Bad Cop, Worse Cop – A Hard Day Review

While driving to his mother’s funeral Gun-soo (Lee Sun-kyun) hits and kills somebody walking the night road. His knee-jerk reaction to this pickle is to hide the body in his trunk and continue towards resting his mother. Continue reading “Bad Cop, Worse Cop – A Hard Day Review”

The Prophecy – Why Watch it Twice?

It isn’t knowing what’s at the end that’s great, but the journey itself. Continue reading “The Prophecy – Why Watch it Twice?”

Going To The Movies

When I heard about The Hateful Eight it had my curiosity from the facts – a new Tarantino movie, Samuel L. Jackson as a main character, 70mm projection – but it had my attention when I learned that there would be an intermission. Continue reading “Going To The Movies”

A Few People Working – Spotlight Review

Spotlight follows the Boston Globe journalist who investigated the true story of child molestation and it’s cover up within the Boston area. Continue reading “A Few People Working – Spotlight Review”

Trying to Play My Ukulele

Growing up I played a variety of instruments including drums, saxophone, and the tabla (Indian hand drums). However, I never stuck with any of these instrument long enough to be really great at them.

After changing schools and meeting some of my really close friends to this day a lot of them play a musical instrument really well. These guys made me determined to play an instrument again; more importantly play it well!

Two years ago I bought myself a Ukulele. I figured with only four strings and a compact size it would be a perfect starting string instruments. I am currently learning the various chords and trying to play a few tabs on it.

I am mainly teaching myself using online resources. Check out a full list at the end if you want to learn too.

If you have any resources you think I should know about please leave a comment.

I neglected my Ukulele last year, but this semester I am devoting a lot of time to it. Hopefully soon I can play like this guy:

 

 

Resources

http://www.ukeschool.com/ukulele/lessons/beginner.html (This site got me started)

http://ukulelehunt.com/ (great for tabs)

http://www.ukulele-tabs.com/last-uke-chords.html (Tabs)

http://scorpexuke.com/ (Can’t say much about this site; haven’t used it to much)

http://www.supernifty.org/playalong_select.php?id=59 (cool concept for a site, play along youtube videos, but I haven’t explored it much)

http://www.alligatorboogaloo.com/uke/chords/ (Chord Chart)

http://www.reddit.com/r/ukulele (online Ukulele community)