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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.

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Aug 28, 2018

LET THE CREAM COMMENCE! This week I sit down with Brian Urban and Jeffrey Joseph for a talk about video games, drinking, charity and CREAM! These two are hosting the CREAM CUP this Saturday in September 1st for Extra Life (https://www.extra-life.org/) and playing Mario Kart (The Drinking Game) for charity via 


Aug 22, 2018

Beer! Electronic music! Memes! This week I sit down with John Paul Zigterman for a talk about all of the above and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT! 

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Aug 8, 2018

Weddings! Social Media! Galaxy Quest! ROCK AND ROLL! This week I sit down with the guys in Smokey Bellows for a talk that goes off the rails more than once or twice... However, I still managed to learn a lot about the band and their new album "Devil" scheduled for release on August 17th. I had a lot of fun. These dudes...