Simon Larkin, a.k.a. ensa, was born in Glasgow Scotland where he began his musical journey with classical guitar lessons at the age of 7. At age 21, he moved to the bright lights of London where he found success playing bass guitar in various rock bands and as a session musician for several well known production companies and recording studios in and around Southern England. Now living in Southern Sweden, the latest stage of Simon's musical journey finds him embracing modern technology to make electronic soundscapes that combine catchy beats and moody synth pads. His intelligent compositions will take you on an emotional journey and make you dream.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
UFO at the Glasgow Apollo on the Mechanics tour. I was maybe 15 and was totally blown away. It made my mind up that I would one day be up there as well.
What gear do you use?
I have an American made Cort Curbow 5 string bass, a Bass Collection 300b, Epiphone Les Paul special and 3 or 4 acoustics of various bad quality. The Bass Collection is by far my fav, I have owned various other bass guitars none with a neck like that one. It just seems to fit my hand perfectly.