Sutros provides musicians with all the online tools they need to get their music heard. No matter what you play—from classical violin, to blues harmonica, to ehru or electronica—Sutros enables you to market and promote your music to a broad online audience of fans, music journalists, fellow musicians and prospective listeners.
By releasing your music on Sutros under a Creative Commons license, you keep a hold of your rights and initiate a conversation with listeners that will extend across the digital world. You can deliver your music with full, searchable credits for each song and also tell listeners a bit about yourself, the music you play, when they can hear you live and how they can get in touch with you. In turn, the community of listeners who visit Sutros can discover new artists and music, organize songs into playlists, download MP3s and communicate directly with musicians.
There's a whole world of music out there.
We want to hear it.
Share your music under a creative commons license, on Sutros
The Sutros Team
Sutros is an extension of a dream I had in 2001. Back then, I started recording street musicians. I spent long hours walking around many cities, tracking the elusive busker.
I printed cds. I put the music online. Some of the musicians still call me for more cds.
Cass caught her first concert when she was seven years old—Milli Vanilli "live" at the Patriot Center. Since moving to San Francisco, she has worked for various non-profit organizations, including 826 Valencia, Aunt Lute Books and Mother Jones. In addition to her position at Sutros, she co-owns a shop in the Mission District called Gravel & Gold.
After cutting his teeth at Cup a Joe and various undisclosed locations abroad, Leif moved to San Francisco and worked at a corporate behemoth. Leif's name rhymes with safe, and he programs whenever he's not making or eating pie.
Vann Miller is a California native and graduate from U.C. Berkeley in Applied Mathematics/Computer Science. He has been working and consulting as a software developer since 1992, working for Berkeley Systems, Rockstar Software, Bitmo and others, with a recent emphasis on web applications and Ruby on Rails. In his spare time he offers his technical capacities at discounted rates to local nonprofits. He also plays the banjo, and hopes to one day be able to intimidate 13 year olds with his Guitar Hero chops.
Graham began working in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) as a user interface designer at Redwhale Software and MetroMedia Technologies. More recently Graham branched out into digital design, content management systems, geographic information systems (GIS), and the Linux operating system. He also contributes to the open-source software community and enjoys developing artificial intelligence technologies.
Pete is the wizard behind American-made Fox Creek Leather.
Pete is a champion sailor and devoted boating-for-speed tactician.
Pete brought us all together and we owe him a green tea.
Dominique was born in France and completed his studies at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. He has contributed to many international photographic exhibitions and publications, earning him a nomination to the Dutch Prix de Rome. In 1999, Mr. Pelletey became the PR and Marketing Director at the San Francisco Community Music Center, where he remained until 2004. Currently, he is Executive Director of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.
Pat Mazzera is an editorial photographer in San Francisco doing on-location and studio portraits for national and local publications. She began studying the violin at the Community Music Center 6 years ago. She enjoys playing Bartok Duets and hopes someday to master the metronome.