Jon Simon arrived in Portland from Minneapolis in 2006, and soon after started the cassette label Ewe Of Now Recordings. Simon also runs a cassette duplication service out of his house. Jon holds a BS in mathematics and computer science from Portland State University. He has been a musician for nearly 25 years, ranging from emcee to beatmaker (Montgomery Word), and currently creates abstract techno with modular synths under the name “Disxiple_113”. Simon has also been a tutor, mentor, and volunteer in local high school and after school programs since 2008.