Seven things to listen out for in 2018 as audio undergoes a revolution

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Seven things to listen out for in 2018 as audio undergoes a revolution shutterstock. Richard Brooks, Coventry University It was a remarkable year for innovation in audio story telling. Listeners in 2017 had the chance to experience new ways of listening to stories told through artificial intelligence, gaming, augmented reality and personalised soundtrails. The shift of radio plays to smartphones […]

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Prepare for a new golden age of audio drama as big names flock to podcasting

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Prepare for a new golden age of audio drama as big names flock to podcasting Richard Brooks, Coventry University News that Amazon’s audiobook arm, Audible, is investing US$5m (£3.8m) to seek out writing talent for forthcoming new releases, is further evidence of a major revival in the medium. The story in 2016 was the way podcasting had led to an […]

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