Although ‘Wave of Mutilation’ doesn’t have the catchy riffs of ‘Here Comes Your Man’, it is something of a cult favourite amongst Pixies fans – particularly since the release of the almost soporific UK Surf version, which works perfectly in a sea of reverb. If you don’t have a bass, the slow version might be… Read more »
Pixies are a mainstay of any independent music playlist, and are undoubtedly one of the most influential alternative acts of the 80s and 90s. ‘Here Comes Your Man’ is probably their most recognisable tune, but hasn’t typically been associated with the ukulele – until now, that is. In fact, it’s pretty easy to translate to… Read more »
The first ‘official’ Ukulele Tuesday video (niftily assembled by Mark Mangan), featuring a vertiable army of ukuleles hammering out this classic Talking Heads tune – and not a big suit in sight. This video was picked up by a number of Irish websites, including JOE, BreakingNews and the Independent.
On Sunday 6th September, the Dublin Ukulele Collective (featuring some folks from Ukulele Tuesday) will be playing the Trailer Park Stage at The Electric Picnic. This is a 50 piece ukulele ensemble, so should be the perfect solution for your Sunday lunchtime – pop over between 13:00-13:40. If that’s too early for you, there’s another… Read more »