The Ultimate Guide To Ukulele Tonewoods

The Ultimate Guide To Ukulele Tonewoods

When choosing a ukulele the absolute biggest factor in sound quality is wood type! More specifically, the wood that makes...
September 09, 2020 by Nicholas Cafiero
Solid Wood Vs Laminate Ukuleles

Solid Wood Vs Laminate Ukuleles

Solid Wood versus Laminate? What's the difference? What's best for you? Does it matter? Choose the right ukulele for you!...
August 27, 2020 by Nicholas Cafiero
Ukulele Size Chart with Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone sizes

Ukulele Sizes Explained!

Ukuleles come in many different shapes and sizes, this can sometimes be daunting for new comers trying to pick out...
August 10, 2020 by Nicholas Cafiero
What to Do With a 6 or 8 String Ukulele

What to Do With a 6 or 8 String Ukulele

Learn about 6 string ukulele and 8 string ukuleles in this helpful Kala guide. Unique chord voices and tunings spice...
June 24, 2020 by Nicholas Cafiero
Songwriting With My Kids: Q&A with Daniel Tashian

Songwriting With My Kids: Q&A with Daniel Tashian

To me, the ukulele is the foundation. It’s really your entry point for all music... Any time I write...
June 05, 2020 by Joe DeMars
Life Arranged on the Ukulele: Q&A with Eat My Uke

Life Arranged on the Ukulele: Q&A with Eat My Uke

...it was Slash who originally inspired me to play... Other notable people who showed me some recognition are Vampire...
May 14, 2020 by Joe DeMars
“Dancing Queen” Reimagined: Q&A with Elliot Lee

“Dancing Queen” Reimagined: Q&A with Elliot Lee

When I was searching for a ukulele to use in my live shows, I knew that I wanted...
April 24, 2020 by Joe DeMars
The Kala Tenor Guitar

The Kala Tenor Guitar

The tenor guitar is a four-string, mid-sized instrument that some might describe as a smaller guitar that plays...
March 13, 2020 by Nicholas Cafiero
We Want You To Design The Next Kala Ukadelic® Ukulele

We Want You To Design The Next Kala Ukadelic® Ukulele

The 2020 Kala Brand Music Co.Ukadelic Contest is here!  Are you an artist? Submit your ukulele artwork ideas for...
September 06, 2019 by Nicholas Cafiero
Getting to know Lucy LaForge

Getting to know Lucy LaForge

We’ve been doing some spring cleaning at Kala this week and stumbled across an interview with Lucy LaForge from...
April 05, 2019 by Nick Fletcher
10 Must Know Facts About Learn to Play Instructor Ukulenny

10 Must Know Facts About Learn to Play Instructor Ukulenny

10 Facts you absolutely need to know about Ukulenny, as told by the Learn to Play instructor himself!
March 29, 2019 by Nick Fletcher
8 of Our Favorite Kala Christmas Covers

8 of Our Favorite Kala Christmas Covers

Looking for some ukulele covers to keep you in the Christmas spirit? We've got you covered with our 8...
December 10, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Matthews Effects The Chemist

Tone Trials - Matthews Effects The Chemist

Looking for inspiration in new sounds, we reached out to some of the amazing, current pedal builders for help. We...
May 31, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Tone Trials - Alexander Pedals Sky Fi

Tone Trials - Alexander Pedals Sky Fi

While looking for inspiration in new sounds, we reached out to some amazing pedal builders for help. We were lucky...
May 24, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
5 Power Travel Tips to Help You Hit The Road Like a Pro

5 Power Travel Tips to Help You Hit The Road Like a Pro

Hit the road with confidence this Memorial Day weekend with these 5 power travel tips from industry pros!
May 23, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Imagine the Possibilities for Grads

Imagine the Possibilities for Grads

The end of the school year is upon us and many of us are looking for the perfect graduation gift. With...
May 22, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Kala Brand Music Co.'s Tone Trials ft. Alexander Pedals Radical Delay II+

Tone Trials - Alexander Pedals Radical Delay II+

Looking for inspiration in new sounds, we reached out to some of the amazing current pedal builders for help. We...
May 18, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Learn Fireflies by Owl City (The Ukulele Teacher)

Learn Fireflies by Owl City (The Ukulele Teacher)

In this week's tutorial, The Ukulele Teacher walks you through the...
May 14, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
How MARLOWE Captures Gritty Rock Tones With Her Ukulele

How MARLOWE Captures Gritty Rock Tones With Her Ukulele

Kala recently had the opportunity to partner with artist MARLOWE and ZVEX Effects.
May 03, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Meet Kanekoa

Meet Kanekoa

When you think of an ukulele band, you’d imagine the melodic sounds of traditional Hawaiian tunes. Kanekoa is not...
April 24, 2018 by Emma Lott
Kala Transit Series Gig Bag

Make Your Uke Transport Dreams a Reality

At the end of 2017 we introduced the newest addition to our line of gig bags...
April 16, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Moving Beyond Sound with Kala Artist Mandy Harvey

Moving Beyond Sound with Kala Artist Mandy Harvey

We spent this past Wednesday with Mandy, her first visit since joining the Kala artist roster in February. Over...
April 13, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Happy Valentine's Day from Kala!

Happy Valentine's Day from Kala!

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Kala Brand Music! This day is about so much more...
February 14, 2018 by Emma Lott
Child Playing a Sea Foam Green Soprano Makala Shark At Surf Expo 2018 (Kala)

Kala at Toy Fair New York 2018

We’re winding down from Winter NAMM and Surf Expo but are still in the heart of trade show season. We’re...
February 09, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Kala Brand Music Co. U•Bass and a Wall with Quote "And If The Music Is Good You Dance"

NAMM 2018 Kala Artist Demo Schedule

Winter NAMM 2018 is just a day away. If you’ll be attending this year, stop by the Kala booth and...
January 24, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Kala Brand Music Co. 2018 New Ukulele Spread

NAMM 2018 New Ukulele Preview

We are excited to share all of the new Kala ukulele making their debut at NAMM 2018. We’ve already previewed...
January 23, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
What sets Kala apart?

What sets Kala apart?

The ukulele has risen in popularity rapidly the last few years. We know there are hundreds of...
January 16, 2018 by Emma Lott
Kala Striped Ebony Tenor Ukulele on a Surfing Trip

Ukulele and Surfing

Ask around and many will tell you that the ukulele is the instrument they most associate with the surfing. The...
January 12, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Kala 2018 Product Updates and New Accessories Spread

Kala Product Updates and New Accessories for 2018

With the new year here, we prepare for the biggest music industry trade show of the year: Winter NAMM. We...
January 10, 2018 by Damian Lehnis
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us at Kala Brand Music!We hope you had a wonderful time of...
January 08, 2018 by Emma Lott
Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

The Holiday season can be a busy one. With all of the parties, events, and organizing, it's easy to forget...
December 18, 2017 by Emma Lott
Gift Guide for the Everyday Player

Gift Guide for the Everyday Player

Christmas is only 10 days away! It’s time to wrap up that last minute Holiday shopping. We’ve got...
December 15, 2017 by Emma Lott
Kala Artist John Driskell Hopkins

John Driskell Hopkins Interview

John Driskell Hopkins is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, bassist, ukulele...
December 11, 2017 by Damian Lehnis
The Color Chord™ is LIVE on Amazon!

The Color Chord™ is LIVE on Amazon!

Just in time for all of your Holiday shopping, the Kala Color Chord™ is...
November 30, 2017 by Emma Lott
#THANKFUL4UKE Giveaway Update

#THANKFUL4UKE Giveaway Update

We hope you all had a safe and happy holiday and didn’t eat too much. Last week we announced our...
November 27, 2017 by Damian Lehnis
Holiday Gift Guide for a Budding Musician

Holiday Gift Guide for a Budding Musician

'Tis the season of gift giving and we at Kala know how special it is to find the perfect gifts...
November 22, 2017 by Emma Lott
Ukulele Accessory Guide

Ukulele Accessory Guide

If you're new to the ukulele or you're a seasoned player, everyone needs accessories! This video will walk you step-by-step...
November 17, 2017 by Emma Lott
Meet Facing West

Meet Facing West

Haven't heard of Facing West? You should! This up-and-coming,...
November 15, 2017 by Emma Lott
Meet Mike Upton

Meet Mike Upton

The man. The myth. The legend. Mike Upton, founder and owner of Kala Brand Music Company, is definitely high on...
November 10, 2017 by Emma Lott