The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Sound Thinking

| July 31, 2015

“Would you rather lose your vision or your hearing?” the old question goes. Which one of your main senses would you feel like you could do without? It’s hard to imagine never being able to see a sunrise again, or experiencing the swaying of the tree tops in a light wind as the leaves leave […]

What are the Audio Drama Genres?

| July 30, 2015

The late great (and sorely missed) Blake Snyder argued that the terms that we know as “genre”- those of fantasy, science fiction, mystery and the like- are poorly chosen. There are, after all many different kinds of horrors stories, westerns, even romance stories, and often they intersect with each other. Instead, Mr. Snyder, in his […]

Socially Sonic

| July 29, 2015

It’s the summertime and that’s a good time to sit back and listen to audio drama. But, for many writers, it’s also the time they can find a quiet place to work on their latest opus. The purpose of your writing may be entirely up to you, but Esta de Fossard decided that writing audio drama […]

Sonic Summerstock Presents: The Bickersons

| July 28, 2015

Lothar Tuppan and the Broken Sea Audio team brings another grand summerstock tradition with “The Bickersons” and Jack regales with a pile of updates for EVP and the Society!  

Sonic Summerstock Presents: Sherlock Holmes- The Adventure of the Tolling Bell

| July 21, 2015

Hard times since the end of Frequency Lite, the professor and David attempt to extract cash from the lads from Rude Alchemy who bring to the Summerstock Playhouse stage a live performance of the classic Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Tolling Bell!  

OTR Appreciation 101

| July 14, 2015

Jack and David provide a little post mortem on Season 10 and the first decade of the Sonic Society while giving away hints at the upcoming season in the Fall. Meanwhile, John Bell and the gang from the Batfry give us a brief interlude from our recreations of OTR for Sonic Summerstock Playhouse with an […]

Sonic Summerstock Presents: Student Bodies

| July 7, 2015

Jeffrey Adams and the Icebox Radio Theater crew kick off this season’s Sonic Summerstock Playhouse with a classic X-Minus One tale retold “Student Body”! Welcome to the Playhouse!  

Talking Heads?

| July 6, 2015

There’s always been a concern that you shouldn’t write your audio drama with just “talking heads”. The concept suggesting that characters need to be active to be effective in an audio story. I’m not sure that’s entirely true. While we love action, we can think of some really effective stories that don’t need a lot […]

Reparations

| July 5, 2015

An astounding twenty-three year project of research and production with over fifty actors in this full-cast audio drama called Reparations I: The Attorneys, provides a powerful tale of two African-American best friends and attorney’s seeking restitution and reparations for over 400 years of: Slavery, apartheid and vast forms of discrimination and genocide at the hands of […]

Extinction Event

| July 4, 2015

Den of Geek brings us a Blogtor Who story of Ingrid Oliver joining the ranks with Jemma Redgrave to reprise her role and continue UNIT: Extinction, a Big Finish audio series focused on the Unified Intelligence Taskforce. The Unit was developed during the Moffat years of Doctor Who and we’re all excited to hear what this story will […]