• Grace Elmer

Democratizing Music Production with Tasos Frantzolas from Beatopia

Updated: May 20

This week, Tristra Newyear Yeager sits down with Tasos Frantzolas, founder of Beatopia, an artist-oriented marketplace expanding beats and sound pads beyond core genres.

Discover how Beatopia is solving licensing issues for producers and creators, while helping consumers purchase beats more easily. Explore the latest trends in beat making such as industrial percussion, hyper pop, minimalist textures. Find out how platforms like Beatopia are democratizing music production and allowing more artists to create. How can audio transform our experience? Tune in as Tasos looks to the future of beatmaking and AI collaboration, all on this week’s episode.


1:45 Tasos Frantzolas

6:20 Founding Beatopia

14:06 Beat makers and creators

16:30 Creative background

21:21 New trends in beats

29:51 Let's get sci-fi 🚀


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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.