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Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

2020 Seneca Awards!

| June 30, 2020

Nominees for 3rd Annual Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ Announced Final Nominees in 11 Categories Have Been Released Today PHOENIX, June 26, 2020 — The committee for the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ has announced the complete list of nominees in all 11 categories for the 3rd annual awards. Presented by Porchlight Family Media, the […]

Long Live the King!

| May 22, 2020

The incredible partner of the Mutual Audio Network and creative heart and mind behind The Rise of King Asilias, JV Torres, got some grand ink from the MD Theatre Guide from Mark Dreisonstok on May 21st. Check out the review! “The Rise of King Asilas” is a fascinating, thought-provoking, audio series currently in its third […]

The Loss of William Dufris

| March 25, 2020

The past year has been a series of blows to the audio drama community, and the loss of William Dufris feels very much like a gut punch. While I had never met him personally, his work with Fred Greenhalgh and on his own had made waves in the Modern Audio Drama community. In short order, […]

Dark Shadows Never Dies

| February 16, 2020

Our missing Amigo would be hitting my mailbox with joy at this latest turn of the audio drama world. Mark Dreisonstok from The Sentinel posted this lovely gem about Dark Shadows gaining new life in the audio drama world. The gothic serial “Dark Shadows” has had various incarnations over the years. Starting as an original […]

That is All…

| February 15, 2020

The 4077th Productions and All Better Audio have been stalwarts on the ramparts of the audio drama landscape for more than a decade. Last year we lost Viktor Aurelius, and this past February, his partner in the sublime, Jeff Niles. Jonathan Patrick Russell from Dreamrealm Enterprises provides this moving tribute to his friend and collaborator… […]

Three Reasons to Say “Audio Drama” and not “Audio Fiction”

| June 2, 2019

Well over a decade ago, we remember the conversation well: “What should we call radio drama now that it’s having a resurgence on the Internet?” On the Sonic Society, you can hear us ruminate in our show intros considering a number of terms- audio drama, audio theatre, audio plays, audio pulp, audio cinema, audio movies […]

The Amazing Mutual Catalogue of Links!

| April 28, 2019

Since joining the Mutual Audio Drama two months ago, we’ve seen this network grow by leaps and bounds. If you have a favourite way to listen to Mutual, you can find it here. Some folks want to subscribe to one or more mini-casts for each day, and others prefer to have the entire Broadcast Feed. […]

I Hate Snakes but Love Audio Drama

| April 5, 2019

The IndyCast folks have released a fan audio drama of the incredible Indiana Jones. MovieWeb.com gives some great details: Produced by an international collective of artists across seven cities and over five years in the making, the first-ever feature-length Indiana Jones radio adventure will air on The IndyCast starting April 5th 2019. Released as a special episode, […]

2019 The Year of Audio

| March 7, 2019

It’s been a long time coming, but those of us who have been in the trenches for years could foresee the day during even the longest nights. Forbes Magazine in one of their latest articles The Audio Boom: How Podcasts are Changing the Game for Marketers by David Shadpour has identified that people are tuning […]

The Famous Jack Benny Show

| February 7, 2019

This is a long episode from The Wallbreakers but extremely informative. We at Sonic Echo love the Jack Benny Show and have one in the can, but in the meantime check out the depth of one of radio, television and stage’s masters and progenitors of the situation comedy.