Marc Kate is a music producer and podcaster based in San Francisco, CA. In 2012 he launched the podcast Why We Listen, where he interviews a varied range of cultural practitioners about their relationship to music. In 2016 he began the podcast Scary Thoughts: Horror, Philosophy, Culture with writer Chad Lott.
He has released solo material on over two dozen labels including Jacktone, Loöq, Air Texture and Dragon’s Eye Recordings and his own imprints Untitled & After and Failing Forms.
Performing and composing from San Francisco to Berlin, he has created soundtracks for choreographers Monique Jenkinson and Keith Hennessy (Circo Zero), and contributed to the soundtrack of cult horror film All About Evil. He has composed music for the audio tour of the Clyfford Still room at the SFMOMA, performed at the De Young Museum, was featured in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ Bay Area Now 7 and worked on performances with the FOR-SITE Foundation. He has been a resident artist at Land and Sea in Oakland, CA and Tanzhaus in Zürich and is currently an Incubator member at Gray Area.