Y2K Productions is an indie podcast production unit. Currently working on season 2 for sci-fi drama Chaika, with slice of life drama Y2K completed and available for free download, and pop culture show Det nya svarta on hiatus.
Chaika is a science fiction audio drama about loss, hope and isolation as one woman navigates a post-apocalyptic future. The first season follows Chaika on her journey from the moonbase where she was born to Mars in search of other humans. Season 1 is complete and available now. Season will release in 2023.
Y2K is a completed slice of life drama in the form of a fiction podcast, with 66 episodes available now.
Season 1 is a year-long tale of love, identity and long-distance friendship set in two timelines and on opposite sides of the world. The story revolves around two friends in the year 2000, and the modern-day student who turns their voicemails into a podcast.
Season 2 is a form of prologue/epilogue to season 1 – every episode centers on one of the 12 main characters from season 1, and takes place in a different city and a different year.
Chaika: Dust Storm is a Patreon-exclusive micro fiction series bridging seasons 1 and 2 of sci-fi audio drama Chaika. The story takes place on Mars and focuses on the Mars commander, her second in command and the base operations AI.
This is micro fiction, and the episodes are between 4.01 and 5.21 minutes long, including music and credits, giving a total running time of all seven episodes of just over 32 minutes. The total running time excluding intros, music and credits of all seven episodes is around 16 minutes.
Chaika: Dust Storm carries no episode-specific content warnings. General content warnings for the series include alarms, explosions, hostage taking, implied life-threatening peril, implied gagged and bound individuals and disregard for human life.
How do I listen to the full series?
There are two options:
Join our Patreon at an eligible tier. Any tier at 10 US$ per month and up will give access to the Chaika: Dust Storm series. If you are lucky, there may also be a spot available in the limited 3 US$ per month tier, which also gives access to the series.
Purchase only the Chaika: Dust Storm series. This will give you access to a password-protected web page where you can download all 7 micro episodes, along with a pdf transcript. To purchase, please pay at least US$ 12 to our Ko-Fiand e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us you’ve done so! Please note:
You MUST e-mail us as well as paying on Ko-Fi so that we can reply with the web page address and password.
Purchase is non-refundable once we have e-mailed you the web page address and password. Prior to this, you can obtain a refund by e-mailing email@example.com with your Paypal details. Note that we take no responsibility for any Paypal fees incurred.
The episode files and transcripts are for your personal use only, and reposting, distributing or sharing them with others is not permitted.
By purchasing Chaika: Dust Storm you confirm that you have read and understood the limitations of use, as specified above, as well as the information on this page regarding content and length of episodes.
Do I need to listen to Chaika: Dust Storm in order to understand season 2? Nope. But it will hopefully both broaden and deepen your understanding of the world and the story of the main series.
Is Chaika in Chaika: Dust Storm? No, the character of Chaika does not appear in this series. You do, however, find out some things about what happens to Eventyr, the spaceship Chaika is on. Chaika returns as the protagonist in season 2.
What is micro fiction? Micro fiction is very short audio drama episodes, ususally 2-7 minutes, that tell a concentrated audio story. Check out for example shows by A. R. Olivieri.
Does Chaika: Dust Storm consist of seven full-length episodes? No. This is micro fiction, and the episodes are between 4.01 and 5.21 minutes long, including music and credits, giving a total running time of all seven episodes of just over 32 minutes. The total running time excluding intros, music and credits of all seven episodes is around 16 minutes.