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Mabel is a fiction podcast about ghosts, family secrets, strange houses, and missed connections.

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Episode One: The Letters

20:40 | Sep 30th, 2016

A home health carer for a secretive old woman tries to get in contact with her client's estranged granddaughter. Featuring: ghosts, memories, missed connections, The Past, and a lingering sense of unease. Music: Anxiety Remains b...Show More

Episode Forty: The Deterritorialization of Time

20:59 | Feb 2nd

The past is never what we believe it to be. Featuring: an insidious remembering. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, Northern Lights by VYVCH, Three Chain Links by Magic Hour, Searching in Carverns by ROZKOL, Co...Show More

Episode Thirty-Nine: Reverie

19:29 | Jan 25th

Moon and mirror. Flesh and bone. Reality and fiction. Then and now. Before and after. Is and is not. Journalist and florist. World and world. Featuring: who are these voices, again? Are we meant to recognize them? Are we meant to know their names? Wh...Show More

Episode Thirty-Eight: Revelation

19:20 | Jan 18th

Who is the daughter of the king under the hill? Featuring: many different threads, unraveling. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, Flor De Hielo by Taker 51, and M, Volume II by (morse). Written by Becca De La Ro...Show More

Episode Thirty-Seven: Pas de Deux

20:55 | Jan 12th

Every king has a coronation. And what kind of coronation would it be if everything went perfectly to plan? Featuring: an old friend, a new realization, an interrupted ritual. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, Thre...Show More

Episode Thirty-Six: Rendering

20:01 | Jan 4th

A rightful heir must have a history. But which one is it? Featuring: multiplicity in many forms, reverberation, divergence, a sweeter story. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, True by Nctrnm, and M, Volume II by (m...Show More

Episode Thirty-Five: Delirium

30:21 | Dec 28th, 2018

Alone, together. Alone. Together. A fever gnashes its teeth. Featuring: an old deal, a new deal, a great deal of shed blood. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, Evermore by Kai Engel, Cold War Echo by Kai Engel, O...Show More

Episode Thirty-Four: Reactionary Politics

18:17 | Dec 21st, 2018

The house flexes its muscles, more than once, and an unhappy heir demands her inheritance. Featuring: a Biblical plague.   Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, How Are the Hands Nourished? by LG17, and M, Volume II b...Show More

Episode Thirty-Three: Primogeniture

21:24 | Dec 14th, 2018

Who are these new voices? And what happened to Anna and Mabel? Featuring: a mishap, an adventurer, and an angry denizen of the deep. Music: Why Don't You Write When You Don't Need Money by Bob Roberts, The bird and the Rainbow by Monplaisir, Fog b...Show More

Infinity Mirror, Part Five: Remember the Mourning Dove

16:11 | Jul 9th, 2018

The circle is only complete when you acknowledge what you have done. Featuring: a multiplicity of selves, a multiplicity of ghosts, everything you refuse to admit, a final admission. Music: Rise by Meydän, Everything is Dead; and She was Singing to ...Show More

Infinity Mirror, Part Four: Invocation

13:15 | Jul 2nd, 2018

This girl tells stories. Featuring: a near-admission, a treasure hunt, a little self. Music: Rise by Meydän, Jamais by Stillborn Blues, stir by krackatoa,  and M, Volume II by (morse). Written by Becca De La Rosa and Mabel Martin. Performed by Tre...Show More

Infinity Mirror, Part Three: You and Me and the Devil Makes Three

16:56 | Jun 25th, 2018

Someone's been keeping secrets. Featuring: a phone call, and some familiar voices. Music: Wounds by Ketsa, Ghost Light by Magna Ingress, The Wait by how the night came, Awake the Light by Borrtex, A Dinner and a Rabbit by Mutestare, Doppelganger ...Show More

Infinity Mirror, Part Two: From the Walls

10:48 | Jun 18th, 2018

Do you hear that strange sound? Featuring: an architectural anomaly, a strange feast, a reminder. Music: Wounds by Ketsa, If the Veins Are Closed, the Hand Will Rot Away by LG17, La neige tiède by Fourmi, and M, Volume II, by (morse). Written by B...Show More

Infinity Mirror, Part One: Tressa

11:02 | Jun 11th, 2018

Mabel's back for season five! Remember that big competition we held over the break? You don't? Let us jog your memory. Featuring: a new voice, a new place, an old situation. Music: Wounds by Ketsa, Stellar's Jay by Chad Crouch, Binary Dawn 02 by Fi...Show More

Episode Thirty-Two: Temporal Snake

32:50 | Dec 18th, 2017

Mabel Martin, Anna Limon, Veratrine, Luna Thorne, the king in the labyrinth - all on a carousel, spinning round and round and round. Featuring: a very disappointed cult leader, a very strange meeting, girl and god and sacrifice. Music: Daemones by K...Show More

Episode Thirty-One: The King Speaks

14:49 | Dec 11th, 2017

'What would the dark do, without fevers to eat?' Featuring: a voice from below the world. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Visum by Kai Engel, La Tapa Del Lunes by Circus Marcus, Funeral Music by Dee Yan-Key, Let's Talk About Your Dead Friends by M...Show More

Episode Thirty: The Consort

27:49 | Dec 4th, 2017

Love is a leash that pulls both ways. Featuring: all things made manifest. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Catching Feathers rmx by Ketsa, Tripathios by Martin Rach, Dybbuk Box by Sergey Cheremisinov, Fog by Sergey Cheremisinov, Summoner of Winte...Show More

Episode Twenty-Nine: Aurora Silver is Willing to Wait

25:06 | Nov 27th, 2017

Almost twenty years ago, a terrible induction. Featuring: a woman with a dangerous goal, a girl-turned-bird-turned-girl, a second treasure hunt, a gift from the past, a dawning comprehension. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Book of Mirrors by Sergey ...Show More

Episode Twenty-Eight: Matryoshka

23:09 | Nov 20th, 2017

A girl inside a girl inside a house inside a hill. Or is it the other way around? Featuring: something lost, something found, one secret among many. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Feeling by Borrtex, Desire by Borrtex, Fiat Nihil by Laei, and M, Vo...Show More

Episode Twenty-Seven: 'La Sua Ultima Trasformazione'

24:03 | Nov 13th, 2017

There is the white hart. There is the hunter. Featuring: chaos, an ungainly escape, a consort in fetters, a less-than-triumphant return, yet another disappearance. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, touch base by Herve Perez, and M, Volume II by (morse...Show More

Episode Twenty-Six: Danse Macabre

22:56 | Nov 6th, 2017

Once upon a time. Featuring: the moon's pale voice, a plot to kill a king, yet another riddle, a party in hell, a familiar name. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Cosmogony by So Far As I Know, Chapter V: Morning Star by Sea of Aland, Me Phirava Daje ...Show More

Episode Twenty-Five: Chimera

27:15 | Oct 30th, 2017

Two's company. Three's a crowd. Featuring: new observances, new struggles, new arguments, news reports, and a visitor. Music: Daemones by Kai Engel, Scorpio by Moon Veil, Tea by Kosta T, Dissipations by Mathieu Lamontagne and Emmanuel Toledo, Wh...Show More

Episode Twenty-Four: Coalescence

43:54 | Jul 24th, 2017

At the end of all things is a maze. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Song of the Stations by Samara Lubelski, Soli by Kai Engel, Hearts Mend Prelude by Rebecca Foon, Daemones by Kai Engel, and M, Volume II by (morse). Written by Becca De La Rosa ...Show More

Competition news!

01:46 | Jul 21st, 2017

This is not an episode of Mabel. Find out more about our mysterious season-long competition, which will be wrapping up with the final episode of season three on Monday.

Episode Twenty-Three: Bull in the Maze

23:46 | Jul 17th, 2017

Warning: this episode is haunted. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, She Wolf in My heart by Sergey Cheresmisinov, Fater Lee by Black Ant, Moonlight Sonata Reimagined by All Shall Be Well (and All Shall Be Well and All Manner of Things Shall Be Wel...Show More

Episode Twenty-Two: Eternal Return

28:18 | Jul 10th, 2017

Mabel and the changeling work out their differences. Featuring: numerous threats, numerous offers, a girl who knows, at last, her own mind. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor and M, Volume II by (morse). Written and performed by Mabel Martin and a b...Show More

Episode Twenty-One: The Mansion of the Lady of Abundance

24:33 | Jul 5th, 2017

Après moi, le feu. Featuring: a garden, a leash, a mirror image. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Get Burn by Slow Blood, and M, Volume II by (morse). Written and performed by Mabel Martin, produced by Becca De La Rosa.

Episode Twenty: Acting Out

21:39 | Jun 26th, 2017

Mabel and the house. The house and Mabel. Featuring: a promise, a threat, an imposter. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Stabbing Not Stabbing by Chuck Bettis, Spell Me Your Love by Monplaisir, Peach Plum Pear by Jenifer Avila, Gifts of Stars Act ...Show More

Episode Nineteen: La Peregrinación

23:52 | Jun 19th, 2017

Mabel goes . . . somewhere. Featuring: several terrible discoveries. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Olivia Wraith by Blue Dot Sessions, Kothbiro by Real Vocal String Quartet, and M, Volume II by (morse). Written and performed by Mabel Martin, p...Show More

Episode Eighteen: Unusual Hungers

25:43 | Jun 9th, 2017

Mabel tells a strange story, and eats a strange meal. Featuring: a fairy tale, a fig tree, a consuming. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Viscous by FRAIL, Trans Siberian by Nest, Aleph by Ophir Ilzetzki, A Bird Came Flying by Anne van Schothorst,...Show More

Episode Seventeen: Orientation

21:22 | Jun 5th, 2017

The Martin house's new occupant assesses her situation. Featuring: the linear nature of time, an unfortunate telephone conversation, a displeased rescuee, the facts of the matter. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Afanassij Iwanowitsch Towstogub a...Show More

Episode Sixteen: Underworld

29:48 | Mar 21st, 2017

Anna's last stand. Featuring: Featuring: FeatUring: fEaturing: buıɹnʇɐǝɟ: Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Black Jack by Scott Holmes, Night Train by c4, The Ruins Part 2 by i AM esper, Ground Machine (after Purcell) by Lloyd...Show More

Episode Fifteen: Killing the Moon

23:59 | Mar 13th, 2017

˙uoıʇsǝnb ɐ 'puɐɯǝp ɐ 'ɐǝןd ɐ :buıɹnʇɐǝɟ ˙pǝןןıʞ ǝq ʇ,uɐɔ ʇɐɥʇ pןɹoʍ-sʎɐʍǝpıs ǝɥʇ uı buıɥʇǝɯos sı ǝɹǝɥʇ Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, The Cave by Vicnet, Trees Reflected in the Water by Shadows on the Snow, moon saturday b...Show More

Episode Fourteen: Legacy

25:54 | Mar 6th, 2017

Anna and the house. The house and Anna. Anna, is there anyone home? Anna? Anna? Featuring: that secret you've been nurturing like a black seed, the fear that hovers at the edge of your sleep, the promise on the tip of your tongue.   www.mabelpodcast....Show More

Episode Thirteen: Thomas

23:25 | Feb 27th, 2017

A visitor returns. Featuring: a clear understanding, a knock on the door, a man caught in a threshing machine. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Whispers of Sorrow by Bluedark, Ground Machine (after Purcell) by Lloyd Rogers, ...Show More

Episode Twelve: Asterion

24:17 | Feb 20th, 2017

Anna realises that labyrinths have many different kinds of monsters. Featuring: a bad dream, a strange reality, a mythology lesson, a horticultural intrusion, a cryptic clue, a promise. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Burnin...Show More

Episode Eleven: Pilgrimage

26:17 | Feb 13th, 2017

Anna and Mabel go on a journey together. Featuring: the dead, flowers on a grave, illicit companionship, and a difficult perspective. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Nothing by Kai Engel, The Ruins part 2 by i AM esper, and ...Show More

Episode Ten: Home Again

23:41 | Feb 6th, 2017

Anna may be back, but is she really home? And what is that strange electrical buzzing? Featuring: Orpheus returned from the underworld, a devastating phone call, cold comfort. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Sky Watch by Ke...Show More

Episode Nine: Crossed Wires

12:22 | Jan 30th, 2017

Mabel is back for season two! In this first episode, some of the people around Mabel and Anna get their say. Featuring: a frightened neighbour, a worried relative, a harbinger, and more. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Suici...Show More

Mabel Episode 8.5: Letter from Juniper

04:53 | Jan 1st, 2017

A teaser for season two, in honour of the new year. Featuring: love as kindness, love as cruelty, a girl who will never have her way. Music: Garden of Untamed Roses Act II by Lloyd Rogers, and M, Volume II, by (morse). Written an...Show More

Episode Eight: Freeze

28:51 | Nov 21st, 2016

In the final episode of season 1, Anna finds herself caught in the eye of the storm. Featuring: a cold end. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, A Moth is Born by Caroline Park, Drown by Altered:Carbon, Hearts Mend Prelude by Reb...Show More

Episode Seven: King in the Labyrinth

22:06 | Nov 14th, 2016

˙ʞɹɐp ǝɥʇ uᴉ ǝɔᴉoʌ ɐ puɐ '[pƎɹOSNƎƆ] 'ʇɥƃᴉluooɯ 'sǝxoɟ '[pƎɹOSNƎƆ] '[pƎɹOSNƎƆ] :ƃuᴉɹnʇɐǝℲ ˙sllɐʍ ǝɥʇ ǝpᴉsuᴉ ɯoɹɟ ƃuᴉɯoɔ punos ǝƃuɐɹʇs ɐ s,ǝɹǝɥ┴ Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, It Rained All Night by 2Kutup, Whisper of Sorrow...Show More

Episode Six: Vanished

23:23 | Nov 7th, 2016

Something's gone wrong at the Martin house. Featuring: a family history, a shared experience, a desperate hunt, bewilderment, horror, disaster. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, We Can Be What They Are Doing by Caroline Park, ...Show More

Episode Five: Fairy Hill

19:32 | Nov 1st, 2016

Anna goes for a walk in the garden and makes some alarming discoveries. Featuring: mysterious singing, a bright morning, a fairy ring, and an appalled realisation. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Apparitions by Avoidant, Dro...Show More

Episode Four Point Five: The Message

05:22 | Oct 28th, 2016

A Halloween special: Anna receives a mysterious note, and a mysterious dream (or is it a prophecy?) Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor and M, Volume II by (morse). Written by Becca De La Rosa. Performed by [REDACTED] and Becca D...Show More

Episode Four: Datura

21:32 | Oct 24th, 2016

A research trip to Sally's library leads Anna on a very strange treasure hunt. Featuring: Shakespeare, music from ghosts, a sly serving-girl, and too many riddles to count. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, Tissus by Mathieu L...Show More

Episode Three: The Man in the Street

21:54 | Oct 17th, 2016

There's a man in the street. He's been there all morning. What does he want? Featuring: a stranger, a name revealed, palindromes, recursion, and one important word. Music: Anxiety Remains by Ars Sonor, At First the Separation fro...Show More

Episode Two: Really Red

23:47 | Oct 10th, 2016

Anna recounts a dream (or is it a nightmare?), goes on a midnight expedition, and continues trying to get in touch with Mabel Martin. Featuring: anger, expectation, a word on the tip of your tongue, and a devious reflection. Musi...Show More