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This One’s on the House!

How much effort is a free drink worth? For UK house duo Freemasons, an almost 20-year music career would be the answer. Freemasons is formed of two producers, Russell Small and James Wiltshire. The pair had already enjoyed success independently in the 90s dance scene, but in the early 2000s were looking to create a…


soundjack Wins Most Effective B2B App at EMMA Awards

Soundnet has won its third award in 12 months for its innovative soundjack background music App. The awards were organized by Mobile Marketing Magazine and soundjack won; “Most Effective B2B App”. The Effective Mobile Marketing Awards (EMMA) now in its sixth year, is the world’s longest-running awards programme, celebrating excellence in mobile marketing. Each year,…


The Rockbox strikes a chord at new venue The Zombie Hut

Recognising that each venue has its own very special set of requirements when it comes to background music, Soundnet are committed to fully researching each establishment to suggest the best jukebox system for their needs. In the case of the soon to be legendary bar and live music venue, The Zombie Hut in Corby, for…


Exploring the history of the jukebox

Despite the fact the jukeboxes of today represent sophisticated digital entertainment systems, pub-goers still seem to see the jukebox with a hint of fond nostalgia. In honour of the jukebox’s on-going vintage appeal, this blog post will take a sentimental look back at the evolution of the humble jukebox, from its invention back in 1889…


Background music systems, radio, YouTube: how consumers discover new music

Radio is the most popular way consumers discover new music, according to a new study. A survey by market research company Nielsen found that 48 per cent of music fans in the United States found new songs and artists via radio stations, while seven per cent went to YouTube for their search for tracks. 10…