The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Playhouse S0807: Brief Encounter

| August 15, 2017

Tonight the “Greatest Love Story from British Film” Old Souls Audio and Rachel Rumler bings us “Brief Encounter”

By Crom, You are Missed!

| April 2, 2017

Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the world powers, there was an age undreamed of. Hither came Bill Hollweg. An audio hooligan. An artist whose pen was as sharp as Aquilonian steel, and whose steely gaze and keen hearing […]

Snobbish Sonic

| January 10, 2017

Someone said to me recently that they felt that audio drama folks weren’t as snobby as podnovel folks. That was a strange comment to make. Looking back, I do notice that Audio Drama has been seen as the ugly step-child of the podcast community somewhat. Through the years there’s even been some suggestions that audio […]

Digital Digressions

| December 21, 2016

The Nepascene has a series of digressions in this article which thrills in the memories of old time radio. Among the great musical hits the author, Tim Thumb,  remembers, there’s these fine gems of OTR: Then, in junior high at a brand new apartment building my mom and I moved into, I discovered “CBS Radio Mystery […]

Crime Classics in Chicago

| September 18, 2016

If you’re in the Chicago area, the Kimball Street Theater will be putting on Crime Classic on October 4th. From the Chicago Tribune: “Crime Classic,” an old-time radio drama with Radio Players West and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra trombone section will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Kimball Street Theater of the […]

OTR (Old Time Radio) finding NTL (New Time Listeners)

| September 17, 2016

There’s a huge discussion in the modern audio drama realms that often ends up being confrontational. The New Time listeners and the Old Time Listeners represent a stark contrast in the listening habits of those who love radio plays. This can be a good thing, in that the medium is growing so large that we […]

Sonic Summerstock Presents: Sky King and Gunsmoke!

| August 23, 2016

Texas Radio Theatre podcast with Rich Frohlich presents “The Atomic Trap” from Sky King in a live read through performance, while our actors at Electric Vicuña Productions take the stage with Gunsmoke “Sins of the Father” and the guiding hand of Richard Summers. All here on the penultimate episode of Summerstock Playhouse 2016!  

Sonic Summerstock Presents: The No Sleep Podcast Players Returns!

| August 16, 2016

David Cummings of the No Sleep Podcast provides a fantastic Lights Out episode this season with “Death Robbery“. David Ault is your announcer!

Sonic Summerstock Presents: The No Sleep Podcast Players

| August 2, 2016

David Cummings of the No Sleep Podcast provides a fantastic Lights Out episode this season with “Murder Castle“. David Ault is your announcer!  

Sonic Summerstock Presents: Narada Radio Players

| July 26, 2016

A ghost of a tale starts this season of Sonic Summerstock with Pete Lutz’s Narada Radio Players performing the classic Quiet Please with “Good Ghost”. Sit back in the playhouse as your host David Ault gets us into audio drama time!