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Podphones

| September 20, 2017

The Pulse considers What We Listen to on Our Phones: Jenn Webster considers how podcasts have leaped from the fringes to the mainstream in this piece. Chattanooga’s podcasting—and whether you like noir radio drama, current events or geeky fandom, there’s likely local-focused audio out there for you. If you want to keep up with urban […]

Theater review: Coach House opens 90th season with vintage Christie radio dramas

| September 19, 2017

From Ohio.com: Coming next: Radio drama Butter in a Lordly Dish Where: Coach House Theatre at the Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St. When: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1 p.m. matinee Sept. 23 Cost: $10 for show only, $35 for dinner and show Information: www.coachhousetheatre.com/shows/118/ for Brown Paper Tickets order or call 330-434-7741 The live […]

AI AD

| September 15, 2017

The BBC is taking a step back to make a splash in the audio drama world. Check out this article in The Verge about new interactive audio dramas: The BBC is known for producing radio plays, but the format is about to get a high-tech twist: a new experiment by the broadcasting company will turn traditional audio […]

Futuredrama

| September 9, 2017

If you’re a huge fan of Futurama and of course we already know you’re a fan of audio drama you’re in for a massive treat. The iconic cartoon from Matt Groaning and David X. Cohen is returning! For a single episode on The Nerdist Podcast Frye, Bender, Leela, the Professor, Zoidberg, Amy, Hermes and the gang will […]

Mouthwatering Tips

| September 1, 2017

The incredible Tanja Milojevic from Lightning Theater of the Mind passed on this gem of acting tips. Gravy for the Brain provides for the voice actor anything they need to know in Secrets of Preventing Mouth Clicks: This article aims to help voiceover artists with the much-complained-about problem of mouth clicks on voiceover recordings. People think […]

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 […]

Old School Broadcast

| August 1, 2017

While not exactly electronic or even electric, the Mystery of Greek Amphitheater’s Amazing Sound Finally Solved according to live science. Every good audiomaturge (yes, it’s now a word) understands the importance of making the best opportunity of your sound waves. The Greeks weren’t just experts in warfare, but also sonic tactics through the use of “audio traps”. […]

Sharpen Your Pens, Shake the Dust out of your Microphones

| July 22, 2017

Wired recently wrote an article entitled: Where is Hollywood Looking for its Next Hit? Podcasts. From the article: Like books, podcasts prove that a story works, that listeners like it and will keep coming back to follow it. More importantly, podcasts can prove an idea’s viability at a fraction of the cost of producing a […]

Slate Magazine and the Third Wave of Modern Audio Drama

| July 21, 2017

Slate Magazine recently wrote an article The Renaissance of the Humble Radio Drama in which they described this strange medium that everyone thought dead long ago is still alive… and thriving? The author Angelica Cabral writes “Radio dramas may seem like a thing of the past, but they’re still a great way to tell stories.” We’re […]

Edict Zero Gets Some Ink!

| July 19, 2017

Say Edict Zero in the Audio Drama Production Podcast and everyone drinks. This perennial favourite of the audio drama community is becoming more popular outside of the community as well. And it’s good news. Unlike so many of the other darlings that have more in common with youtube confessionals than traditional audio drama, Edict Zero relies […]