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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.

John James Ryan of Keep Flying - Start The Beat #258

Listen to John James Ryan of Keep Flying - Start The Beat #258

John James Ryan of the band Keep Flying is on the show today discussing his views on how bands can operate better in 2019, self-improvement, growing up and plenty more! Recorded on location at Four Chord Music Festival

PLEASE NOTE: There is no video for this episode. When recording "on location" at live events you don't always have control of where and when you are recording so it just didn't work out this time. No big deal. It's still a podcast! Don't miss it.

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Nuch - Start The Beat #257

Listen to Nuch - Start The Beat #257
Nuch joins me for a talk about underground hip-hop and finding your voice as an independent artist. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Dan Lambton of Real Friends - Start The Beat #256

Listen to Dan Lambton of Real Friends - Start The Beat #256

Dan Lambton of Real Friends is on the show for a fun chat about video games, food, DIY and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Erika June Christina Laing - Start The Beat #255

Listen to Erika June Christina Laing - Start The Beat #255

My friend Erika June Christina Laing of Working Breed is on the show to discuss the shifting landscape of rock music over the past couple of decades and the role her band is playing in it. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!

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The Zells - Start The Beat #254

Listen to The Zells - Start The Beat #254

Slacker rock sweethearts Roman and Philip of The Zells sit down with me to talk about their new album, answer listener questions, listen to some nu-metal and plenty more!

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Zachary Rutter & Joshua Hartz - Start The Beat #253

Listen to Zachary Rutter & Joshua Hartz - Start The Beat #253
Zachary Rutter & Joshua Hartz of God Hates Unicorns are in the studio today to talk about the power of teamwork, discuss the parallels between the underground music & art scenes in Pittsburgh and tell us all about the Spread Love Army: Versus Series Round Two happening next month. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Celine Roberts - Start The Beat #252

Listen to Celine Roberts - Start The Beat #252

Long-time service industry veteran and food journalist Celine Roberts joins me in the studio for an awesome conversation about the local restaurant scene, building strong relationships with your community and the never-ending quest for knowledge. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Andrew Muse - Start The Beat #251

Listen to Andrew Muse - Start The Beat #251

Singer, songwriter, creator and overall awesome human Andrew Muse is in the studio for a discussion about operating outside the box and finding your path in the underground music scene. Sit back, relax and let's Start The Beat!

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Sarah King Reld Sindler - Start The Beat #250

Listen to Sarah King Reld Sindler - Start The Beat #250
Sarah Jane Sindler of KING RELD joins me for an awesome talk about fashion, art, metalsmithing and our favorite swear words. Sit back, relax, and let's Start The Beat!
 
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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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