The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Welcome To The Society...

The Sonic Society is a Broadcast/Podcast out of Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. We showcase the very best of Modern Audio Drama from around the world. We also showcase new releases of Audio works here on the site, give links for latest episodes, and look at new audio series. Please join Jack Ward and David Ault in the Society...

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Sonic Speaks- 0107- An Old Revival Meeting

Posted By on October 19, 2014















This week on Sonic SonicSpeaksSpeaks, Jack has a chat with long time friend of the Society and audio drama enthusiast, and producer provocateur  Frederick Greenhalgh from Fine Rune Productions and the awesome Audio Drama showcase series Radio Drama Revival.

Sonic Echo- 0107- A Geste of Orson’s

Posted By on October 17, 2014

BeauOrson Welles’ Mercury Theatre on the Air produced a staggering number of adaptations of classic fiction and drama. One of the least quoted but one of Jack’s favourites is the immortal tale of the desert “Beau Geste”, our feature for tonight’s October Orson month!

The Sparkliest Silver Lining

Posted By on October 16, 2014

soundcloudWhen you’re on the hunt for more Audio Drama, don’t forget to look in the sky… or rather in the clouds. While there’s all kinds of concern in the media right now about using i-clouds to store your data, here’s one place where you can be sure you’ll be safe to look up some listening. EC Bond shares with us a great collaborative place for those folks who use SoundCloud to put up their finished audio drama works. The Modern Audio Drama stream is a super place to find your favourites and new ones too! Come walk the clouds!

Episode 398- A Pub Full of Nerds

Posted By on October 14, 2014

onceandfuturenerdGuest host Pete Lutz from Nerada Radio joins Jack as they discover the Pub Hamlet from Lorna Meehan and Radio Widfire, and the Once and Future Nerd from Christian Madera and Zach Glass.

Sonic Influencer!

Posted By on October 13, 2014

 

So after some speculation it’s finally come to pass! YOUR Sonic Society is listed in the new i-tunes Modern Radio Drama page as an influencer of Audio Drama. You’ll recognize a pile of other grand folks in the genre as well. Hooray!

Congratulations to all of YOU out there. Without our Society Members- the listeners, we never would have made it. Ten years later but we finally have our own page on itunes. Wonderful! Go see for yourself at the itunes link. itunes

Sonic Speaks- 0106- Speak in Tone

Posted By on October 12, 2014

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Tonight’s interview is with the award winning, Tony Sarrecchia creator, writer and of the harbinger of hellish, Harry Strange, paranormal detective. 

Sonic Echo- 0106- Sonic Sherlock

Posted By on October 10, 2014

Sherlock

Sonic Echo returns with “The Immortal Sherlock Holmes” played by that radio thespian of thespians- Orson Welles in our October Orson month!

Episode 397- Returning to Fortunate Ports

Posted By on October 7, 2014

Prenport

The Sonic Society’s last look at the lovely Sonic Soap of Prenport with Part 5, and the continuation of Gypsy Audio’s Fortuna- Part 2 is this week’s phenomenal audio drama! David in league with the Videk?! Say it isn’t so!

Some Housekeeping Notes

Posted By on October 5, 2014

unnamed2Hello Sonic Society members.. Jack here…
I just wanted to send a little note out over the RSS Feeds. Some folks have noticed that last week’s Sonic Society hasn’t hit the podverse yet, and I apologize. I’ve been voiceless and sick with a lousy cold (is there a great cold?) for the last week and a half. I actually had one before and as soon as I got rid of it, I picked up another.
At any rate, I’m happy to report, that I have my voice back and you can expect the Tuesday show up on the feed soon.
As well as today’s Sonic Speaks, and of course last Friday’s Sonic Echo.
David and I hope that you’re enjoying the packed feed this tenth season of the Sonic Society. We’re getting all kinds of positive responses from people, and we’re just happy to share our love of Audio Drama with you and all the people who love making this stuff too.

They’re awesome aren’t they? If you haven’t hugged A radio drama producer or voice actor today, go out and find one.

A couple of other quick announcements- we’re now on Stitcher! And if you go on to the Sonic Society webpage at sonicsociety.org (of course) you’ll see a little link to your Sonic Society show on Stitcher.
This is real important. Please, please please… right now… before you forget (because I always forget when podcasts ask me this) go to that link. Go on to the Sonic Society on Stitcher and on the bottom of the page write a review.
We normally don’t ask this, but we need a few reviews on Stitcher to push the Sonic Society out on their main page. This is one of our chances to get the Sonic Society known in other places than through the podcast.
So PLEASE do that right now… I’ll wait… until you get there….
……
still waiting…..
Yes, there’s the page…. right… bottom of the page…. right there…
Yes, fill out that review….
Please be honest… and generous… or generously honest… :)

Okay… speaking of getting the word out there… Thanks to our webmistress Ginny, we’ve been updating the Sonic Society webpage and moved it to another server. Some folks said they couldn’t see the webpage because the URL hadn’t transferred over to the new server where they are. If you’re having that problem and the sonic society is coming back broken, please let us know at sonicsociety AT gmail DOT com

Other news… other news… Yes! We have Sonic Society Youtube channel working. If you know people that have trouble using an RSS Feed or itunes Podcasting, but know how to use Youtube… then please get them to subscribe. I’ve been posting a ton of shows from our back catalogue and we’re already well into the second season… maybe the third season on Youtube.
Thanks again to Ginny who has been steadfastly making these into playable movies (even if they don’t have any visuals) and I go ahead and put the feed information into the description and away we go!

So I think that’s it.. subscribe to the Youtube, reviews on Stitcher…. and I hope you really enjoy the next couple of months. Sonic Echo has Orson Month this October, and we have a bunch of really fun interviews with the makers and shakers of Audio Drama today in Sonic Speaks- and of course brand new, companies and favourite companies with new shows in our regular Tuesday night shows on the Sonic Society all wrapped around the adventures of David, our friends and myself in the TORTIS.

Special thanks to M. Sierio Garcia who has returned again as our Promo Girl and to all the people who’ve guest starred and will in our upcoming shows. Especially John Bell who can help out on a dime.

Lastly, EVP has some great stuff in the works. Michael Stokes is remastering Gate- AT LAST! You’ll get Gate mastered the way the show deserves… and I just finished recording a special new Wavefront episode for our 400th release of the regular season of the Sonic Society for the end of October.

As you can tell, lots buzzing in the Sonic Society this year. No wonder I’ve been ill!
Hope you are in better health and taking care of each other.
We’ll see you later- in the society…
Goodnight.

Sonic Speaks- 0105- Pod Opening

Posted By on October 5, 2014

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In tonight’s interview, Tim Heffernan from The Drama
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