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We started the year well, with an appearance at the Australia Day celebration in Dromana. We had a few problems with the wind interfering with the sound, but gave a spirited performance anyway. We’ve often been told that when we turn up with our ukes and smiling...
We’ve been learning and experimenting with audio recording and videoing . One day it will all come together and we might be able to capture that great Spukes sound . This month we’ve got a uke version of a Rolling Stones song and a Halloween Special with plenty of sound effects and scary images
Karen and I had a conversation with Chris Swayn of the Warrains during lockdown. An excerpt of that was in our October Show and for those of you who are interested, here is the full interview.
In this month’s episode Karen and Alan again chat about Spukes news, more useful websites and share some of what’s going on with our musical friends around the Peninsula. There’s plenty of music of course including three new songs to play along to.
Naturally things don’t always go according to plan. In our case we never really have a plan. We set up the camera and kept it rolling. Not everything makes the grade. Here are some of the least embarrassing cuts.
Just like a Saturday afternoon in the Rosebud Memorial Hall, Alan unrehearsed and unprofessional, and Karen calmly keeping him in check. In this month’s episode Karen and Alan chat about Spukes news, some useful websites and what’s going on with our musical friends around the Peninsula. Plus three new songs to play along with.
We were saddened to receive word that Kari Pesonen passed on last weekend. He was a big man with a big heart and was a popular member of our group.
We don’t have many songs we sing in a ‘foreign’ language. Everyone knows Pokarekare Ana. Either the Seekers version or the one learned in primary schools all over Australia. Constant repetition does not seem to take the gloss from this lovely song. We offer a nice...
Here’s our tribute to Tequila. We intended to send out the actual performance, which starts around the 9 minute mark. We found the ‘rehearsal’ was better than the ‘performance’ which says a lot about our capabilities!