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  1. Thread: Fist Uke

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    The Kala is probably a fine way to start. I...

    The Kala is probably a fine way to start.
    I started with their slightly cheaper Makala MK C. That worked OK for me, and the Kala KA C is probably a bit better. It is also a plus that the headstock...
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    I just went through Fremont Blacklines, Aquila...

    I just went through Fremont Blacklines, Aquila Carbonblacks and Aquila Lava Black on a concert uke of mine.
    While the Fremont were the only truly black strings, the lava strings are dark enough grey...
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    So the season has been over for some hours now,...

    So the season has been over for some hours now, and we got:

    - 38 covers
    - 21 original songs
    - 3 milkshakes!

    I will give you a day or two to catch up before I make the wrap - up.

    Feel free...
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    This pretty much sums it up :-) "Death Proof"...

    This pretty much sums it up :-)
    "Death Proof" is also pretty good, and a bit overlooked - compared to some of the bigger movies which I don't like as much.
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    With just about one day and a half to go of the...

    With just about one day and a half to go of the theme, I will make a small adjustment ot the song limits.

    Since the number of songs has not been as high as I expected, and since Bernie happened to...
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    So, it is saturday night in Denmark, and it is...

    So, it is saturday night in Denmark, and it is time for a song about a longdrink!
    I figured I better throw in a song of my own after encouraging the rest of you to write original material, being...
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    I am not sure I understand the question. ...

    I am not sure I understand the question.
    Original songs des not have to be written this week, you can just make a new recording.
    If you want to mix an elaborate multitrack you have allready made...
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    Mid-week update!

    Lets have a mid week update!

    First of all, I have decided to go lazy and keep the comments on youtube for now, sorry.

    We had 23 covers, 10 originals and 3 Milkshakes this far.
    I hope some...
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    Playlists are up now! I am happy to see that...

    Playlists are up now!

    I am happy to see that the milkshake is allready on :cool:

    As for songwriting:
    Having only written three songs for the seasons (209, 218, 250), I am hardly an authority,...
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    Season 308 of the Ukulele

    Video first, text a bit later...

    Remember, no videos before midnight Hawaii time!


    https://youtu.be/XWlXaTPQsKQ
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    Looking forward to making an intro-video tomorrow...

    Looking forward to making an intro-video tomorrow for the next season...

    Sub-groups of the songs that goes with the theme I have in mind have previously been themes for two other seasons - way...
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    Wicked Game

    Having been a bit absent lately, I better get back in the game and make at least one video this week, since I host next week :-)

    I usually prefer restricting themes, but it is also really nice to...
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    Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

    I found the tabs for this song during season 298 about New Orleans, but didn't manage to learn it in time for that season.

    In stead of throwing the paper away, I practiced a bit more. And since I...
  14. I hope there is room for one more on top of the...

    I hope there is room for one more on top of the world, as I join the group of people doing this song this week.

    I tried to go a bit up-tempo, inspired by the Asylum Street Spankers version I first...
  15. Welcome to UU! I tried to put some answers in...

    Welcome to UU!
    I tried to put some answers in there. They might not cover everything, since I only play acoustic myself.
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    One more night

    After a few weeks of findings songs but not managing to record them, I finally managed to make a recording.

    I chose something by Michael Kiwanuka, a British artist who has some nices songs playing...
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    Am I the only one who will mention the dreaded E...

    Am I the only one who will mention the dreaded E chord?

    Sure, some of the other mentioned chords can be hard for me to fret perfectly every time, and some strings might get muted at times. But the...
  18. For a thorough coverage, go through Boolis links....

    For a thorough coverage, go through Boolis links.
    This is one of the common questions on this forum.

    The brief answer is yes, IPad and a microphone goes a long way.
    The most popular high quality...
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    I would like a bit of clarification/help: ...

    I would like a bit of clarification/help:

    "Theme 1: Any song by any musician that comes from New Orleans, or lives in New Orleans, or has lived in New Orleans, or has recorded in New Orleans (it...
  20. Sticky: Anyone who finds it through this forum can find...

    Anyone who finds it through this forum can find it. Like, if they google it, or find the playlist. Or if someone from this forum shares the link somewhere else.
    But searching for songs within...
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    Considering that it takes some time for a spouse...

    Considering that it takes some time for a spouse to accept the buying of more than one, or a few, ukuleles, I wonder how a single ukulele player/collector would go about telling a date about a 10+...
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    If you say that you are not much of a guitar...

    If you say that you are not much of a guitar player, you might like the ukulele. I had a guitar I never managed to learn to play properly. Since ukulele is a bit easier in some ways, having just four...
  23. String winder? Never even considered getting...

    String winder?
    Never even considered getting one.
    I have mostly geared tuners. It takes some time, but I have never tried anything else. When my father tought me to string a guitar, it didn't...
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    It was a very good beer

    This sad song appear on the episode "Duffless" in season 4 of The Simpsons.
    Nice and quick song, just one verse :-)


    https://youtu.be/t37Z4teOx94
  25. I never tried a jack to USB cable, but I once...

    I never tried a jack to USB cable, but I once tried a microphone to USB cable branded as T-bone, which I got from Thomann. It did provide a bit of amplification, but the volume was very low. Perhap...
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