Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast — and ever-growing — collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories of all stripes, and Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom from the best makers on the planet. You can also dive into our Producer Index. Enjoy!


Mucho Corazon

Mucho Corazon tells the story of Leon Perlee, who builds and restores antique street organs in Holland's oldest surviving street organ business, and Milades Sosa, who works at a Cuban organ factory.

Misplaced Memories

When you get rid of things, you never know what you are truly giving up, so keep everything.

The Modern Woodsman

Filmmaker Adam Clitheroe playfully puts forth an audio portrait of a traditional woodsman . . . equipped with a cell phone.

The Memory Palace: These Words Forever

In this episode of The Memory Palace, Guglielmo Marconi, the Father of Radio, dreams of a super-radio that would allow him to hear every sound ever made. Melancholy ensues.

Mad About Magpies

Many people look to the natural world for clues about living a more harmonious life. For example, we aspire to traits we associate with certain animals: the wisdom of the owl, the noble bearing of the bald eagle, or the grace of the swan.

My T-Shirt Says It All

The T-shirt is a staple of the American wardrobe, worn by pretty much everyone at one time or another. It's a common denominator in a culture marked by differences. But while it's cheap and easy to make, the humble T-shirt shouldn't be underestimated.

Mr. Right

Searching for your ideal partner can be exhausting, even with the help of personal ads.

Meat Factory Ear Worms

You know how sometimes you just can't get a song out of your head? Radio producer Richie Beirne can sympathize.

Mouse Trap Music

Composer Mark Applebaum describes the creative process he uses when inventing new instruments. He calls one of them "The Mouse Trap."

Miss Cholita Pageant

The "Miss Cholita" pageant celebrates a female ideal that is fast disappearing among Bolivian indigenous women. This year, the pageant was shaken by a scandal: the winner had turned out to have been wearing fake braids.

Minister [Excerpt]

Joe Frank, master of late night radio, assembled this piece: a phone conversation between himself and a cranky minister.

Man Choubam (I am good)

Sharon is a weirdo and refuses to conform to cultural standards. Her mom does not approve. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Best Documentary: Silver Award