UU Podcast String Wars: Return of the G | The Ukulele Underground Podcast #93

String Height, Metronome Practice, & Thumb Strokes​

Aldrine Guerrero has returned to his home podcast of K-Town in an attempt to rescue his friend, Aaron "The Voice" from the clutches of the vile gangster, Colonel K. Little does Aldrine know that the GALACTIC UNDERGROUND has secretly begun construction on a new armored space instrument even more powerful than the first dreaded High G Ukulele. When completed, this ultimate weapon will spell certain doom for the small band of Low G Players struggling to restore music to the galaxy...

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Questions asked this Week:
0:12 It takes a Whole Team
3:30 Should String Height be Uniform?
6:20 Lower action is usually easier
8:40 How action affects sound
13:15 Do you always support your barring finger?
18:15 How do you practice with a metronome?
24:00 Backing Tracks and Perfect Tempo
29:55 Splitting and Doubling the BPM
35:00 Low G vs High G
42:55 Inversions of Low G vs High G
47:35 Songs that work for Low G
49:45 Floppy Low Gs/Wound vs Unwound
54:40 Thumb Upstroke Strum
57:45 Thumb Upstroke Picking
1:02:45 Mellowing out a Uke
1:10:55 Does hitting the base damage the Uke?
1:12:25 Can I use baby oil instead of Fretboard Oil?
1:16:40 New Solo coming Soon

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Working with a metronome, starting around the 20-minute mark, was very helpful. Thanks!

The High G/Low G discussion and demonstrations, also.
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