The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Experimental Audio

beckIf you heard part one of my essay on the Audio Story over at the Audio Drama Production Podcastyou heard that I identify the audio landscape as having three corners like a triangle. Drama and Narrative are pretty easily defined with strong connections to play and novel sensibilities, but the third corner belongs exclusively to Experimental- the realm of sketches, surrealistic art pieces, and sometimes nonsensical aural works. Many of these are great comedic gems that intentionally break the fourth wall or provide some very mixed up non-directive story pieces.

Here’s another great example:

Have a listen to some of Samuel Beckett’s Avant-Garde Radio Plays: All That Fall, Embers, and More available now through youtube. Have a listen to the unusual and provocative!


About The Author

Born to Teachers and Amateur Audio Enthusiasts in the small rural community of Belwood, Jack's first love was stories- writing, reading, telling, and singing. He developed his acting skills through High School, University, and through film and community theatre. Jack writes the lion's share of Electric Vicuna's Audio Drama scripts and has his own writing site at www.jackjward.com He's thrilled to co-host the Sonic Society with his wonderful, talented, friend David Ault!

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