Uke Opinions, Effects Pedals, & Learning the Fretboard

What makes a Uke Wrong for you, might make it Right for someone else. The guys talk about preferences in ukes, pickups, and pedals on this week's podcast. Aldrine couldn't join the show in person, but he still managed to be be beamed in from home. Voltron should be complete next week.

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:25 Aaron does the intro

3:25 Should I get a Pickup for a Soprano?

7:45 Alternative Pickup Options

15:35 What do you think of the Risa Stick?

17:45 Can I put a Low G on the Risa Stick?

21:24 There's a Uke for Everybody

27:20 If my A string get's pulled off the neck, am I pulling too hard?

31:20 What's a good Reverb and Delay Pedal for the Ukulele?

40:00 Have you tried the Tonewood Amp?

44:05 What's the best way to learn fretboard theory?

50:45 Applying fretboard theory

53:30 What is your opinion of resonator ukuleles?

55:20 Buying Music Gear that you don't regret

58:30 What makes Resonator Instruments Special

1:03:20 Is it ok to tune Baritone to GCEA?

1:05:10 Get the Right String for the Tuning (Dropping Names)

References/Resources for this video:
Uke Minutes - Ukulele Sizes (Pickup Suggestions and Discussion)
TUUP #41 - Looping Back to Pickups
Live Lesson - 2/1/2018 Replay (Active Vs Passive and DI Demos)

L.R. Baggs - FIVE.0 Ukulele Pickup
Uke Minutes - How to Install a Pickup
Website - Leolani Stick-on External Pickup
Website - Fishman Pickups
Website - K&K Pickups
Website - MiSi Pickups

Website - Risa Stick Concert (Mim's Ukes)
Website - Aquila Red Series Strings
TLL Podcast #127 – Low High Afternoon Sky (High G vs Low G)
Youtube - Low G vs High G (Wound vs Unwound)

Youtube - Playing the First Solid Body Electric Guitar
Website - Flight Ukuleles
Website - aNueNue
TLL Podcast #108 – Campanella with aNueNue
Website - Luna
Website - Mahalo Smile Series

Uke Minutes - Pull Offs and Hammer Pulls
Ukulele 101 – Week 10: Picking on the Ukulele
Youtube - HawaiiMusicSupply (watch Corey and Kalei)

Ask Ukulele Underground - Ukulele Effects Pedals (Article)
Master Class - Effects Pedals for the Ukulele (Imua Garza)
TLL Podcast #86 – Ukulele + Hatsune Miku? (Pedal Demos)
Website - Boss RV-5
Website - Boss DD-7
Website - Zoom Multi-Effects Pedals
Youtube - The $5,000 Guitar Pedal RIPOFF

Website - Tonewoodamp
Website - Yamaha TransAcoustic Guitars
Youtube - Feng E Unboxing the Lava Guitar
Website - Enya Ukuleles
Website - LAVA U

Improvement System - Mastering Your Fretboard
UU Shop - Mastering Your Fretboard Download
Uke Minutes - Major Scales
Ukulele 102 – Week 3: Major and Minor Scales
Uke Minutes - Movable Chord Shapes
Ukulele 102 – Week 6: Chord Inversions & Extensions
Improvement - Solo Secrets Revealed
Master Class - Sequencing (Imua Garza)

Uke Lesson - Best Day of My Life
Youtube - Little Wing (James Cover)
Youtube - Little Wing (James Hill, Britini Paiva, Mike Powers & Aldrine)
Uke Lesson - Little Wing

Live Seminar - Intro to Baritone
Website - Aquila Nylgut Strings (Available in Baritone GCEA)
Website - Aquila Super Nylgut
Website - Aquila Lava
Website - Craig and Sarah's Signature Strings (DGBE for Tenor)
Youtube - What is BEBE Ukulele Tuning?

TUUP #13 - Who’s that Jakémon? (ft. Jake Shimabukuro)
Uke Lesson - Bob's Burgers (Loren Bouchard Shoutout)
Ukulele Challenge - JAKE or Young KID?? (with Abe and Kalei)
Master Class - Bridging the Gap (Craig Chee)
Master Class - Bridging the Gap II
Master Class - Bruce Shimabukuro

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