BEAT Magazine was a local publication in Wilmington, North Carolina that was devoted to music and the performing arts in the Wimington area. Mike Raab started the magazine in 1992 and sold it in 2006 to Jeff Reid, who continued publication until 2011. The magazine featured local artists, events, and reviews of new musicians. This collection contains both audio and video recordings of local musicians collected by BEAT magazine, including 58 cassette tapes, 83 CDs, and 37 VHS tapes. Also included are photographs of musicians from two BEAT magazine sponsored events.