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New music triumphs on the Soundnet Jukebox Chart

Recent chart releases have once again shot into this week’s top 30 most selected jukebox tracks, showing the significant impact regular playlist updates can have on jukebox profit levels. Understanding the importance of keeping track of current music trends, each week Soundnet compiles a chart of the 30 most popular tracks on jukeboxes across the…

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Scottish Licensed Trade News urges landlords to keep pace with background music technology

Hospitality industry publication, Scottish Licensed Trade News, is warning bar and club owners not to fall behind in terms of background music technology, as online streaming services like Spotify shift consumer expectations for music variety. In a recent article featuring Soundnet’s Marketing Manager Toby Hoyte, the trade journal informs readers of the numerous benefits digital background music systems…

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Lifting the mood with new music

Through conducting a series of experiments using MRI scanners, Canadian scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute have discovered listening to new music has a positive effect on brain activity. Despite the fact music represents an abstract concept, the researchers observed that when played new tracks, the participants’ brain reactions mirrored those in situations where a…

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Soundnet reveals the Brit Effect on the digital jukebox chart

This week, the nobility of the British pop world gathered in London to celebrate their own in the annual Brit Awards. Hosted by the affable James Cordon, the event was watched live on ITV by 6.5 million viewers and saw Ben Howard, Frank Ocean and Mumford and Sons claim accolades throughout the night. But, winners…

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Soundnet proves there’s a jukebox for every pub at the EAG and ICE shows

The Soundnet team took to the trade floor last month, exhibiting their digital jukeboxes to an international audience at two of the leading conferences in the entertainment and gaming world. January was a busy month for Soundnet, with the EAG International Amusement and Leisure show and the ICE gaming industry exhibition both taking place within…

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The VenueHub Jukebox creates a buzz at the EAG International exhibition

Soundnet were excited to witness a highly positive response to Sound Leisure’s latest VenueHub background music system, unveiled at the EAG International exhibition last week. Crowds at the leading amusement and leisure trade show were impressed with the VenueHub’s range of innovative features, particularly the entertaining ‘Dance Me’ app. Eager to put the jukebox at the heart…

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Live Forever: Oasis’ continued popularity takes them to the top of Soundnet’s jukebox artist chart

The chances of Oasis ever having any future as a band may seem slim at the moment, but on jukeboxes across the country, the band’s tracks remain as popular as ever. So popular, in fact, that they’ve risen to take the top spot on Soundnet’s most played artists of 2012 chart. This acclaim has earned the…

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The people’s choice: Soundnet reveal the most played jukebox tracks of 2012.

New releases reign supreme on the jukebox in 2012, but Oasis grab the top artist spot. An in-depth look into both online and offline jukebox selections reveals Oasis are the most played artist of 2012, despite the fact every one of the ten most popular jukebox track choices for the year were new releases. Supplying…

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The Soundnet team creates their soundtrack to 2012

In a special end of year blog, Soundnet’s marketing manager, Toby Hoyte, reflects on how music has shaped 2012: For me this year’s big musical event, the one that got everyone talking, was Danny Boyle’s Olympic opening ceremony, ‘The Isle of Wonder’. As I was watching the ceremony, people were commenting live on Facebook and…

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