Baritone Picks, UBass, Recording Tips, and Hot Sauces

The Hot Sauce is back with a vengeance. This is our 3rd Hot Sauce Taste Test and our 2nd Spicy Songwriting Challenge. Before we try the "Hottest" Hot Sauce, we have to answer some questions and give some feedback. The podcast starts off with Aldrine answering detailed pick and tuning questions from his personal youtube videos. For a first, the guys give feedback on a UBass student review. On another Student's Review, they suggest smoothing out the rhythmic transitions, and the team also give some recording tips. Inspired by this week's taste test (torture), Aldrine sets the 2nd Spicy Songwriting Challenge. To top it all off, Aldrine answers more questions on the UBass, and reviews the Challenge Guidelines; all while eating the "Hottest" Hot Sauce.

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:00 False Starts

2:55 Why do you use a pick on the Baritone?

12:25 What Softness/Hardness Pick do you use? Signed Collectibles talk

17:15 What tuning did you use for the LOBO song?

18:15 Renee's UBass Student Review: Check attacks, phrasing, and keep your wrist straight

24:00 Kathy's Student Review: Smooth Out Your Rhythmic Transitions, Recording Tips

36:10 The Ukulele Underground Podcast is looking for sponsors

37:35 Songwriting Challenge #26
Write a Song in F

Write a song about "Spice"
Include what inspired your song
Include a F Augmented Chord

Suggested Chord Progression:
I vi IV V
F Dm Bb C

UU Team Deadline: March 4th
Member's Deadline: March 11th

42:15 Prepping the Sauces

45:20 Where should you learn to play the U-Bass? Is the U-Bass is an ukulele?

48:35 Eating the Second Hottest Sauce

49:45 Eating the Hottest Sauce

58:00 Reviewing the Challenge and F Augmented

References/Resources for this video:
TLL Podcast #138 – The Final Live Lesson
TUUP #2 - Melody, Chords, Which Came First?
Youtube - ukuleleoversoul (Aldrine's Channel)
Youtube - You that I Want

Uke Minutes - Palm Mute Fingerpicking
Uke Minutes - Two String Palm Mute
Ukulele 102 – Week 7: Mutes & Parallel Octaves
Youtube - Dr.Wily Stage 1 (Mega Man 2)
Youtube - You that I Want (Typical Hawaiians)
Youtube - Under the Covers

Uke Lesson - Tropical Hawaiian Day (Aldrine playing with a thumb pick)
Merch Store - Bandito Tyler (Physical Album)
Itunes - Bandito Tyler
Amazon - Bandito Tyler
TLL Podcast #33 – The Legend of Bandito Tyler

Website - Fender Medium Picks
Website - Dunlop Large Thumbpicks
Uke Minutes - Using Thumb Picks
Uke Minuts - How to Shape Thumb Picks

Youtube - Yellowcard
TLL Podcast #77 – Scratching That Itch (with Mark)
Youtube - The Roots
TLL Podcast #121 – Frustration Practice (Aldrine shows his Spider-Man #121)
Website - The Amazing Spider-Man #121
Website - The Night Gwen Stacy Died
Wikipedia - Stan Lee
Website - CGC Grading
Website - Pokemon Wood Block Print

Youtube - Lobo (Aldrine's Cover)
Youtube - Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend (Live Recording)
UU Podcast – Interview with James Hill (Canada Tuning Explanation)

Website - Magic Fluke Short Scale Bass
Youtube - Adam Neely Keep a Straight Wrist
Uke Lesson - White Sandy Beach
Whiteboard Request - White Sandy Beach

Uke Minutes - Chunk
Uke Minutes - 3 Finger Chunk
Ukulele 101 – Week 4: Right Hand Techniques (Chunking)
TLL Podcast #128 – Chuck VS Chunk!
Uke Minutes - How to Record using a Microphone
TLL Podcast #135 – New Year Recording Tips

Aloha Friday - December 11, 2020 Jam Replay (Begging for an Ito En Sponsor)
Website - Ito En
Website - Pucker Butt Pepper Company
Website - Mavericks Surf Company
Aloha Friday - 100th Special Concert (Aldrine wearing Rocko's Shirt)

UU+ Forum - Songwriting Challenge Megathread
TLL Podcast #138 – The Final Live Lesson (The Last Songwriting Challenge)
TLL Podcast #80 – Peak Spicy Songs (Last Spicy Songwriting Challenge and 1st Hot Sauce Tasting)
TLL Podcast #136 – Hot Changes Incoming (2nd Hot Sauce Tasting)
Website - Reaper Squeezins Hot Sauce
Website - Voodoo Prince Death Mamba

Website - Kala U-Bass
Website - Taylor GS Mini
TLL Podcast #100 – Favorite Memories (Where to start with U-Bass)
TLL Podcast #52 – Jam Etiquette and Learning to Listen (More Mike and U-Bass)
Website - Ukulenny
Website - Scott's Bass Lesson
Youtube - "Stop he's already dead"

Uke Minutes - Augmented Chords
Music Theory – Week 8: Diminished and Augmented Chords
Youtube - Kiss Me
Youtube - All My Loving
Youtube - Raining in my Heart

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