A special presentation from the show The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air), from the creators of Welcome To Night Vale - one of the most downloaded podcasts of all time

The 2nd Imaginary Symphony

An Orbiting Human Circus Special

A five episode special presentation from the team behind the show The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air). The show is about a boy who ran away, a neighbor who disappeared, and the secret of how clouds are born. The show premieres its first episode on May 10, 2017. A new, immersive tale from the imagination of Julian Koster (Neutral Milk Hotel, The Music Tapes), the show stars Koster and artist Brian Dewan, with music from the Music Tapes and Thomas Hughes (Spinto Band, Carol Cleveland Sings) and contributions from members of the influential Elephant 6 Collective (W. Cullen Hart, J. Dahl, J.N. Magnum, Eric Harris, and R. Cucchiaro).

 

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What Audience Members are Saying...

Samples below provided from the original series, The Orbiting Human Circus.

“The Orbiting Human Circus has easily become my new favorite podcast. I listened to the first episode more than three times waiting for the second.”
“Can I just say that the ending story of episode 1 of Orbiting Human Circus is one of the most astonishing things I’ve heard in podcasting.”
“Just finished listening to the first season of The Orbiting Human Circus of the Air. Cried multiple times. So good!”

Audience Demographics

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Reach and Delivery

Unique Worldwide Streams & Downloads per Month:

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Worldwide Listeners per Month:

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Projections updated quarterly. 

Cast & Crew

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Julian Koster

The creator, writer, and audio producer of THE 2ND IMAGINARY SYMPHONY. He also writes and acts in The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air). He is a multi-disciplinary artist, performer, and musician, a founding member of the musical groups The Music Tapes and Neutral Milk Hotel, and a longtime member of the influential Elephant 6 Collective. He plays banjo, singing saw, chord organ, among other instruments. He also lives in a Janitor's closet in the Eiffel Tower. He is a performer and musician, a founding member of the musical groups the Music Tapes and Neutral Milk Hotel, and longtime member of the Elephant 6 Collective. He lives in a Janitor's closet in the Eiffel Tower.

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Christy Gressman

The producer for podcasting of THE 2ND IMAGINARY SYMPHONY. She is also the Director of New Show Development and Production at Night Vale Presents and the producer of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) and the upcoming yet-to-be-titled Mountain Goats podcast (and other shows in development). She is also an artist and attorney, and a graduate of Yale School of Management, Harvard Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania, and a partner in a company that develops software for the live music industry used to produce thousands of shows annually all around the world.

Brian Dewan

A performer on THE 2ND IMAGINARY SYMPHONY. He is a multi-media artist who has created music, audio-visual performances, decorative paintings, furniture designs, poetry, original musical instrument designs, written pieces, and illustrations. Dewan has recorded albums as a solo artist and collaborates with his cousin Leon Dewan in the duo Dewanatron. His work has been seen in galleries and museums across the country and internationally. Dewan is also well known for creating album art for David Byrne, They Might Be Giants, Beat Circus, and Neutral Milk Hotel.

Ad Samples

Samples below provided from the original show, The Orbiting Human Circus.
The 2nd Imaginary Symphony will follow a similar style and format.

Featured Episodes

Episodes will be around 20 minutes in length.
They will be released twice per month. A trailer is below.

 

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