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  • Alternative Chord Shapes on the Ukulele

    In addition to its infectiously happy tone, much of the appeal of playing the ukulele lies in its simplicity. Its basic chord shapes allow new players to start playing songs in minutes. However, underneath the surface of simple chords and happy tunes lies a vast musical world that every ukulele player can benefit from exploring. Let’s crack into that world by taking a look at alternative chord shapes.
  • Arranging Songs for the Ukulele Part 2

    Welcome back! In part one, we covered several different techniques for learning a song’s chords and arranging them on the ukulele. Now we’re going to take your arrangement to the next level by adding the melody. Let’s jump right into it.
  • Arranging Songs for the Ukulele Part 1

    One of the most enjoyable parts of playing the ukulele is being able to cover your favorite songs. Its small size and relatively-straightforward playability make it a great instrument for “strum and sing” style covers.
  • Low G Tuning

    If you’ve been playing the ukulele for a little while now — or even if you’re just looking into buying your first uke — chances are you’ve come across something called “low G tuning”. But what is it, exactly? In this article, we’re going to answer that question and more — including how low G tuning compares to traditional ukulele tuning and the benefits of using it — so that you can decide if it’s right for you. 
  • Making Backing Tracks with GarageBand

    Welcome to part three of our series on recording the ukulele! In the first article, we discussed how recording your ukulele playing is greatly beneficial both as a practice tool and as an outlet for creativity. In part two, we covered all of the technical nuts and bolts needed to get started with recording — equipment, software, tips and tricks, etc. 
  • The Fundamentals of Recording Ukulele

    Today, we’ll be going over the fundamentals of recording and how to take the next steps toward creating high-quality recordings, including the tools you’ll need and a few tips for improving sound quality.
  • Benefits of Recording Ukulele

    There has never been a more convenient time to start recording your ukulele playing. Not too long ago, the practice of recording music was reserved for professional musicians and those who could afford to pay for studio time. These days, well — the technology to do so is sitting in your hands as you read this.
  • Various Ukulele Tuning

    The importance of tuning needs to be on the top of your list. Without the right tuning of your strings, your ukulele will not play the right sound, and your song will not tell the correct story.
  • ukulele sizes

    Choosing the right size ukulele is kind of like choosing the right car. It needs to fit your "style". Choosing one that is too big or too small may hinder you in the performance of your playing. The drawback can be that your ukulele does not portray the right sound and doesn't tell the story of your song.