Tag: audio

Oct 23 2017

Fear For Your Ears VIII

The Owl Field is a company specializing in binaural audio (3D sound) and their free story “Overnight” makes things even more immersive by making you the star! The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets have created a radio play which ties into their Lovecraftian science fiction RPG Spaceship Zero and I highly recommend it. The website …

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Oct 15 2016

Fear For Your Ears VII

Both Earbud Theater and Prometheus Radio Theater have a wealth of creepy tales, as do Hypnogoria (which often features Mythos tales) and the Odditorium. AudioComics also has some free goodies linked to their Horrorscopes line of classic stories and original works. Those with a taste for comedy might prefer the sci-fi adventures of The Mustache …

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Oct 21 2015

Fear For Your Ears VI

Remember Popcorn Horror? It turns out they have a wonderful selection of free horror stories called Campfire Tales. Since I’m promoting audio linked to past articles, those interested in Hammer Chillers can listen to samples at the official Hammer Bandcamp page and H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror can be streamed in full on Spotify! The …

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Oct 16 2014

Yet More Fear For Your Ears

If you’re searching for fresh and original horror stories, look no further than Sudden Chillers. Although I think they have a creepypasta vibe, these readings should also appeal to fans of traditional horror stories as well. You can also find free samples of his work on the Sudden Chillers YouTube account. Speaking of creepypasta, Midnight …

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Feb 28 2013

Still More Fear For Your Ears

Since the last three installments were so well received, I’ve decided to once again dip into my massive collection of free audio drama/audio book links: Campfire Radio Theater is one of the newer entrants into the world of horror-themed audio dramas and despite their newcomer status, they’ve been hitting it out of the park with …

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Feb 27 2013

The Scarifyers: The Nazad Conspiracy

It was supposed to have been a peaceful Christmas eve spent reading ghost stories to his students. That is, until a terrified Russian man arrived at Professor Dunning’s to seek shelter. That’s when things took a turn for the bizarre when some sort of invisible being arrived and pushed the man out the window. Things …

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Dec 30 2012

Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 2

Those of you who have read my review of Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 1 should remember the basics of this series. For those who haven’t, I’ll explain: AudioGo and Fangoria have teamed up to offer CDs and digital downloads of the streaming web series that plays on Fangoria’s website. However, these releases have extended versions …

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Nov 30 2012

Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories Volume 1

What's Bigfoot doing in a graveyard?

Readers of the 2012 Halloween countdown might remember how I briefly touched on Fangoria’s Dreadtime Stories last month in my most recent installment of “Fear For Your Ears.” Said series is the result of Fangoria teaming up with the man behind The Twilight Zone radio series in 2011. Featuring narration by Malcolm McDowell and music …

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Nov 27 2012

The Scarifyers: The Devil of Denge Marsh

When the secret government organization MI13 sends Professor Dunning and Inspector Lionheart to investigate the mysterious death of a minister in Whitehall, they are soon led to the Denge Marsh of Kent, England. More strange things are afoot there, which leads to their confrontation with a cult that worships none other than Shub-Niggurath! Will they …

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Oct 18 2012

Even More Fear For Your Ears

Since the last two installments were so popular, I’ve decided to yet again dip into my collection of free audio drama/audio book links: Wikisource has lots of great classic chillers available, like “Christabel,” “The Damned Thing,” “The Picture in the House” and “The Judge’s House.” I know what you’re thinking. “Hey Weird Jon, those Wikisource …

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Jul 31 2012

3D Horror-Fi

Those who remember my review of the binaural audio drama Sticks might think that ZBS is the only game in town when it comes to 3D audio. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. In 2010, the Wireless Theatre Company debuted their 3D Horror-Fi line of titles: The Intruder, The Passenger, Blood & Stone, Curse …

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Jul 31 2012

Ghost Dance

While writing my review of Special Order, I had sought out other Lovecraftian audio dramas by Atlanta Radio Theatre Company. I thought I had come across one when I read the description for Ghost Dance, whose description noted a dance that is “…out of history. And out of time.” I immediately pictured what the story …

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Jul 29 2012

AudioVile

Those familiar with the world of flash fiction are sure to know of Michael A. Arnzen. His work in the genre has resulted in the publication of numerous books and won him four Bram Stoker Awards and an International Horror Guild Award! AudioVile is a collection of selected flash fiction from his book 100 Jolts: …

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Jul 25 2012

Frankenstein

Oh I'm not evil, I'm just...good...looking?

We all know the basic story of how one Victor Frankenstein created a monstrous being. Even those who have never seen a Frankenstein movie can easily summarize the story. However, many who go back and read the original novel by Mary Shelley are shocked at what they find. Contrary to what pop culture says, there …

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Jul 05 2012

It’s Audio Month!

It’s no secret, I’ve love audio dramas. As long time readers of the site know, I’ve reviewed a LOT of audio dramas (and audio books) over the past few years. Judging from the Gravedigger’s Local 16 analytics page, many of you share my passion. In honor of this, I’ve decided to devote myself entirely to …

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Jun 28 2012

Great Classic Ghost Stories

The term “ghost story” can have many meanings. The most obvious one is a scary story specifically about one or more ghosts, while others might use it to describe any scary story. Some might even go as far as to label any tale involving a ghost as a “ghost story,” even if the story isn’t …

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