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  1. Oh good. I was getting worried...

    Oh good. I was getting worried...
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    Oh, now look what you've made me do. I pulled out...

    Oh, now look what you've made me do. I pulled out my mic and tried multitracking again. This can only end badly. I think I need someone to hear my prayers... Someone who cares... :wallbash:
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    It looks beautiful!

    It looks beautiful!
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    Oooooh wow. I've just discovered one that just...

    Oooooh wow. I've just discovered one that just scrapes in (released 1989). I wonder if I can manage 2 songs this week...
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    Hopefully Tiffany can join me on this one. The...

    Hopefully Tiffany can join me on this one. The song I have in mind kinda needs 2 voices, and it will help a lot if one of them is female. We'll see what we can do.
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    It's not over quite yet. Only just got this one...

    It's not over quite yet. Only just got this one done in time. I had big plans for a whole bunch of songs this week, but life got in the way.

    Also, I've finally got my new uke in vaguely playable...
  7. I only read Booli's post after editing, so I may...

    I only read Booli's post after editing, so I may be rehashing some of the stuff that he deleted, but I'm going to do it anyway.

    My first ukulele was a Luna. I still have it. It's okay, but for...
  8. Well the music shop decided not to charge me for...

    Well the music shop decided not to charge me for any extra work, which was extremely generous considering not only involved fret leveling, but also building up the nut slot for the A string. Fingers...
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    Sounds like you've narrowed it down to a bunch of...

    Sounds like you've narrowed it down to a bunch of good choices. There is no wrong answer there.
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    Would you believe I own a solid mango concert? It...

    Would you believe I own a solid mango concert? It has a very bright sound compared to their mahogany and koa models. I really liked it because it looked and sounded quite different to the other ukes...
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    I quite like Mele ukuleles...

    I quite like Mele ukuleles (http://meleukulele.com/). They are around that price range.
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    Or if you are looking at about $500, I can...

    Or if you are looking at about $500, I can recommend Mele ukuleles. http://meleukulele.com/
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    If I had $1,000 to spend on a concert uke, I...

    If I had $1,000 to spend on a concert uke, I would contact Peter Hurney at Pohaku Ukuleles. I love his work. (Unfortunately I don't have enough money to take my own advice)...
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    Yay! We made it with number 2 for this week! It's...

    Yay! We made it with number 2 for this week! It's a little bit rough in patches, but we had fun practicing together. Matisyahu played at the Farm Aid concert in 2007.

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    The trick here is not going to be in finding a...

    The trick here is not going to be in finding a song but in picking from the endless possibilities.
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    Get yourself a string action ruler. They're about...

    Get yourself a string action ruler. They're about $5 from ebay. Measure the height of the string from the frets at the 12th fret. People have different opinions on what is a good height, but probably...
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    My first teacher taught thumb and 3 fingers but...

    My first teacher taught thumb and 3 fingers but alternate fingers if picking the same string multiple times. I've also been taught all of the other methods at one point or other. I tend to use...
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    Oh my god, I love Pohaku ukes... Must restrain...

    Oh my god, I love Pohaku ukes... Must restrain myself...
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    Jack Johnson played in a few of these and he...

    Jack Johnson played in a few of these and he writes the BEST love songs. Here's one of them.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REizJhoX1Tg
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    I honestly don't know the best answer to your...

    I honestly don't know the best answer to your question, but if I were in your position, I would try stringing my uke left handed and see if it worked for me. If it doesn't, you can always go back.
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    There's something for everyone here! Already got...

    There's something for everyone here! Already got 2 songs that I'm looking at. I'm confident that I'll get at least one of them done (planning something a bit tricky for the second, so it might not...
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    1979 by the Smashing Pumpkins. It was the song...

    1979 by the Smashing Pumpkins. It was the song that really got me to work on the open-stringed E chord because of that transition from E maj 7 to E....
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    I was really looking forward to playing my...

    I was really looking forward to playing my "Nothing" song, so you deserve this! Consider yourself rickrolled.

    Oh, and the sound stuffed up, but there's no way I'm re-recording this rubbish!

    ...
  24. Thread: What to buy

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    I played some laminate Islanders a while back,...

    I played some laminate Islanders a while back, but not all solid ones. They felt great to play, and I imagine an all solid one would sound great. Having said that, I loved playing the Opio that I...
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    Argh. I was really hoping I'd be able to do the...

    Argh. I was really hoping I'd be able to do the "Nothing" song I had picked out a few weeks ago. Now I have to get thinking again.
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