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Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Moonlight Glow

| September 1, 2016

Sonic Society friend David Farquhar, has a phenomenal announcement from Moonlight Audio: MOONLIGHT AUDIO THEATRE Sets New Monthly Milestone at 115,000 Downloads Canada based Moonlight Audio Theatre is thrilled to announce that August 2016 has been our best month ever with 115,000 Downloads. Wow! I still remember those days when we thought 20,000 to 30, […]

CRT Needs a Few Good Audio Producers!

| May 22, 2016

Jerry Robbins of Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air has been incredibly busy these days. The award winning top tier audio drama company that has brought you such series as Powder River, Ticonderoga, Royall House, Perry Mason, Father Brown, Captain Blood, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Dead Ahead, and so many many more is working on […]

Hero of Sound!

| May 9, 2016

With thanks to Jack Jaffee from the long missed 12 Volt Theater podcast and his novel Down the Road we get this story from NPR about the incredible work of Tom Lopez and ZBS. I’ve really enjoyed the zany and rich works of Tom from Jack Flanders but there are so many more tales that Lopez has […]

Top 5 Hardest Working Producer/Writers in Audio Drama Today

| April 24, 2016

Audio Drama is replete with people who put their nose to the grindstone. Many producers work extremely hard to produce incredible productions. But who are the hardest working producer/writers in the modern audio drama movement? To tunnel down the list, it’s important to keep in mind that many producers like Dirk Maggs (Perfectly Normal Productions) […]

Blake Sets Sail

| April 14, 2016

It was with some sadness that fans of Blake’s 7, the powerful series created first for the BBC by Terry Nation from 78 to 81, heard of the death of Gareth Thomas. His reprisal of the role in The Liberator Chronicles in 2012 created a whole new generation of fans. The Telegraph has the story: […]

The Mandela Effect

| April 13, 2016

Not to be confused Fiona Broome’s theory of The Mandela Effect, the The Nelson Mandela Foundation just announced that they will be launching “Mandela: An Audio History” which will document “the struggle against apartheid through the intimate accounts of Nelson Mandela, as well as those who fought with him, and against him”. Read all about this exciting […]

Tigers and Bunnies and Audio Drama, Oh My!

| April 10, 2016

A growing popular add to a BluRay collection seems to be additional audio drama programmes. With the popular Japanese animation Tiger & Bunny there’s a brand new radio drama with the whole cast. Crunchy roll has all the details: The Japanese Tiger & Bunny Bluray Box will include all 25 episodes of the original TV series on […]

Divergent’s Last Flop is Good News For Audio Drama Fans

| April 9, 2016

If you’ve been following the Box Office, Divergent‘s latest chapter, Insurgent, has been disappointing. So disappointing in fact, that “they who hold the purse strings” have cut the final movie from the trilogy. But, unlike what normally would occur without any followup, the final book- Ascendant will be made into an audio drama. The article […]

The Art of Visuals Through Sound

| April 8, 2016

From The Sunday Times, filmmaker Malaka Dewapriya talks about his long time love of radio drama and two of his new releases: will launch his two audio CDs tilted “Kanata Parak” (Earful of Visuals) containing  14  Radio Plays at 3. 00 p.m. onwards on April 7 at the Auditorium of the Mahaweli Centre, Colombo. The main […]

And you will Listen, Pottermore

| April 6, 2016

Years after the books were released the audio books are still soaring to great heights. J.K. Rowling‘s triumphant children’s series Harry Potter is available at Pottermore where he’s hit past the million download milestone! Check out this article Listen Up! by Shannon Maughan at Publishers Weekly and go get your own copies for great prices!