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Sunday, July 21st, 2013
9:38 am
[ext_2068260]
Hello
I'm fairly new to the whole Ukulele world I have only been playing for a few months but I have written a couple of songs which you can check out here: http://www.youtube.com/user/SkullyGrey/videos I also have some experimental stuff, and a song with guitar. I will be posting as I go hope you enjoy.

Current Mood: happy
Monday, October 18th, 2010
11:40 am
[joeybug]
New Comm!
Wasn't sure if this is allowed, but didn't have any rules saying it wasn't so!

I've started a new Ukulele Comm, since this one seems to be slightly dead.

uke_mad uke_mad uke_mad uke_mad uke_mad

JOIN! The plan is to have jam sessions and to basically talk about all things Ukulele!

Current Mood: chipper
Sunday, August 22nd, 2010
3:20 pm
[cairech]
Hi.
Hello!  I just joined and wanted to fling an introduction onto the forum.

I come from a musical family, play piano and sing (mezzo soprano range).  I wanted to learn guitar but my glass wrist would not manage the neck. 

I played a soprano ukulele for a few years and when the poor thing cracked, I went to a used music store and found a cheap baritone ukulele.  It appears to have been handmade somewhere in Central America, and it's a precious thing to me now.  I had no idea when I first picked it up that the baritone is basically the bottom 4 strings of a guitar! 

The band that I'm in, which is run by a friend of mine, is on hiatus while my friend's house gets major repairs.  But I still play my baritone a bit and sing to myself and my lovebird.  :)  We mostly play middle eastern music, usually Turkish or Egyptian.   

Oh, and I like to garden. 

Ok, nice to meet you all! 

Thursday, October 1st, 2009
11:54 pm
[plumvixen]
Hello! :]

I really want a great quality ukulele but I'm slightly overwhelmed by all these brands that I'm hearing.

I'll like recommendations, opinions, reviews, links, videos of you?  etc.

Budget will be around $200-$400 (more or less).
I've played a Lanikai & Kala concert.
Both are nice but I think I want something larger AND louder.
A loud/bright sound, you know?

This Kala that I'm borrowing is pretty sweet and I'm trying not to get attached. Now that I have to babysit.. I'll be able to save up for one for me :D!!


So yeah, TENOR? I like gcea tuning ..

I was thinking maybe this mainland uke?
Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
1:16 am
[heathurrrhippo]
hi!
my name is heather and i've been playing my darling baby uke for almost a year now. i have videos up on youtube of me playing and singing, i would love it if you would go watch!
ukuleles are the best, and the people who play them are the best. :]


http://www.youtube.com/heathurrrhippo
there's my youtube channel, tell me what you think! :]

<3333 
Saturday, August 15th, 2009
6:59 pm
[poeticviolence]
hey ya'll
so i'm new to this community as well but very excited to join
i've had a gold tone banjolele now for about a year and it's the best investment i've ever put money into
i have kinda a crappy video of my band playing in alaska
the sound guy kind fudged the bucket by making our slide guitar player way too loud so you can kinda hear my little pride and joy
enjoy


Saturday, August 8th, 2009
5:29 am
[i_coyolxauhqui]
Helloooo
okay so I just started playing the uke, I got it (a fluke) this past christmas so I've been playing for maybe 8 months? I've never played an instrument before, except I would sing and stuff.

Anyway me and my friend helen who lives far away make music by recording stuff to our computers, and then we send it to the other person and record something over it, and back and forth like that.

http://soundcloud.com/dayumyums

that is us. I would really appreciate if you listened and told me what you think!
Monday, July 13th, 2009
10:51 pm
[burrito_roller]
Hello there!
Hi =) I'm new to the community, but got my uke 2 or 3 months ago. I'm still trying to learn some stuff, but I love it!
Anywho, I just wanted to say hey!
Monday, June 29th, 2009
11:55 pm
[iamshyzer]
Hi all. By way of an introduction...

Sunday, March 8th, 2009
10:56 pm
[goldenmoonbear]
Sunday, August 17th, 2008
4:56 pm
[spinero_solidum]
sunny ukulele
since i got my ukulele sometime september 2006, it has always been a favorite musical companion of mine. i recently recorded my first ukulele song using GarageBand, where i added some midi organ and midi upright bass to liven it up a bit. just click on the link below to listen. hope y'all like it! :D

SUNNY UKULELE

btw, here i am rawkin' on a G7 chord:


Saturday, August 16th, 2008
11:57 pm
[annexensen]
Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
11:03 pm
[hecate_12]
Hello! I just joined the comm, so I thought I'd better introduce myself.

I'm Lisa, I'm from the UK and I just bought a Ukulele today! I'm so excited! I have absolutely no idea how to play it, but I can't wait to start learning. It's such a fun little instrument and it sounds of happy.
Thursday, July 10th, 2008
11:20 pm
[xylophone_bones]
hi there! i'm a new member, and i have some simple questions!
i have a beautiful soprano ukulele,
and i'm finally getting around to investing in a case for it.
i want a hard case, preferably not black.
(I'm picky, i know.)
i saw a swell tweed one just about everywhere, but someone around here already has that.

does anyone know where i can get a hard-case? if so, an old, vintage one- if possible.
Saturday, June 21st, 2008
2:47 pm
[fuckoffscotty]
newbie
hiiii all! my name is kelsey and i just got my ukulele a couple days ago and learned some lily allen. oh and i'm obviously new to this community and i love new friends! :D

anyway, heres me.


Current Mood: good
Tuesday, June 17th, 2008
9:54 am
[kellykubellyboo]
Hello, I need some help
Do you have any good resources online that you have found to help you learn how to play the Uke? I have always had love in my heart for all stringed instruments and nothing would please me more than to be able to conquer my impatience and fear of failure, to persevere and master just one instrument. I have a Purple Fluke and it's beautiful and lovely and it should be making music. I am at the moment trapped in a very small town with very limited resources so I will not be able to take lessons more than likely. I do have the summer off however and I am determined to do something with this time.
Any ideas and help would be great, we are currently looking for new jobs and a relocation and as soon as I get to a city with more than just a Safeway, I will look for lessons but until then I want to at least feel like I am moving in the right direction.

Tips? Tricks? Websites?

Thanks guys!
Friday, June 13th, 2008
9:56 am
[goldenmoonbear]
Next Week!
The Corner Laughers and The Orange Peels at:

The Make-out Room
3225 22nd St.
San Francisco
7:30 p.m.
Fri., June 20.
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