Karaoke Theory is a project by Anna Kealey & Justin Falcone, where we explore the hows and whys of karaoke culture.
S1E7 - Karaoke Innovations
The Hot Breath saga continues this week, plus: thoughts on karaoke innovations.
This week with turn out attention to the UK and London's vibrant karaoke scene. Anna speaks with Mike Gabel, found of the House of Hot Breath, to discuss his infamous Hot Breath Karaoke nights across London.
Max Tundra performing Vanessa Carlton '1,000 Miles'
Billy performing Elvis Presley 'Hurt'
Maureen performing Sia 'Alive'
Richard performing Bruno Mars 'When I Was Your Man'
Laura performing Bonnie Tyler 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'
S1E5 - Karaoke Hook-ups
On this week's episode, Anna and Justin speak with Ally Lopez and Sarah Booz about karaoke romance, dating (and hook-ups!)
Anna singing Alanis Morissette's You Oughta Know
Justin performing Justin Beiber's Love Yourself
Griffin singing Hall & Oates ManEater
S1E4 - Karaoke Mom
This week, Anna and Justin are joined in studio with New York's Kings of Karaoke host Sarah Booz and also Ally Lopez from last week's episode. They talk about how Sarah went from hating to loving karaoke, karaoke etiquette and the complicated nature of choosing rap songs.
Sarah Booz performing Sublime's Date Rape at Pinebox in Brooklyn
The Wolf and Tigerlily performing The Weekend's The Hills at Cobra Club in Brooklyn
Prince of Persia performing Aerosmith's I Don't Want To Miss a Thing at the Spread Eagle in London
Dave performing Dr. Dre and Eminem's Forget About Dre at Pinebox in Brooklyn
S1E3 - Karaoke Divas
In this week's episode, Anna and Justin speak to Alejandra Lopez, a trained professional singer (and karaoke enthusiast!) about the "diva belters" and how doing karaoke at Pinebox in Brooklyn allowed her to extend her repertoire as a performer.
This episodes performances:
Harley Fox singing Beyonce's Listen at the Way Station in Brooklyn
Ally Lopez singing Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing and Jackson 5's "I want you back" at B burger bar, Glastonbury, Connecticut
Anna Kealey singing Lady Gaga's You and I at the Way Station
S1E2: Karaoke Therapy
In this week's episode, Anna and Justin continue their conversation with Anne Quito, discussing everything from the cathartic powers of karaoke to why Celine Dion songs are perfect karaoke fodder.
Anna Kealey and Justin Falcone singing Celine Dion's All Coming Back to Me Now
Alissa May Atkinson singing Alanis Morrisette's Hand in my Pocket
Justin Falcone singing Pearl Jam's Black
Anna Kealey singing the Fugees' Killing Me Softly
Anna Kealey and Phill O'Connor singing Michelle Branch's All You Wanted
This is addictive. Can’t wait for the next installment.