Okay, so I forgot I didn’t post this oh…uh…almost a month ago. I wrote it on the sly from work, and then I forgot about it completely. Now, as hiking weather gives way to suffocating heat (seriously guys, I have central air, but my bedroom still gets pretty darn warm due to the vent not […]Read More A Very Belated Post about the Halo show at the Court Tavern
Okay, so I’m still fighting off the upper respiratory disaster, but, I’m sitting in a chair at this point, not melting into a ten foot high pile of pillows, so I’m going to count that as progress, even if my nose mostly feels like it’s on fire, and I’m basically in the middle of a […]Read More Hadean Ukulele Bass
Well, guys, I’m sitting down to write a post at 2 in the morning; there’s no way this can possibly go wrong, I’m sure. Tonight we went off to celebrate a friend’s birthday. In addition to some rockin’ accessories, I decided to pass on my first uke as a gift as well. That’s the Diamond […]Read More The gift of Music
So, it’s no secret now that in my uke collection I have 3 converted righties. There’s really no helping it, since the pickings in left handed ukuleles are so slim as to be virtually nonexistent. My acoustic-electric Ibanez is a pretty special snowflake, really. (Though! A discovery for any lefties who want to pick up […]Read More Another weird Lefty-ism: Fretboard Markers
Technically, a lot of what I’m about to say below will apply to any stringed instrument, but, the misconceptions in the ukulele world are epic, and the hoops a lefty has to jump through to work around it definitely worthy of a little uke-specific discussion. (If you think there aren’t many lefty guitars or basses […]Read More Should you play Ukulele Left-Handed? Let me spell it out for you.