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Juan Atkins & Moritz von Oswald - Borderland

I listened to this album quite a bit when it first came out, but then it mostly dropped off my radar (through no fault of its own). I was reminded of it this morning by some the Basic Channel stuff I’ve been listening to the last couple of days. Listening to it again now, and it is even better than I remember.

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Juan Atkins & Moritz von Oswald - Borderland

I listened to this album quite a bit when it first came out, but then it mostly dropped off my radar (through no fault of its own). I was reminded of it this morning by some the Basic Channel stuff I’ve been listening to the last couple of days. Listening to it again now, and it is even better than I remember.

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Reading Stories Out Loud, S1E6: The Great God Pan (Chapter 6) by Arthur Machen

This is season 1, episode 6, and we are reading Chapter 6 of The Great God Pan, an 1894 novella by Arthur Machen. Mr. Villiers and his friend Austin digest the news of a sudden rash of suicides that has struck London society. One of these incidents hits surprisingly close to home for Villiers. A note of caution: There are several after-the-fact descriptions of suicide in this chapter of the story.

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Reading Stories Out Loud, S1E5: The Great God Pan (Chapter 5) by Arthur Machen

This is season 1, episode 5, and we are reading Chapter 5 of The Great God Pan, an 1894 novella by Arthur Machen. A few months have passed, and Mr. Villiers once again runs into his friend Austin. Villiers has received a letter from Mr. Clark, telling him to drop his inquiries into the history of Helen Vaughan. Austin shows Villiers a letter and a book sent to him following the death of his friend Meyrick, and it contains a shocking illustration.

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S1E1: The Great God Pan (Chapter 1) by Arthur Machen

This is season 1, episode 1, and we are starting a novella by Arthur Machen titled “The Great God Pan.” Machen was the pen name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, a Welsh writer from the late 19th and early 20th century. He published The Great God Pan in 1894, and it is considered be a fairly influential work of supernatural horror. Just a heads-up, this story starts off with a scientist who is kind of a creep conducting an experimental surgery on his young female ward.

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NEW EPISODE: The Empty House (Part 4) by Algernon Blackwood

It’s the exciting conclusion to our story! Do Shorthouse and his aunt make it out of the house, or will they fall victims to the unsettled spirits they have roused by entering? Have a listen, and find out! [embed]micro.blog/pages/dow…[/embed] If you need to get caught up, you can find all the previous episodes here. Since this episode finished up “The Empty House,” I have been thinking about what to read next.

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The Empty House (Part 3) by Algernon Blackwood

After taking the weekend off, I’m back with the next installment of our story, in which James Shorthouse and Aunt Julia reach the creepy core of the house, and encounter increasingly aggressive and disturbing phenomena. [embed]micro.blog/pages/dow…[/embed] If you are enjoying these episodes (or anything else I’m doing here), you can help out by buying me a coffee.

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The Empty House (Part 2) by Algernon Blackwood

My cat decided I needed to be awake at four this morning, so I figured I’d take it as an opportunity to read the next part of the story. Shorthouse and Aunt Julia begin to explore the house before settling in for the night and encounter some spooky goings-on that Shorthouse does his best to explain away as nothing. Enjoy, and let me know what you think! [embed]petebrown.micro.blog/uploads/2…[/embed] If you’ve looking for Part 1, you can find it here.

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