Crossover Creative is a podcast exploring creativity for from a polymath’s perspective. Hosted by Alina Smith - a hit music producer, songwriter and author - this podcast is here to help you create your best art and feel amazing about the process.
Bri Hall | Best Polymath Practices & Black Lives Matter
In this episode of Crossover Creative, Alina chats with Bri Hall: a digital creator, musician, artist, and anti-racism activist. Bri digs into what it means to have accidental success, how to avoid putting yourself in a box creatively, and overcoming racism as a black creator.
Wild Creativity Vs. Commercial Creativity
In this episode of "Crossover Creative", Alina discusses two different approaches to creativity—what she calls wild creativity and commercial creativity—and the challenges of finding a balance between both.
Mia Sayoko | Youtube to Music
In this week's episode, Alina chats with Mia Sayoko, a digital creator and singer, about her journey from establishing herself as a Youtuber to becoming a musical artist.
Madame Gandhi | Creative Alignment & Feminism In The Arts
In this episode of Crossover Creative, Alina chats with Madame Gandhi, who is a singer, drummer, music producer, feminist activist, TED fellow, and Forbes 30 under 30 member. Alina and Kiran dig into many hot topics, like the importance of a female perspective in the music industry, wellness practices for artists, and unifying multiple pursuits under the same alignment.
Mastering Your Multi-Potentiality
In this solo episode of "Crossover Creative", Alina discusses one of the main challenges of being a polymath, which is finding balance. She digs into tips and tricks she's discovered, that help her effortlessly bounce between different pursuits while staying mentally healthy.
Lynzy Lab | The Aftermath of a Viral Hit
In this week's episode, Alina interviews Lynzy Lab, whose politically poignant feminist song A Scary Time (For Boys) went viral in 2018, leading to a performance on Jimmy Kimmel. Lynzy discusses her techniques for dealing with hate on the Internet, as well as her ideas on finding authenticity in one's art, and using technique as a foundation for artistic freedom.