The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

BBC Celebrates 75 Years of Radio Drama!

| August 29, 2015

From the August 27th issue of the Independent: Johnny Vegas directs and acts in The Toffee Tip, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age comedy. “And they have listening figures that TV at that time of day would kill for,” says Jane Anderson, radio editor at the Radio Times. (The BBC happily confirms this. Drama on Radio 4 attracts […]

Voom Voom! Shkkkksh!

| August 28, 2015

As we get closer to the latest Star Wars epic movie, it behooves us to look at sound engineer Ben Burtt’s explanation on how the iconic sounds to the universe are created. As we get closer to Biff Straker’s launch in the Sonic Society with Year 0, the question is how will Josiah Ambrose produce […]

Eli-ten Us!

| August 27, 2015

The incredible Eli Mcllveen wrote a fantastic overview of the benefits of modern storytelling through audio drama in his piece  Sound Storytelling: The Evolution of Audio Drama. Make sure you give it a read and then a listen to Alba Salix his latest audio masterpiece!

Something’s Happening in the Icebox

| August 26, 2015

Something is happening in the Icebox of the World- that’s Icebox. Minnesota. Jeffrey Adams is telling all the mysterious tales beginning in the end of August. Are you ready?

Sonic Summerstock Extra Presents: The Tell-Tale Heart

| August 25, 2015

With Sonic Society Season 11 looming next week, David Ault hosts a special Summerstock extra- Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” an OTR short directed and starring David Ault, edited and co-starring Jack Ward, and special guest stars David Cummings from The No Sleep Podcast, and showcasing the heart-stopping terror-filled music of Sharon Bee.  

So You Want to Make Money Selling Audio Drama. No, you don’t.

| August 21, 2015

There’s an old adage that success leaves clues. There’s another less popular adage in the audio drama crowd that goes something like this: “You know audio drama hasn’t made the big time because of everyone who comes out saying they are going to ‘bring radio drama back!” The amount of proclaimed experts in modern audio […]

Sonic Summerstock Interim- Completion

| August 18, 2015

From the vaults of the Shadowlands Theatre series of the Seven Deadly Sins- Envy the episode makes its Sonic Society debut 10 years later with “Completion” in this Sonic Interim episode.  

Sonic Summerstock Presents: The Third Man

| August 4, 2015

With a flourish and a parade we’re happy to announce the initial release of! Make a free account, and a free ad or start hunting for ways to help bring your book project to life! Tonight’s Sonic Summerstock Playhouse is a doozy. It’s the incredible Narada Radio Company’s presentation of Lux Radio Company’s “The […]

Show Me the Podcasting!

| August 3, 2015

A couple of posts ago we spoke about the value of giving your audio drama away for free. Today, we’re going to ask about the Future of Podcasting from the article in Tech Crunch that asks effectively: What’s it going to take for Podcasting to have a breakthrough? Podcasting is well over a decade long […]

CBC Sentimentality

| August 2, 2015

Recently Sibby P Wieland was speaking in an interview about the great loss of CBC audio drama. As a child who grew up in the eighties- one of golden ages of the CBC, I concur. My imagination exploded with everything from CBC’s Nightfall, Booster McCrane PM, Rumours and Borders, and of course my childhood favourite, Johnny […]