Sage Suede is an American singer-songwriter and record producer from Austin, Texas. After a lifetime of independent experimentation, he has developed an inventive style of electropop.
He started SageSuede.com in 2015, while attending college in Boston. Sage Suede released his debut DIAMONDBACK Demo in 2017, followed by the fan-exclusive 2018 Freebies & Bangers. RAWR mixtape was released in early 2019 to a warm reception & Sage Suede’s new release, ElectroPapi EP is slated for May 5th.
Sage Suede was born in Columbus Ohio and moved to Austin, Texas before kindergarten. He often listened to music including indie pop, alt rock, hip hop and electro from all over the world. Friends of Sage describe him as an independent & creative-minded overachiever.
He began beat production and songwriting in middle school and has honed his skills over time, taking on roles in marching & concert band, as well as musical theatre. After graduating from Cedar Park High School, Sage Suede attended Northeastern University, where he became a marketing professional. He created this website and recorded his debut demo, while attending classes full-time as a student. Sage is also a polyglot and has written songs in several languages. He learned some ballroom dance while in college and now improvises dance on stage.
In 2017, Sage Suede began his career as an electro-alternative artist with the underground release of DIAMONDBACK Demo. Sage Suede chose his name because of personal interests in fashion and magical traditions, which are still prominent in his music. In 2019, he announced his first extended play, ElectroPapi EP – a modern electropop record with thick drums & pounding bass. In addition, Sage Suede has also developed his own line of hats and other fashion. He hosts a monthly raffle here: SageSuede.com/Raffle.
Sage Suede is supportive of his local, national and international communities. He values his fans of all backgrounds and advocates for equality, within an egalitarian mindset.
Sage Suede believes in:
- Gender equality
- Racial equality
- Sexual equality for LGBTQIAPK
- Religious freedoms