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50 years of BBC Radio 1

Posted by Mike Cooke - Director of Production at PHMG on

On September 30th 2017, Radio 1 reaches a broadcasting milestone as the station celebrates its 50th anniversary. The channel has played a pivotal role in the worlds of music, entertainment and popular culture since launching in 1967, from the discovery … Read more>>

John Motson: The Voice of Football

Posted by Robby Stone - Head of Music and Voice at PHMG on

John Motson is to football what David Attenborough is to the world of nature. A voice that’s instantly recognisable to anyone who tunes in to the beautiful game, his unmistakable tones have accompanied nearly 2,500 matches on the BBC. After … Read more>>

The sound of an icon

Posted by Olivia Howlett - Head of Audio Branding at PHMG on

In August, it was revealed that Big Ben’s great bell would cease to chime for the next four years as the tower undergoes extensive renovation. More than just a clock, Big Ben’s reassuring bong has become not just an icon … Read more>>

Capturing the UK's sonic landscape

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From ‘ello duck to howay, man, there’s no mistaking the richness of the UK’s accents and dialects. That’s why you’ll know that accent is a major thing we consider when we’re designing our client’s brand voices. Accent is not only … Read more>>

Hot off the press: our latest coverage

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At PH Media Group, we love our clients. And with 11,000 on the books, we have a lot of them across dozens of different sectors. In our experience it doesn’t matter if you’re a five-star hotel, a frozen-food manufacturer, a … Read more>>

If muzak be the food of love, Sir Peter needs a Rennie

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He refused to wear a poppy on Remembrance Day. He started a public slanging match with his peers for being more interested in money than art. And in the last fortnight, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has been at it again. … Read more>>

Good vibrations: the psychology of feel-good music

Posted by Dave Murphy - Head of Copy at PH Media Group on

New research published in January’s Nature Neuroscience magazine has confirmed what many clubbers and gig-goers have always known: good music makes people feel great. But this is the first time scientists have evidence to link music with the release of … Read more>>

The silent treatment: researchers develop noiseless dental care

Posted by Dave Murphy - Head of Copy at PH Media Group on

It’s no coincidence that horror movies use sound to heighten the scare factor. Mute your telly, and you halve the tension. You’ll miss the cues that make a jump, well, jumpy. And that creepy atmosphere – the creaking doors, wind, … Read more>>

“Golden Voice” Ted Williams: Beauty is in the ears of the beholder

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httpv:// Looks can be deceiving – a fact that’s been proven time and time again thanks to the gift of the internet and the ever-growing phenomenon that is YouTube. Susan Boyle’s plain appearance in contrast to her angelic singing voice … Read more>>

Keep passengers informed of weather delays with On-Hold Marketing

Posted by Tom Croft - Head of Marketing at PHMG on

As the unseasonable weather continues to cause chaos on the roads and public transport, bus and coach companies are being encouraged to keep their passengers as informed as possible. PH Media Group, Europe’s largest supplier of On-Hold Marketing, supplies the … Read more>>

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