Startle Music: October Top 10 Songs
Startle’s Head of Content, James Picken, shares his Top 10 tracks to listen to this October. Discover some new artists, get inspiration for your business, or simply enjoy the playlist at home.
October 1, 2020
Startle Music: September Top 10 Songs
Our musical mastermind and Head of Content, James, shares the Top 10 tracks you should check out this month. Listen to discover some new artists, get inspiration for your business, or simply enjoy the playlist at home.
September 1, 2020
Startle Music: August Top 10 Songs
Startle’s Head of Content shares his August Top 10 - the best tracks to check out this month. Listen to discover some new artists, get inspiration for your business, or simply enjoy the playlist at home.
August 4, 2020
Reopening in Hospitality: A Simplified Guide to Music & Entertainment
As operators in hospitality, we know your top priority right now is to keep your customers and employees safe, and rightly so. But it’s also more important than ever to nail your atmosphere to draw customers in, put them at ease with an enjoyable environment, and encourage returns.
July 8, 2020
Hospitality Music Post-Lockdown: Reopening with the Right Atmosphere
After weeks of turbulence, closures and uncertainty for hospitality businesses, the time has come for many to start planning how they’ll re-open to the public.
June 4, 2020
How Background Music Can Influence Customer Spend in Retail & Hospitality
While a retail or hospitality atmosphere is obviously made up of many different factors, background music is one of the most highly controllable.
June 12, 2019
How to Create the Perfect Soundtrack for your Business
Just like your logo, colour scheme and ‘mission’, your soundtrack should be part of your brand identity and be given the deserved recognition for its role in creating your desired atmosphere and influencing customer behaviour.
February 28, 2019
How Not to Annoy Your Employees with Christmas Music This Year
Here are our 4 tips for helping you create a very merry atmosphere in your business this season, without annoying your employees!
December 6, 2018
Why Can't I Use Spotify in my Business?
It’s a much smarter move to set your business up with a professional, ‘B2B’ music service that not only covers commercial licenses, but offers much more functionality and control.
August 29, 2018
The Impact of a Good Restaurant Music System
In 2018, the expectation to visit a restaurant and experience more than just a good meal is standard; consumers need a good reason to venture out instead of conveniently ordering in, whether this comes from more food and drink choice, a great in-venue entertainment offering, superior service, or a combination of multiple factors.
July 4, 2018
The Importance of Background Music and Technology in Hospitality
By optimising technology for better entertainment and communication in their venues, hospitality brands can create immersive experiences that will awaken their customers and help a connection to form.
March 13, 2018
The Dos & Don’ts of Background Music in Retail
With expectations of speed, convenience and personalisation higher than ever and easier to meet online, many consumers need to be given a reason to put down their smartphones and visit a store - inviting the concept of the modern store experience.
January 4, 2018