- Feb 27, 2017
As to the original question, I tune every so often. And the re-tuning is functional rather than proactive. I'll be playing and something doesn't sound right. Then I'll pull the snark out and adjust the offending string. Last time I tuned I was playing an E add9 chord and it sounded a bit more dissonant than usual, so I re-tuned. Or in the past I was playing through some pentatonic shapes and I noticed an interval didn't sound right and I re-tuned. Admittedly I don't tune very often and I never tune for the sake of tuning just in case something is amiss. I usually just grab the uke and start picking.