The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

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 […]

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 […]

The EVP Podcast Tune!

| June 20, 2017

Many know by now that Tim Heffernan of The Dramapod fame has made a miraculous transformation of his site into a hub of potential RSS Feeds for the audio drama community. In his one site he’s created the opportunity for producers of audio stories to come together and host their series without cost. When Tim asked […]

Invisible Mode Deactivated

| June 15, 2017

Yet more evidence that the world of Audio Drama is heating up by Audible‘s announcement, The Conversation has an article entitlted: How podcasting is having a major revival with new audio productions of The X-Files and Doctor Who. Looking at some of the exciting releases like The Invisible Man, Homecoming, Doctor Who, Bronzeville, and X-Files. Everyone is starting to […]

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 […]

Mediumship

| May 26, 2017

So many great actors work in the medium of audio drama/radio drama these days, every little bit of wisdom and experience can help. Consider the article in Spotlight by Katie Redford who gives great advice on how to break into radio: When I was little, my parents always told me I could be anything I […]

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 […]