Roadie Tuner’s Best Articles of 2019

by Tamara Habchi, Jan 28, 2020 . 3 min read

Roadie Tuner’s Best Articles of 2019

What do our 5 most popular articles of 2019 have in common? Nothing. That’s because we work really hard on making sure the content we develop for our readers is as diverse as the music world is.

Here’s a shortlist of what you guys loved most in 2019:

Blog Post #1 – 7 Famous Ukulele Songs That You Can Learn 

Just like all good things, the affordable and compact ukulele has been making a comeback! And as an internet reliant society, we thought we’d address both these trends by rounding up our favorite songs to play on the Ukulele – and we found these all on Youtube. 

I guess we really nailed this one for you guys. ‘7 famous ukulele songs that you can learn’ was by far the most loved article by our readers. 

Blog Post #2 – 10 Best Guitar Apps of 2018

Our list of ‘10 Best Guitar Apps’ has you covered for all guitar needs we could think of. From apps that act as a substitute for an amp to apps for selling and buying second-hand gear. We were even impressed with this list – is there anything the app world hasn’t thought of?

Blog Post #3 – The 5 Most Covered Songs of All Time 

You could argue that the most covered songs of all time are also the most loved songs of all. Why? Well, they say there’s no greater form of flattery than imitation. 

As one of our most-read articles for 2019, it seems our readers found this list as interesting as we did. Would we still recognize these songs if it wasn’t for them being covered so many times?

Blog Post #4 – 6 of Today’s Best Fingerstyle Guitarists

We are so grateful for modern times giving us YouTube. How else would we deal with our need to watch these talented guitarists over and over again! 

Take a look at this list if you haven’t already. You’re bound to recognize more than just a couple of songs played by ‘Today’s Best fingerstyle guitarists’. 

Blog Post #5 – 7 Awesome Songs in Alternate Tuning 

While standard tuning is most common, some of the most famous songs in history are played in alternate tuning and we listed out our top 7. With alternate tuning, creative possibilities are endless. However, the downside is they can be difficult to keep track of. Maybe if everyone had a Roadie, this list would be a whole lot longer 😉 

We released a Guitar App guide in 2018 and remains one of our best reads to date! If you’re interested, you can check it out here. 

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As the lockdown continues, there’s no better time than now to expand your repertoire. But what should you learn? Another Ed Sheeran song? Just kidding. They’re difficult enough to forget.

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Ukulele is not only one of the most fun instruments to learn how to play but it’s also one of the easiest.

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Apr 17, 2020 . 3 min read

When you think of the ukulele, you probably think about a tropical, Hawaiian beach with lots of sunlight. But people from all over the world have fallen in love with ukulele.

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Last year was amazing for rock music of all genres. It was never going to be easy to pick the best rock song releases of 2019, so let’s start with a disclaimer.

This list won’t please everyone!

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Jan 20, 2020 . 5 min read

As part of our roundup of the last year, we’ve also looked at some of the most shocking music news of 2019. Unfortunately, it was a year fraught with hoaxes, harassment, and untimely deaths.

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Another year has passed, and new guitar apps have hit the market. We’ve added them to our growing list of the coolest guitar apps you need to check out in 2019 and beyond!

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Dec 2, 2019 . 4 min read

One of the most difficult elements of being a musician is finding your sound. As guitarists, we tend to wear our influences on our sleeves.

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Nov 8, 2019 . 4 min read

How many alternate tunings are there for guitar? A s#$%load. Here are some of the resources I’ve come across when surfing

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Since its debut five years ago, Vance Joy’s hit Riptide has been among the most popular songs played on Ukulele. Due to its pop culture and positive feel throughout, Riptide is deemed as a modern classic.

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The voice of Hawaii, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, blessed us with his cover mashup of Somewhere Over the Rainbow and What A Wonderful World.

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Wouldn’t it be awesome if an app could listen to you play and coach you to learn your favorite songs on the Uke? That’s exactly what Ukulele by Roadie does. 

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We work really hard to keep our Roadie users happy and nothing gives us more satisfaction than to release new features that make musicians’ lives better!

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We’ve covered alternate tunings extensively on this blog, and recommended several great songs you can learn to play with new tunings. We’ve even written an entire ebook on it. 

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If you’re learning ukulele, you need three things: Drive, a good beginner ukulele and inspiration! 

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The beauty of being a musician is that the only musician you can be…is you. Jimi Hendrix left-handedly pioneered blues and rock guitar styles of playing with a head full of lucy.

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