1.10: Recalibrate

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 10
“RECALIBRATE”
RELEASE DATE: 07/04/2020

The team shifts focus. It’s time for everyone to reset their mindset.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Unwell. You can find Unwell right here on your podcatcher, or at https://www.unwellpodcast.com/.

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Shoutout to the real Firecreek Coffee in Flagstaff, Arizona. They didn’t pay us or anything. I just really love it and miss it.

Special thanks to:

  • Andrea Klassen
  • Fox Cooper
  • Ian Flower
  • Jimmy Chann
  • Keegan Knoll
  • Liam Belson
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1.9: Scatter

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 9
“SCATTER”
RELEASE DATE: 06/20/2020

The team pays respects.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Less is Morgue. You can find Less is Morgue right here on your podcatcher, or at https://lessismorgue.com/.

Content warnings:

  • Depictions of grief and mourning throughout
  • Depictions of alcoholism from the beginning of the episode – 10:18
  • Discussions of struggles with mental health throughout

Credits:

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Sorry, Podtales pals.

Special thanks to:

  • Adriana Alarcon
  • Alice Tobin
  • Alyna Gorman
  • Damien Valencia-Hidenfelter
  • Miranda Milovich
  • Sebastian Chong
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1.8: Ghosts

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 8
“GHOSTS”
RELEASE DATE: 05/30/2020

It’s time to confront the past and the present if the goal is a better future. The team clashes around important decisions. Liam gets several rude awakenings. And then, things change forever.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Hit the Bricks. You can find Hit the Bricks right here on your podcatcher, or at https://hitthebricks.com/.

Content warnings:

  • It’s another rough one, pals
  • Discussions of the prison industrial complex/imprisonment throughout
  • Discussions of inhumane medical/scientific testing throughout
  • Discussions of abuse from 13:13–that wasn’t intentional, oh my god–to the end of the episode
  • Depiction of a panic attack from 19:15 to the end of the episode
  • Discussions of death from 19:15 to the end of the episode

Credits:

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to:

  • Christopher Magilton
  • Gabrielle Watts
  • Jennifer Sugden
  • Michael Hudson
  • Rebecca Sentance
  • Robert Anderson
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1.7: Cost Benefit Analysis

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 7
“COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS”
RELEASE DATE: 04/04/2020

Who benefits when Halo, Inc. throws a benefit? The rich. Well, and those who crash the benefit to steal hors d’oeuvres. And information. Information doesn’t benefit. It’s stolen.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content Warnings:
– Depictions of alcohol and food throughout
– Depictions of a panic attack from 9:18 – 10:30
– Depictions of violence from 28:00 – the end of the episode

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Wil Williams and Katie Youmans with story consultation by AJ Goldman,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to:

  • Danielle Welch
  • Evelyn Regan
  • Jeff Van Dreason
  • Leslie Joyce
  • Phoebe Seiders
  • Ryan Boelter
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1.6: Praxis

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 6
“PRAXIS”
RELEASE DATE: 3/21/2020

Liam asks the questions that need to be asked. The team makes a plan that needs to be made. And Flynn finds out about a symphony that . . . needs to have cannons.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content warnings:
– Depiction of a hangover (and debatable alcoholism) from 1:00 – 1:34

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Wil Williams,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance: 
– Giancarlo Herrera as Luis Acebo,
– Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam’s Inner Voice,
– Katie Chin as Grace Chen,
– Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris,
– Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma,
– Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco,
– John Westover as Nico Salvai,
– and Elena Fernández Collins as Soleded Marquez.

Special thanks to:

  • Amanda Stewart
  • David Rheinstrom
  • Erin M Speckley
  • Jeff Chaney
  • Jordan Stillman
  • Nate Harrison
  • Sara Ghaleb
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Bonus: Luis’s Guided Relaxation

VALENCE
SEASON 1, BONUS EPISODE 1
“LUIS’S GUIDED RELAXATION”
RELEASE DATE: 03/16/2020

Things are scary right now. And things are scary a lot of the time. Here at Hug House, we wanted to give you something to help calm you in times of worry. We hope you enjoy this bonus episode, a guided relaxation exercise from Luis. Take a walk on a calm beach. Thank your heart. Watch the tide take your worries away. Everything changes. Everything remains.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content warnings:
– Depictions of the ocean and waves throughout

Credits:
– The music in this episode was “You, Yourself and the Main Character” by Komiku.
– This episode was written, edited, and sound designed by Wil Williams,
– and performed by Giancarlo Herrera as Luis Acebo.

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1.5: HAVEN

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 5
“HAVEN”
RELEASE DATE: 3/7/2020

The team goes farming. No, wait. They investigate the server farm and find more than they anticipated.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content warnings:
– Gunshot sound effect at 16:16

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Katie Youmans,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to: –

  • Alex Telander
  • Colin Kelly
  • Erin Callahan
  • Kasey Fracica
  • Madison Upton
  • PJ Scott-Blankenship
  • William Shankles
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1.4: Pinpoint

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 4
“PINPOINT
RELEASE DATE: 02/22/2020

Liam and Nico hunt down a lead and find something unexpected. The day gets worse from there.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content warnings:
– Depictions of in-universe oppressive speech from 17:10 – 20:40 
– Depictions of a panic attack and intrusive thoughts from 17:30 – 20:40 
– Discussions of suicidal ideation from 20:40 – 25:10 
– References to childhood abuse and struggles with mental health from 25:10 until the end of the episode

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Wil Williams and Katie Youmans,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to:
– Casey Trujillo
– Jordan Eagan
– Lindsay Holt
– Rachel Rauch
– Richard Kreutz-Landry
– Shelley Wermuth
– V Silverman

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1.3: Razzle Dazzle

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 3
“RAZZLE DAZZLE”
RELEASE DATE: 02/08/2020

 Liam and the team track their lead. But those tables get turned.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content Warnings – – Depiction of marijuana use starting at 10:30, used sparingly through the remainder of the episode

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Wil Williams,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to:
– Casey Trujillo
– Jordan Eagan
– Lindsay Holt
– Rachel Rauch
– Richard Kreutz-Landry
– Shelley Wermuth
– V Silverman

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1.2: Petrichor

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 2
“PETRICHOR”
RELEASE DATE: 1/25/2020

Liam meets the team. It starts to rain in New Candler.

VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more.

Content Warnings:

  • Depictions of panic attacks at 4:07 and 14:45
  • Depiction of fictional aggressive oppression at 15:00
  • Depiction of alcohol consumption and debatable alcoholism at 21:47

Credits:
– Our theme was made by Raul Vega,
– With guitar by Travis Reaves.
– This episode was written by Wil Williams,
– With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini.

Performances by, in order of appearance:

Special thanks to:
– Casey Trujillo
– Jordan Eagan
– Lindsay Holt
– Rachel Rauch
– Richard Kreutz-Landry
– Shelley Wermuth
– V Silverman

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