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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Los Angeles-based Willie Wisely is an accomplished singer-songwriter-producer who calls his brand of modern rock "evocative pop." And it is. Wisely has a knack for lush textures, melodies and lyrics that grow on listeners. His music and moods range from … Continue reading
"Tomorrow the World" is The Shazam’s fourth CD and finds the Nashville band playing some great rock-n-roll. Singer-writer-guitarist Hans Rotenberry puts just enough disheveled characters and whimsy into his songs to capture the attitude and energy of timeless rock. Add … Continue reading
Starbelly is an artsy pop-rock trio with notable harmonies, catchy melodies and tinges of 1960s-era psychedelia. The band’s latest release, "Everyday and Then Some," features well-crafted songs with lyrics whose concerns and anxious moments are disguised by upbeat pop moods … Continue reading