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Soundnet digital jukebox stars in leading Glasgow blog

The Snaffle Bit pub, home to a Sound Leisure Jukebox, powered by Soundnet, has become the latest stop on a round-up of Glasgow’s best Jukebox venues by guided audio tour producer, The Walking Heads.

SnaffleJUKEBOXside-1024x682 The tour guide company comments that the traditional fine ale and whisky pub ‘could be forgiven for not being an obvious choice to host one of Glasgow’s most highly regarded jukeboxes.’ However, they are nonetheless impressed with the venue’s commitment to ensuring the jukebox remains relevant and attracts a wide variety of customers.

The Walking Heads blog reports that the Snaffle Bit was the first pub it had encountered on the ‘Jukebox Journeys’ article series to have a technologically advanced digital model featuring a touch-screen interface. But, while this digital jukebox may be in stark contrast with The Snaffle Bit’s more rustic feel, complete with customary Scottish Tartan, the reporter states that pub is clearly ‘determined to make the digital jukebox a place for everyone to feel comfortable and at home.’

To achieve this, the venue has opted to offer an extensive variety of musical genres and artists through its digital jukebox. The model’s catalogue includes everything from dependable Scottish classics from bands like The Proclaimers to the latest releases from today’s charts, automatically updated on a regular basis. To quote the Walking Heads blog writer, ‘I was extremely (and happily) surprised to see a number of selection options offering music from the 60’s right up to the present date.’

This wide array of available tracks represents a clear earning opportunity for the pub however The Snaffle Bit has taken a different tactic to make money from its jukebox on one of the busiest nights of the week. Promising customers free jukebox selections from 9pm every Friday, The Snaffle Bit always draws a crowd, leading the Walking Heads reporter to conclude that the jukebox is ‘a big reason to visit the pub over other local rivals.’

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