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.

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.

Strangeness In Proportion - Start The Beat #327

Listen to Strangeness In Proportion - Start The Beat #327
Hanging out with my friend Sean aka Strangeness In Proportion for a talk about songwriting, collaborations, the local scene, 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.

The Cynics - Start The Beat #326

Listen to The Cynics - Start The Beat #326
Back at the end of April, I sat down with my friends in The Cynics via Zoom for a chat about the evolution of the band, dealing with the pandemic, and plenty more. It's a little off the rails and all over the place but totally on-brand for these guys. In the best way possible, of course!
 
https://www.therealsikes.com/startthebeat
 
Also available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube, or wherever else you listen to podcasts probably.
 

Weird Paul Petroskey - Start The Beat #325

Listen to Weird Paul Petroskey - Start The Beat #325
I sat down with my friend Weird Paul Petroskey for an awesome chat about content creation, social media, getting through a pandemic, and everything in between. 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.

Murder For Girls - Start The Beat #324

Listen to Murder For Girls - Start The Beat #324
I sat down with my friends in the band Murder for Girls for a chat about the history of their band, new material, getting through quarantine, moving forward, 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.

James Evans - Start The Beat #323

Listen to James Evans - Start The Beat #323
I sat down with my friend James Evans over video chat for a quarantine chat! We talked about a lot of stuff including (but not limited to) beer, songwriting, searching for truth in the chaos of modern media, finding yourself in the darkest places, and of course... more beer!
 
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.