Samuel Larsen was born in San Fransisco, and raised on music. He started playing the drums at the young age of 3, playing with various artists throughout his adolescents. at the age of 12 he started to play bass, naturally he progressed to guitar and was introduced to a new world of melody; then when he turned 13 he began to sing. A few months shy of turning 14 he moved to Southern California, where he sang in a local band for 3 years. Towards the end of his time in a band, he began recording songs on his own, performing all of the instruments and vocals.