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Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Terry’s Tribute from Radio 4

| March 19, 2015

If you missed it the first go around, don’t you dare miss it this time! BBC Radio 4 is planning a repeat performance of Dirk Maggs, Neil Gaiman, and Terry Pratchett‘s amazing audio adaptation Good Omens from the sixth to the tenth of April and completing the series on Saturday the 11th in a tribute to the […]

Nothing but the Pitts

| March 19, 2015

The Brits really know how it’s done! Tony Pitts in this article talks about how he began in a soap opera and has found himself acting in a Spielberg blockbuster in this Yorkshore Post. How does it fit the Society? Well, Mr. Pitts points out the thing we all know, “I love radio. I actually […]

Transforming the AB to AD

| March 18, 2015

Robert Montenegro muses in the BigThink Blog that maybe Audio Books are really the next step to bringing back Audio Drama. He notes that from a piece in NPR, that something big is coming down the pipeline with the audioverse. While this may not be such big news for the Society, we’re all excited that […]

Episode 420- Spaced Out Sound

| March 17, 2015

Jack-in-the-machine locates The Incredibly Spaced Out Adventures of Jupiter Jackson by Eric Herman this week on the Sonic Society!  

A Sound Collection Not to be Missed

| March 16, 2015

Sonniss has released for a limited time, for free, a ten gig audio sound effect bundle NOT TO BE MISSED by audio drama producers and creators. As this article from bedroomproducersblog explains: Sonniss has released GameAudioGDC Bundle, a completely free to download sound collection featuring over 10 GB of high quality royalty free sounds for video […]

Sonic Speaks- 0128- Talking in Our Sleep

| March 15, 2015

  David Ault sits down and chats with the David Cummings from the grand and wildly popular horror, No Sleep Podcast.

An Audio Drama Only Release

| March 14, 2015

Famed mystery writer Jeffrey Deaver, author of such blockbusters as The Skin Collector, The October List, and The Kill Room, among others has decided that his latest story won’t be released as a novel ever. That’s right, you can only get The Starling Project as… you guessed it… an audio drama! According to the New York […]

Sonic Echo- 0128- Shadow of a Director

| March 13, 2015

  On the big old time radio show tonight the showcase inspiring Screen Directors’ Playhouse with “Shadow of a Doubt” starring Cary Grant and featuring our screen director des jours, Sir Alfred Hitchcock!

Listen Up Everybody!

| March 12, 2015

We’ve been talking for years about the portability of audio stories, and it looks like we’re at the beginning of the trend. We talked yesterday about whether or not we were climbing up one side of the hill or going down another. According to The Digital Reader, we are approaching a golden age of audio stories. […]

Can Podcasting Crest the Hill?

| March 11, 2015

In an interesting article in Midroll, Paul Riismandel argues that a recent critical article from Variety entitled “Why Serial Won’t Do Much for Podcasting or Hollywood” just doesn’t get it. The Variety article suggests exactly what it promises in the title- in that the explosively popular Serial from NPR won’t make any inroads into adapting its […]