Should I Use a Pick When Playing the Ukulele?

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned ukulele player – there comes a time when all strum lovers face the following question: Should I start playing with a pick? The short answer is that there isn’t really an answer. When it comes to what you play your ukulele with, the choice is up […]

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5 Easy Songs for Ukulele Beginners

One of our favorite things about the ukulele is how easy it is to go from picking it up for your first time to playing a song for your friends and family. There are many one-finger and two-fingers chords that are simple to learn on the ukulele but allow you to play dozens of songs.  […]

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How to Hold Your Ukulele

Ukuleles come in various shapes and sizes. Unlike the acoustic guitar, whose shape has largely remained the same, the ukulele has morphed into a variety of shapes! Its four strings can rest on any number of body shapes, including the pineapple, paddleboard, lute, and cigar box.    A standard way to differentiate and identify your […]

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An Interview with Ben Roberts of the Ukulele Death Squad

When we first formalized Uku Global, we were already huge uke fans. The instrument’s approachability and ease at connecting people through music made us fall in love. Our staff quickly acquired a list of our biggest inspirations in the ukulele world — and the Ukulele Death Squad were at the top of the list.    […]

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Where in the UK is Kitty Stewart?

With a burning desire to explore my creative side, to write and play music in a peaceful setting, I took myself away for a weekend to a beautiful glamping site close to Bridport in Dorset. I couldn’t have found a more perfect spot, in a field of charming old renovated trailers and wagons, I settled […]

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Camping With Your Ukulele

Longer days and warmer temperatures have awoken our inner adventure here at Uku Global. Our calendars have been blocked off for epic summer trips and outdoor escapades. Music and adventure go hand-in-hand, so what’s a road trip without the perfect playlist? The ukulele is the perfect musical companion for any adventure. The packability and convenience […]

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Soprano vs. Concert Ukelele

What’s The Difference Between A Soprano & Concert Ukulele?   You may have noticed that ukuleles come in many different shapes, sizes, materials and colors! It can be intimidating when looking for your first uke but fortunately so much of the decision making process is dependent on your personal preference. There’s no “wrong size” ukulele, […]

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Where in the UK is Kitty? In 2 The Wild: Beltane Fire Festival

Starry skies, birdsong at dawn, bluebell covered forest floors, and spontaneous jams around the fire were just a few of my highlights at this year’s In 2 The Wild: Beltane Fire Festival. Set in the heart of the East Sussex countryside (around a 3-hour drive from my hometown of Bournemouth), the festival is the first […]

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Tune Your Ukulele with The Uku Global Clip on Tuner

Introducing #TuesdaysWithTim! Tim is our in-house ukulele teacher who will be walking you through the basics of learning the ukulele. Make sure to check back in on our blog or social media to follow Tim and his teachings on Tuesdays. In the first episode of the series, learn how to tune your ukulele using the […]

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