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April 2019 Audio Drama Debuts

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
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: The Insomnia Project
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
A disaster ruins a performance and begins a crisis.
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4/2: Days of My 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
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
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
A sci-fi audio drama about xenoarchaeologists investigating alien ruins on distant worlds.
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4/3: How We Manage Stuff
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
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
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
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
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: This Is Deadsville
"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
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
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
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
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
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.


4/15: Carlötta Beautox
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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4/18: Hometown
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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4/19: Apotelesma
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: Supersonic Pod Comics
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)
Welcome to Emperor Pigs, your one-stop shop for pizza and weed, run by demons!
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4/20: Mercenary Maximum
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.
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
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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4/23: Apogee Start
Follow Dion Price and his friend Octavia, as they try to search a post-apocalyptic wasteland for a mythical city.
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4/28: The Campaign Trail
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
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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4/30: Counterbalance
The Journey to the Skundr begins. Counterbalance is an immersive high fantasy audiodrama.
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4/30: The Intergalactic Candycast
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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