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
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Catie Curtis’s "Sweet Life" is musical medicine to remind people of what matters in difficult times: love, family and happiness. This collection of folk-rock songs encourages people to look past their troubles to the simpler joys and pleasures of life. … Continue reading
Catie Curtis’ "Long Night Moon" is a perfect reflection of our times. The CD is filled with songs of hope in hard times, whether trouble comes from ourselves or from the world. The sound is notably lush and her lyrics … Continue reading
In recent years, band leader, entrepreneur and banjo player Alison Brown has pushed the banjo past its country/bluegrass boundaries into jazz. On this album she revisits her bluegrass roots, supported by an all-star cast that includes such greats as Vince … Continue reading