The world is abuzz with Karaokemania! Are you ready to take your first steps on the stage and belt out your favorite song to your loved ones? You might find yourself singing at the karaoke station very soon if you don’t! What is karaoke? What is the latest karaoke player all about? What are the key facts to stay on top of this new karaoke craze? These are facts, figures, trivia, and karaoke lingo you might want to know.
발산노래방 a Japanese word that is made up abbreviations from two Japanese words, is called a Japanese word. “Kara” is derived from “karappo”, which means empty. “Oke” is derived from “okesutura”, which means orchestra. Karaoke literally means “empty orchestra”. Karaoke players perform the songs without the singers. You get the music with no orchestra.
Daisuk Inoue (a musician) invented the first karaoke system in Japan in the 1970’s. His karaoke machine was rented for 100 yen. Karaoke quickly became a popular pastime.
He was not granted a patent, so he had to be patented under another name, “Minus-One”. His Minus-One system wasn’t as popular as his catchy “Karaoke”, but Daisuk retained his claim to fame. The news of Daisuk’s new machine spread quickly, and it is now wildly popular in Japan, Europe and the USA.
Finland’s most loved karaoke player is perhaps the karaoke. Finland holds many world Karaoke records. They have the highest number of karaoke bars per capita in the world. They have the world record for having the most people sing the same song simultaneously: 80,000! Which song was it? Hard Rock Hallelujah! Finland holds the record for longest continuous round of Karaoke singing at non-stop speed: 240 hours
This is what you can imagine! You can now use your karaoke to set new world records
What is a new trend without its own vocabulary? These are some words for karaoke:
Karaoke Player is the karaoke machine. It can play karaoke music, as well as music without words. People can sing along even if the lyrics don’t exist.
Spinning Karaoke is a form of cycling on stationary bikes while singing karaoke. It’s a great workout!
KJ – This is the Karaoke DJ. He is the Karaoke DJ and gets everyone involved. He adjusts the pitch or key of the karaoke player in order to match the vocal range of the singer. Also, he adds an echo to make everyone sound more professional.
Kamikaze Karaoke: The KJ will pick a pitch number and you must try to sing it in that pitch.
Hitokara means that you must sing the song by yourself.
Karamovie – Movie clips in which they leave out the voices
Karaoke has many health benefits
Here’s the great news: Karaoke singing releases endorphins These are the “happy hormones”, which make us feel good.
Karaoke singing is a great way to release stress and tension and strengthen your lungs. You can feel great about going to the local karaoke club next time.
The newest types of Karaoke Players:
You can now get Karaoke Ipods and Karaoke Cell Phones as well as combo DVD Player/Karaoke Systems. China now has a Karaoke Car. Japan, and now spreading to other countries, has Karaoke Boxes – karaoke system/sound-insulated rooms.
The Latest News on Karaoke:
Jackie Chan will perform the opening song of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, KARAOKE STYLE.
You’re right. Perhaps there is something to this karaoke. It’s worth a try!