It can be a performance, tutorial, showing […]

  • Uke Minutes 3 – Ukulele Sizes

    January 27th, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    In this episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine goes over the basic ukulele sizes. For a more in depth explanation of ukulele sizes, read the article that goes with this video here. What Should I Learn Next? “Buying an Ukulele” “How to Tune an Ukulele”

  • Uke Minutes 3 Article – Ukulele Sizes

    January 27th, 2008 by | 13 Comments

    Looking for an ukulele? -Yes! What kind should I get? What is the difference between the sizes? Do they sound that much different? Which is the best for me? Ahhh! I have so many questions! Relax. In time, we’ll break down everything for you … but first, SIZES:

  • Danyo Cummings & Aldrine LIVE Performance (1/17/08)

    January 22nd, 2008 by | 3 Comments

    Parts 1 and 2 of the very short gig at Diamond Head Cove this past Thursday. For everyone who tried to tune in live, here’s what was actually going on. If you still find the viddler files a little choppy, we’ve got it loaded up at our DailyMotion page, too. www.dailymotion.com/ukuleleunderground

  • Uke Minute 2 – Basic Strum

    January 21st, 2008 by | 14 Comments

    In this episode of Uke Minutes Aldrine Guerrero teaches you the basic strum on the ukulele. We’re working on getting our videos to play more smoothly. Let us know if this one is still giving problems. If this video is giving you problems, or if you want to see Aldrine in (near) HD. check out […]

  • LIVE SHOW NOW (Done)

    January 18th, 2008 by | No Comments

    Thanks to everybody who tried to tune in. We tried. There was just not enough bandwidth to stream that much noise there. Every motion, every noise ads to the load of the stream and in the end, it was just too much to transmit. Fortunately, Aaron was there filming most of it, so we’ll through […]