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!


Uncounted Civilian Casualties in Iraq

The American-led battle against the Islamic State has been hailed as the most precise air campaign in history. But its airstrikes have killed far more Iraqi civilians than anyone has acknowledged. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award.

Umami to the Ears

Weirdo Records is a closet-sized vinyl shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts where Angela Sawyer hosts experimental music concerts, for those with a unique and unorthodox musical taste.

Umami Sunshine

An exploration of the role of appetite in elderly health as well as the scientific basis of umami (also known as L-glutamate or glutamic acid), with ukelele accompaniment.

Umami Love

A girl with a voracious appetite for chefs samples a taste of true love.

Umami Office

Researchers from the Egyptian TV show Al Bernameg are trying to lose weight, stay fit or just enjoy food at the office.

The Updates

When Sophie Townsend’s husband was diagnosed with lung cancer, she started the Russell Updates, a weekly email that laid it all bare for friends and family.

Under the Skin: Making Audio Visceral

Can a documentary make you dance? Turn you on? Make you jump in fear? We get under the skin of documentary's visceral possibilities, exploring how we edit to impact the listener's body as much as their mind.

  • 2016
  • 56:21

Umami Grease

In three courses, we discover the relationship between man and grease: the history, the culture and the conflict.

Umami and Daddy too!

Olga likes borscht. Ryan Poli at work, and Leah Cowen asks the musical question "Can You Feed My Appetite?"