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START THE BEAT with Sikes

Brian Howe AKA Sikes is a Alternative Hip-Hop artist & producer from Pittsburgh, PA who is known locally for his work in various musical projects and other artistic endeavors. He also hosts START THE BEAT which is a podcast highlighting conversations between himself and all sorts of different jerks. Musicians, artists, comedians and all other types of screw-ups & undesirables. In other words... Some of the best people you'll ever meet in your life. Start The Beat with Sikes is part of the Epicast network.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 27, 2016
Start The Beat 116: CAROLYN HILLIARD& HEATHER DONNY DONOVAN of DINOSOUL

For the 116th episode I sat down with Carolyn & Heather from the Indie Dark Pop band Dinosoul for a very relaxed & in-depth talk about the history of their band, their histories as musicians and putting your energy into the things that matter to you most. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!


PHOTOS: Redfishbowl

LINKS RELATED TO THIS CONVERSATION:

https://www.facebook.com/dinosoulmusic/
https://dinosoul.bandcamp.com/


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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes
START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

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Dec 20, 2016
Start The Beat 115: JEFF BETTEN of MISRA RECORDS & WILD KINDNESS

For the 115th episode I sat down with Jeff Betten, General Manager of Misra Records & President of Wild Kindness for a talk about pursuing your passions and sharing them with the world while simultaneously helping others get their voices heard as well. We also dive a bit into the mystical realm Yeezy and probably talk about myself a little bit too much as well… Get to know us both! Hah! Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!


PHOTOS: Timothy Cox

LINKS RELATED TO THIS CONVERSATION:

http://www.misrarecords.com/
http://wildkindness.com/
https://soundcloud.com/marsjackson/tracks
https://soundcloud.com/misrarecords/blood-moon-singer-william-matheny
http://gabbonesso.com/

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes
START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.

www.epicastnetwork.com

Dec 14, 2016
Start The Beat 114: MAX BULGER of THE OTIS WOLVES

For the 114th episode I sat down with Max Bulger for a personal talk about the history of his band, The Otis Wolves, the infamous Pittsburgh DIY venue 222 Ormsby and still navigating some sort of a punk rock lifestyle as you enter your 30's. Lots of great behind the scenes stories and insight on this episode. I think you're all really going to dig it. With that being said... Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!


PHOTO: Tommy Calderon Photography

LINKS RELATED TO THIS CONVERSATION:

THE OTIS WOLVES: www.facebook.com/The-Otis-Wolves-1578979079033533/
222 ORMSBY: https://www.facebook.com/222Ormsby/

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes
START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.

www.epicastnetwork.com

 

Dec 7, 2016
Start The Beat 113: JAKE STERN of MERIDIAN / THE OTIS WOLVES / SAME

For the 113th episode I sat down with my friend and busy bee musician Jake Stern for a talk about playing in multiple bands, finding inspiration and being involved in the DIY music community. Jake Plays in several bands including Pittsburgh based The Otis Wolves, Same and Cleveland based Meridian. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!


PHOTO: Tommy Calderon Photography

HEADER PHOTO: Josh Nevada

LINKS RELATED TO THIS CONVERSATION:

MERIDIAN: www.facebook.com/meridianohio
THE OTIS WOLVES: www.facebook.com/The-Otis-Wolves-1578979079033533/
SAME:www.facebook.com/samepgh

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes
START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.

www.epicastnetwork.com

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