Start the Beat with Sikes

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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.

Constant Hell - Start The Beat #337

Listen to Constant Hell - Start The Beat #337
My friends in Constant Hell join me in the studio for a chat about headbanging with your friends, chasing down beer sponsorships, and plenty more. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Patrick McElravy - Start The Beat #336

Listen to Patrick McElravy - Start The Beat #336
My friend Patrick McElravy of 9 Stitch Method, Seethe, Brutal Business Ent, and like 2,000 other projects somehow found time in his chaotic schedule to throw back a few beers and bullshit on the mic for a really cool conversation. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Take Me With You - Start The Beat #335

Listen to Take Me With You - Start The Beat #335
My friends in Melodic Post-Punk band Take Me With You join me via video-chat for a fun chat about staying productive through quarantine, new music, friendship, and plenty more! Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Dethlehem - Start The Beat #334

Listen to Dethlehem - Start The Beat #334
The warriors of Dethlehem join me for a fantastic talk about dragons, swords, guitars, and plenty more. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.
 
 

Codi Newkirk - Start The Beat #333

Listen to Codi Newkirk - Start The Beat #333
My dude Codi Newkirk from the local thrash metal band WHITETHRASH joins me via video chat for a nice talk about riffs, quarantine, life, and plenty more. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Clinton Clegg - Start The Beat #332

Listen to Clinton Clegg - Start The Beat #332
My friend Clinton Clegg of The Commonheart joins me on the show today for an awesome chat about songwriting and the origins/inspirations behind his band. We also dig into a variety of other topics such as heavy metal, Whitney Houston, remaining productive through quarantine, and plenty more! Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Trish Smith - Start The Beat #331

Listen to Trish Smith - Start The Beat #331
My friend and fellow vlogger Trish Smith of 412nes is on the show today for a chat about local music, community, supporting your friends, and plenty more! Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Nikki Nailbomb - Start The Beat #330

Listen to Nikki Nailbomb - Start The Beat #330
My friend Nikki Nailbomb of Nikki Nailbomb & the Amorphous Blob Orchestra joins me for a really cool chat about songwriting, promoting, community, and plenty more! Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Marcus Crawford - Start The Beat #329

Listen to Marcus Crawford - Start The Beat #329
My friend Marcus Crawford of Rocky Dennis Face and Crawfo Productions is on the show chatting all about punk rock, video production, quarantine, Monster energy drinks, and plenty more.
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.

Scott Mervis - Start The Beat #328

Listen to Scott Mervis - Start The Beat #328
My friend Scott Mervis of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is on the show talking all about his life as a music journalist, the current state of the music industry, and plenty more. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.