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Why choose a background music setup?

Background music systems have become increasingly popular in public buildings and places where we spend our spare time such as retail, fitness, leisure, restaurants, health centres and car showrooms. Background music is also becoming essential within workplaces like distribution warehouses and manufacturers.

Many businesses are recognising that adding ambience with music is important in helping to create the right atmosphere for your customers and staff. Music can be very useful in keeping staff motivated and therefore productive and stimulated whilst also improving relationships with customers and has been proven to improve footfall and extend dwell times, potentially having the power to make businesses more profitable.

Why choose Livewire Systems for your installation

We work alongside our clients to ensure that all of our installations are designed to suit their needs, and can have inputs from a range of different music sources such as radio tuners, CD players, TV audio, or more recently internet streaming services such as Spotify or commercial streaming services.

Many businesses now opt to use commercial streaming services as they can eliminate extra costs arising from a multitude of issues such as broken CD players, scratched discs, unauthorised music changes, or even music royalties. Music playlists can be created to suit a particular ambience or clientele and will play endlessly without any interaction.

We can supply the hardware to be integrated into an existing setup or a completely new system and thereafter a monthly subscription will be required for the music.

Previous installations

Our team has a breadth of knowledge and experience in designing and installing background music in high street retail brands, distribution centres, factories and hotel chains.

During our recent installation of background music in a high street brand’s warehouse we worked alongside the company to ensure that the system worked for them. This installation was designed to keep staff morale high, and designed with an automatic radio switcher to cater to all music tastes at set times. This may be at the sophisticated end of what is possible but based on our design, it worked very well and the staff were happy because they had been consulted. It was an easy win for all parties.

We have designed setups that can work on a zonal basis and can play different music in a variety of areas with others having the option for local inputs to play certain music within a zone without affecting the rest of the building’s music.

Servicing and maintenance

If there is one lesson we learn every day, it is that a little maintenance can go a long way. We regularly attend to faults and failures which could have been averted if the system had been properly and regularly maintained. Small faults and niggles can quickly escalate to full-blown system failures which can then be costly and inconvenient to repair.

Many issues with background music are primarily due to poorly designed or badly installed setups. Setups that are crackly, intermittent, or just not set to the correct volume level will have a significant adverse effect on listeners. It is proven that poor quality background music will cause fatigue as our brains try to fill in the gaps of the music we know but cannot be heard properly and throughout a working day.

Having your systems serviced regularly is important, and we offer all new and existing clients access to our Maintenance and Annual Check-up services.

Contact our team

If you want to discuss a new sound and communication installation, or want your existing systems servicing or repairing then we would love to hear from you. No job is too big or too small. If you have any queries about our services or would like to discuss a job with us our friendly and dedicated team will help in anyway they can. 

Our phonelines are open Monday- Friday 8.30am - 6pm. If you are contacting after this time, please email us or use our contact form and we will ring you back when we are able to.

Contact Us Via Phone: 01254 377 007
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Where we have worked

We are really proud of some of the projects that we have been involved in and that many high profiled clients put their trust in us.
The Three Fishes
The Three Fishes
Whalley, Lancashire
NHS Whiston Hospital
NHS Whiston Hospital
Prescot, Merseyside
Accrington Golf Club
Accrington Golf Club
Accrington, Lancashire
St Peter's Stonyhurst
St Peter's Stonyhurst
Hurst Green, Blackburn
Mahdlo Youth Zone
Mahdlo Youth Zone
Oldham, Greater Manchester
YPAS Liverpool
YPAS Liverpool
Liverpool city centre
Loom Loft
Loom Loft
Barrow, Clitheroe
East Lancashire Hospice
East Lancashire Hospice
Blackburn, Lancashire
Emirates Old Trafford
Emirates Old Trafford
Stretford, Manchester
Muse
Muse
Manchester City Centre
Liverpool Playhouse
Liverpool Playhouse
Liverpool City Centre
Blackpool Town Hall
Blackpool Town Hall
Blackpool, Lancashire
Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
West Bridgford, Nottingham
Northcote
Northcote
Langho, Blackburn
Stonyhurst College
Stonyhurst College
Hurst Green, Blackburn
Caffè Nero
Caffè Nero
Old Trafford, Manchester
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn
Trafford, Manchester
St Peter's RC Church
St Peter's RC Church
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire