Weekly summary of June 12, 2017

We are pleased to feature Tribute To Johnny Cash, Rhinestone Cowboy / Gentle on My Mind (Glen Campbell Medley) and Dance All Night among the 65 tracks in Backing Tracks that have been added this week on Karaoke Version. Discover the latest MP3 backing track as made famous by Mike Denver, The Three Amigos, or Michael English.

35th anniversary of Make Music Day: a survival guide!

Mark your calendars for June 21st! On the agenda? The 35th anniversary of the Fête de la Musique (Make Music Day in English)!

Why this date? The 21st of June marks the beginning of the summer months.

It all started back in 1982 as a way for the French to celebrate the arrival of better weather and sunny days. It's an event where music is played and heard around the city, for free! Anybody can participate, no matter one's musical competencies or age. To date, Make Music Day is celebrated in more than 120 countries.

Whether you're a musician or a simple spectator, there's a thing or two to know in order to make the most of Music Day. We've compiled some recommendations for you.

Weekly summary of June 05, 2017

We are pleased to feature Nothing Compares 2 U, Big Time and Ask Me How I Know among the 62 tracks in MP3 backing track that have been added this week on Karaoke Version. Discover the latest Instrumental Version as made famous by Chris Cornell, Peter Gabriel, or Garth Brooks.

Spotlight on one of Karaoke Version's own: Vivien

Sound engineer intern at Karaoke Version, Vivien is a passionate musician. Heavy metal and hard rock fan, time flies when he's playing his guitar and he's been known to be late for an appointment or two in order to sneak in a practice session.

Meet Vivien and discover why he enjoys working at Karaoke Version and his musical recommendations.

Choose the right song for your voice

It’s a fairly common event: a singer timidly steps on stage, belts out a song and the judge’s chair doesn’t turn around. The singer, though talented, doesn't move on to the next round due to one thing, song choice.

Choosing a song that is adapted to your voice is not to be taken lightly: a song that you like doesn't mean automatic success. Careful selection can make the difference between a successful rendition that highlights your abilities and one that magnifies your imperfections.

Here are some tips to contemplate when picking a song that’s right for your voice.