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.
My dudes Jamie, Travis, and Mike ofNeo Trash Videojoin 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!
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!
Jana Lee MachecaofFirst Angel Mediajoins 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!
My friends Kelly and Justin play in a cool band calledPACK. 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 missPack, Dinosoul and Sikes and the New ViolenceJAN 18 atBlack Forge Coffee House II - McKees Rocks!
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!
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!