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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.

Flower Crown - Start The Beat #285

Listen to Flower Crown - Start The Beat #285
My friends Richie and Mike of the band Flower Crown join me for an awesome discussion about the creative process behind their songwriting, growing up, friendship, inspiration and everything else in between. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Friday The 13th w/ Neon Brainiacs & Queens Of NC-17 - Start The Beat #284

Listen to Friday The 13th w/ Neon Brainiacs & Queens Of NC-17 - Start The Beat #284

Very stoked to present this live episode with my friends in Neon Brainiacs and Queens of NC-17 posted in its full, bloody, booby and uncensored glory. Recorded last month on Friday The 13th at Redfishbowl Studios, the episode explores the Friday The 13th franchise as the Brainiacs review / discuss their favorite kill scenes and the Queens review / discuss their favorite sex scenes from the films. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

 

Neo Trash Video - Start The Beat #283

Listen to Neo Trash Video - Start The Beat #283

My dudes Jamie, Travis, and Mike of Neo Trash Video join me on the show for a fun chat about the wonderful world of B-Grade cinema and their mission to spread schlock to the masses! Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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YOUTUBE: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-youtube
INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-instagram

Garter Shake - Start The Beat #282

Listen to Garter Shake - Start The Beat #282
Becki and Jenn of Garter Shake are on the show discussing friendship, grown-ups with guitars, the power of rock & roll, and plenty more! Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 

Brightside - Start The Beat #281

Listen to Brightside - Start The Beat #281

Brightside is a cool guitar band with nice people and tight songs. We discuss their past 10 years being in and out of the Pittsburgh scene as well as the new music they have coming out and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

ALSO AVAILABLE ON:
SPOTIFY: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-spotify
APPLE: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-apple
GOOGLE:http://bit.ly/startthebeat-google
STITCHER: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-stitcher
YOUTUBE: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-youtube
INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/startthebeat-instagram

Jana Lee Macheca - Start The Beat #280

Listen to Jana Lee Macheca - Start The Beat #280
Jana Lee Macheca of First Angel Media joins me for a fun chat about pursuing your passions, supporting your friends and everything else rad about the local music scene. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 

Pack - Start The Beat #279

Listen to Pack - Start The Beat #279
My friends Kelly and Justin play in a cool band called PACK. We had a cool conversation about their origins, growing up in the music scene and finding your place in all of the chaos. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
ALSO: Don't miss Pack, Dinosoul and Sikes and the New Violence JAN 18 at Black Forge Coffee House II - McKees Rocks!
 

Derek Minto & Nate Hall - Start The Beat #278

Listen to Derek Minto & Nate Hall - Start The Beat #278
Derek Minto and Nate Hall join me on the show to discuss the upcoming 5 Year Anniversary of the Secondhand Sketch Comedy Group happening January 10th and 11th at Arcade Comedy Theater! We also dig into the art of sketch comedy, it's parallels with other performance arts and get a little insight on their personal experiences working in the comedy world. Sit back, relax and lets Start The Beat!
 

Chay Marshall & Mike Fisher - Start The Beat #277

Listen to Chay Marshall & Mike Fisher - Start The Beat #277

My friends Chay Marshall and Mike Fisher join me on the show for a chat about life, art and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

ALSO AVAILABLE ON:
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Isaiah Ross - Start The Beat #276

Listen to Isaiah Ross - Start The Beat #276
Isaiah Ross of @jackswingpgh @brightsidepgh and @rowdypgh joins me today for a super fun and awesome conversation about growing up in the Pittsburgh music scene, finding your voice as an artist, his plans for the future and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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