The Hypnagogue Podcast is currently open to submissions for possible inclusion in upcoming episodes.

Kindly consider and follow these requests:

  • Please do not use ANY form of social media to tell me about your music or send me links. Use the email address below.
  • CDs or mp3 downloads only, please. No WAVs, no FLACs, no AIFFs, no cassettes, no vinyl. Full albums only. No singles.
  • I don’t listen to streams prior to asking for a download. Please just send the download. I’ll consider your music in along with everyone else’s.
  • Downloads must be free/be sent with a code to be included on the show. (The show has a budget of zero, and is produced under a Creative Commons license.)
  • Don’t use download links or codes that expire. I probably won’t get to them in time.
  • Labels: Don’t bombard me with multiple submissions all at once.
  • Please send your new work, not your back catalog. Nothing more than a year old, please.
  • Not everything sent to the Hypnagogue Podcast will get played.
  • PLEASE —and perhaps most importantly — LISTEN to the show before sending your music. Make sure this is the right show for you, reaching an audience likely to enjoy your music.

Submit by email at Please put “Podcast Submission” in your subject line.

By mail:
John Shanahan / Hypnagogue
51 Nantasket St.
Marshfield, MA 02050