QUESTIONS ABOUT OPEN KARAOKE

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QUESTIONS ABOUT OPEN KARAOKE

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The Basics:
http://www.animeboston.com/programming/karaoke/

Okay with that in mind ask away.
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Are links to songs on Spotify allowed?
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Do we have to have spotify to run the link?
Youtube is a little easier if possible.

If you have it on your phone, you can connect your phone.
If there are ADs all will hear them.
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So how does the lyric situation work? Is it just that we need to link you a YouTube version with lyrics, or can the lyrics be displayed separately? I’m having trouble finding a decent YouTube video of the song I’d like to do that also has lyrics.

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They can be displayed separately after being sourced from an online site since it's just a big monitor.
We can also still print paper lyrics if you need them.
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Karaoke numbers from 2019!

Most popular songs:

1. History Maker (10 times)
2. Unravel (7 times)
3. A four way tie! World Is Mine, Cruel Angel's Thesis, Again, & Red Swan (5 times)

Number of times is times played and doesn't include cancellations.

588 sign ups with 103 cancellations.

Was a great year and we had an amazing contest this year! Thank you everyone for joining us and helping make karaoke awesome!
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Karaoke numbers from 2022!

Most Popular songs:

1. Baka Mitai (10 times)
2. Cruel Angel's Thesis (5 times)
3. A SIX way tie! Bad Apple, God Knows, Hero Too, Homura, Pokemon Theme Song, Unravel (4 times)

This does not include cancellations.

532 sign ups and 117 cancellations.

Contest winners:

First place: Alyssa (Queendom from Love Live)
Second place: (TIE) Master Roshi (Dragon Soul from Dragonball Z Kai) and The Keynote (Kaibutsu by Yoasobi)
kumano-nada wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:45 pm Are links to songs on Spotify allowed?
Oh yeah, we got this now! :D So you can now copy the Spotify link and paste it in the same place as the Youtube video.

The Spotify version will have better sound quality than the Youtube version. But the Youtube version may be better if the singer needs lyrics and they are in the video and timed well.

We had very few tech issues this year with the only instance being the TVs not working on Friday morning and resolved quickly and when a tech staff came in to assist with the reverb happening with the microphones.

We also plan on getting adapters next year for people who do not have audio jacks on their phone. Ran into that issue a few times (sorry!)

Also, sometimes the audio on the phone is really bad as well, even when turned all the way up. This happened to one contestant during the contest and we did not have time for an alternate solution. We will make sure to do sound tests for contestants who sign up at the convention to prevent this in the future.
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When will the Karaoke Contest videos be up?
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Arok2010 wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 6:54 pm When will the Karaoke Contest videos be up?
I was wondering the same thing actually! :) My fiancee ended up not having the spoons to come on Saturday but she really wanted to hear my performance.
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Sorry about the late response, one of my staffers was doing that on their free time (not official AB recording).
Unfortunately the tech demons drained their cam during the convention and those two performances
were lost. Next time we will be more diligent about that

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxf0XF ... KXBgxGHduA
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