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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Mutual Presents: Thursday Thrillers- The Voyage of the Scarlet Queen

Posted By on June 13, 2021

Welcome to Mutual Presents! This week Jack gives us a listen to what’s happening on the Mutual Audio Network’s Youtube channel. Every day there is released classic Mutual Broadcasting Network’s amazing shows and this week in honour of the high seas, we look at Thursday Thrillers- The Voyage of the Scarlet Queen and a feature-length trilogy including: “Shanghai Secret”, “Report Of The White Jade Buddha” and “Spaniard And The Laskard Pirates”! Ahoy, matey!

Sonic Society #693- Siren Sound

Posted By on June 13, 2021

This week Jack and David hit the sirens and man the pumps as Firehouse Radio Players – a troupe of voice actors and sound effects artists present a tongue-in-cheek homage to the Golden Age of Radio. When the “On Air” sign turns on, their cast brings to life “lost classics” of the old-time radio era – a hard-boiled mystery from Cliff Hanger – Private Eye, western adventure with Buck Taciturn, US Marshal, outer space excitement on The Thrilling Adventures of Captain Fremulon and more! This week it’s Episode 1!

Sonic Society #692- One for Audio

Posted By on June 6, 2021

This week Jack and David don their musketeer uniforms as Durham University Audio Drama Society brings us “The Three Musketeers”! All for one, one for all! Two episodes of this classic tale! D’Artagnan has always wanted to be a Musketeer. When he travels to Paris on his quest, he befriends three of the most formidable swordsmen of the age, meets the love of his life, and is caught up in a web of intrigue that may bring France to its knees.

Wavefront Short: Reservations

Posted By on May 30, 2021

Just released this week and heard on Wednesday Wonders, Jack Ward from Electric Vicuna takes a comedic look at the Afterlife and Time Travel conundrums. Produced by Austin Beach and staring David Ault, John Bell, Angela Young, Jeffrey Billard, Lothar Tuppan and Jan Didur.

Sonic Society #691- Deep Ancient Audio

Posted By on May 30, 2021

This week Jack and David feature from No Such Thing Productions, Primordial Deep: Tiamat. When the body of a long-extinct sea creature washes up on the shores of Coney Island, Dr. Marella Morgan must take her first steps beyond the bizarre… and into the blue…

Sonic Society #690- Haunting Sounds

Posted By on May 23, 2021

Two features this week on the Society as Jack and David bring “A Haunting Beyond the Lake” by Richard H. Brooks for 11th Hour Productions and “Soft Voice” by Qcode Media.

Sonic Society #689- Wormy Words

Posted By on May 16, 2021

This week on the society Jack and David we complete the feature “Shipworm” from Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie. Wallace Conway wakes up to find he’s been implanted with an untraceable earpiece while sleeping. So long as he does everything the voice on the other end tells him, he and his family will live.

Sonic Echo: 502 Audio Noir: Double Indemnity

Posted By on May 9, 2021

The Amigos are back and this time, Lothar Tuppan brings Jeff Billard, and Jack Ward the classic “Double Indemnity” from Lux Radio Theatre. Walter Neff is an insurance salesman who becomes involved with Phyllis Dietrichson, the seductive wife of one of his clients. Phyllis talks Walter into a scheme to murder her husband and collect the insurance. This classic cat-and-mouse noir adaptation of the classic film features Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, William Conrad, Rhoda Williams, Bill Johnstone, Howard McNear, Norman Field, Eddie Marr.

Sonic Society #688- Shipping Audio

Posted By on May 9, 2021

This week on the society Jack and David we feature Part One of “Shipworm”. Wallace Conway wakes up to find he’s been implanted with an untraceable earpiece while sleeping. So long as he does everything the voice on the other end tells him, he and his family will live. Written by Zack Akers and produced by Skip Bronkie, Shipworm is the fourth podcast from Two-Up, the studio known for breaking ground in fiction (Limetown), musical (36 Questions), and documentary podcasts (The Wilderness).

Sonic Speaks 0601: Right Number, Wrong Party Retrospective

Posted By on May 2, 2021

In the premiere of the sixth season, writer, producer, actors and audio auteur Lothar Tuppan sits down to talk the retrospective of the 20th anniversary release of “Right Number Wrong Party” with Jeffrey Billard, Tanja Milojevic, and Jack Ward.