Xander Davis of Dreamseed, and now Echo Fiction, is a hell of an ambitious guy, a great producer, and now is responsible for yet another great addition to audio theater -- the first (as I see it) truly 21st century clearinghouse for audio drama... An online store featuring streams of a diverse group of audio dramatists and the ability to buy. Wow, is this thing a long time coming. I first decried the lack of such a thing in an article well over a year ago, now that Lodestone is gone, … [Read more...] about Echo Fiction Launches!
If you were lucky enough into one of the most popular episodes ever on the show -- Dreamseed's spectacular Buried in Falling Sand and the interview with its producer, Xander Davis -- then you no doubt were waiting with baited breath to hear when the next work, Soul Rift, would be out (I know I've been anxious!).? And now, we have our answer: Dreamseed announces Soul Rift will be released some time in the Fall. Soul Rift is exciting for several reasons.? First, it's gonna be damn good.? … [Read more...] about Dreamseed’s Soul Rift Premieres this Fall
This week we talk with Dreamseed founder, writer, director, producer Xander Davis. Having taking the vow to "make it happen," Xander Davis has a lot to say about the art and craft of audio theater, what's gone into his works to date, and what he thinks it will take to get the modern media consumer interested in audio theater. Don't miss this opportunity to hear a provocative (and fun) discussion with one of audio theater's most promising new … [Read more...] about Episode 17: Dreamseed’s Xander Davis
This week, Dreamseed's foreboding tale of a future where the salvation of the worker comes in the form of a little yellow pill. Yet, when one man forgets to take his little pill of dreams, he quickly realizes how much he's been missing, and how little a chance he stands at getting it back. A compelling tale and contemporary production make Buried in Falling Sand a fine example of what science-fiction can do in audio theater. Hope you … [Read more...] about Episode 16: Buried in Falling Sand
As you may realize, I'm a big fan of audio theater that tells contemporary stories, the kind you might find in the latest short story review or premium cable channel (but are especially well suited to the audio form). These productions are a little edgy, often dark, and attempt to speak to something greater than the cleverness of the medium. So it was with great interest that I discovered Buried in Falling Sand by Dreamseed, LLC (care of a link by William Spears' Lit Between the Ears blog). … [Read more...] about Audio Drama Review: Buried in Falling Sand