ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response, has recently become incredibly popular. The first ASMR video caused tingles down our collective spines in 2009, and it is currently estimated that as many as 25 million ASMR videos can be found online.
It’s clear that millions of people enjoy the body tingles these videos cause. If you’re one of them, you want more than a collection of random clips on YouTube. You want a good podcast that will trigger ASMR for you and follow a consistent format you can rely on.
If you want a show that will relax you or get you to fall asleep with that beautiful sensation only ASMR sounds can produce, you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best ASMR podcasts you can start listening to right now.
Premium ASMR is a daily show filled with mouth noises, whispers, scratchings, and other random triggers. Each episode offers something unique, so you’ll have plenty of novelty if you’re looking for something different to trigger ASMR for you. There’s barely a known ASMR trigger that this podcast hasn’t tried.
The show has more than 900 episodes, and it’s been on the air for quite some time, rarely failing to present a new episode on a given day.
Sleep and Relax ASMR
This frequent podcast is a perfect ASMR show if you want to relax, fall asleep, or get those braingasms we all crave when we get into ASMR. As the podcast creators say, they want to make the best ASMR content out there, and I have to say, they’re pretty close.
The podcast employs various triggers, including simple things like gentle talking and whispers, but also ambiance sounds and background noise. Best of all, you’ll get well over 600 episodes to enjoy.
Every Sleep Whispers episode is a collection of ramblings and readings in a soothing voice that are ideal for falling asleep. The narrator always includes some relaxing and interesting stories, calming poems, scholarly Wikipedia articles, and even feedback from listeners, so you’ll never know what’s waiting for you.
The podcast can even teach you to meditate, as that’s yet another type of content the host includes in his episodes.
Get Sleepy: Sleep Meditation and Stories
Get Sleepy is a regular podcast with unique stories with soothing ambiance sounds, a combination ideal for falling asleep. It’s not a typical ASMR show, but it can trigger it for many listeners.
The storytelling is powerful, and there’s an entire team behind the show that includes voice-over artists, writers, and meditation pros.
The ASMR Garden
The ASMR Garden is a podcast dedicated entirely to causing ASMR triggers for every listener. The goal is always to put you into a stress-free state so you can relax or fall asleep. The narrator, Meli, also tends to share tips on how to fall asleep when you’re having problems with constant sleepless nights.
The show only has 57 episodes, and new ones haven’t been coming out for a while, but the ones you get are more than good and, at the very least, worth your time.
The Office ASMR
If you’re a fan of The Office and, let’s face it, everyone is or will become at some point in their life, you’ll love this podcast. The premise is simple, it’s just one guy narrating every episode of the famous TV show in a soothing voice, creating a perfect ASMR podcast for falling asleep.
The show is currently dealing with the sixth season of the TV series. However, there haven’t been any new episodes for a while, and we hope the host will be back at it sometime soon.
ASMR Rain Recordings
ASMR Rain Recordings is exactly what it is — various recordings of rain falling. However, the creators typically add various ASMR triggers like gentle speaking, whispers, and background noises to mix things up.
With around 400 episodes, each around an hour, there is more than enough content for relaxing, unwinding from work, and even falling asleep.
bluemind ASMR wants to be “your personal relaxation station,” and it tries to achieve that with various ASMR triggers, including unique fantasy and sci-fi roleplay stories, no-talking compilations, whispers, meditations, and a lot more.
Listeners completely support the show, so you’ll hear no ads or sponsorships, and it’s very gender-neutral, constantly trying to provide good affirmations.
Simply ASMR and Sleep
The Simply ASMR and Sleep podcast aims to get you to fall asleep with a well-rounded auditory experience that includes sounds of rain, hair scratching and brushing, fire cracking, and a lot more.
There are only around 30 episodes for now, with new ones coming out every month in most cases.
Let’s Find Out ASMR
Let’s Find Out is a great ASMR podcast whose host deals with various interesting topics he talks about in a soothing voice. They are often philosophy, history, science, and math-related. You’ll find it perfect if you want to relax, unwind from work, reduce stress, fall asleep, and even learn something new.
There’s no real release schedule, and the show is known to stay off for a few months at a time, but there are still more than 100 episodes, each of which is an hour or several hours long.
And that’s about it, folks. I hope you have enough shows to consider and enjoy if you’re into ASMR podcasts.
The important thing is that this list is only scratching the surface. The podcasts here are among the best and the most popular you can currently find, but there are many others.
Moreover, new ASMR videos and audio recordings from promising artists keep coming out daily. All in all, even if you finish a show, you can always get another one to trigger ASMR in a whole new way.