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
Tag Archives: Universal
Negroni’s Trio is Jose Negroni on piano, his son Nomar Negroni on drums and Jaime Rivera on bass. This exceptional trio plays dramatic, virtuosic compositions that mix the detail of Jose Negroni’s classical and Latin piano with the energy of … 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
Unified Theory is an exciting new rock band with former members of Blind Melon and Pearl Jam. Led by lead vocalist Chris Shinn, the group’s major label debut features lush sounds, dramatic dynamics and personal lyrics, sung with flair and … Continue reading
Albums consisting entirely of one artist paying tribute to another are commonplace, especially in the blues world where a particular artist’s musical heritage is easy to trace. Released: 10/5/1999 Label: Universal Genre: Blues/Roots All B.B. King profiles… The CD B.B. … Continue reading