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Blind Tiger: Bucking the Trend

Blind Tiger inns was formed in 2017 and started with 10 pubs, made up of Star Pubs leases and private leases.  Over the past 5 and a half years the group has grown steadily, sitting now with 17 pubs in the North West. Chris Tulloch, the Managing Director of Blind Tiger, has been in and…

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Get the Vibe with the TouchTunes Festival Playlist

With Glastonbury taking place this week, kicking off the UK summer festival season, the team at TouchTunes/Soundnet have launched their free festival anthems playlist incorporating popular headliners. It’s an eclectic line-up at Glastonbury headed by 80-yea-old Sir Paul McCartney, with fellow industry veterans Fleetwood Mac and Robert Plant, bringing the retro vibe. At the other…

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Jubilee Gives Royal Boost to Jukes

The recent Queen’s Platinum Jubilee saw a massive 22% upturn in jukebox revenues, says leading supplier TouchTunes/Soundnet. “This is extra cash in the jukebox compared to the previous weeks,” says TouchTunes/Soundnet’s Toby Hoyte. “It is a great result and even better than we had anticipated.” TouchTunes created a dedicated Jubilee playlist for its digital jukebox…

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Jubilee Playlist for Patriotic Pubs

In honour of the upcoming Platinum Jubilee, Soundnet has created a free special Venue Favourite update with songs that celebrate the Queen’s long-standing reign of 70 years. The tracks include patriotic British songs, celebratory songs​,​ and hits from 1952, the year of the Queen’s accession to the throne. These include: Royal Choral Society – ‘God…

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Ed and Shoulders Above the Rest

Soundnet and TouchTunes have released their combined music play charts for 2021 and it appears that brand new releases combined with a strong back catalogue are best when it comes to the UK pub-goers music tastes. Only Ed Sheeran strikes a current note, sitting at the top of the charts with his single ‘Bad Habits’…

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Jukebox hits of 2015

Soundnet, the UK’s leading supplier of music to jukeboxes and background music systems has released its annual charts of most-played tracks across its installed estate of pubs, bars and clubs.

Soundnet exclusively supplies music to Sound Leisure jukeboxes. It is also the only music provider licensed by The Official Charts Company to use the singles and album charts on jukeboxes and its soundjack app, which allows customers to choose tracks using their smart phone.

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New Music Fridays – great news for Soundnet & Sound Leisure customers

Soundnet, the number one supplier of music to the UK’s jukeboxes, is realigning with the global music industry to make their service more exciting than ever for music fans. The global music industry is uniting behind “New Music Fridays” from July 10th 2015, a new coordinated release day for music around the world – and,…

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Soundnet charts reveal pub favourites – new and old

Soundnet has released its charts revealing the most-played artists, tracks and genres, on digital jukeboxes this year. Once again, there is an eclectic mix of old and new in the charts, reflecting the varied tastes of the pub-going public. While chart hits still dominate – with Ed Sheeran surprisingly hitting the top spot in most-played artists…

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Why a teenage dream’s so hard to beat

Why does the music we listened to as teenagers still sound better than anything we have encountered since then? That was the question asked by Mark Joseph Stern a writer for Slate Magazine in a recent, excellent article. The answer is not simply nostalgia – or even that we have become less tolerant of new…

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Hats off to Pharrell – he’s had quite a year

Pharell Williams has finally lost his top spot on the Soundnet charts, where he has remained for an amazing 16 weeks with his track ‘Happy’. During the past four months, he has headed off challenges for the top of the Soundnet chart from other artists who reached number one in the Official Chart Company listings,…

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