The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

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!

Alien Radio

| March 30, 2016

After watching both Alien and Aliens, I was certain of one thing… all the chatter between the humans on the comm-links with the heartbeat sounding scanner would make a terrifying audio drama version if someone ever did it. Well, they did. Or rather he did. The “he” in question is none other than the Wizard of Aud- […]

The (Radio) Show That Happened Long Time Ago

| March 26, 2016

In a generation far, far away, Americans everywhere were treated to Star Wars the Radio Drama trilogy in 1981, 83, and 96. While my reintroduction to modern audio drama was The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as CBC replayed the British phenom  just before the bus came in the morning, yanks were thrilling about George Lucas‘ […]

Mike Says So!

| March 25, 2016

Those entering the world of audio start to discover quickly those folk who love the engineering side of the audio world. It’s hard to argue that anyone loves it more than the Slovak label LOM. In this enigmatic article, These mics capture sounds from the edge of human hearing – and beyond the article goes […]

War Doctor on Call!

| March 21, 2016

John Hurt‘s tour as the infamous War Doctor has passed on to the realm of the audio. Big Finish Doctor Who has kept everybody’s favourite Time Lord busy. And as this Radio Times article says: “One thing’s for sure: never underestimate the Doctor. If any single thing could be considered Gallifrey’s deadliest weapon and greatest hope, it’s […]

The Who’s of Ten(Eleven)

| March 10, 2016

Nostalgia is a strange sensation. It can take form through the decades or just in a few years. As we’re enjoying the new adventures of Doctor Who, Big Finish has a grand announcement sure to add cheer to those who miss David Tennant in the role of the Time Lord. Both Tennant and Catherine Tate […]

In the Beginning

| February 28, 2016

Series writer, director and producer Kevin Herren is creating “In the Beginning”, an audio drama series of Biblical stories brought to life in the style of yesteryear’s radio dramas, complete with some of Hollywood’s best voice talent and high production values. From the PRNewswire article:  “In the Beginning” is distributed by Blackstone Audio, the nation’s largest audiobook […]

Moreverwhere!

| February 27, 2016

From the Christian Examiner article great news for Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs fans everywhere. Another broadcasting even for Neverwhere! The cast includes “X-Men” star James McAvoy, “Game of Thrones” star Natalie Dormer, “Sherlock” actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Gaiman himself voiced a couple of characters like Figgis. Other cast members include: David Harewood, Sophie Okonedo, Anthony Head, David […]

Audi-acious!

| February 24, 2016

Every year the gold standard of professional audio dramas can be found at The Audies. The Voice Over Herald article points out that this year Audible Studios and ACX has been nominated in twelve categories including one for celebrated actor and Academy Award winner John Malkovich. The Audie Awards include more than audio drama and […]