From the Archives

Voice Hero: The Inventor of Karaoke Speaks
By Daisuke Inoue and Robert Scott

Daisuke Inoue never learned to read music but he changed our musical lives forever when he invented the karaoke machine. He shares the charming, humble, thoughtful story of his life with The Appendix.

Originally Appeared in… Off the Map Volume 1. Issue 4. October 2013

About The Appendix

The Appendix was founded in late 2012 as a quarterly journal of experimental and narrative history, soliciting articles from historians, writers, and artists committed to good storytelling, with an eye for the strange and a suspicion of both jargon and traditional narratives.

Volume 2 (2014)

Volume 1 (2012-2013)