Profile

Cover photo
Todd Tate
Works at toddtate.net
Attended SJSU
Lives in San Francisco Bay Area
557 followers|15,679 views
AboutPostsPhotos+1's

Stream

Todd Tate

Shared publicly  - 
 
I just registered for Wearable World Congress! See you there! #WWC15 +Wearable World 
Sign in to your account. Enter Your Username Please enter your username. Enter Your Password Please enter your password. Forgot Password?
1
Add a comment...
 
The new +Sayla Dobro singles will be up on +Patreon soon! One a month for 6 months featuring artwork by local artist inspired by the songs! Until then enjoy the demos on +SoundCloud ! Who do you think Sayla sounds like? What style of music is this?
Sayla Dobro is the alter-ego of singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Todd Tate. Playing guitar since age 13, Todd saw Jerry Douglas of Allison Krauss and Union Station play in 2006, and shortly after wards received a gift from his Father; a sweet little Regal RD-35 Square Neck Dobro. Already having some experience on Lapsteel from his Blue Room Studios days in SF, Todd picked up quickly and started performing locally in Marin to ...
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Artist Share  - 
 
The new +Sayla Dobro singles are coming soon on +Patreon . Until then enjoy the demos and let me know what you think it sounds like! Appreciate your feedback!
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Alternative / Indie  - 
 
The new +Sayla Dobro singles will be released first through +Patreon . A single a month for 6 months featuring illustrations by local artist inspired by the songs. Until then check out the demos! Who does it remind you of? What style of music would you call it?
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Discussion  - 
 
What style of music and who does +Sayla Dobro sound like? What do YOU think? Pop? Singer/Songwriter? Stay tuned for 6 singles on Patreon, one a month for 6 months!
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

What are you working on?  - 
 
Working on the new +Sayla Dobro singles. One a month for 6 months on +Patreon with local artist drawing illustrations inspired by the songs. Stay tuned! Until then enjoy the demos at:
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Rock and Metal  - 
 
Check out the guitar solo in this +Life Love Misery tune. Which vintage guitar player does it remind you of? (if any!). Ken Stavropoulos formerly of Cacophony on drums. https://soundcloud.com/lifelovemisery/10-takes-the-edge-off
lifelovemisery
Takes the Edge Off
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
557 people
Yiying Lu's profile photo
Jeff Warren's profile photo
Marin Romina's profile photo
Lucas Gonze's profile photo
Jitin Narang's profile photo
LA Lassek's profile photo
aamir nehal's profile photo
Tony Lillios's profile photo
Arthur Soroken's profile photo
 
Enjoy the orchestral goth sound of rock trio with a string quartet group +Life Love Misery featuring Ken Stavropoulos formerly of Cacophony on +SoundCloud !
Vocal stylings ala Murphy/Bowie/Manson, the new band Life Love Misery looks to move you with songs via an Alt-Rock Trio + String Quartet. After studying jazz music in college, Todd Tate made the switch to rock music by playing with a number of Bay Area bands in the late ‘90s. He later formed his own group, Life Love Misery, and rounded out the power trio’s lineup with drummer Kenny Stavropoulos (a former touring percussionist for Starship) and ex...
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Artist Share  - 
 
Enjoy rock music with a string quartet +Life Love Misery on +Google Play ! Or go here and enter $0 or whatever you want:
1
Add a comment...
 
The +Life Love Misery release featuring Ken Stavropoulos formerly of Cacophony on drums can be had for free at BandCamp. Would you call this Metal or Rock? Who does it remind you of? Just enter $0 at:
1
Add a comment...
 
Check out the new Fan Funding on YouTube. We connected it to our +Life Love Misery video for our ROCK SONG "Sleeping Dogs" which was shot at Green Day's studio back in 2009.
1
Add a comment...

Todd Tate

Free Legal Music  - 
 
The +Life Love Misery release featuring former Cacophony drummer Ken Stavropoulos can be had for free on BandCamp. Just enter $0 at:
Singer / Songwriter / Producer Todd Tate leads the recording and performing group “Life Love Misery”. "This is the strangest heavy-metal-meets-classical experiment since Metallica joined the San Francisco Symphony in a collaboration that sometimes sounded like a Stradivarius played with a chain saw." - Paul Liberatore - Marin IJ
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
557 people
Yiying Lu's profile photo
Jeff Warren's profile photo
Marin Romina's profile photo
Lucas Gonze's profile photo
Jitin Narang's profile photo
LA Lassek's profile photo
aamir nehal's profile photo
Tony Lillios's profile photo
Arthur Soroken's profile photo
Education
  • SJSU
    Jazz Composition / Arranging
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Networking
Story
Tagline
Web MusicTech Product & Business Development Professional; Musician; Singer/Songwriter
Introduction
Web music tech product & business development professional with over a decade of sales, customer service, technology, community building, and online marketing experience.

Accomplished audio engineer, producer, and musician.
Bragging rights
Web 1.0 music start-up made front page of Wall Street Journal July 26, 2000. Audio engineering credit on a Grammy nominated latin jazz release.
Work
Occupation
Web MusicTech Product & Business Development | 2015 SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board | @SFMusicTech Community | @lifelovemisery | @sayladobro | http://toddtate.net
Employment
  • toddtate.net
    Web MusicTech Product and Business Development, 2015 - present
  • Live365 / Avenue Live
    Team Lead & Acting Director, 2014 - 2015
  • Live365 / Avenue Live
    Product & Business Development Manager, 2012 - 2014
  • SF MusicTech Summit
    Community Architect, 2008 - 2013
  • ChatWithTheBand
    VP Product/Community, 2012 - 2013
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
San Francisco Bay Area
Todd Tate's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Shonen Knife | Strawberryhill Music
strawberryhillmusic.com

Shonen Knife. shonenKnife. Shonen Knife (meaning “Boy Knife” in Japanese) is an all-female Japanese pop punk band formed in Osaka, in 1981.

YouTube to block indie labels who don't sign up to new music service
www.theguardian.com

Starting internal tests of subscription service but faces accusation of 'catastrophic error of judgement'

Beggars Group's Martin Mills on Why He's Abandoning the 50/50 Streaming ...
www.billboard.com

Speaking at a MusicTank event in London earlier this month, Beggars Group head of digital, Simon Wheeler, revealed that the U.K.-based indie

SXSW 2014: Lou Reed tribute mostly rises to the challenge
www.latimes.com

AUSTIN, Texas — On Friday night while the youth were out chasing the next revolution and the lemmings were packing the Hype Hotel at South b

Sell Licenses •
rightclearing.com

Find and license the right songs for your project in mere minutes. You will immediately receive a legal contract and the song file in the de

Letter from the Editor (Grammy Voter Guide 2014)
www.billboard.com

A Call To Focus on the Music — For Music's Sake

Life Love Misery
www.reverbnation.com

Life Love Misery Lyrics, Songs, Music, and Videos by the band Life Love Misery at ReverbNation

SXSW Accelerator 2014
toddtate.net

I am blown away once again to be able to participate on the Board of Advisers for the 2014 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Competition. Here are the

The sharps and flats of the music business
www.latimes.com

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the day I quit my software job. There was nothing wrong with my job; it was rewarding and I liked it

SXSW Panel Picker 2014
toddtate.net

Hey ya'all! I have a lot of geeky friends that dig music. Here are more than a few of them and some panels that they just submitted to SXSW

Photog Captures Two Spectacular Natural Phenomena in the Same Time-Lapse
petapixel.com

Earlier this month, photographer Maciej Winiarczyk captured a rare and beautiful celestial light show. While shooting a time-lapse in Caithn

Independence Day Celebrations Around The World
all-that-is-interesting.com

The Fourth of July is a date known throughout the world; why not familiarize yourself with some equally important independence dates?

The London Music Scene Circa 1955
all-that-is-interesting.com

Soundproof listening booths existed before massive bookstores and iTunes had even been thought of as a way to capitalize on the music listen

SF MusicTech Summit
plus.google.com

The Best Music/Technology Summit

The Anatomy Of The World's Densest City
all-that-is-interesting.com

A quick study of this cramped historical accident can make even your hole-in-the-wall apartment seem grand.

Are you the next music tech success story?
venturebeat.com

Are you an innovator at the convergence of internet, music and technology? One of the entrepreneurs, investors, developers, or press who are

Indio Radio - Do Your Thing
qa01.live365.com

Escucha the best indie sounds from both sides of the border. Solo en Indio Radio http://bit.ly/16q7lxI:

Attention Startups and Developers! | SF MusicTech Summit
www.sfmusictech.com

Here is your chance to showcase your work at our upcoming Summit on May 28! Enter the Startup Innovators Challenge. This contest is to find

Live Nation to Purchase 50% Stake in Insomniac Events (Report)
www.billboard.com

The Billboard Hot 100 · The Billboard 200 · Albums · Songs · Hits of the World · Year-end charts · Social/Streaming · Billboard boxscore · C

Sponsors | SF MusicTech Summit
www.sfmusictech.com

The SF MusicTech Summit is pleased to partner with the hottest companies and organizations in the music/tech space. If you'd like to get YOU