An Orbiting Human Circus Special: The 2nd Imaginary Symphony, Episode 4

The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air)

Episode description

Found in a rubbish pile in Paris, this astonishing recording was passed from hand to hand until it became a French holiday classic. A story about one who ran away, one who disappeared, and the secret of how clouds are born. An Orbiting Human Circus Special from Julian Koster, with 4 new episodes and a special bonus episode, every other Wednesday through July 2017. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

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Thank you to our sponsor Merge Records, the North Carolina label that has been putting out independent music since 1989. Check out The Janitor's songs from the first season of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) — available digitally now — and check back for more information on a very special limited-edition 10-inch coming soon! For 20% off your purchase at, enter code OHC at checkout.

For OHC t-shirts and posters — including two new 2nd Imaginary Symphony t-shirt designs, available only through July 6:

Written, Directed, and Audio Produced by Julian Koster, Performed by Brian Dewan, Produced for Podcasting by Christy Gressman,


Augustus Plumb as Himself, 2nd Imaginary Symphony Music by Julian Koster and the Music Tapes, PBC Music by Thomas Hughes, Sound Effects and Musique Concrète by JM Koster with W Cullen Hart, J Dahl, and JN Mangum, Magic Tape Organ by Eric Harris, Euphonium and Trumpet by R Cucchiaro, and Logo by Julian Koster.

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