D.E.W.S.O.U., pronounced DOO-soo is an acronym that stands for Divine Empty Wind Special Orchestra Unit. This is a blending of the translation of the English words "kamikaze" and "karaoke". The word "kamikaze" is has very strong negative connotations for the Japanese. We wanted a name that would preserve the idea of karaoke as a swift activity (rather than a slog) without offending the very people who popularized this activity. DEWSOU seeks to bring energetic pacing to what otherwise can be a sloppy, evening-dominating activity.