The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

By Crom- The Bill Hollweg Memorial Summer Season

| May 6, 2017

The Bill Hollweg Memorial Sonic Summer series is set! With gratitude to the folks at Audio Drama/Radio Drama Lovers Facebook Group, and to the big wigs at Broken Sea Audio for their kind permission, Sonic Summer will have two features a week. Our regular Sonic Summerstock Playhouse on Tuesdays (a favourite of Bill’s) and in honour […]

Need an Accent? Check it Here

| October 29, 2016

The indomitable Richard Summers (aka Captain Radio) posted an awesome link in Facebook the other day. Global Map of Accents is a huge project that has audio recordings of people from various parts of the world so that audio voice actors can get a feel for the accent of the region. This is a phenomenal tool for […]

And the Award for Best Audio Fiction Journalism Goes to…?

| April 2, 2016

If you talk to people who have been making audio drama for years there are two things that frustrate them the most: people who think that they have single-handedly brought back radio drama from the grave people who don’t recognize the amazing trailblazers in the audio drama movement We read this time and time again […]

DIY Sound Room!

| June 1, 2015

With thanks to the awesome twosome over at Audio Drama Production Podcast and their facebook group page, here’s a super look at the eternal problem for all of us audio producto-philes (so maybe that’s not a word, but it should be!). Aaron Brown’s excellent sound page has a fantastic article on how to make a […]

Happy World Audio Drama Day!

| October 30, 2014

All around the world, we celebrate our very first WORLD AUDIO DRAMA DAY! Thanks so much to Sibby Wieland, David Jarvis, Sonia James from Sound Stages Radio who came up with the original idea and have worked so hard to get the word out. And special thanks to Pete Lutz from Narada Radio Company and Fiona […]

I’m givin’ her all I’ve got Cap’n!

| May 28, 2013

After a harrowing near week, the EVP server is back online again, which means for those who are interested not only is Electric Vicuña Productions website back up, but Jack J. Ward‘s woefully neglected site of writing news, as well as a myriad of behind the scenes projects that we keep under careful lock and […]

BB See Less

| March 21, 2010

In a recent article on The Daily Telegraph Gillian Reynolds despairs in the slow choking out of the BBC’s audio drama department. In fact, the department will now be merged with “documentaries”. Does the BBC not realize what they are losing? Audio drama across the Internet has been steadily on the rise. It has not […]