A luxurious lobby entryway. The scent of freshly cut flowers . The taste of a signature cocktail. A cozy, comfortable chair. While each of these alluring sensory experiences is unquestionably accounted for in developing a hotel’s unique design, one remaining sense often goes tragically unnoticed – sound.
The spa industry pretty much wrote the book on multisensory client immersion, so chances are, you’ve got soothing scents and sights covered. But how’s your music? Sounds play a major role in guests’ subconscious responses to your business, to it’s wise to develop a soundtrack that truly communicates your core message. (more…)
Ever been in a restaurant or hotel listening to a mix of music that sets the mood during dinner or a spa treatment? It might be the work of entrepreneur and musician Allen Klevens.
Klevens is founder and chief executive officer of Prescriptive Music, a Los Angeles-based boutique-style music company that provides custom playlists for hotels, retail stores, and spas looking to stand out. Launched in 1999 from the founder’s garage, the company has gone through some twists and turns. It started out providing relaxation CDs for operating rooms and ended up serving the hospitality industry, abandoning CDs for software-based systems along the way. (more…)
Seen as one of the most competitive and effective marketing tools today, music has proven itself to increase and improve businesses. (more…)
There’s a lot of overlap between restaurant lovers and music lovers, so it’s not hard to imagine that, if you open a restaurant, you have a favorite band. But before you plug your iPod into the new speaker system in your Mexican-Ghanaian-Tamil fusion joint in Albuquerque, hoping to blast your favorite mashup of Taylor Swift and Ghostface Killah, there’s something you need to do: buy the rights. (more…)
DJ Mark Lewis has been a pioneer and visionary in the dance music scene for 25 years. His leadership in both spinning music and producing tracks has propelled the house music industry. Born in the UK, DJ Mark moved to Los Angeles in 1986; after waiting tables, he received the opportunity to moonlight a clubs in Los Angeles. “It all really snowballed from there,” Lewis said. (more…)
Host of a radio show? Check. Music director? Check. DJ? Check. Jason Bentley has done it all. With a strong passion for music and culture, Jason has continuously served up the hypnotic pulse to modern city life and it’s club culture. As KCRW’s music director and host of “Morning Becomes Eclectic,” Jason integrates sounds from all over the world to deliver the hottest tunes to young LA. (more…)
Come join us at Hed Kandi Sunday at ION Rooftop Bar & Pool @ JW Marriott – LA LIVE, brought to you by Hale Bob, Aqua Sundays, MAC Africa, L7 Events, ALIGN1 Models, Mixology and Prescriptive Music. (more…)
COME JOIN US NEXT SUNDAY!
Live Sunday’s at ION Rooftop Bar & Pool – JW Marriott @ LA LIVE
featuring DJ Mark Lewis, DJ Angeline, DJ Riley Warren
Brought to you by Prescriptive Music, Mixology, ION, Crowdstir