Matthew Boudreau, a stellar audio engineer and colleague from over at Audio Drama Talk, has kept me in the loop about the development of his new audio drama, 1918. The show promises absurd writing, a tight cast, and excellent production values. Here's a quick trailer: 1918 Trailer 1 - More are Coming from Aural Stage Studios on Vimeo. Here's a blurb about the show from its creators: It’s 1918 and aliens have crash landed on the planet. At the climax of World War I, Axis and Allied … [Read more...] about 1918 Radio Drama Lets Us Know: More are Coming
Exciting news for Firesign Theatre fans! Via "Snook" - The Firesign Theatre and Seeland Records is proud to present DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS, the long-awaited ultra-comprehensive "Dear Friends" radio reissue that fans have been dreaming of for decades: http://www.firesigntheatre.com/domm/index.html DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS is the ultimate box-less boxed set of Firesign's complete broadcast output for the years 1970-1972, when they were blowing minds on Los Angeles radio with The Firesign … [Read more...] about Coming Soon: Firesign Theatre’s Duke of Madness Motors
Fresh from the Emerald Isle comes this new treat from Roger Gregg, a scene from a new production of Faustus... Roger has been talking about his desire about doing Faustus since I visited back in 2008, and it's thrilling to see it becoming a reality. Here is a scene from the new show which will run in Dublin from November 18 to the 26th in Smock Alley Theatre: I asked Roger whether there will be an audio adaptation of this work, similar to what he did with The Stuff of Myth. Roger … [Read more...] about Roger Gregg Serves Up a Delicious “Seven Deadly Sins”
Audio fans delight, there is fresh Jack Flanders to be had. And boy, is it steamy.As we showcased a few weeks back with Lady Windemere's Brass Fantabulous, ZBS has been on a steampunk kick, culminating in the release of the newest Jack Flanders adventure, Steam Dreamers of Inverness.In this tale, we're invited back to that magical place, with thousand of windows like so many eyes turned inward, and re-introduced to our friends Jack, Mojo and Claudine. Jack's trying to figure out what … [Read more...] about ZBS Brings Us a Steamy Inverness
Via Jeff Adams at Sound Stages Radio: Sounds for Soldiers, the project by audio theater producers all over the world to send 10,000 MP3 CD's to men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, continues to inch upward on the Pepsi Refresh project. To remind everyone, that's a grant Pepsi pays out to worthy causes IF they are voted in the top-ten of their category in an online poll. Everyone can vote once a day, either on the Pepsi Refresh site or by texting the number 101175 to the text number … [Read more...] about Sounds for Soldiers Needs Your Help!