The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Episode 506- Mad Sounds

| February 28, 2017

Tonight David Ault is on the road to Boston with The No Sleep Podcast Live, and back in the Society Jack introduces two episodes of Mad Mel and the Marradians with a special listen to audio actor auteur Carlos Mendoza reading of a Rudyard Kipling classic If.

Adapting a Classic

| November 7, 2016

Long time listeners of the Sonic Society will know that I’m a fan of many writers, but specific writers have always driven me to be a better writer- Rod Serling, Robert E. Howard, J. Michael Straczynski, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, David Milch, Chuck Dixon, Steven Moffat, Alan Dean Foster, Dash Hammett as just some that […]

Writers Write!

| September 11, 2016

RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen are looking for writers for online dramas and comedies. Check out this link from the BBC Writing Room website. RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen are seeking submissions from writers and producers to develop five new, original online dramas for the new season of Storyland. Writers from the worlds of television, film, […]

A Second Deathbed

| May 29, 2016

Erik Hermansen from Seespace Labs has taken one of our Electric Vicuña Dead Line Favourites- Deathbed Confessions– and provided a new performance from actors Dray James, Ray Stewart. Audio processing by Terrance Robinson. Music, foley, and editing by Ray Stewart. Directed by Siyence McGhee. To listen to this awesomely creepy rendition, go to the Seespace Labs […]

Blurring Sounds Waves

| March 22, 2016

Mira Burt-Wintonick who was a producer for ten years on the popular CBC Radio show Wiretap has some incredible things to say about making fiction on the air. While I think her thoughts are especially valuable for those making podficts (fictionalized podcasts), her clear thoughts can be found in detail in the article Storytelling through […]

Beacon in the Dark

| March 16, 2016

Beacon Arts Centre in Inverclyde, Scotland is celebrating new writers work by presenting a collection of four new radio plays staged for an audience and dubbed “The Podcast Sessions”. For over a decade now, we at the Sonic Society have believed that audio stories are uniquely positioned to tell stories in the most imaginative and […]

Dramatic Students

| February 16, 2016

The Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts has an exciting opportunity for students to create professional radio drama. HarperAudio worked with Goldberg to create a contest for burgeoning audio dramatic writers. According to this NYU News article: Undergraduates, graduate students and alumni who graduated no earlier than 2013 can […]

25th Annual Radio Playwriting Competition

| October 15, 2015

“Creative Writing is a vibrant subject area at The Open University, with courses from beginner and undergraduate, to MA and PhD level. We are thrilled to collaborate with BBC World Service in this important and unique competition, encouraging and supporting talent internationally.” So says Doctor Derek Neale of The Open University Faculty of Arts in consideration […]

Chattering Words!

| October 1, 2015

The incredible folks at Chatterbox Audio Theater have opened their doors to another season of scripts requests! We love the CAT here on the Sonic Society. Their high quality shows and performances have become a regular staple for audiophiles everywhere. So, pull out those pens, pencils, or word processors, follow the guidelines and get cracking […]