Thursday, February 12, 2004

Serious Ukuleles

The Big Muffin Serious Band and the Serious Ukulele Ensemble are producers of quality ukulele music from the Waikato region of New Zealand.
"'We live in a world where all of the major earth shattering challenges have been faced and met. Everest has been conquered, the moon reached, the four minute mile left in tatters and the Pacific Ocean crossed solo by a man in a chilly bin lid. Given that there just isn't anything left for the rest of us to attempt, we've been forced to downsize and make more personal versions of these mammoth and unlikely tasks, to seek less obvious rewards. The challenge of making complex and listenable music with just 1.5m of nylon strings, 550 grammes of wood and glue and a musical scale of one-a-half octaves may not be dangerous or earth-shattering but it is just as unlikely."
Some funny blokes with some seriously good music. Enjoy. Link Discuss

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