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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…


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…


Soundnet’s Milestones in Music digital jukebox package features in Cheryl Cole video

The jukebox has been a much-loved addition to bars and pubs for decades and, as the times change, its charm only seems to become more attractive for pub-goers. The technology that powers jukeboxes has, however, changed dramatically since its invention over 100 years ago. This mix of old and new is captured perfectly by the…


Consumers want variety in beer and background music systems

New research from The Campaign for Real Ale has revealed that there are over 1,000 breweries operational across the United Kingdom; the highest total currently in business since the 1930s. The findings, which are included in the 2013 edition of iconic publication ‘The Good Beer Guide’, discovered that there were 1,009 breweries now operating in…


Download Festival in a digital jukebox

Last week, the prestigious rock festival Download celebrated its 10th year. The weekend event, which sees 105,000 revellers travel to Donnington Park in Leicestershire, has been running since 2003, offering heavy metal fans the chance to see some of the biggest legends in rock. This year, Download Festival played host to a number of high-profile…


John Peel’s record collection to be released online

The background music team at Soundnet were very excited to hear that the record collection of John Peel, radio DJ and iconic music legend, is being made available to the general public in an interactive online museum. Access to the record collection, which includes 25,000 LPs and 40,000 singles, has been granted by Peel’s family…


Digital jukebox holograms?

The hologram of Tupac Shakur rapping on stage at Coachella was a landmark occasion in the history of live music. The incredible five minute performance saw the iconic rapper, who was killed in Las Vegas in 1996, on stage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre in front of a fanatical Coachella audience. The ‘appearance’, which…


Digital jukebox tributes to Houston

We were all saddened to hear about the death of musical legend Whitney Houston last week. Houston, who passed away last weekend, was one of the greatest musical talents to come out of America; her path-finding career saw her become the most-awarded female artist of all time. Furthermore, she’s been said to have been the…