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Start The Beat is a podcast all about Pittsburgh Music & Entertainment. Dive into the minds of amazing creators working within the underground scene, absorb some useful knowledge and expand your perspective on the world around you!

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

May 20, 2019

This week I sit down with my friends Lou and Brooks from Pittsburgh Death Metal band Riparian for a talk about all things not necessarily Death Metal... and a little bit of Death Metal too. ;-)


May 13, 2019

This week I sit down with my friends in Chip & The Charge Ups for an awesome talk about friends, family and the undeniable power of Rock and Roll!

I also take some time at the beginning of the episode to respond to some listener questions and tell you about a few other things I've been up to. Feel free to jump to the...

May 6, 2019

Today, my friend Joey Regets joins me for a really awesome talk about growing up and finding yourself in this big 'ol wacky world we live in. Joey is also a really sick drummer and has made some really great music but that's beside the point. 

Apr 29, 2019

Alternative / Indie Rock party animalz 4 lyfe Chase and the Barons join me today for a really fun chat about making music with your friends, navigating the business side of the music industry, the best places to eat after gigs and plenty more. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!


Apr 22, 2019

Hard Rock/Alt-Metal powerhouse Reign of Z joins me this week for a really fun talk about the important balance of being musicians & being "normal" human beings. We also chat about their new EP 'Mirrors and Memoirs' available now everywhere. Sit back, relax and let's START THE BEAT!