RHA Journal

Burns Night: A New Narrative


Join us in toasting the Ploughman Poet this Burns Night with a select gathering of podcasts, showcasing the best of modern storytelling. Since 1802, the evening of the 25th of January has been celebr...

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Rhythm is a…Runner?


Now that you have procured the correct sportswear from the January sales, all that’s left is the right playlist. But how important are the tracks you choose; can they really make a difference to your...

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Anatomy of a Song: Eminem - My Name Is


Remember the 90s? It was a far simpler time, wasn't it? The internet was in its infancy, inflatable furniture was trendy and MTV was the authority on everything cool. 1999 was no exception, with every...

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It's Beginning to Sound a lot like... Snow?


Knowing that snowflakes fall at speeds of up to 4 mph makes a snow-blanketed landscape even more impressive, doesn’t it? A fresh, snowy environment is certainly a visceral experience; the brisk air in...

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Behind the Sounds: The Force Behind the Iconic Lightsaber


Our newest series: Behind the Sounds, delves into the subtleties of the most recognisable sounds in film. With the final instalment of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hitting cine...

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Anatomy of a Song: The Art of Sampling


Our new journal series: “Anatomy of a Song” delves into the tracks we move to, how they were put together and their unique nuances. To kick off this new series we’re exploring the practice of sampling...

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Sound in Space: Interstellar Audio


You could say that Earth is the nuisance neighbour of our solar system. We’re the only one of the eight planets (sorry Pluto) to intentionally project messages into the great void of space. From radio...

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Sound in Space: A Voyage Through Time


We know that sound can’t physically travel through outer space. But space is far from void of all sound, technically speaking. Radio, TV and internet signals are continuously escaping earth to travel...

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5G: The Next Generation


5G - the “next generation of mobile internet” - is upon us, and it’s touted as being smarter, faster, and more attractive than our current cellular network. To give 4G its due, it did revolutionise th...

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We Hear You: Your Top Comedy Podcasts


We love to hear how you use audio. Recently we asked for your recommendations for the most hilarious podcasts and the results were, well, hilarious. Here’s what you had to say... Gossip Mongers Re...

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We Hear You: Your Top Movie Soundtracks


Throughout the We Hear You campaign, we’ve asked you how you use audio. This week we’ve been looking for recommendations for the most epic movie soundtrack and this is what you’ve had to say – Inters...

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We Hear You: Your Favourite Audiobooks


At the heart of the ‘We Hear You’ series, we want to know how people use their audio and what they’re listening to. So we asked our social followers for their recommendations for the most gripping aud...

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We Hear You: Crime Stream - an Interview with Jess


As one of the architects of the We Hear You series, our Digital Manager Jess' story about listening to true crime podcasts in the gym inspired us to ask 'what are the strange ways that people use audi...

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We Hear You: Headphones for Everything you Listen to


What do you listen to at work? Is it different from what you listen to when you travel? When you work out? What about when you’re trying to chill at the weekend? Obviously we enjoy audio, but we also...

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The Future of Audio: Implants


If Star Trek has taught us anything, it’s that we are headed towards a future heavily reliant upon technology. We’re all very comfortable wearing tech, but how do we feel about it being in us? O...

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Boss-Levels: What Makes an Epic Video Game Soundtrack?


If you’ve ever been really into a game, an hour’s sit down can suddenly turn into an all-night gaming session. But are you really to blame for this? Or have you been reeled in by an exceptionally well...

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AI: Artificial Inevitability


Having just returned from consumer electronics trade show IFA, we asked ourselves; is a brighter, better future really within sight or is it all a stitch-up? In 1956, John McCarthy – an American PhD...

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Diegetic Sound: A Terrifying Tale of Audio in Horror Film


Fear is perhaps the most primal of all emotions, hardwired as part of our survival instinct.  Despite this, the most courageous amongst us still enjoy a good jump scare accompanied by popcorn. &n...

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