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2010-11-04 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a partnership with Sony Pictures Television's hit a cappella singing competition series "The Sing-Off" for NBC, Epic Records announced today that it will release "The Sing-Off: Harmonies for the Holidays" on November 30th. The album will feature one-of-a-kind takes on classic holiday songs from all 10 competing groups from the second season which premieres on December 6th (8-10 pm ET). The one-of-a-kind battle of voices will continue on December...

2010-10-12 15:08:00

NEW YORK, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile Star Corp. (OTCBB: MBST), a developer of karaoke vending machines, announced today that the company is inadvanced negotiations with major publishing entities to acquire the rights to reproduce hundreds of songs in its personal karaoke vending booths. Signed agreements are anticipated before the end of 2010. Negotiations with the publishers have been taking place for over a year, and represent one of the final hurdles to...

2010-10-05 13:17:07

MU scientist compares classical singing to traditional Indian singing to find speech disorder treatment Hindustani singing, a North Indian traditional style of singing, and classical singing, such as the music of Puccini, Mozart and Wagner, vary greatly in technique and sound. Now, speech-language pathology researchers at the University of Missouri are comparing the two styles in hopes of finding a treatment for laryngeal tremors, a vocal disorder associated with many neurological disorders...

2010-10-05 07:08:00

NEW YORK, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile Star Corp. (OTCBB: MBST), a developer of karaoke vending machines, has published the following letter to all shareholders. The letter expresses the company's commitment to the commercial introduction of the Mobile Star personal karaoke experience during the next six months. Dear Shareholders, The Mobile Star has continued to make positive strides during the first three quarters of 2010. Most recently, the company has...

2010-04-29 10:53:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medley of rock 'n rollers, sopranos and musical theater singers in the New York area received a comprehensive voice check-up and a stroboscopic exam of their vocal cords as part of an annual Voice Screening for Professional Singers, sponsored by The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and MusiCares, the charitable arm of the national Recording Academy. The screening program was begun as a meaningful way to observe World Voice Day in New York City,...

2010-04-25 17:23:00

NEW YORK, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenor Anthony Kearns's debut appearance on the Fox News Network as a solo artist on 'Huckabee' will be rebroadcast this evening - Sunday, April 25 - at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Eastern Time. (Check local listings) Mr. Kearns, who is recognized as "Ireland's Finest Tenor," will sing the famous Irish ballad, "Danny Boy," and "The Lord's Prayer." Patrick Healy, his highly-acclaimed accompanist, joins Kearns for the performance. The segment was taped yesterday...

2010-03-12 15:10:00

NEW YORK, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile Star Corp. (OTCBB: MBST), a developer of coin-operated karaoke vending machines, announced today that the company has reached a preliminary distribution agreement with Apple Industries, one of North America's premier manufacturers and distributors of coin-operated electronic entertainment. Apple Industries plans to distribute the Mobile Star's next-generation entertainment vending booth, utilizing its well-established...

2010-02-12 15:10:00

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, February 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ROI Advanced to 6 Months; Sales Projections Increased by 35-40% Mobile Star Corp. (OTCBB: MBST), a developer of coin-operated karaoke vending machines, announced today that the company has re-evaluated its revenue projections following a successful 30-day holiday season pilot at a popular Westchester amusement center. A professional examination of revenues following the pilot showed that the return on investment...

2009-12-03 14:04:35

A pair of studies by Duke University neuroscientists shows powerful new evidence of a deep biological link between human music and speech. The two new studies found that the musical scales most commonly used over the centuries are those that come closest to mimicking the physics of the human voice, and that we understand emotions expressed through music because the music mimics the way emotions are expressed in speech. Composers have long exploited the perception of minor chord music as sad...

2009-11-10 15:15:00

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, November 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile Star Corp. (OTCBB:MBST), a developer of coin-operated karaoke vending machines, announced today that the company will launch a pilot of its personal karaoke booth in New York City during the upcoming winter holiday season. The pilot is scheduled to take place at a popular Manhattan amusement center from Christmas through New Year's Day. The pilot unit is currently on private display in Bronx, NY. The exact...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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