Artistry vs Algorithms: Creativity in the Age of Social Media ft. TAETRO

Orchestrated: A Music Podcast

Mar 21 2024 • 1 hr 27 mins

This week on Orchestrated, electronic music producer TAETRO joins hosts Chris Hazel and Steve Goldstein to dive into the dynamic world of music creation in an online world. Since 2014, TAETRO has built a substantial presence on YouTube, developing a large, highly engaged community and a sustainable creative career. Together, the trio explore the multifaceted journey of music production, the evolution of YouTube as a platform for artists, and share universal insights into maintaining a fulfilling creative life in the face of relentless digital demand. Whether you're an aspiring musician, a seasoned producer, or a curious listener, this episode offers valuable perspectives on living a fulfilling creative life regardless of your aspirations.

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00:00 - Intro

06:14 - TAETRO’s YouTube Journey

12:08 - Demystifying the creative process

18:28 - Redefining success

21:25 - Staying versatile as a creator

26:13 - Staying mentally healthy

36:28 - Expanding your skillset

47:00 - The importance of exploring other interests

55:28 - Handling Trolls

56:39 - Dealing with burnout/leave the pressure behind

01:15:03 - Identity/being more than just one thing

01:23:17 - Advice for aspiring content creators

01:26:46 - Outro