This was my submission to a project in which various artists covered songs from Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine using at least one circuit bent or modified instrument (Soundcloud link). This one uses a reklus-modified Korg DDD1 and Monotribe (along with a sweet ring modulator he built).
In memory of Pete Seeger, a two-uke rendition of one of his best-known tunes. Video here if you're interested. [more inside]
A quick little song inspired by Jessamyn's comment at the two-minute mark on Podcast #88. [more inside]
A short little love song for the woman i married this weekend. [more inside]
My sister had to put her beloved cat, Boo Radley, to sleep. He was a wonderful cat and companion. not_on_display and I wrote a song in honor of him. We both did the lyrics and n_o_d did the uke part. [more inside]
Pretty sloppy/quick recording.
This song has been sitting around for most of the past year or so, unfinished and untitled, waiting for possibly a little more instrumentation (it's definitely a missing electric uke solo), some lyrics, and a re-recording of the drums with a real kit. I'm not good at playing fake drums. [more inside]
You've probably heard DragonForce's highly entertaining power metal piece de resistance before (maybe in Guitar Hero III). This is like that, only not. [more inside]
A simple electro-ukulele ode to solitude and song. [more inside]
This a love song about the first two creatures to evolve from out of the sea to live on land. Quickie recording - link to (possibly better) video inside. [more inside]
I made the bulk of this in Loopy. [more inside]
Another ditty for the baritone uke
I like this song, so I sang it in a room by myself.
Inspired by this comment on the blue. Thirty whole seconds of annoying C-G-F-Am ukulele and kazoo action.
This is the first song I ever wrote. It's also perhaps the saddest?
Sorry about the whistling.
This just sort of happened.
My submission for April 2012's music challenge: a small, short song based on a small, short portion of T. S. Eliot's poem The Wasteland, without modification. [more inside]
This is a cover of a Ryan Adams song off his album Demolition. Unashamedly cheerful and bouncy, even if I have no idea what it's actually about. Video is here. [more inside]
ColdChef's daughter Georgia wrote a great poem about the sun. I am learning the ukulele but am not particularly creative. I took her poem and set it to my version of music. It's the first song I ever recorded. Thanks ColdChef and Georgia! More details. [more inside]
That song you've heard everywhere. [more inside]
Experimenting with layering chords together in this short folky uke/guitar song. Also hoping the vocals blend well with the feel of this one. [more inside]
I made my children to sing on another Christmas song. In three-part harmony. Merry Christmas, everybody.
Chemistry + a ukulele = my very first MeFi post. I have little to no music experience, so please be gentle! [more inside]
Submission for this month's "record a track before you put on your pants in the morning" challenge. I sat down in my underwear at 7:35am to put together a song about what might have happened if I had sat down without my underwear. [more inside]
Quick lo-fi recording of the Morecambe and Wise classic closing song, introduced in about as near to a music-hall style as I can manage. Featuring me, my uke, and a whistling verse. (Twice.) Video is here. [more inside]
I am wrong, I am not correct. [more inside]
I'm not ashamed to admit that I love the Eurovision Song Contest. So here's a cover of Iceland's entry from the 2009 Contest, originally sung by the very lovely Yohanna. Video version (of my cover, not the original) is here. [more inside]
A small New England town finds itself unable to eliminate the tentacled terror that lurks deep beneath its basements and sewers.
TAKE 1 TO 2 TABLETS BY MOUTH EVERY 4 TO 6 HOURS IF NEEDED FOR PAIN [more inside]
A song about love, silent movies, and people who pretend they watch silent movies [more inside]
What with revolutions going on in the Middle East, this seems like a particularly appropriate song right now. It's a cover of the Clash's fantastic original, although I have to say I'm not sure Joe Strummer would recognise it as being anything close to his creation. Video version is here. [more inside]
My own take on the ukulele lady. [more inside]
Jennifer Teeter's first song written on the ukulele. Also, she plays mouth trumpet. [more inside]
So what exactly is the difference between trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets?
My girlfriend wanted me to write a simple ukulele song. This is it. Short and sweet. [more inside]
Originally this was a 20's style uke crooner. But now it's um...something else. Straight pop. [more inside]
Yes, it's Andrew Lloyd Webber. But hear me out - you might still enjoy it... [more inside]
it's so high-pitched and quirky. [more inside]
Another song for tweens [more inside]
A little song on ukulele and a few other instruments. This was recorded last night in one take per track, improvised around a basic chord structure. [more inside]
Another uke-y croon, mellow and heartfelt. [more inside]
A song about a skater girl told through the medium of barely understood skating metaphors [more inside]
Just something we did for fun this weekend. I can only take credit for the singing and half of the snaps.
More uke-pop about girls. [more inside]
I always know the tricks you play, but I still get taken. Another poppy (and slightly ominous) uke tune. Hope you like it! [more inside]
This is a cover of a song by one of my favourite bands, Eels. It's pretty typical of the band - slightly sad and thoughtful, with a lot that we aren't told. I'd been planning to record this anyway, but then along came the Transpo challenge, and this seemed to fit very well. [more inside]