Use Sonos? No sweat.
It’s increasingly common for businesses, particularly those with fewer sites, to lean towards ‘hardware-lite’ music solutions with the plug-in-and-go wireless options frequently being chosen to play background music. With Sonos being a strong crowd-favourite, we’ve developed our software to effortlessly sync up with any Sonos speakers in use at each site.
March 23, 2021
Studio: the power to replicate a perfectly curated atmosphere across an entire estate
Our new user platform, Studio, gives clients the power to replicate a perfectly curated atmosphere across an entire estate. It also includes a new cutting-edge and world-first innovation that reports live to the user how to boost customer experience in the moment and lower the carbon footprint of each site over the long term. The new feature is called Tune-Up™.
January 26, 2021
Music meets science - The impact of music in retail
Everything from the tempo, volume and genre of music played in a retail business impacts customers, from dwell-time, spend, and enjoyment of their visits. It’s clear that customers enjoy their shopping with a well-profiled soundtrack, but does the right playlist make business sense?
January 6, 2021
Startle Music: December Top 10 Songs
Yes, it's December. Christmas is coming. But that doesn't mean we can't expand our musical horizons, does it? This months Top 10 is a delightful bounty of both festive and non-festive tunes to lift the spirits.
December 8, 2020
No speakers? No problem.
We were very excited recently by a new solution we developed to support a client that had multiple sites with no music infrastructure currently set up, no amps, no speakers, nothing. Using Google Chrome casting, we created a smart and simple plug-in-and-go solution.
November 27, 2020
Startle Music: November Top 10 Songs
It’s time for our reveal of the best 10 tracks to check out this month from our Head of Content, James. Discover some new artists, get inspiration for your business, or simply enjoy the playlist at home.
November 10, 2020
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
Enhancing Sport in Pubs with Entertainment & Technology
How pubs can broaden the shoulders of the match day experience with additional entertainment to extend dwell-time, create additional revenue opportunities and gain a competitive edge.
August 25, 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