The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Episode 530: Rabbits Radio

| October 17, 2017

This week Jack and David explore the world of the podcast Rabbits Podcast with Carly Parker, and talk about the upcoming No Sleep Live show in Toronto.

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 […]

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 […]

Episode 499- Continuing to Survive

| January 10, 2017

Jack and David complete the special promotional episode of “SURVIVORS!” from Big Finish and finish with episode #2 of Paul Sating and Fatecrafters “Subject: Found!” podfict! It’s Audio Drama Time!  

Snobbish Sonic

| January 10, 2017

Someone said to me recently that they felt that audio drama folks weren’t as snobby as podnovel folks. That was a strange comment to make. Looking back, I do notice that Audio Drama has been seen as the ugly step-child of the podcast community somewhat. Through the years there’s even been some suggestions that audio […]

Someone Sonic

| January 9, 2017

I’ve been a listener of CBC Radio all my life. I miss the heady days of Peter Gzowski, Vicki Gabereau, Michael Enright and Alan Maitland duo and Lister Sinclair‘s dulcet voice and gentle hand on the wheel. CBC has gone through a lot of changes, some of them great, some not so. The not so […]

New Podfict Starring Oscar Isaac Coming

| November 1, 2016

Oscar Isaac is starring in Homecoming, a new six-episode series that is described as a “psychological thriller that takes place at an experimental facility.” according to this Nerdist article. Isaac’s character is a soldier struggles with finding his place off the battlefield. Podficts are becoming common fair in the podcasting world, and while not technically radio […]

Podficts are the Bee’s Knees

| August 30, 2016

Wired Magazine made a point that horror and sci-fi has given a new rise to Podficts– fictional podcasts. The idea that people are doing effectively narrative audio stories (even going as far as audio drama) to tell stories to their listeners. We’ve listed many in the past two years, but the number seems to be […]