Sky's the Limit: Q&A with The Birdwatchers

Sky's the Limit: Q&A with The Birdwatchers

At first look and listen, The Birdwatchers present as a light-hearted and accessible acoustic...
February 08, 2024 by Ash Reyes
Accompanied by Baritone: Q&A with Cyrille Aimée

Accompanied by Baritone: Q&A with Cyrille Aimée

I had a regular ukulele collecting dust in the living room, and I decided to take it with me...
September 14, 2022 by Joseph DeMars
mxmtoon performs from 'rising' live in San Francisco

mxmtoon performs from 'rising' live in San Francisco

Changing gears mid-show, mxmtoon brought out her Signature Concert Ukulele to deliver an intimate performance of three...
May 20, 2022 by Joseph DeMars
Music Theory on Ukulele: Q&A with Peter Luongo

Music Theory on Ukulele: Q&A with Peter Luongo

First and foremost my approach is fun and easy to learn so players are able to have a successful...
August 24, 2021 by Joe DeMars
AM Ukulele Podcast: Q&A with Andrew Molina

AM Ukulele Podcast: Q&A with Andrew Molina

Ever since I played for my entire 8th grade class in the auditorium, I knew that I wanted to...
August 06, 2021 by Joe DeMars
"Happy Place" Song Breakdown w/ Alyssa Trahan

"Happy Place" Song Breakdown w/ Alyssa Trahan

While her music could be classified within the Country and Country Pop umbrella, something we’ve admired...
August 04, 2021 by Joe DeMars
My Ukulele Family: Q&A with Sayali Tank

My Ukulele Family: Q&A with Sayali Tank

My philosophy as an instructor is very simple and basic. I think we can get too...
June 18, 2021 by Joe DeMars
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Italy's Own Acoustic Powerhouse: Q&A w/ Daudia

We met by chance in late 2016, during a live show. As we started singing and playing together, we...
May 24, 2021 by Joe DeMars
Play U•BASS Q&A w/ Magnus Sjöquist

Play U•BASS Q&A w/ Magnus Sjöquist

I love the tone I get from the round wound strings on a solid body U•BASS. About five years...
April 07, 2021 by Joe DeMars
mxmtoon teaches "Creep" by Radiohead on the ukulele

mxmtoon teaches "Creep" by Radiohead on the ukulele

Indie singer-songwriter mxmtoon just announced during last week's Square Enix Presents that she will be the official...
March 24, 2021 by Joe DeMars
Tahiti’s Own Rising Star: Q&A w/ Noemie Tahiti

Tahiti’s Own Rising Star: Q&A w/ Noemie Tahiti

During the summer of 2018, my grandparents offered me a Makala ukulele as a birthday gift. That helped...
March 17, 2021 by Joe DeMars
Introducing the mxmtoon Signature Ukulele

Introducing the mxmtoon Signature Ukulele

“With my signature ukulele, I wanted that message to be represented in the engravings! I think oftentimes as...
February 23, 2021 by Joe DeMars
The Bedroom Pop Magic of Aryy: Artist Q&A

The Bedroom Pop Magic of Aryy: Artist Q&A

If you love the ukulele and discover new artists through YouTube or Instagram, there’s a good chance you’ve already...
December 08, 2020 by Joe DeMars
Creating an Instagram Ukulele Community w/ Adam Pergande

Creating an Instagram Ukulele Community w/ Adam Pergande

So, although our cafes may be quiet now and our stages empty, make no mistake that the ukulele...
November 16, 2020 by Joe DeMars
Percussive Uke Goes Global: Q&A w/ Boris Mogilevski

Percussive Uke Goes Global: Q&A w/ Boris Mogilevski

When I first picked up the ukulele I quickly realized the infinite potential of this little...
November 09, 2020 by Joe DeMars
Ukulele Benefit Show: An Evening w/ Kanekoa

Ukulele Benefit Show: An Evening w/ Kanekoa

You may remember Kala Artist Kanekoa from their Kala HQ visit back in 2018. That’s when we first...
October 27, 2020 by Joe DeMars
Crafting Hawaiian Noir: Q&A w/ Hula Hi-Fi

Crafting Hawaiian Noir: Q&A w/ Hula Hi-Fi

The first time we heard a cover of “Wicked Game” awash with melancholy ukulele and steel guitars, we...
August 11, 2020 by Joe DeMars
5 Ukulele Performances Not To Miss

5 Ukulele Performances Not To Miss

Whether accompanied by ukulele or playing it lead, our artists have a staggering ability to personalize and adapt our instruments...
June 16, 2020 by Joe DeMars
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
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
3 Questions with Cedric Crout

3 Questions with Cedric Crout

Get to know Kala ambassador Cedric Crout in this edition of 3 Questions.
November 09, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
3 Questions with Jimbo Hart

3 Questions with Jimbo Hart

Get to know Kala U•BASS Artist Jimbo Hart in this edition of 3 Questions! 
November 02, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
3 Questions with Mira Goto

3 Questions with Mira Goto

Get to know a little bit about Kala Artist Mira Goto!
October 18, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Bakithi Kumalo Shares Secret to a Long, Successful Career in the Music Industry

Bakithi Kumalo Shares Secret to a Long, Successful Career in the Music Industry

I have watched countless fans walk up to Bakithi, shake his hand and tell him how much he means...
October 17, 2018 by Nick Fletcher
Catching Up with U•Bass Artist Tony Russell

Catching Up with U•Bass Artist Tony Russell

Tony Russell exudes the well-balanced confidence of a seasoned music professional. Dreams of a career in music took hold around...
May 11, 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
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
Introducing Kala Artist Mandy Harvey

Introducing Kala Artist Mandy Harvey

Kala is proud to announce that the incredibly talented Mandy Harvey is an official Kala Artist!
March 14, 2018 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