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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!


A Bitter Life

Helping to create a conscience, informing people of the world's biggest injustice, and promoting social responsibility.

A Black Tie Affair

In Ireland where the tradition of waking the dead is strong in rural areas, we go behind the scenes of this centuries old tradition.

A Bug in the Works

Found tape diary of a family holiday recorded for Grandma and Grandpa; a six-legged intruder spoils the fun.

A Clothing Frenzied

Ben Zimmerman ran The Books' samples through a sequenced Peavey Pro-Fex, created the track in Ableton, mastered it, ran it through several custom dynamic pitch and time-scaling effects (a different program for each submission) and mastered it again.

A Cold Freezin Ni(g)ht

Spelling Bee Champion Sheena needs to track down, and bring back, the missing letter G for her new town in this radio drama for kids.

A Cold Freezin Night - 1

A stranger wanders into a rural village, seeking warmth and shelter from a sharp January night. Unfortunately his reception at the local watering hole is just as icy as the wind he's trying to escape.

A Cold Freezin Night - 11

Jay came with me to a whiskey convention thinking that he was going to have a blast...but someone from his past throws his night into a painful meditation on love and whiskey.

A Cold Freezin Night - 12

A nostalgic recollection of a late night out driving around and swimming with friends a few summers ago back on Cape Cod, where I grew up.

A Cold Freezin Night - 13

Austin, Texas based experimental performance art group Happiness is a Choice use improvisation and their unique style of meta-theater to learn about each other and about the moments that they share on stage.

A Cold Freezin Night - 3

A bone cold dusk brings the icy adventures of a third grader to a close as his babysitting-tween sister selfishly examines mortality.

A Cold Freezin Night - 4

In which, to curb his kids' insatiable greed, the author's father takes it upon himself to call off one of the most anticipated holidays of the year.

A Cold Freezin Night - 5

Recitation of the mystical English poem, "I Saw the Sun at Midnight, Rising Red", 1917 by Joesph Mary Plunkett and music by the Psalters.

A Cold Freezin Night - 6

Every year smokejumpers, or wildland firefighters who parachute into remote areas to fight forest fires, secure their jobs in part by running for it.

A Cold Freezin Night - 7

Eventhough the cold causes fear and loathing in Finland, simplicity is found from the soul of the Finns: Sauna.