What is BehindTheBeat?
Listen and enjoy our library of over 600 audio portraits of artists and their albums for free.
These finely edited features present the music and voices of artists discussing their songs, their sounds, their bands, their lives and their creative influences.
Search below by artist name or by genre to hear your favorite musicians, and to discover new ones!
Now with over 2,500 audio segments bringing music fans, musicians and music closer together.
- Chuck Wicks: Turning Point
- Green River Ordinance: Fifteen
- Jack Wall: Call of Duty, Black Ops III
- Black Violin: Stereotypes
- Glen Hansard: Didn’t He Ramble
- Dominik Scherrer: The Missing
- Jonathan McReynolds: Life Music, Stage Two
- Bobby Long: Ode To Thinking
- Alicia Witt: Revisionary History
- Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class
- Pat McGee: Pat McGee
- John Anderson: Goldmine
- Whitey Morgan: Sonic Ranch
- Anat Cohen: Luminosa
- Meredith Monk: Piano Songs
- Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
- Louise Goffin: Appleonfire
- Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet
- Michael J. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas
- Patty Larkin: Still Green
- Somi: The Lagos Music Salon
- The Barr Brothers: Sleeping Operator
- Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin’
- Montell Jordan: Captured
- Marco Benevento: Swift
Monthly Archives: February 2003
Film composer Mason Daring’s musical career started after he traded classical trumpet for guitar while at college and law school. After being a lawyer by day and a singer-songwriter by night, he started working in television and film, and met … Continue reading
Rock guitarist Slash’s friendship with actor Robert Evans led to the inclusion of his version of Nino Rota’s "Love Theme From The Godfather" in the soundtrack for "The Kid Stays In The Picture." This short instrumental, recorded on a lark, … Continue reading
Bassist, singer and producer Raphael Saadiq adds another accomplishment to his notable career, his first solo recording, the multiple-Grammy-nominated "Instant Vintage." Saadiq, who’s played with Tone Toni Tone, Lucy Pearl and many others, plays old school soul and funk that … Continue reading
Remy Shand’s music and story are a testament to talent, hard work and dedication. Growing up in Winnipeg, Canada, he taught himself to play many instruments, and sing, and write, and produce his own recordings fusing soul and R&B. His … Continue reading