The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

History in the Making

| September 23, 2017

Someone wise once said, ‘If your life is worth living, it’s worth writing down.” I think similarly if your audio has value to you, it’s worth preserving. That’s why when Gregg Taylor of Decoder Ring Theatre said in one of our interviews that he’s been uploading his shows to archive.org it made me consider that […]

Sonic Speaks 0301- The Last Roundup?

| January 15, 2017

Gregg Taylor sits down with Jack to talk over the changes at Decoder Ring Theatre including the future of radio drama.

Motion Capture

| October 22, 2016

Alex Dueben from The Beat, a blog on Comics Culture, took time to interview everyone’s favourite fedora wearing mystery man of Canada’s Steel town, Gregg Taylor. This grand interview speaks to Gregg’s incredible creative reach in the last decade plus, and his recent endeavors in motion comics. Watching his recent comics brought to life by […]

Episode 481- Ol’ Red Tune

| September 6, 2016

The intrepid Gregg Taylor brings us Red Panda as the costumed hero saddles up one more time in “Remember When” for our premiere of Sonic Society Season 12, and thanks to Jonathan Mitchell we present a new exciting series Songonauts.

Top 5 Hardest Working Producer/Writers in Audio Drama Today

| April 24, 2016

Audio Drama is replete with people who put their nose to the grindstone. Many producers work extremely hard to produce incredible productions. But who are the hardest working producer/writers in the modern audio drama movement? To tunnel down the list, it’s important to keep in mind that many producers like Dirk Maggs (Perfectly Normal Productions) […]

Black Jack Just Fun

| January 4, 2016

Favourite colourful metaphor, Gregg Taylor! One of my treasured times in the morning is the early ride to school. Once the car windshield has been sufficiently scraped, and the engine makes its protesting chugs to start, on goes the ipod, and the car stereo plays the only music worthy of a car ride- radio drama. […]

Episode 436- Decade Two in Red Strangeness!

| September 8, 2015

Once more into the breech Society Members as we launch of the premiere episode of Season 11 (the only season so far that in grammatical appropriateness we render into numeric form) with Jack and David behind the mikes and Red Panda’s “The Final Problem” fromDecoder Ring Theatre along with “Featherheads”Strangeness in Space from Clare Eden. […]

Sonic Speaks- 0202- Gregg Taylor’s Second Decade Podcasting

| September 6, 2015

Jack sits down for his annual chat with Decoder Ring Theatre’s Gregg Taylor to talk the Red Panda, Black Jack Justice and a pile of actual written copy as well as the normal audio fare. Entering into the eleventh season, Gregg speaks about what’s going on with DRT and podcasting audio drama.  

So You Want to Make Money Selling Audio Drama. No, you don’t.

| August 21, 2015

There’s an old adage that success leaves clues. There’s another less popular adage in the audio drama crowd that goes something like this: “You know audio drama hasn’t made the big time because of everyone who comes out saying they are going to ‘bring radio drama back!” The amount of proclaimed experts in modern audio […]

Sonic Speaks- 0101- The First Man of Audio

| September 7, 2014

Starting off the inaugural interview is none other than Gregg Taylor, chief architect, writer, producer, director, and audio auteur of the amazing Decoder Ring Theatre. We talk about Gregg’s passions and Jack’s reactions to the recent DRT change in broadcast release announcement. Remember Sonicateers, don’t ever drive angry.