The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

City of Destruction

| June 28, 2016

Christian audio drama has been around for a long time, and while many podcasters work hard at producing new work, great production talents are put into the full sounds of epic storylines in these religious tales. City of Destruction is one of these new series, and episode 29 is available to listen on Vimeo. If […]

Episode 478- Black Jungle

| June 28, 2016

We return with more from the National Audio Theatre Festival with “Jungle Gem” from Bill Chessman and Will Snyder brings us episode two of The Case of the Black Knight” from Neon Nights: The Arcane Files of Jack Tracer. David Ault returns next week but for now it’s AUDIO DRAMA TIME!     EXTRA LINKS Songanauts (The Truth) Kidd Video

Final Act Playhouse in July!

| June 27, 2016

If you’re living in the Des Moines area, now’s your time to get tickets for the upcoming summer playhouse live radio drama there. Final Act Ensemble is bringing back many of your OTR favourites. Check out this Broadwayworld article: The Des Moines Community Playhouse’s Final Act Ensemble presents their annual summer showcase, an evening of […]

Second Look at Second Shift

| June 25, 2016

It’s January 2nd, 2007 and episode #49 of the Sonic Society is on the air. The feature that night? The pilot of Second Shift an original “podplay” that brought gamers and fantasy together in an audio drama series. It was fun. It was gripping. And it continued until 2011 on and off again. And today we […]

Do’s and Don’ts on Voice Acting

| June 22, 2016

Jen Rudin writes a series of sage advice on voice acting in one of the latest posts from Backstage . Go check out what she has to say, but the end of her article identifies the summary of her top five list: If you want to be a professional actor, you must act like a professional. […]

Episode 477- Woman with the Knight

| June 21, 2016

Bill Chessman provides from the National Audio Theatre Festival “The Woman on the Pedestal” while Will Snyder brings us episode one of The Case of the Black Knight” from Neon Nights: The Arcane Files of Jack Tracer. More great new shows and it’s AUDIO DRAMA TIME!

Neverwhere, Somewhere Near

| June 17, 2016

Bernard Cribbins, Adrian Lester, and Paterson Joseph are just a few names who will star in the next installment of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere spin-off produced by the Maestro of Sound Production, Dirk Maggs. Check out the incredible Radio Times article on this grand new adventure!

Making Waves

| June 16, 2016

Terry O’Reilly has been a MUST LISTEN personality way back when he gave us O’Reilly on Advertising, and then The Age of Persuasion and now Under the Influence. O’Reilly is a kingpin of advertising as owner and operator of Pirate Toronto and Pirate New York, his studio is the largest production studio that’s not from a […]

Foley Secrets

| June 16, 2016

While the art of Foley tends to be a term used for Film exclusively, those of us in audio drama have a special place in our hearts for the amazing practitioners. Sound makes and breaks movies, just like a good musical score, and no differently than the main focuses of story, acting, and cinematography. Foley […]

Episode 476- Cheesy Schlock

| June 14, 2016

This week Jack feels like a little cheese, bagels and schlocks as we present Radio Project X‘s “Invasion of the Cheesemen” and the triumphant return of Schlock Audio and “The Tale of The Roku” by Texas Radio Theatre!