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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. Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.

Sep 22, 2015

For the 61st episode I sat down with Pete Finnigan of Kid Durango for a conversation about his experiences living in Pittsburgh, living in New Orleans, living with the paranormal, learning to understand/ embrace different cultures and balancing his "professional" career alongside his music career. Sit back, relax and...


Sep 15, 2015

For the 60th episode I sat down with Chris Stowe of A-F Records, White Wives & Worlds Scariest Police Chases for a conversation about his experiences as an underground musician and working for an independent record label. Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 

LINKS RELATED TO THIS CONVERSATION:
https://chrisstowe


Sep 8, 2015

For the 59th episode I sat down with Jackson, John Paul, Ben and Trevor of THE SICKHOUSE (A DIY concert venue and recording studio ran out of a house in Homestead, PA) for a talk about the "scene", DIY show spaces, recording music and pursuing your passions at any cost! This is a great conversation for anyone involved...


Sep 7, 2015

For the 58th episode I sat down with the dude Neal Dudash for a pretty long talk about music, playing in bands, food, fashion, coffee, things we love, things we hate and everything in between! The conversation goes all over the place but it's rad and Neal is a rad dude. Good times. Good talk. Sit back, relax and lets...


Sep 4, 2015

For the 57th episode of #startthebeat I sat down with Harrison of BADBOXES for a talk about discovering music, creating music, producing music and overall just being completely consumed by everything that is "music". Really cool dude. The conversation gets a little technical and nerdy at some points but I personally...