Reviews & Interviews

  • Phil Doleman reviews the Kala KA-ASAC-TE/C

    Every now and again we send Phil Doleman a Ukulele to get his perspective on what they might offer a player. Here is what he had to say about the SUS exclusive Kala KA-ASAC-TE/C. Kala ukes have been one of the most popular brands for quite a while now, and...
  • Romero Creations Tiny Tenor Koa Ukulele Review by Phil Doleman

    Every month we ask Phil Doleman to try out a Ukulele and give us his thoughts. This month he is looking at the Romero Creations Tiny Tenor Ukulele. ROMERO CREATIONS TINY TENOR This is an intriguing uke, and one that traditionalist might immediately dismiss; they'd be making a mistake, though...
  • Beltona Tenor #1 Resonator Uke Review

    Beltona instruments are made by luthier Steve Evans a few miles from Leeds, UK. He's been making them since 1990, and you'll have seen them played by Tiny Tim, James Hill, Dead Man's Uke, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and yours truly. Since 2002 he has focussed on making...
  • Interview with Aaron Keim (Quiet American)

    The second in our series of chats between Nicci and famous Ukulele players at Grand Northern Ukulele Festival 2016. Aaron Keim - A Brief Chat What ukulele do you perform with? I perform with a bunch of different ukuleles, all of which, I made. So I build musical instruments for...
  • An interview with Phil Doleman at the GNUF (Grand Northern Ukulele Festival) 2016

    None of the team here at SUS could make it up in person to the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in May 2016. Thankfully though, friend of the shop Nicci was on hand to interview a couple of the performers about what influences the music they play and the tools they...

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Kala Ukuleles In-Depth
Everyone has heard of Kala Ukuleles but what do they sound like? Join us in a new series of comparison videos where we compare as many different Kala Ukuleles as possible.
Top 10 Ukuleles of 2018
If you are after a completely impartial guide to the best Ukuleles out there at the moment - please check out our video of the Top 10 Ukuleles of 2018. Covering most price ranges and sizes - this video will hopefully offer some insight into what instruments stand out of the pack.
Kanile'a Custom SUS models
After more than two years of development - we quietly launched our Custom model Kanile'a Ukulele last week. We honestly are in love with them and we hope you do too. Alex and Phil took them for a test ride, check it out...
NAMM 2019
Alex and Phil are off to sunny California next week in search of Ukuleles? The NAMM show has proven to be a fantastic source of world class Ukuleles in previous years- While we wait to learn what is just around the corner take a look at Alex's blog post about last years show.