Show cover of Behind The Beats by Armada Music

Behind The Beats by Armada Music

Welcoming the likes of Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, U.K. radio content director Rebecca Frank, Armada Music COO Nadine van Bodegraven and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano for Season Two, Armada Music’s own podcast series is everything you music peeps have been crossing your fingers for. Getting CEOs, singer-songwriters, DJs and even sample pack creators to spill the beans through a flurry of questions that don’t take no for an answer, every episode of ‘Behind The Beats’ provides the inspiring insights and fun anecdotes any music industry enthusiast would be happy to lend his ear to.


Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Not one, but two guests are in this episode’s Behind The Beats hot seat, and that means double the fun. Not only do the Dutchmen talk about their upcoming album and how their career began, but we also got them to play a game called: ‘Who’s The One? – Sunnery Or Ryan’.
44:37 08/30/2022
Nadine van Bodegraven - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Next up on Behind The Beats is one of dance music’s power women: Nadine van Bodegraven. After 4 years at a law firm, she joined Armada Music to set up its legal department and went on to become the COO of the company. During this episode, she shares some invaluable business insights whilst also touching on her love for karaoke and the time she A&Red a track herself!
52:26 08/16/2022
Rebecca Frank - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Rebecca Frank is the content director of Kiss UK, the influential commercial youth music network. Having worked in the radio music industry for over twenty years and for the Bill Gates foundation, she is a fount of knowledge, experience and stories. Rebecca shares some of those moments on Behind The Beats!
50:47 08/02/2022
Ferry Corsten – Armada Music Behind The Beats
Moving from one electronic music icon to the next, this second episode of Behind The Beats’ second season places none other than Ferry Corsten in the hot seat. A bona fide legend within the dance music landscape, the Dutchman tells about his ongoing global What The F! tour, deep-dives into his love for ‘80s music and shares a frightening story about getting robbed at gunpoint during one of his tours. 
50:39 07/19/2022
Armin van Buuren - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Kicking off season two of Behind The Beats, five-time #1 DJ in the world Armin van Buuren takes listeners back to the moment when he began to realize how much potential his A State Of Trance radio show truly had. He also talks about what performing means to him and – interesting fact – that he initially wanted to stop hosting his radio show once it hit 500 episodes. 
42:07 07/06/2022
Geronimo - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Geronimo is the dance radio host of one of North America’s biggest broadcasting stations (Sirius XM), and he met up with Reju and Harry to talk about his love for music and the importance of radio for the future generations. Having interviewed stars like Janet Jackson, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, it’s safe to say Geronimo has seen it all!
59:04 12/14/2021
Eelke Kleijn - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Our next guest is not only an internationally renowned DJ, producer and multidiscipline composer, but also the label boss of his DAYS like NIGHTS imprint. And did you know that this dance music mainstay DJs without his shoes, socks only? We strongly believe that a wave of cheer is in order here, because taking place behind the mic is none other than Eelke Kleijn.
56:06 11/30/2021
Duvall - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Ready to make your acquaintance with a bona fide hitmaker? He’s a one-third of DJ/production trio Disciples, founded Outcry to provide management, publishing and label services for the musical misfits (himself included) and recently launched his solo career. Duvall is the name, and you’re about to find out what’s on his mind.
65:05 11/01/2021
KARRA - Armada Music Behind The Beats
Though the spotlight often tends to focus on the main artist(s), the importance of songwriters and vocal producers should never be underestimated. Our next guest is all that as well as an artist in her own right, and she’s worked with premier industry names such as Timbaland, KSHMR, Steve Aoki and Armin van Buuren. Add to that the fact that she owns her own hot tub and can’t get enough of colors and sparkles, and we’ve gotten ourselves a winner. Welcome to the show, KARRA!
43:18 10/26/2021
Maykel Piron - Armada Music Behind The Beats
None other than Armada Music CEO Maykel Piron kicks off the ‘Behind The Beats’ podcast series with a guest appearance. The electronic music mogul began his industry ascent at the age of 18, has been at the helm of the biggest independent dance label in the world since its launch in 2003 and reported has one of the largest private wine collections in the Netherlands. Tune in if that’s something you’d like a taste of!
50:20 10/26/2021