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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A Stitcher in Time!

Posted By on October 2, 2014

stitcherHOORAY! We say that because The Sonic Society is on Stitcher! Our webmistress, Ginny has placed the Stitcher Player right on the side of Sonic Society and we’re ready to play you the very best of Audio wonderfulness right from Stitcher too! So do us a favour? Give us some love!

Go and review the Sonic Society to get us on the Stitcher List Ranking! Give the world a taste of the very best in Modern Audio Theatre! Go to the bottom of the page to write a review, and pass the link onwards…. 🙂

Come on Sonicateers! And thanks so much, from all of us, to all of you!

Episode 396- Casting Off for Fortunate Port

Posted By on September 30, 2014

Fortuna1part1Jack finds himself alone again but comforted by Part 4 of Prenport and “Fortuna- episode 1” from Gypsy Audio!

BONUS: A touching Season 10 tribute from Drama Pod!

Sonic Speaks- 0104- A Little Pulp-Pourri in the Air

Posted By on September 28, 2014

Pete Lutz from Narada Radio Company has a great long chin-wag with Jack about pulp, radio drama, OTR, and his incredible new passion of adapting old pulp into brand new audio drama! SonicSpeaks

Sonic Echo- 0104- Have Sonic Will Travel

Posted By on September 26, 2014

Paladin arrives in the final installment of Sonic Echo’s look at Western month with Have Gun Will Travel. Thanks to archive.org we have “Strange Vendetta” and “Road to Wickenberg” for our double presentation! Have Gun

Episode 395- Prenport Rising

Posted By on September 23, 2014

Prenport

David and Jack find themselves locking on to the first three episodes of the brand new release of the series Prenport , an exciting new radio soap by Tom Williamson!

Sonic Speaks- 0103- YAPping with Matthew MacLean

Posted By on September 21, 2014

SonicSpeaks

Matthew MacLean from Scotland’s own Yap Audio and the Audio Drama Production Podcast and the amazing Aftermath series!

Sonic Echo- 0103- Sonic Six Gun Shootout

Posted By on September 19, 2014

This week in Sonic Echo’s western September fever we present Jimmy Stewart as Britt Ponset in The Six Shooter! Archive.org provides us with “Jenny” and “The Coward” for tonight’s presentation.sixshooter

Episode 394- The Twelfth Clock

Posted By on September 16, 2014

a3968213375_10Jack and David seek out to find the source of the damage to the Audioverse by triangulating first to The Twelfth episode from the incorrigible A Beginner’s Guide to Interplanetary Destruction and then to The Truth Podcast with “Biological Clock”!

The Rise of Audio Books

Posted By on September 15, 2014

1245551Desert News is buzzing about Audiobooks: A Rising Industry and a Multi-tasker’s Dream and it makes one ponder.

If audio books are on the rise because- as audiophiles have said for years now- it’s easier to do things and listen to stories, then are we on the cusp of seeing Audio Drama make another burst into the consciousness of main stream?

What will happen when the whole world starts to realize the power of spoken word and the value of it over all things video?

Will we enter the third age of Modern Audio?

Sonic Speaks- 0102- Interview for Beginners

Posted By on September 14, 2014

Tonight’s Sonic SpSonicSpeakseaks interview is the wacky quintet of Adam Baugher, William Mead, Ian McGowan, Daniel Williams, and Todd Roth who make up the creative force behind Harbingers of Calamity or A Beginner’s Guide to Interplanetary
Destruction.