The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Dirk Spielberg

| August 4, 2017

I think I’ve been saying this for some years now, and most recently in the Bill Hollweg Retrospective but Dirk Maggs is to the audio drama medium as Steven Spielberg is to movies. Master of the Film Source of the modern audio drama movement, Mr. Maggs has been working tirelessly producing action adventure audio for many […]

Scholastically Sonic

| July 12, 2017

Craig Robotham is amazing. There I said it. A tireless educator, writer, and audio drama lover, Craig has built an impressive collection of dinner theatre audio drama you can host in your own home at Weird World Studios. But that’s not enough, Craig’s assembled a list of supplements and guides to help any educator neophyte […]

Audio Dramatist for Hire!

| May 30, 2017

The Internet is buzzing with the news that Audible.com has decided to launch a five million dollar fund to find and play audio drama writers. The Digital-Reader has all the details: Audible, the digital audiobook giant, announced Tuesday that it would create a $5 million fund to commission new works from emerging playwrights — not for […]

Runtastic Audio

| May 5, 2017

One of the great elements of audio drama, is its nature to be portable. Runtastic has discovered the value of a good story on the go as well it seems. Check out this article at Wired:  Fitness app company Runtastic has launched Story Running, a range of downloadable stories written with the specific aim of motivating […]

MADaM if you please!

| April 27, 2017

Edge Studios website made a rather curious pronouncement recently. ” The heyday of radio drama gave way to television drama, but the genre never entirely died. It survived here and there — on radio, records, on-stage and the Internet – till now it has been coming back, in a big way.” It looks like more […]

Dare You

| April 5, 2017

SFFAudio has completed their review of the new series of Dan Dare and it sounds like a great series! It had been quite some time since I’d heard much about about Dan Dare, at least twenty or more years until the classic comic character’s adventures were rebooted by ace author Garth Ennis in 2009 for […]

Jim French Productions Off The Air

| February 3, 2017

One of the great heartaches of growing older is seeing the end of things. All things begin and all things must one day end, but it’s very bittersweet when its one of the great pillars of the Audio Drama community and that’s exactly what Jim French Productions is. For over two decades now, JFP has […]

A Profile in Audio Drama

| October 17, 2016

Snowronin1 (is it winter already?) provides for fans of Red Sun a glimpse of audio drama actress Lauren Eilola at medium.com. This off the cuff and fluffy conversation gives a little looksee behind the actors voice talents.

Elementary Audio, My Dear Watson

| September 19, 2016

The versatile and brilliant Derek Jacobi dons the famous deerstalker as Sherlock Holmes in the latest adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle‘s classic- The Hounds of the Baskervilles. Fangoria magazine describes the new release of Sherlock Holmes: The  HellHounds from Canadian filmmaker and actor Anthony D.P. Mann’s multi-media production company, Bleak December Inc. will release the new […]

Audible Channel Surfers

| September 15, 2016

From Yahoo: Amazon.com just added a new perk to its Prime program. Prime subscribers in the U.S. will now enjoy unlimited free access to a new short-form digital audio service from Audible Inc. called Audible Channels. Subscribers also will get a rotating selection of more than 50 audiobooks from Audible’s catalog. Audible describes itself as […]