Monday, August 8, 2022

Tag: Chris Black

Royal tribute to Sound Leisure as jukebox kings step out at the Queen’s Garden Party

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There’s royalty and then there’s industry royalty, and they met at Buckingham Palace last week when Sound Leisure’s Chris Black and his wife Cath were guests at the Queen’s Garden Party.

Tuning in: Sound Leisure featured on Made In Britain

Sound Leisure Jukebox ITV documentary Made in Britain
ITV4 took viewers on a special visit to Leeds earlier this month, featuring the precision manufacturing processes of Sound Leisure as part of documentary series Made in Britain.

“I’m a survivor” – Chris Black returns to Sound Leisure

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Chris Black has confirmed he is back at the helm of Sound Leisure, after a five week period of illness caused by contracting Coronavirus in early April

Sound Leisure and Soundnet’s vision for 2020

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Sound Leisure have announced new Milestones In Music upgrade and contactless kits for Vhub and Milestone.

Sound Leisure invests in digital growth with Silkstone appointed as technical sales manager

Sound Leisure appoint Tony Silkstone
Sound Leisure has confirmed that industry veteran Tony Silkstone has been appointed to the newly created post of technical sales manager with..

Sound Leisure installs tracks at St Pancras

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Sound Leisure has recently completed an unusual jukebox installation at London’s St Pancras International station.   The Leeds-based classic jukebox manufacturer has supplied a digital Rocket Jukebox with Milestones in Music technology, which has been placed under the South Eastern Trains platforms. The digital Rocket jukebox combines the latest technology with the stunning retro good looks and it has caused quite a...

EAG 2017 report – Sound Leisure: Bringing jukeboxes to a new generation

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Jukebox specialists Sound Leisure brought their eye-catching free standing jukeboxes to EAG as part of a stand that showcased the company’s ground-breaking partnership with TouchTunes and Soundnet. Sound Leisure brought the latest in jukebox technology to EAG, showcasing a concise sampling from its considerable portfolio of digital and classic free-standing jukeboxes. Of particular note was the the Digital 1015 which features...

Changes to Sound Leisure shareholding

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Black family confirms 100% shareholding. Sound Leisure, has confirmed that it has acquired the 50% of shares previously held by the family of co-founder Eddie Moss. Alan Black and Eddie Moss established Sound Leisure in 1978 and built the business up to become the pre-eminent supplier of jukeboxes in the UK, to the consumer and retail trade. Eddie Moss died in...

Innovation and market knowledge are keys to rejuvenation

Coinslot Playdium Jukebox TouchTunes
TouchTunes believe that the introduction and deployment of the Playdium smart jukebox by Sound Leisure will kick start the process of rejuvenating the UK market. TouchTunes European managing director, Alan Newham, is confident that the new TouchTunes jukebox is exactly what the UK market ordered: “TouchTunes commitment to product innovation and features that are developed specifically to increase operator and...

Chris Black provides his take on future trends and partnering TouchTunes

Coinslot Chris Black Playdium Launch
In an exclusive interview, Sound Leisure's MD Chris Black discusses the Playdium jukebox, his 30 years in the industry and the challenges facing the sector in 2017. In the period that you have been working in the jukebox industry how have you seen the dynamics of the market change? 2017 is my 31st year in the industry and as you can...

Soundnet: Game changing Playdium is the industry’s smartest box

Coinslot Jukebox Playdium Soundnet
The very first TouchTunes machine to be officially release in the UK continues to make waves across the county with both operators and consumers. TouchTunes is celebrating  ‘an enthusiastic and highly positive response’ to the launch of its Playdium  jukebox, which was unveiled to leading operators by TouchTunes CEO Charles Goldstuck, European managing director, Alan Newham, Simon Davis of Soundnet...

Sound Leisure’s Vinyl Rocket enters production

Coinslot Sound Leisure vinyl rocket jukebox
Having announced earlier last year that it had begun work on an innovative new vinyl jukebox, manufacturer Sound Leisure has confirmed that the first models of the Vinyl Rocket went into production last month. Believed to be the world’s only vinyl-playing jukebox, the machine harks back to the long history of Sound Leisure’s family business and their success in producing...

Playdium promotion is music to the ears for UK operators

Coinslot Jukebox Playdium Soundnet
Sound Leisure is reporting a ‘superb response’ to the launch promotion it is running in support of TouchTunes’ Playdium, the smart, game-changing jukebox which was unveiled to UK music operators at the Amusement Coin-Op Show (ACOS) in London. The promotion offers operators the opportunity to purchase the Playdium at a launch offer price of £1,600, a saving of £400. The Playdium...

Playdium makes dazzling UK debut at Stamford Bridge

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Playdium, the smart jukebox which is widely regarded by US operators as representing the ‘next generation’ entertainment platform, was unveiled to an audience of UK operators at last week’s Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS), held at the home of Chelsea Football Club. The official UK launch was attended by many of the UK’s leading music operators and hosted by TouchTunes Chairman...

Music heavyweights to launch ground-breaking jukebox initiative at ACOS

Coinslot Jukebox Playdium Soundnet
The forthcoming Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS), will serve as the backdrop for a major new partnership designed to reinvigorate the UK jukebox sector. The initiative will see Sound Leisure, Soundnet and TouchTunes, the world leader in digital jukebox technology, join forces to market the TouchTunes Playdium jukebox in the UK. The partnership will be officially launched at ACOS by TouchTunes Chairman...