Life on Standby are an Alternative Electronic Rock band which formed in Greenock, Scotland in 2011. Since their formation, the four piece have released two EP's 'Set the Sail' and 'Masquerade' as well as 3 singles. However since the release of 'Masquerade' the band have climbed up the ranks of the Scottish live music circuit from playing the Glasgow O2 Academy and Garage Main Stages to Headlining King Tuts Wah Wah Hut and sold out Oran Mor. 2014 has been a big year for the band, being invited to perform with bands such as Marmozets and The Hype Theory, Life on Standby were invited down to the Red Bull Studios in London to record a live track and video while observed by Alternative break through band Don Broco, which ultimately led to their first ever performance on English soil at Download Festival. Life on Standby are now looking forward to touring the UK this October and releasing their third EP early 2015.
"One of the best unsigned Alternative Electronic bands in Scotland" - Daily Mail
"Definitely a band to look out for" - Duncan Gray, Triple G
Individually we are influenced by completely different musicians and bands mainly being; Led Zeppelin, Amy Lee, Black Sabbath, Twenty One Pilots, Skrillex, John Mayor, The Cranberries, Arcane Roots and many more!