Author Archives: Lou

The Wonky EP: coming 1st June 2015!

By | May 22, 2015

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It’s true – we finally recorded our debut EP! We did it in the stunning surroundings of St Mark’s church in Levenshulme and we were joined on drums by the amazing Phil Howley – read more about it and see the photos on our shiny new website. It is currently being pressed and will be […]

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Ukuleles on Radio 4

By | February 9, 2015

If you missed You And Yours on Friday, you can listen again here to hear me talking ukuleles, playing a bit of Stuck and teaching You And Yours presenter Peter White how to play a tune on the uke.   Peter’s uke lesson has also been included in this week’s Radio 4 in Four!

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Listen to me on Radio 4!

By | February 5, 2015

Tune in to You and Yours on BBC Radio 4 tomorrow from 12.15pm to hear me talking about ukuleles as well as doing a bit of playing and singing. Here’s the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qps9 and it will also be available on the iPlayer afterwards.

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Supper Club Speakeasy

By | August 4, 2014

I’m ridiculously excited about this event! I’ve put together a very special little combo to play some red hot and filthy songs from the 1920’s. The rest of the line up is pretty swell too and there’ll be some surprises on the night. Supper Club is always a good night out and all the money […]

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Lou and the Llamas ~ All the Boys

By | July 22, 2014

Video by Jamie Hyde and Bex Munton All the Boys from Jamie Hyde on Vimeo.

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New Year, New Toys

By | January 4, 2014

I’m putting together a pedal board for vocals. I’ve wanted to do this for a long time and now I finally can. I have no idea what it’s going to sound like yet or where it’s going to take me.  

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Wonky Face

By | June 8, 2013

Hello! Thought it was about time I posted something, so you know I’m still alive. So here is Wonky Face for your ears: I recently did a lovely version of this song with ace harpist Katie Brett which I’m hoping you might get to hear sometime. Lou and Llamas are still beavering away. We should […]

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Lou and the Llamas ~ This Saturday!

By | April 7, 2013

Really looking forward to this gig – just look at the line up! You’d be mad to miss it… Facebook event page

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Look Up

By | April 2, 2013

A little spring thing for you. Written on Easter Sunday, recorded on Easter Monday. Featuring my brother, Oscar Armer on bass.

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Levy Uke Up is a year old!

By | March 18, 2013

On March 25th, Levy Uke Up will be a year old. Yesterday was Part One of our birthday celebrations. We had a fantastic workshop with Phil Doleman, beautiful handmade ukes by Robert Collins and news of a Grand Northern Ukulele Festival from Mary Agnes Krell. Oh and this amazing birthday cake made by Jane! Thanks […]

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