The result of the substitution is Jeff Towne

Jeff Towne

Over the course of 20+ years with the nationally-syndicated radio program Echoes, Jeff Towne has recorded interviews and musical performances in locations ranging from closets to cathedrals.

He's also the tools editor for, a Peabody Award-winning website dedicated to channeling new voices to public radio. In his spare time, Towne tries to convince independent radio producers not to throw expensive new microphones through their computer screens, just because the Pro Tools bounce handler can't keep up.


The Sichuan Peppercorn provides a confusing, disorienting and compelling flavor to the spicy cuisine of Sichuan.


Tales of the Tools

New developments in both hard and software are making audio production much more affordable, flexible, and convenient.

Every other fall, the Third Coast stretches its wings, embraces a film festival model (minus the popcorn - too noisy) and presents the Third Coast Filmless Festival - a celebration of sound, story, and the art of listening.