12 episodes

Slowly Unspooling is a serial fiction podcast that follows Kai and their journey to discover the secrets of some tapes that showed up one day. Tapes with their voice on them.
Kai will have to battle with themself and their family to unspool the mystery that has decided to involve them.
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Slowly Unspooling Aspen Rayne

    • Fiction
    • 3.8 • 4 Ratings

Slowly Unspooling is a serial fiction podcast that follows Kai and their journey to discover the secrets of some tapes that showed up one day. Tapes with their voice on them.
Kai will have to battle with themself and their family to unspool the mystery that has decided to involve them.
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    The Tapes

    The Tapes

    Kai's life takes a sudden turn when mysterious tapes arrive, seemingly recorded by Kai themself. As Kai delves deeper into the unsettling recordings, they find themselves caught in a web of confusion, paranoia, and unreality. With their relationship with Lyssa strained and an eerie workplace environment, Kai struggles to uncover the truth behind these tapes and the intentions of the unknown sender. As the tension mounts, questions arise about manipulation, gaslighting, and the blurred boundaries between reality and fiction.
    Content Warnings for this episode: Tense Family Conversation, psychological distress, unreality, possible stalking, mental health issues, gaslighting/manipulation, work related stress, sleep difficulties 

    For your convenience and safety, we also provide transcripts and Content Warnings at www.slowlyunspooling.com/transcripts.
    Stay tuned to our captivating website, www.slowlyunspooling.com, and follow us on Tumblr at https://www.tumblr.com/blog/slowly-unspooling for exciting updates as the season progresses.
    Our captivating sound effects are brought to you by www.zapsplat.com, while the mesmerizing music is courtesy of www.pixabay.com.
    Thank you for lending us your ears. We invite you to brace yourself for an unforgettable journey. Tune in and let the terror begin.

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    • 12 min
    The Doors

    The Doors

    Kai faces distressing silence from Lyssa while trying to make sense of the mysterious tapes that have disrupted their life. Despite encountering skepticism from others, Kai persists in their quest for answers. As they delve deeper into the tapes, they discover a perplexing address that leads them to take a risky step. However, the encounter only leaves them with more questions, fueling their determination to uncover the truth. Join Kai as they navigate through confusion, doubt, and a growing sense of urgency.
    Stay tuned for this intriguing episode, where secrets and revelations await!
    Content Warnings: Anxiety, Emotional Distress, Paranoia, confusion, isolation, intrusive thoughts, mention of the potential of gun violence, audio manipulation (loud static and distortion effects), mentions of kidnapping, toxic workplace procedures.
    This episode features Aspen Rayne as Kai and Ava and Simon Brooks as Lyssa.
    Transcript available at: https://www.slowlyunspooling.com/transcripts
    Our captivating sound effects are brought to you by zapsplat.com, while the mesmerizing music is courtesy of pixabay.com.
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    • 14 min
    The Messages

    The Messages

    In this riveting episode, we dive headfirst into Kai's mind-boggling adventure within the mysterious walls of their workplace. Kai spills their guts to a trusty recorder, baring all their deepest thoughts and feelings. But wait till you see what's in store! Mysterious messages and a freaky feeling of being watched take our protagonist on a mind-bending journey.

    CONTENT WARNINGS: Emotional distress, work-related stress, Existential Anxiety, Sleep Deprivation/Insomnia, Mental Health Struggles, Self doubt, isolation, work related pressure, confusion, ear strain/audio distortions
    This episode features Aspen Rayne as Kai.
    Transcript available at: https://www.slowlyunspooling.com/transcripts
    Follow us at https://www.tumblr.com/slowlyunspooling
    Our captivating sound effects are brought to you by zapsplat.com, while the mesmerizing music is courtesy of pixabay.com.
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    • 12 min
    The Mistake

    The Mistake

    Follow Kai as they confront a cascade of missed calls, viral mishaps, and haunting tapes that shatter the borders of reality. With their job and sanity on the line, Kai delves into a perplexing labyrinth of apologies and enigmatic recordings. As the lines blur between truth and enigma, 'The Mistake' pulls you into a riveting narrative of redemption, unveiling secrets hidden within the whispers of static.
    Featuring Aspen Rayne as Kai and Simon Brooks as Lyssa
    Credit goes to Pixabay.com and Zapsplat.com for the sound effects and music featured in the episode.
    Content Warnings: Emotional Distress and Family Conflict, Workplace Stress and Pressure, Mentions of Mental Health and Psychiatric Evaluation, Existential Themes, Distorted Audio, Lack of Support, References to Violence and Injury
    Transcript available here
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    • 13 min
    The Accusations

    The Accusations

    Kai's life takes an unexpected turn in this gripping episode of Slowly Unspooling. The mysterious tapes continue to unravel their secrets, and Kai finds themself struggling to distinguish reality from the enigmatic world of these recordings. As they delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding the tapes, they are forced to face the unsettling feeling of disconnection from their own life. While a not-entirely unexpected phone call leaves them stunned.
    Featuring Aspen Rayne as Kai, Simon Brooks as Lyssa, and Haze Peers as Rielly
    Credit goes to Pixabay.com and Zapsplat.com for the sound effects and music featured in the episode.
    Content Warnings: mental health struggles, memory loss, harassment, intrusion, job loss, emotional distress, strong language
    Transcript available here
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    • 17 min
    The Meeting

    The Meeting

    Suspense builds as Kai faces the consequences of their actions at work, including a tense meeting with The Supervisor. Questions linger in the air, the plot thickens, and the mysteries deepen.
    Featuring Aspen Rayne as Kai, Celeste as The Assistant, and Haze Peers as The Supervisor
    Credit goes to Pixabay.com and Zapsplat.com for the sound effects and music featured in the episode.
    Content Warnings: Workplace Stress, suspense, mental health, uncertainty, implied surveillance, corporate environment, sound distortion, sudden noise, mild profanity
    Transcript available here
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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

frequentj ,

Reminds me of Severance

Really enjoying the show, and the descriptions of the workplace remind me of the show Severance.

(Walter55) ,

WTH

The lady’s a NUT job! Belongs in a cooktop bin along with this podcast and writers! An annoying podcast, without merit!!!

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