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Tip of the Month: dual screen

We often receive the following question: “How can I allow singers to see only the song lyrics while still controlling the application?”

The answer is simple: dual display! This feature allows you to open a second screen that displays only the text, leaving you to continue to control, add songs to the queue, change key or tempo, etc. on any KaraFun application.

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Kitchen Karaoke: treat your ears and your taste buds!

First rule of thumb from the unofficial laws of karaoke: out of respect for others, do not sing with your mouth full! On the other hand, singing for your supper is far from a bad idea!

When combining the pleasures of music and food, especially as part of a karaoke party for which you’ve drawn up a guest list and revved up KaraFun, feeding guests bellies as much as their ears is vital! With that in mind, on the KaraFun menu du jour: a spattering of flavorful and festive music-themed dishes paired with a delicate selection of deliciously sweet songs!

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When music meets the movies

When music meets cinema, it's a match made in heaven! Many a musician has understood this and crossed over to Hollywood. Some have even taken on roles as singers, actors, directors and even producers and we've lined some of them up here for you.

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I sing off-key.... so what?!

You pitch your friends the idea of becoming a regular at karaoke: "You know what? I’m gonna start karaoke-ing every week!" In return for your brilliant idea, you wait for the applause, a few tears of joy, maybe even a bouquet of flowers, some fainting and an express-delivery order of T-shirts displaying your face, lauding your splendor.

But instead of encouragement and the well-merited applause, you only get worried looks and phoney smiles. "But can you even sing?”, "You think you are really ready to go on stage in front of lots of others?”, "Do you even know the words?” Or again, "You should think of warming up… We are just looking out for your best!" As if you had announced your ambition to join the IronMan, never before having participated in any sporting competition and with just over a week before the race.

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Karaoke in the movies

Over the past 20 years, karaoke has grown in fame and popularity: even Hollywood's caught the singing bug!

Certain karaoke scenes have become classics and several have proven that some of these actors have talent that goes beyond the camera. We’ve rounded up some movies that are worth watching for entertainment, music and, of course, the karaoke scene.

For once, put the microphone away, grab the popcorn and let's watch some karaoke!

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