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April 2019 Audio Drama Debut Releases

Thought I'd try compiling one of these lists of new audio drama podcast debut releases, so here you go. Feel free to shout in the comments if you've got more information or corrections and I'll update with anything I'm missing. (Note, "new" here means the Ep1 of the RSS feed was released in the relevant month.) If you can point me in the direction of embed code for the ones I'm missing, will happily add that.

4/1: Dreamland (Drama - Thriller)
A single-minded private eye. A con artist with a grudge. A producer making ends meet and a stunt man at the end of his rope. Just another week in Los Angeles.
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4/1: FNU: The Fake News Update (Drama - Comedy)
A lampooning of all things public radio, FNU: The Fake News Update is your daily 5 minute dose of fake headlines, fake forecasts, and fake adventures that will leave you saying "Huhhh?!"
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4/1: The Insomnia Project (Drama - Science fiction)
Gonsanto Industries is recruiting test subjects for human trials of several compounds designed to counteract the effects of sleep deprivation. Several test subjects begin to experience unexpected results.
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4/1: The Record (Drama - Post-apocalypse)
A disaster ruins a performance and begins a crisis.
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4/2: Days of My Life (Drama - Real life)
I've got to tell you folks it's not a barrel of laughs, Days of My Life is a true life audio drama. But sometimes you have to go to the darkest places to find the light.
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4/2: The Red House Mystery (Drama - Mystery)
Everyone at the Red House is out playing golf when a distant relative from Australia arrives. As the housekeeper goes to fetch the master of the house, a shot is heard inside and the house is thrown into disarray.
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4/2: The Veiled Monarch (Drama - Urban fantasy)
Two Miami Police Detectives are joined by their otherworldly friends in this modern day meets dark fantasy audio drama.
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4/3: Among the Stars and Bones (Drama - Science fiction)
A sci-fi audio drama about xenoarchaeologists investigating alien ruins on distant worlds.
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4/3: How We Manage Stuff (Drama - Real life)
What happens when the mentality of TechCrunch runs headlong into the attitude of the Daily Show? You get a humorous and yet insightful approach to explain how to develop software within an innovative business.
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4/3: Marigold's Ghosts (Drama - Urban fantasy)
Marigold just got a new job. She's the new caretaker of a place on the outskirts of town called Carnival Home. There's a slight problem though. The last caretaker quit because it was haunted.
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4/3: Oblivity (Drama - Comedy)
A war hero is posted to the remote ice plains of Pluto on her toughest mission yet: to oversee a small, dysfunctional research team.
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4/4: Forest 404 (Drama - Thriller)
Can you feel loss for something you’ve never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie & Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo.
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4/4: Miscreation (Drama - Horror)
Each episode brings a scary new tale, performed by our band of actors at Acast's studio. So sit back, and witness our Miscreation.
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4/4: Southen Tomfoolery (Drama - Actual play)
Your dose of geek culture from the south, as we play through RPG adventures. Currently featuring Paizo's Against the Aeon Throne Adventure Path for the Starfinder RPG....
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4/4: This Is Deadsville (Drama - Musical)
"This is Deadsville" is a musical podcast that tells the tale of a fictional Southwest Ontario town whose once thriving factory closes, forcing the entire town out of work. It is told through spoken word and nine original songs.
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4/5: Indiana Jones and the Bridge to Yesterday (Drama - Fanfiction)
In the immediate aftermath of the second World War, Indiana Jones returns home from his time with the OSS, now weary of his daredevil past.
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4/5: The Future History of the British Isles (Drama - Post-apocalypse)
It's an irreverent sketchshow that takes a sideways glance at the apocalypse, fake news and mass-ignorance-hysteria; mythologising a future in which the very worst has happened.
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4/5: The Impossible Delorean (Drama - Fanfiction)
Wannabe journalist Henry Callow has just seen a DeLorean disappear into thin air. Follow his investigation as he uncovers one of the biggest conspiracies in history. Is time-travel possible?
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4/8: 3D Escape Room: Frequency (Drama - Science fiction)
3D Escape Room: Frequency is an interactive 3D audio escape room where you must find and solve all the puzzles within 60 minutes.
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4/12: Movie Night (Drama - Real life)
Josh has moved back to his hometown. Instead of moving back in with his parents he has moved in with his ex-girlfriend, Daisy. The two of them host and discuss films.
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Listen to "Movie Night" on Spreaker.


4/14: A Journey Beyond the Skies (Fiction - Science fiction)
A JOURNEY BEYOND THE SKIES is a science-fiction podcast. It is told through a series of ongoing journal entries narrated by its main protagonist, Declan Wolf. Though Declan's story begins on Earth, it will take him to new and unexpected places.
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4/14: Batman: Arkham Asylum (Drama - Fanfiction)
Joker invites Batman to a surprise visit to their place of incarceration; Arkham Asylum, where he encounters faces from his past meanwhile learning the true, disturbing origins of the institution and it's founder; Amadeus Arkham. Batman is put to the test of psychological and physical terror by Joker and the residents of the asylum in order to discover the terrible true meaning of himself as a vigilante. Is Bruce Wayne truly sane, or just more of the same? Do you defeat your arch-nemesis with bloody fists, or do you defeat him from within?
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4/15: Carlötta Beautox (Drama - Comedy)
Comedy fiction podcast that follows the adventures of a wanna-be actress as she navigates the treacherous waters of Hollywood in her quest to become the Next Big Thing.
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4/15: Sapphire Springs (Drama - Horror)
Sapphire Springs is a podcast told through a series of entries onto an SOS radio about love, cults, and doing what is right despite the danger. It follows the story of Kestrel Kane, a nineteen-year-old reporter, as she tries to contact the outside world and recounts her experiences over the past year and a half. Runs in the same vein as podcasts like Limetown and The Black Tapes.
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4/15: The Atomic Library (Drama - Post-apocalypse)
The Atomic Library is a scripted audio drama following the staff of the Orson Welles Community Library of Haven Hollow, TX (home of the 1995 Most Okayest Rest Stop) five years after the "Allpocalypse."
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4/15: The Ordinary Epic (Drama - Actual play)
A serialized fantasy tabletop audio drama about the real and imagined lives of five friends and the challenges they face together.
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4/16: Blockbuster (Drama - Real life)
Set in the 1970s, this immersive biopic series tells the story of two big-dreaming filmmakers and friends, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, and how their personal, career and health struggles led to a revolution in the movies, and the greatest box office flop-turned-triumph of all time: Star Wars.
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4/16: Fading Down the River (Drama - Real life)
On the morning of September 1838, the HMS Temeraire, known as ‘Fighting Temeraire’, was towed down the Thames to her final destination. The artist William Turner looked upon the scene and immortalised it.
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4/17: Purple Panties (Drama - Romance)
On the outside, Maddox, Loren and Stephanie go against the grain when it comes to sex. But as relationships shift and physical needs change, can they keep up with the facade? Follow these women on their journey as they navigate their personal and professional lives in Atlanta, where the sun isn’t the only thing that’s hot!
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4/17: Under The Shroud (Drama - Urban fantasy)
Corin Black, a Junkie, Half-Demon Cabbie, Drives Baltimore's Worst and tells his noir stories in a horror setting. His goals? Stay high, and stay alive, in that order. Life doesn't seem to work that way, though.
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4/18: Hometown (Drama - Real life)
A podcast about finding community, what it means to have a home, and the stories that make us who we are.
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4/18: Psych(o)ic (Drama - Urban fantasy)
Malory Allgernon is investigating this new case full of superstition and intrigue. Little does she know she has started herself on a road to the unknown.
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4/19: Apotelesma (Drama - Actual play)
Apotelesma is an actual play podcast using the ttrpg: Okult. This game has no GM/DM/Keeper, so this game features completely improvised narrative storytelling, using interactions between 4 best friends.
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4/19: Seeing Red (Drama - Anthology)
A new episodic narrative podcast with bold new storytelling every week. From the depths of your fears to the peaks of your ambitions, each story will challenge, delight, or maybe frighten as you are transported to different realities. Are you seeing clearly now?
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4/19: Supersonic Pod Comics (Drama - Superhero)
Red, White, and Blue, the United States’ super team, has a mission, but the tracks lead them to something unexpected . . .
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4/20: Emperor Pigs (Pizza & Cigs) (Drama - Comedy)
Welcome to Emperor Pigs, your one-stop shop for pizza and weed, run by demons!
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4/20: Mercenary Maximum (Drama - Fantasy)
Maximum decides to leave his old life and hometown behind to become a Mercenary and find out what happened to his family.
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4/21: C.A.T.S. (Drama - Real life)
An under-prepared reporter struggles through interviews with the colourful cast and crew of Couldsinch Amateur Theatrics Society on the opening night of their latest production.
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4/21: Dark Phoenix Saga (Drama - Superhero)
While testing her powers on Muir Island Jean Grey begins to have hallucinations, her mind being twisted by an unknown force. Meanwhile the X-Men must grapple with Moira's darkest secret.
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4/22: Homestead on the Corner (Drama - Anthology)
Anthology. 1st story:In the desert town of Agate Shore, detective Sam Bailey investigates a series of mysterious drownings linked to the town's past - and his own. As the voice recordings of his case notes play out, a sinister, supernatural thread appears that threatens not only his life, but his sanity.
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4/23: Apogee Start (Drama - Post-apocalypse)
Follow Dion Price and his friend Octavia, as they try to search a post-apocalyptic wasteland for a mythical city.
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4/23: Guild Fellows (Drama - Actual play)
We're a real-play RPG Dungeons and Dragons podcast out of the Midwest! Join Amelia, Brennen, Rob, and Hannah as they traverse the land as Kitsa, Dartle, Juliard, and their rookie Dungeon Master.
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4/23: Halfway to Heroes (Drama - Actual play)
A D&D 5e podcast that follows the story of four recent graduates of Scrimore Academy, a school meant to train the best of the best to serve as strike teams against the Illithids.
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4/23: L'Histoire (Drama - Anthology)
Compelling audio dramas that bring history to life. From wartime collaboration to medieval murder, these radio plays provide an insight into the personalities behind the myths.
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4/24: POPS! The Louis Armstrong Story (Drama - Real life)
The incredible untold story of Louis Armstrong, an American original, an African American cultural touchstone, one of the most important figures in the history of Jazz, and one of the greatest American entertainers of the 20th century.
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4/24: Tales of Old Enonoch (Fiction - Fantasy)
The Death Goddess is an Egyptian style fantasy audio show that asks the question, "How do you know you're alive waiting to die, rather than being dead, waiting to be reborn."
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4/25: Cow Children (Drama - Comedy)
Cow Children, a broader and more inclusive category than cowboys. Story Adventures and Sorrow Crimes set in a wild west, but not *the* wild west.
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4/25: Science Fiction Musical Podcast (Drama - Musical)
A series of musicals with a science fiction theme. All shows are family friendly.
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4/26: Frayed Yarns (Fiction - Storytelling)
Esoteric stories from the perspectives of women throughout space and time. Written (sometimes improvised) and performed by Athena Reddy.
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4/27: Clues (Drama - Mystery)
The story takes place in London in 1851. This was the year of a world fair called “The Great Exhibition”. Prior to this exhibition, which showed the state-of-the-art of industry and technology at the time, an enormous glass building, The Crystal Palace, had been erected in Hyde Park, and during the summer of 1851 it was to host a wide range of exhibits with people from all over the world. The story begins the day before the grand opening of The Great Exhibition at a dinner party. Everything seems to be in perfect order, but the party takes a dark turn when one of the guests is found dead. At first, it looks like an accident, but as we dig deeper into the case it turns out that great forces are involved.
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4/27: HiJinks Productions (Drama - Thriller)
A South African Medical Drama based in Durban.
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4/27: Love Pill the Musical (Drama - Musical)
Love Pill The Podcast Musical has been made entirely on an iPhone. Follow the love story of Jess and Nate, who find themselves on a blind date unlike any other. What do you do when you fall for a racist? Listen, and find out!
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4/27: No Hope Radio (Drama - Post-apocalypse)
A man named Noah podcasts from a winter apocalypse.
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4/28: The Campaign Trail (Drama - Actual play)
The Campaign Trail is a Dungeons and Dragons podcast where the quest is to win a general election! Join our team of fantastical adventurers as they head to marginal constituencies and face puzzles, monsters, intrigue and maybe even a dungeon and a dragon. Exit polls. Sorcery. Economic policy. Ancient curses. It's like no other D&D game you've ever heard.
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4/29: Gold Diggers (Drama - Thriller)
When Daisy's semi-famous boyfriend, Mike, took her on his 20-city world tour, she, by all accounts, acted exactly as a rich guy's girlfriend should. But on the last stop of the tour, things took a deadly turn.
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4/29: The Mueller Report: A Radio Dramatization (Drama - Real life)
A podcast adaptation of Robert Mueller's report onto Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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4/30: Counterbalance (Drama - Fantasy)
The Journey to the Skundr begins. Counterbalance is an immersive high fantasy audiodrama.
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4/30: Harper Rose & The Women on the Wall (Fiction - Post-apocalypse)
This is the story of Harper Rose, Deputy-about-to-turn-Sheriff, set in a world where global warming has come and gone, and where everyone abides by the rules of the eco-religion of Gara.
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4/30: The Intergalactic Candycast (Drama - Comedy)
The world's first interstellar radio drama, podcast, improv experiment rolled into one! Join Atticus and crew as they explore the universe while helping friends, singing songs, interviewing guests!
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