The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Welcome To The Sonic Society!

Each week Jack Ward and David Ault are pleased to showcase the very best Modern Audio Theatre (Radio Drama) from around the world. From the days of Old Time Radio in the early 20th century until the modern age of broadcasts, podcasts, and streaming simulcasts, audio plays are movies for the mind!

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Episode 408- Karpen Diem

Posted By on December 23, 2014

 
This Christmas episode features Pete Lutz’Pulp-Pourri Theatre special “Karpen the Jew” and a little holiday reading from Jack himself (with apologies to C.C. Moore)

Merry Christmas from the BBC…

Posted By on December 22, 2014

Good Omensand Dirk Maggs, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett! BBC 4 will shortly be airing the brand new full audio adaptation of Good Omens, the hit novel by Gaiman and Pratchett from 1990. Tune in while you can and listen to this amazing story brought to life with a full cast!

Check out the great article in the Guardian for all the background to this new production!

Sonic Echo- 0116- A Fistful of Bennies

Posted By on December 21, 2014

 
Jack Benny appears in two shows in tonight’s ode to Christmas in December on Sonic Echo. First with Phil Harris and Alice Faye as Santa Claus, and then in his own The Jack Benny Show. All links can be found in archive.org!  Merry Christmas everyone! can be found in the incredible vault of wisdom- archive.org

Sonic Speaks 0116- Smith & Ward’s On

Posted By on December 21, 2014

 
The creative audio auteur from HG World, Hidden Harbor Mysteriesand a bunch of great fiction such as The Diary of Jill WoodbineJay Smith sits down with Jack to jaw about zombies, writing,  and audio drama!

And Now a Sound Effect from Star Wars

Posted By on December 17, 2014

Remember Star Wars? It was quite the thing in the day (and if you believe the hype it will be again starting next year. George Lucas wasn’t just the King of visual effects, he also pioneered in a pile of really unique sound effects. Here’s an incredible look at how the breakdown of the Millennium Falcon’s engines sounded!

Episode 407- Will-oh-be a Conception?

Posted By on December 16, 2014

 
A podcast full of returns beginning with the amazing Joe Bev‘s  “Willoughby Gets It” Part 2 and finishing with the great folks at Bunbury Banter Theatre brings us the incredible “Conception” while an old mythic friend of the Society rears its head!

Sonic Speaks- 0115- Leaping into Audio Drama

Posted By on December 14, 2014

 
The incredible Mark Bruzee speaks with Jack about audio drama, OTR, Darker Projects and his new passion LEAP Audio.  [Apologies for the clicking sounds in the interview]

Sonic Echo- 0115- The Old Christmas Switcheroo

Posted By on December 12, 2014

 
It’s December, Christmas month in Sonic Echo and this week we have some fun with Christmas confusion and the ol’ switcheroo. Tonight’s double feature includes My Friend Irma and Mel Blanc from The Mel Blanc Show!

All shows can be found in the incredible vault of wisdom- archive.org

Episode 406- A Willoughing Dash

Posted By on December 9, 2014

 
The incredibly talented Bunbury Banter Theatre provides us a look at “Dash Dashing” while the explosively dynamic Joe Bev brings us “Willoughby Gets It” Part 1 while Jack tries to get out of another fine scrape with the U-Tubed weapon devastating the Audioverse!

Sonic Speaks- 0114- Misfits on the Air

Posted By on December 7, 2014

 
John Tadrzak of Misfits Audio sits down and talks all things Audio Drama and Christmas on this week’s Sonic Speaks!