There’s only way to start a band really: to shameless indulge your ambitions to play in your favourite bands. It’s not a winning end formula, but its certainly the best way to start. On the strength of that theory Surrender’s Not An Option have a lot going for them.
A series of interviews with musicians talking about their favourite instruments and how those instruments influence their song-writing accompanied by some nice photos. Hopefully an enlightening insight into what inspires players in 2014. Or at least some cool photos.
“Should I talk about my guitar or the iPad ?” isn’t a dilemma that most people come across, but for Gavin Williams of Life On Standby that dangerous line between guitar player and Apple product enthusiast has become increasingly blurred. “I tend to write the main tune for our songs on the iPad these days. I mean, one of our new tunes is based mostly on strings so I have to use the iPad to do that. It’s great to be able to do that at home, it makes me excited to hear what the full thing will sound like the rest of the guys.”