BONUS: Radio Drama Revival Live from #SXSW2015

Radio Drama Revival Panel at #SXSW2015

“Movies in my Head” panel at #SXSW2015. Credit: Aural Stage Studios

Radio Drama Revival traveled to #SXSW2015 Interactive in Austin, Texas to talk to filmmakers about the joys of producing audio drama.

We speak with panelists Sonia James, Patience Wieland, Matthew Boudreau as well as KC Wayland of “We’re Alive” about the experience, as well as new trends in audio drama.

This week we have two interviews:

Interview with Radio New Zealand #SXSW2015

KC Wayland, Sibby, and I get interviewed by Shaun Wilson of Radio New Zealand

Episode 407 – A Hadronic Adventure with the Gospel Hour

Hadron Gospel Hour - Radio Drama

Life is all well and good until the multiverse gets torn asunder. Whoops. Dr. “Oppenheimer” Valdini (Wentworth) has torn a rift in the fabric of the multiverse, and is trapped outside of spacetime in his sentient lab A.S.H. LE (Lisa McQuilkin), … [Read more]

Audio art the sleeper hit of #SXSW2015

Radiolab Detour App Year that Broken Austin

It's not as glitzy as VR, as right for you as left shark, or currently trending on Twitter, but for those of us closely following audio the resurgence of interest in our art form at South by Southwest: the 2015 edition was incredibly … [Read more]

Episode 406 – Finding Bodies in the Basement

Hangman Radio Cast And Crew

In the dry days of the temperance movement, some of the more savvy entrepreneurs found great opportunity in selling illegal booze. With sleazy underground operations, come sleazy underground politicians - most of whom are not welcome. Classic noir … [Read more]

Episode 405 – Embarking on a “Stiff” Investigation

Stiff Radio Live Audio Comedy

This week we have the delicious irreverant, lewd, scandalous and downright HILARIOUS antics of a detective who really puts the 'hard' in hard-boiled. Enter: Stiff Investigations, a live radio drama series which twists the OTR detective and makes it … [Read more]

Episode 404 – Stuck in the “Lost Elevator”

The Lost Elevator Radio Drama

Claustrophobics beware!  This week we play Northern Lights Radio Theater's production of "The Lost Elevator," - set in 1930′s New York, an express elevator suddenly becomes inexplicably stuck between floors in the high rise Robinson Building. Inside … [Read more]

Episode 403 – The Weather Looks Grim Up North

Hadrian's Wall Radio Drama

In case you thought that getting several feet of snow dumped on you was bad, we remind you that the plight of the Roman soldier in AD126 was way, way worse. This cheeky tale, "It's Grim Up North," is a historic radio sitcom about the plight of … [Read more]

Episode 402 – Gareth Stack’s “Choices”

Choices Irish Radio Comedy

Some fantastic radio comedy from the Emerald Isle this week! Gareth Stack, founder of "Dead Medium" productions, based in Dublin, tells the story of Ainesh, an under confident, over intellectual Indian-Irish twenty something. Ainesh has always … [Read more]

Episode 401: Celebrating Roger Gregg, a “Mad Scientist of Music”

Roger Gregg - Mad Scientist of Music

2015 has only just begun!  In this episode, Gareth Stack, Irish audio producer and playwright, interviews the masterful Roger Gregg in his podcast series "Mad Scientists of Music." Roger is, of course, founder of Crazy Dog Audio Theatre and one of … [Read more]

Episode 400 – A Christmas Carol by Voices in the Wind

A Christmas Carol Radio Drama

This week we feature the work of Voices in the Wind, a group based out of Toronto, CA who are producing their own original material as well as classics, such as we'll hear today, "A Christmas Carol." You know the drill, Ebeneezer Scrooge is a jerk … [Read more]

Episode 399 – Happy Exclusion Day!

Our Fair City - Exclusion Day Special

This week the Hartlife Company - all the life you'll ever need - is proud to present Tales from Our Fair City in their annual EXCLUSION DAY special. A charming story of survivors, obedience, and a happy man wearing red.  Featuring both their 2011 … [Read more]