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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.

Lauren Rearick of The Grey Estates - Start The Beat #309

Listen to Lauren Rearick of The Grey Estates - Start The Beat #309
Lauren Rearick of The Grey Estates and Nylon Mag joins me for a super fun conversation about music journalism, the local scene, building a career and plenty more! Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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Sierra Sellers - Start The Beat #308

Listen to Sierra Sellers - Start The Beat #308
The homie Sierra Sellers is in the house! We had an awesome conversation about her come up, inspirations, creative process, new music and PLENTY more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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E.F.6 - Start The Beat #307

Listen to E.F.6 - Start The Beat #307

My friends and conductors of grindcore chaos E.F.6 are in the building! Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

Disclaimer / Update: This episode was recorded a few weeks ago and any events discussed in this conversation may have possibly been postponed or canceled. Our apologies for any confusion. Please be sure to follow E.F.6 for updates on these events.

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Jakethehawk - Start The Beat #306

Listen to Jakethehawk - Start The Beat #306
My friends in Jakethehawk join me for a few beers and a chat about rockin', rollin' and everything in between. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
Disclaimer / Update: This episode was recorded a few weeks ago and any events discussed in this conversation may have possibly been postponed or canceled. Our apologies for any confusion. Please be sure to follow Jakethehawk for updates on these events.
 
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Alan Welding of Pittsburgh Music Magazine - Start The Beat #305

Listen to Alan Welding of Pittsburgh Music Magazine - Start The Beat #305
Alan Welding of Pittsburgh Music Magazine is in the building! We had a great talk about life, building your brand, networking in the music industry and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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Gallo Locknez - Start The Beat #304

Listen to Gallo Locknez - Start The Beat #304
Independent hip-hop artist/producer Gallo Locknez is in the building to talk shop on working in the underground music scene and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 
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Horehound - Start The Beat #303

Listen to Horehound - Start The Beat #303
My friends in Pittsburgh based Post-Doom/Sludge Metal band Horehound join me in the studio for a conversation about the evolution of their band, bringing the local scene together, songwriting and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!
 

Some Die Nameless - Start The Beat #302

Listen to Some Die Nameless - Start The Beat #302
Derick Reid & Jared Carns of Some Die Nameless are in the building for an awesome talk about promoting shows, the local scene, getting old and plenty more! The episode goes up tomorrow at 9:30 AM. Don't miss the beat!
 

Hunty Lytes - Start The Beat #301

Listen to Hunty Lytes - Start The Beat #301

Singer / Songwriter Hunty Lytes is in the building to chat about his journey as an independent musician and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat! 

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Louis Snyder & Toddy Tondera - Start The Beat #300

Listen to Louis Snyder & Toddy Tondera - Start The Beat #300
It's a celebration! Join me for Episode 300 featuring a super fun discussion with my friends and returning guests Louis Snyder of Death Metal band Riparian and Toddy Tondera of the one and only THRIFTY Podcast. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!