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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1.1: Pros and Cons

VALENCE
SEASON 1, EPISODE 1
“PROS & CONS”
RELEASE DATE: 1/11/2020

Liam loses power but gains an intriguing offer. Wait, that sounds ominous. He literally loses power–as in, the utility in his apartment. If anything’s ominous, it’s the offer, really.

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.

VALENCE is a Hug House Production. You can find more about Hug House, including our VALENCE making-of documentary, Scoring Magic, at hughouse.productions

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
– Rachel Rauch
– Collin Gifford
– Kasey Fracica
– Amanda Stewart
– Ryan Boelter
– Danielle Welch
– Michael Hudson
– Ross Papa
– Robert Anderson

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