Category Archives: AV Integration

Hearing Your Image

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From the moment a customer walks through a retailer’s door, an opinion is formed about that store. One contributing factor is from the music played. Music contributes to the overall customer experience and can ultimately determine how long a customer will linger in a store. The longer the linger, the more likely a sale. Music is a highly effective business tool that can drive sales, but it’s crucial that a retailer sets the right vibe. Read More

How to Choose the Correct Music / Lighting / Decor for your Restaurant

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Music, lighting, and decor play a vital role in setting the overall tone and feel of a restaurant. In some cases, it’s attention to detail that really sets a restaurant apart from the competition and keeps customers coming back. It all comes down to the “if a tree falls in the forest” theory. If you have the best food in town, but you have poor lighting, outdated decor, and music that’s reminiscent of your last trip to the dentist’s office, are people really going to want to eat there? Read More

1 In Every 43 Venture Capital Dollars Is Now Flowing Into Music…

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Is this a simple case of dumb money, or the beginnings of a totally new industry? Because for all the collapse and total devaluation being experienced by the music industry, there are still plenty of people willing to gamble. That is, to the tune of roughly $621 million in 2012 alone according to Digital Music News stats, which now turns out to be roughly 1 in 43 dollars committed by the broader VC investment community last year.

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Music to Your Ears

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By David G. Schwartz
October 18th, 2012

Here’s the funny thing about music in public places: If it’s working the way it should, you don’t even notice it on a conscious level. There’s just an extra spring in your step or, if you’re in a casino, pep in your poke as you hit the “bet again” button on your favorite slot machine. It’s the backbeat to your night out, or day at the spa, pushing you along without getting in your face. And that’s exactly how it’s supposed to be. Read More

Why Your Massage Business Needs Customized Music

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No matter what time you’ve decided to read this article, chances are, you’ve already listened to music today. Maybe you got dressed and ready for your day while listening to tracks from your iPod, or maybe you listened to music on the way to work. Whatever the case, we hear music on a day-to-day basis, and it has proven to be an important part of everyday life—as well as a powerful way to communicate with others.

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Rancho Bernardo Inn – Your Home Away from Home

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If your travels take you to San Diego anytime in the near future, or you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway, consider the luxurious and relaxing Rancho Bernardo Inn. A top-rated resort at affordable prices, the Spanish-style facility has a very homey feeling, and prides itself as a place to be visited “again and again”. Read More

Red Medicine & Prescriptive Music- Just What the Doctor Ordered

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Inspired by Vietnamese cuisine, Red Medicine takes their guests to a whole new frontier with their one of a kind dishes and Prescriptive’s eclectic music selection. This, by all means, is not your typical Vietnamese restaurant. Founders Jordan Kahn, Noah Ellis, and Adam Fleischman set out to make this restaurant their homage to Vietnamese food and culture. Read More

The Luxe Invites You to their Exclusive Hotel on Rodeo Drive

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Book your next family outing, mini-vacation or business trip at the chic Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills.  Prescriptive Music provides the sophisticated and cosmopolitan sounds that you will hear at the only hotel on Rodeo Drive.  This upscale boutique hotel was recently renovated to provide guests with premium amenities, valet, concierge services and fine dining.  Read More

Unique music offerings help spas strike a chord with clients

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Dim lighting, a comfortable temperature, and aromatherapy all stimulate the senses and contribute to a client’s spa experience, but music is arguably one of the most important details, as it has the power to set the mood for the entire treatment. “Music plays an integral role in the guest’s sensory experience at a spa,” says Allen Klevens, CEO of Prescriptive Music. “Humans are universally drawn to music, because it offers a method of communication rooted in memories, emotions, and moods. Music also releases dopamine, a chemical in the brain that plays a key role in relaxation and happiness.” Read More

Cue up the playlist, dinner is served

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How do restaurants choose what music to play?

You’ve scouted out the hottest new restaurant and pored over the menu to make sure it’s appropriate for all parties. Everything has been checked and double-checked to ensure the best dining experience for everyone. Then, when you walk in to the beautiful lobby and are greeted by the friendly hostess, your stomach sinks as you hear a kazoo-rendition of Peter Frampton’s “Baby I Love Your Way.” Read More

Soundtrack sommeliers

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After 13 years in audio-branding, founder Allen Klevens says that he’s seeing a shift in music pairings. Instead of complementing a restaurant’s food, he and his staff of programmers are increasingly focused on its architectural design and overall vibe. “Think about it: When you walk into a restaurant you rarely smell the food,” Klevens says. “You hear the music first.” Read More