The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

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 […]

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 […]

By Crom, You are Missed!

| April 2, 2017

Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the world powers, there was an age undreamed of. Hither came Bill Hollweg. An audio hooligan. An artist whose pen was as sharp as Aquilonian steel, and whose steely gaze and keen hearing […]

From Midlands to Radio

| March 24, 2017

A live Old Time Radio evening is planned at the Midland Seventh Day Adventist Church on April 1st this year. According to the Midland Daily News: The program features a live radio drama, instruments and a gospel quartet. Audiences can see how radio was produced in the “old days” with songs both vocal and instrumental, and […]

Tour the Zone

| March 19, 2017

This week on the Twilight Zone Podcast, host Tom Elliot begins his review of season three of the Twilight Zone with the episode Two starring Charles Bronson and Elizabeth Montgomery. Our Jack chimes in with his favourite memories of Rod Serling and the zone in a little audio feedback. Fascinating when you consider how similar […]

Save the Other Words for Jack

| March 18, 2017

You may want to Save the Last Word for Pete Lutz, but this episode of the new interview show from the create of Pulp-Pourri Theatre and Narada Radio is interviewing our Jack Ward about his life and memories as an actor no less. Stranger things can and continue to happen. In the meantime, check out and […]

Death and the Department

| March 11, 2017

This week on the Department of Nerdly Affairs, Jack is a guest while the regular hosts Rob and Don talk about death and the way it affects all of us nerdly folk. Subscribe today and get prepared!

What’s Up with the Way We Sound?

| March 11, 2017

This New York Times article answers the age long question every audiophile says after hearing their voice: “Do I really sound like that?” According to William Hartmann, a physics professor from Michigan State University, there’s multiple ways you get to hear your own voice. More often than not, you sound higher. Check out the original article […]