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Start The Beat is a podcast about independent artists for independent artists. Each episode highlights different humans from all walks of life and their individual stories about inspiration, determination, struggle and so much more. Dive into the fantastic minds of these amazing people, absorb some useful knowledge and expand your perspective on the world around you! It's like, really important and stuff… or whatever. Curated, Produced and Hosted by Sikes.

Here are the latest podcasts.

Frame and Mantle - Start The Beat #249

Listen to Frame and Mantle - Start The Beat #249
Brian and Conner of Post-Emo band Frame and Mantle are in the studio to talk about songwriting, the music scene, and their fantastic new album. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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Urns - Start The Beat #248

Listen to Urns - Start The Beat #248

Mike and Mitch from Urns join me for a chat about the history of their band, the theatrics of Rock & Roll, the business of music and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Brandon Martin - Start The Beat #247

Listen to Brandon Martin - Start The Beat #247

Brandon Martin is in the studio today to discuss working as an audio/live sound engineer and being a musician in 2019. We also talk about food and White Claw. It's very trendy stuff. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat! 

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Lyn Starr - Start The Beat #246

Listen to Lyn Starr - Start The Beat #246

My friend Lyn Starr is in the studio today to talk about his pursuits in music and business as an independent artist/entrepreneur. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Scratchy Blanket - Start The Beat #245

Listen to Scratchy Blanket - Start The Beat #245
My friends in Scratchy Blanket join me for a fun talk about pop culture, D.I.Y., the meanings behind their songs and so much more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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Bobby of Pear and the Pickle - Start The Beat #244

Listen to Bobby of Pear and the Pickle - Start The Beat #244

My friend and egg sandwich entrepreneur Bobby of Pear and the Pickle is in the studio for a awesome conversation about being a part of your community, owning/operating an independent business, raising a family and plenty more! Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Atlantic Wasteland - Start The Beat #243

Listen to Atlantic Wasteland - Start The Beat #243

Never underestimate the power of friendship! Join me as I sit down with Sam and Ausinette of the band Atlantic Wasteland for an awesome chat about hanging with the homies and pursuing your passions. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat! 

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Prplchld - Start The Beat #242

Listen to Prplchld - Start The Beat #242

My friend Dusty Ray aka Prplchld is the studio today to talk about his experiences as a working musician and the passions that fuel us to keep going against all odds. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Shy Kennedy & Descendants of Crom III - Start The Beat #241

Listen to Shy Kennedy & Descendants of Crom III - Start The Beat #241

It's time to feel the burn! Friend of the show and heavy metal superhero Shy Kennedy is back to do a little hot sauce challenge and tell us all about this year's Descendants of Crom! An annual, multi-day music festival hosted in Pittsburgh highlighting all things heavy. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

http://www.descendantsofcrom.com/

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Creatures & Creep Rods - Start The Beat #240

Listen to Creatures & Creep Rods - Start The Beat #240

Amber and Josh of the non-profit organization Creatures & Creep Rods are in the studio today to talk all about the ins & outs of event planning, building a strong community and utilizing your resources to give back to those in need. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!

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