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    Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza (Kanile`a `Ukulele founder/owner)

    Thanks to everyone who showed up for the live recording of the podcast interview with Joe Souza (Kanile'a Ukulele), check out the full podcast episode here: https://ukuleleunderground.com/2021/10/planting-kuleana-ft-joe-souza-tuup35/
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    Highlighted Link Color/Underline

    👌 Does it work now?
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    Highlighted Link Color/Underline

    Tried changing something on the back end, did it do anything? Testing if you can see this very important video hopefully now in UU green.
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    Aaron/anaka fixed my VIP account.

    Hey everyone! Finally switched the settings for each of the profiles that were legacy VIP members, so things should pretty much be back to normal. However, a few members mentioned that changes didn't go through for them yet. If that's the case for you, please log out, clear your cache, and...
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    Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza (Kanile`a `Ukulele founder/owner)

    Thanks to everyone who submitted questions! We'll be streaming the Podcast in about 20min (at 1pm HST). If you're a UU+ Member, please hang out with us, interact, and watch it live HERE - https://ukuleleunderground.com/uu-live-lessons/
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    Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza (Kanile`a `Ukulele founder/owner)

    As lauburu mentioned, HERE is a link to a little bit of Joe's backstory on the Kanile'a website. He began apprenticing under a master luthier in 1991, started an ukulele shop out of his own garage in 1998, and has since grown Kanile'a Ukulele to an internationally recognized and respected...
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    Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza (Kanile`a `Ukulele founder/owner)

    Aw man, some really great questions, everyone! Going to try and ask Joe as many of these questions as we can on the podcast episode. Feel free to keep them coming
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    Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza (Kanile`a `Ukulele founder/owner)

    Hey everyone! We're in the process of scheduling Joe Souza to be a guest on the Ukulele Underground Podcast sometime this month (Sept. 2021). If you happen to have any ukulele building-specific questions you'd like to ask him, please post them here! The vast majority of UU Podcast listeners...
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    Final (personal) thoughts on NAMM 2012!

    After four fun-filled days and sleepless nights of musical mayhem, the 2012 NAMM show is finally over. Thank goodness! Between wrestling with audio troubles and Aldrine completely losing his voice on Day 3, the UU crew was able to cover pretty much all of the ukulele goodness showcased at NAMM...
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    Official UU "Ambassadors of Ukulele" Give-Away Contest! (Win a KoAloha Tenor!)

    Official UU "Ambassadors of Ukulele" Give-Away Contest! (Win a KoAloha Tenor!) Hey UUers! Ukulele Underground hasn't put on an official give-away contest for awhile, so here we go again! This time we're giving away a brand new KoAloha KTM-00 Tenor Ukulele AND a full Year of UU+ membership...
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    Final (personal) thoughts on NAMM 2011!

    With the UU video coverage of the 2011 NAMM Show completely edited, exported, and uploaded, I’ll finally find the chance to get some decent sleep at night. Yay! Most of this post is being written from my seat on an airplane, chasing the sunset back home to Hawaii after four crazy days of music...
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    Uke Lesson 33 - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

    Hey UUers! This month's episode of Uke Minutes is up! Uke Minutes 33 - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) Overall a pretty simple lesson with a couple new chords, an easy strumming pattern, and a quick finger picking pattern so you can probably get it down fairly quickly with a bit of...
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    Uke Lesson 32 - The Man Who Can't Be Moved

    Hey UUers! This month's episode of Uke Lessons is here: Uke Lesson 32 - The Man Who Can't Be Moved This song was written and recorded by the Irish band, The Script. Aldrine's version features an ukulele take on the signature guitar picking pattern that carries throughout the song - try it...
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    Kanile'a "Spread the Aloha" Contest - WINNERS!

    Hey UUers! Last month (June 2010) we ran the Kanile'a "Spread the Aloha" Video Contest! There were tons of entries, each with a different take on spreading aloha with the ukulele. The judges had an extremely hard time choosing the winners and in the end these were the three that came out on...
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    Uke Lesson 31 - Rodeo Clowns

    Hey UUers! It's a new month and a new episode of Uke Lessons for you to devour and digest: Uke Lesson 31 - Rodeo Clowns Written by Jack Johnson and recorded by both Johnson and G. Love & Special Sauce, this song is a pretty interesting one. The intro is based on a lot of alternate chord...