Simon Linsteadt is a singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist living in Midcoast Maine. Since 2013 he has released eight albums as both a solo artist and as the singer, songwriter, and guitarist for the band Steep Ravine. Simon grew up in Mill Valley, California playing classical piano at an early age. He picked up guitar when he was ten and began writing his first songs soon thereafter. Starting in his late teens he spent several years touring extensively throughout the USA performing at venues and festivals including The Fillmore and the Great American Music Hall, while simultaneously studying jazz guitar at the California Jazz Conservatory. When he was twenty-four, he moved to Manhattan where he continued his studies in music composition, audio production, and film scoring. Simon now lives in midcoast Maine where he makes music in his home studio and fends groundhogs off of garden beds.