What is BehindTheBeat?Music lovers need music. But there's more to music than just hearing and feeling it. Artists want to touch their audience, and fans want to get closer to the artists. BehindTheBeat presents the voices of the artists themselves, speaking about their music, their inspiration, and their creative lives. Listen and discover.
Monthly Archives: February 2010
Jonah Smith is a terrific singer-songwriter whose latest recording, "Lights On," is filled with songs whose characters’ lives are in precarious motion. Smith’s songs are filled with people who are facing big changes or moments of revelation. He draws his … Continue reading
The Dodos are vocalist-guitarist Meric Long, drummer Logan Kroeber and vibraphonist Keaton Synder. They play inventive, alluring alt-pop that combines minimalist rhythms with ethereal, existential lyrics. Their latest recording, "Time to Die," was written after two years of touring and … Continue reading