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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…


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…


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…


AMS gives the latest in digital jukebox technology a glowing review

Automatic Machine Services, an operator with over 50 years’ experience in the service industry, has given the ‘Vhub’ digital jukebox a glowing recommendation in a recent article on Coin-op Community. The feature, which you can read here, sees Jason Jarrett, director at AMS, discuss the company’s satisfaction with the VHub and the outstanding service provided by…


Jukebox news from EAG

This year’s EAG Expo was one of the most productive for the team at Soundnet. Over the course of the exhibition, we unveiled our newest innovations, showcasing the latest developments in digital jukeboxes and background music systems. The two-day event gave us the opportunity to demonstrate the value of our software; innovations which allow customers the…


Soundnet unveils future of pub jukebox technology at EAG

The EAG International Expo at Excel, London from 24th – 26th January 2012, provided an essential insight into the direction of jukebox and entertainment technology. At EAG, Soundnet launched a number of landmark music and audio visual packages designed to bring much-needed revenue boosting potential to the pub and hospitality industry. The new 20,000 Track Audio…


Soundnet and Sound Leisure partner with for innovative new service

Today, we’re delighted to announce a ground-breaking venture, in conjunction with Sound Leisure, with global musical service The partnership will see VenueHub customers access their online profiles via an innovative new application on our digital jukeboxes. The application, which was developed by our partners at Sound Leisure, gives consumers the opportunity to access their…


The digital jukebox review of the year

2011 was like an end-of-season finale for the music industry. There were thrills, spills and adventures. It was all a bit too exciting for us really. Still, the start of January gives us the opportunity to review the year just passed and we’ve been eagerly combing through our digital jukebox data in order to make…


Background music increases customer purchases

Background music can encourage customers to spend more time shopping, according to a number of leading psychologists. In an article published by American news network NBC, a variety of US psychologists discussed the role of music in consumer shopping behaviour, arguing that a bit of background sound is music to the ears of retailers hoping…