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Music is the fuel that drives jukebox revenue so deciding on the right supplier will make a real difference to your cashbox. Soundnet is the UK’s number one supplier of digital music to Sound Leisure’s range of jukeboxes. A number of factors sets the Soundnet service apart. More new music, more often Soundnet’s online update…

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Official Charts Company reports 2013 set to become a record year for music sales

Official Charts Company reports 2013 set to become a record year for music sales Despite a great deal of media commentary on the decline of the music industry over recent years, new statistics suggest 2013 could be on track to become the biggest year on record for singles sales. Spurred on by impressive sales of…

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The sound of success: the importance of matching background music to customers

As numerous studies point to background music’s ability to affect not just ambiance, but also sales figures, Soundnet explains why hospitality and retail businesses must find the right music fit for their audience. Though for many brands, music may seem like more of an afterthought than a core aspect of their business offering, research proves it can…

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Soundnet champions the spirit of discovering new music ahead of Glastonbury Festival

This weekend marks perhaps the most anticipated event of the year for UK festival-goers, as thousands flock to rural Somerset to enjoy the legendary Glastonbury festival. Clearly, the big name artists headlining this year’s line-up, including the Rolling Stones, the Arctic Monkeys and Mumford and Sons, are guaranteed to draw the biggest crowds at the…

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The adventures and stresses of Soundnet’s big move to the heart of London’s thriving music scene

After several months of delayed move dates, the builders have finally given Soundnet the go-ahead to move from West Hampstead to our new home in the rich media oasis that is Camden Town. I have to admit, I didn’t realise moving would be such a stress. Moving house would be a walk in the park…

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Soundnet bring the Starburst jukebox into the digital age

The ever-popular Starburst Sound Leisure jukebox has now been given a major online upgrade, making it perhaps the best value digital jukebox on the market. Previously only available as a traditional offline jukebox, the Starburst has nonetheless remained a firm favourite with Britain’s venue owners, thanks to its comprehensive track library and highly competitive price. As Soundnet’s…

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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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The power of the preview: sparking music fans’ curiosity with early releases

A growing trend has emerged for music artists to offer fans exclusive online previews of their tracks before they are even available for purchase, in order to generate hype for upcoming releases. Electronic music duo Daft Punk broke numerous streaming records when a free preview of their new album was offered ahead of release, boosting…

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Not just a machine: Tips on choosing the right jukebox music service

Gone are the days when jukebox providers would simply drop a jukebox off at a venue and leave the owner to it; today choosing a jukebox is as much about the supplier’s services as the machine itself. The level of additional support offered by jukebox rental companies can vary significantly depending on the supplier chosen, and can…

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Uplifting anthems: music’s role in setting the mood

Two studies published recently report very different results on the effect certain styles of music can have on our emotions, demonstrating just how personal music taste can be. In the first of the two studies, the University of Missouri found participants were more likely to be able to improve their own mood when listening to…

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