April 06, 2019

What I wish everyone knew about Karaoke


It’s 9 pm in the evening and as my family and I are preparing snacks for our karaoke session at home, it came to my attention about how this cool karaoke machine has always been a part of our special gatherings at home and how little I know about it.
I did a little research and found out some cool facts about the karaoke machine that we all enjoy so much.

Here are a few things that I have gathered from my little research:

1. The word karaoke got its name from two Japanese words “Kara” meaning empty and “Oketusura” meaning empty, which literally translates into “ Empty Orchestra”. Thanks to its Japanese inventor, Daisuke Inoue, who invented the handy karaoke machine that allowed one to sing along to a pre-recorded version of the song in 1971.

Juke 8 Original Karaoke Machine
2. Although the Japanese invented the first karaoke machine, the first patented Karaoke machine belongs to a Filipino named Roberto del Rosario. In 1975 he patented a Karaoke-Sing-Along system from the original Juke-8 version. Consequently giving birth to every Filipino’s favorite past time.

3. In Japan, the Karaoke culture is used for both business and pleasure. They usually take their clients out for a fun night of karaoke that in turn could lead to a signed contract for new business. To take their Karaoke experience to another level, they usually hire a professional singer to entertain their clients


4. Time magazine once referred to "My Way" as a favorite song of choice for Karaoke lovers mostly after having a few drinks. According to news, it was also reported that in the Philippines there was a series of killings related to the hefty singing of Frank Sinatra’s hit single.


5. In the United States, they usually celebrate the 4th week as National Karaoke Week. This is the only proof that the Karaoke fever has hit the United States pretty seriously, it undeniable that the Asian’s favorite past time has made its footprint across the globe.


6. The longest karaoke marathon lasted for four days straight according to Guinness World Record. The record belongs to Leonardo Polverelli, an Italian karaoke enthusiast, who sang a total of 1,295 songs.

Popsical TV
Up to this day, the demand for the best karaoke machine is getting bigger. There’s plenty of karaoke machines being manufactured out there, but how do you know which one is the best for your home?

Popsical Smallest Karaoke Device


Luckily, we can now have access to the world’s smallest Karaoke machine with unlimited song library. Popsical Remix is a smart karaoke device making it possible for everyone to sing like a rockstar within the comforts of his own home! The development of the home karaoke machines has come a long way since then, with the latest features of Popsical, maybe we will have a new world record for the longest karaoke marathon sooner than you think!

 


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Popsical

Popsical LIVE: Karaoke on Zoom is back throughout the month of May 2020!
Popsical LIVE: Karaoke on Zoom is back throughout the month of May 2020!

May 08, 2020

Missing your KTV sessions? Here's a chance to relive the memories and relieve the stress during the COVID-19 circuit breaker with free online karaoke sessions by Popsical. The Popsical LIVE: Karaoke on Zoom series will be happening every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1230pm where you can sing to original karaoke videos in several languages. Come join in the fun!

Read More
Popsical to Offer Free Online Karaoke Sessions during COVID-19 Circuit Breaker
Popsical to Offer Free Online Karaoke Sessions during COVID-19 Circuit Breaker

April 28, 2020

Local start-up Popsical has stepped up to offer free karaoke sessions for all based in Singapore over video-conferencing channel ZOOM during the extended circuit breaker period. In what it calls the “first public Karaoke on Zoom series,” Popsical will be offering access to its award-winning software and original music video content with a series of 45 minutes lunchtime karaoke sessions on ZOOM that are open to the public. 

Read More
Sing for FREE this weekend, 10-12 April 2020!
Sing for FREE this weekend, 10-12 April 2020!

April 10, 2020

This long weekend, sing to all the songs in our library! Stay home and stay safe!
Read More

x
x