Most guitar players can talk guitars and gear all day – but not Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock.
Brock sat down with Guitar World and made a startling confession – he doesn’t have a favorite guitar.
He says time spent trying to find the perfect combination of guitar and amp is “just time spent not writing”. Instead, “the nearest guitar is the guitar I’m going to play because it’s what’s here right now.”
Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock: “I quit trying to find my favorite guitar. All the precious pairing of instruments and amps is just time spent not writing” https://t.co/BaGtI6yVeT pic.twitter.com/XTmc9stifm
— Guitar World (@GuitarWorld) July 27, 2021
In fact, Brock initially didn’t want any guitars on the band’s new album The Golden Casket – but changed his mind after a few days.
Guitarists – do you have a ‘favorite’ guitar, or does your favorite change from day to day?
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