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Archive 81

48 EpisodesProduced by Dead SignalsWebsite

Archive 81 is a fiction podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious.New episodes will be released every other Wednesday.Start from "01 - A Body In A New Place"

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48 Episodes | 2016 - 2020

Trailer - Season One

March 30th, 2016


An introduction to the world of Archive 81. The first episode releases on Wednesday, April 6th. Please consider rating and reviewing this show on iTunes. Twitter: @Archive81 Facebook:

01 - A Body In A New Place

April 6th, 2016


The enigmatic Mr. Davenport leads a tour of Archive 81. Melody fails to interview a member of a historical society. And Dan is unable to prevent the destruction of a tape. Please consider rating and reviewing this show …

02 - A Night At An Opera

April 20th, 2016


Tanya calls to check in on Dan. Mr. Davenport disapproves of this. And Melody hears an otherworldly opera that speaks to her very soul. Please …

03 - A Story In Cycles

May 4th, 2016


Jesse talks about being born in the Visser building. Mr. Davenport reassures Dan, but only slightly. And Samuel lectures his congregation regarding cycles, stories, and exploitations. Please consider rating and …

04 - A Collection of Disparate Strangeness

May 18th, 2016


Carlos Rolando finds more than he bargained for during his meditations. Dan encounters a strange new friend. And the collection of Ms. Cassandra Wall …

05 - A Spider in a Web

June 1st, 2016


Melody has an uneventful breakfast. A security guard refuses to answer questions. And Mark tells Dan about the history of the Visser building. Please …

06 - A Conversation Without Record

June 15th, 2016


Mr. Davenport explains the importance of Archive 81. Ratty is unable to comfort Dan. And Melody talks with a man who cannot have his picture taken. Twitter: Facebook:

07 - A Face in a Crowd

June 29th, 2016


Melody grows frustrated. Dan tries to explain his situation to Tanya. And a man who can't see faces tries to exist in the world. Twitter: Facebook:

08 - A Chemical Experiment

July 13th, 2016


Mr. Davenport asks a favor of Iris Vos. Mark does some investigation. And Chris tells Melody about alchemy. Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email:

09 - An Implosion of an Idea

July 27th, 2016


Melody finally confronts Samuel. A challenge is issued. And someone pays a visit to the archive. Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email:

10 - The Ending, Perhaps

August 10th, 2016


The Season Finale of Archive 81. Questions are answered. Mysteries are resolved. And a god is unleashed. Season 2 will begin towards the end of this …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - The Future of Archive 81

August 10th, 2016


Episode 10 has just been released and with that, the first season of Archive 81 is over. First of all... thank you. Thank you all so much for listening, for the kind words and reviews, and for emailing us your …

Trailer - Season 2

November 16th, 2016


Season 2 begins on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. Here are some ways you can stay connected: Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email:

11 - Body, Recorder

January 18th, 2017


Season 2 begins. Terrible things happen to Dan. Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email: Tumblr: …

12 - Fly, Honeypot

February 1st, 2017


There is chatter on the coms. Real Life Reimagined has far too many interns. And Dan acts as a guide. Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email:

13 - Song, Doorway

February 15th, 2017


Dan interacts with a fan of the podcast. Food is left uneaten. And Chad is a jerk. The next episode will be released on Wednesday, March 1st. We are sponsored by Atom Tickets, an app that makes going to the movies …

14 - Water, Leviathans

March 1st, 2017


Dan meets a new boss. A fisherman tells a story. And a song is sung. The next episode will be released on Wednesday, March 15th We are sponsored by Blue Apron. Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals …

15 - Aurora, Cello

March 15th, 2017


A river is crossed, a cello is played, and there is fire in the sky. The next episode will be released on Wednesday, March 29th We are sponsored by Blue Apron. Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - Our Episode's Delayed... But We Still Have Some Cool Stuff For You

March 29th, 2017


So... due to illness our regularly scheduled episode is delayed. BUT, never fear, we'll have it to you on Saturday, April 1st. AND, because we feel …

16 - Vines, Contest

April 1st, 2017


We learn more about Suit, a garden is explored, and a contest begins. The next episode of Archive 81 releases on Wednesday, April 12th. We are sponsored by Atom Tickets, an app that makes going to the movies easier. …

17 - Reflection, Retaliation

April 12th, 2017


Dan listens to wisps, certain organizations have no concept of mercy, and fingers are surprisingly important. There will be a new episode on Wednesday April 26th. Support the show by going to …

18 - Collection, Composition

April 26th, 2017


A museum is explored, a collection is unearthed, and a being is awakened. There will be a new episode of Archive 81 on Wednesday, May 10th. Support …

19 - Escape, Birth

May 10th, 2017


A window is shattered, a song is sung, and a thing is brought into this world. There will be a new episode of Archive 81 on Wednesday, May 24th. Support the show and get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at …

20 - Portal, Ending

May 24th, 2017


It's the season finale. Stuff goes down. The season may be over, but there will be more Archive 81 VERY SOON. On June 7th and June 21st, we'll be …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - Season 2 Update

May 24th, 2017


THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SUPPORTING ARCHIVE 81. WE APPRECIATE IT SO MUCH. The season may be over, but there will be more Archive 81 VERY SOON. On June …

The Golden Age, Part 1

June 7th, 2017


In the first episode of Archive 81: The Golden Age, a play is rehearsed. The second episode of The Golden Age will be released on Wednesday, June …

22 - The Golden Age, Part 2

June 21st, 2017


In the conclusion of The Golden Age, a ritual is performed. Archive 81 will return. The story of Dan is not yet over. Stay tuned to your podcast feed …


June 21st, 2017


Thanks for listening to the podcast! Here's a bonus episode that should give you a sense of our future plans. Plus, we answer a bunch of your …

Trailer - Season 3

May 2nd, 2018


Season 3 begins May 16th. Twitter: Facebook: Website: Email: Tumblr: Patreon:

23 - Anoint his forehead with rabbit’s blood

May 16th, 2018


Nicholas and Christine begin a ritual. There will be a new episode of Archive 81 on Wednesday, May 30th. Twitter: Facebook:

24 - Sleep on a pillow of swanfeathers

May 30th, 2018


Nicholas and Christine listen to a tape loop. Nicholas and Christine listen to a tape loop. There will be a new episode of Archive 81 on Wednesday, …

25 - Sacrifice three bunnies on the stump of an oak tree to stop moderate to severe throat irritation

June 13th, 2018


Christine transports some illicit substances and listens to a podcast.

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26 - And a knife both of you have used to cut meat

June 27th, 2018


Nicholas and Christine make a sacrifice.

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27 - Mix the crushed lead with three drops of your own blood

July 11th, 2018


Nicholas and Christine make a friend.

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July 25th, 2018


The sixth episode of the third season is delayed. It will be released on Wednesday August 8th. Until then, enjoy this Q&A with Marc Sollinger and …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - Other Content To Fill Your Ears

August 1st, 2018


Episode 6 of Season 3 will be released on Wednesday, August 8th. Until then, there are other fiction podcasts that can fill the void in your life.

28 - Exist in the place you are currently occupying

August 8th, 2018


Christine eats some hard candy and has an experience.

Go to and use the code DeadSignals60 to get a total of $60 off, that's $20 off your first 3 boxes.

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29 - A secret that will make the other think less of you

August 22nd, 2018


Nicholas goes on a magical adventure of his own.

Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at …

30 - Lay a tarp upon the ground

September 5th, 2018


Nicholas and Christine dive into their past and meet an old friend.

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31 - Whatever is in the pond... kill it

September 19th, 2018


Bzzzzzzzzzz. Bzzzz. BZZZZZZZZZ.

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OUT OF UNIVERSE - A delayed episodes, a bonus conversation

October 3rd, 2018


Episode 10 of Season 3 will be released on Friday, October 5th. Until then, enjoy a conversation about audio drama with Elena Fernández-Collins. You …

32 - Are we going to have a problem here?

October 5th, 2018


This is the season 3 finale of Archive 81.

Three things to know: 

First off, thank you. Thank you so much for listening to this season, for talking about it on Twitter, for making fanart, for supporting us on Patreon. …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - Season 3 Q and A

October 17th, 2018


Dan and Marc answer questions and talk about the future of Archive 81. Somehow, we get into a tangent about Simon and Garfunkel.

Our next Archive 81-related thing will be a miniseries called "Left of the Dial." We …

33 - Left of the Dial: The Passenger

May 1st, 2019


We go on a road trip. This is the first episode in a three-episode miniseries.

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34 - Left of the Dial: Trucker's Atlas

May 15th, 2019


There's some preaching and some banjo playing. This is the second episode of a three episode miniseries.

As a note, we've updated our merch store! It now has even more stuff! There are sports bras, crop-tops, booty …

OUT OF UNIVERSE - A Conversation With Ella Watts

May 29th, 2019


So... Episode 3 of Left of the Dial will be delayed until Wednesday June 5th. Sorry about that. To make it up to you, Marc had a lovely conversation about Archive 81 with Ella Watts, an audio drama maven and the …

35 - Left of the Dial: When The Open Road Is Closing In

June 5th, 2019


The end of a road trip.

Once again, we've further updated our merch store. Buy things here:

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Update! And A MARVELS Trailer

March 20th, 2020


Weird week, right? Anyway, Marvel asked us to put a trailer for their cool new show MARVELS in our feed. So we're using that as an excuse to update …

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