Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 15 of 15

Music - How and how long do you play it?

This is a discussion on Music - How and how long do you play it? within the Coffee Shops, Espresso Bars & Cafes forums, part of the Coffee Addicts category; Very interesting topic. But a little disappointing when thinking of adding some nice background music that compliments your shop's brand. I had planned on playing ...

  1. #11
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    6
    Very interesting topic. But a little disappointing when thinking of adding some nice background music that compliments your shop's brand. I had planned on playing soulful dance mixes which are a little more underground, and softer sounding. Many of those artists may not even be a part of bmi or ascap. Do you have to have a license with both of these organizations or at least 1?

  2. # ADS

  3. #12
    piq
    piq is offline
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    1
    Very interested in music's role in coffee shops. It clearly has such distinct role in creating the ambiance of an establishment. Coincidentally I am researching this very topic. If any of you could be so kind to fill out this brief survey (like 2 mins) it would be great help. survey here -> piq dot fm slash coffee

    forum will not let me post links yet

    Thanks!

  4. #13
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    9
    Many times the music is just too loud. I'm not certain why the stores don't add more acoustic panels if they need to have the music loud due to crowd noise. Little crowd noise should be low volume music... just my thoughts

  5. #14
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    5
    Interesting discussion. We're working toward opening a shop in the next few months and I've wondered about the role of music. Our vision is, in part, (apart from fantastic coffee), to provide a helpful context for sticky/meaningful relationships between people in a harried and disjointed world. ("Good luck with that," right?!) So, I'm particularly interested in the environmental factors in a café/coffee shop that encourage that culture, even if in creative/different ways.

    If I'm remembering correctly, no one suggested that not having music is a good idea. Has anyone even experimented with no music? Or something a little weird like a water feature? Just thinking out loud...

  6. #15
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Philadelphia, PA
    Posts
    3,249
    I have to admit I LOVE it whan the music (MP3 player or speaker system) stop working in the cafe where I work. I pretend I don't notice, and wait for someone else figure it out. I don't like a lot of distracting noise, and I'm sure many of the customers feel the same way.

    Rose

 

 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Need advice & a name for a coffee shop with a kids play
    By Kim_FL in forum Coffee Shops, Espresso Bars & Cafes
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-19-2006, 10:54 AM
  2. a play of poetry written in a coffeeshop
    By WolfLarsen in forum Coffee Table
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-11-2006, 06:52 PM
  3. lets play a game
    By jcambece in forum Coffee Table
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-14-2005, 11:24 AM
  4. WHAT KIND OF MUSIC TO PLAY IN A COFFEE SHOP?
    By Anajoeri in forum Coffee Shops, Espresso Bars & Cafes
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-23-2005, 01:17 PM
  5. What music do you play in your shop?
    By Steph in forum Coffee Industry Forum
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 02-16-2005, 09:06 PM

Search tags for this page

can you play music all day on ipad

,

coffee shop music paying rights

,

how long can you play a commerical song

,

how long can you play music

,

how long do you have to play music

,

how long do you play it?

,

music

,

playing music at coffee shops how to

Click on a term to search for related topics.

Tags for this Thread