Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Music · Art · Underground · Pittsburgh // Figuring it out. One week at a time.

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.

Available on Spotify, Apple, Google, YouTube and basically everywhere else.

Aug 24, 2017

It's been a little while but Amuck is back and gearing up to release a new album so we sat down to talk about getting a little older, growing a little wiser and creating art for a reason bigger than yourself. Sit back, relax and lets Start The Beat! 

FOLLOW ME ON ALL SOCIAL MEDIA: @therealsikes 

FOLLOW START THE BEAT...


Aug 17, 2017

This week I sit down with AJ Worrell of Preserving Silence Records to discuss running an independent music label & distro, DIY merchandising and the work ethics of underground musicians in the digital age. We also talk a bit about our shared struggles that stem from our "collectors mentalities" and coming up in a...


Aug 3, 2017

This week I sit down with Tim Indyk of Moshpit to talk DIY show promotion, self discovery and taking the jump to pursue your passions full-time. Sit back, relax and lets Start The Beat! 

FOLLOW ME ON ALL SOCIAL MEDIA: @therealsikes 

FOLLOW START THE BEAT ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast 
SUBSCRIBE, RATE &...