Artist info

Genre

Indie, Punk, Rock


Sounds like

Luca Brasi, The Hotelier


band members

Callum - Lead Vocals/Guitar, Gerard - Guitar/Vocals, Madi - Bass/Vocals, Mitch - Drums


Influences

The Menzingers, Modern Baseball, Joyce Manor


Bio

“Delivering countenance of truths we all need to hear, Brisbane rockers Semantics blend the seriousness of R U OK day with Ben Lee’s We’re All In This Together optimism to check in with the mental health of humanity on their sophomore EP, If You’re Not Alright” - Music Is My Muse.
True to punk-rock philosophy, Semantics spares no effort to connect with their listeners on a personal level on and off the stage to remind fans that it’s alright if you’re not alright.
Since their pivotal stand-alone single, ‘Cemeteries’ debuted on triple j’s Short.fast.loud last year, Semantics have been hard at work refining their craft to match their newfound direction. Describing their sound as “somewhere between punk-rock, indie, emo and Aussie rock” the Brisbane quartet returns with their sophomore EP, ‘If You’re Not Alright’.
Sounding like the likes of Luca Brasi, The Menzingers & Title Fight, each song is unique, containing its own lyrical message within the overarching theme of the challenges of maintaining one’s well-being while transitioning into a working-class lifestyle.

Unearthed in 2019

BIGSOUND

21 Jul 2019

Winner

semantics

semantics

Semantics and Hallie are your winners!

They'll open up the Unearthed Stage at BIGSOUND this September.
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Review

Review by Celline Narinli Celline Narinli

31 Mar 2020

Triple J
40

Yelling this one out on my tiny balcony cos it's anthemic af and makes me feel great.

Yelling this one out on my tiny balcony cos it's anthemic af and makes me feel great.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

26 Mar 2020

Triple J
40

another big time singalong from semantics who keep proving they can write a bloody good song. if you like luca brasi and bugs then semantics will get you amped.

another big time singalong from semantics who keep proving they can write a bloody good song. if you like luca brasi and bugs then semantics will get you amped.

Review

Review by Tommy Faith Tommy Faith

24 Mar 2020

Triple J
40

Love this band and their capacity to write a monster chorus. Always feels like they've roped in their 30 best mates to sing along with them somehow.

Love this band and their capacity to write a monster chorus. Always feels like they've roped in their 30 best mates to sing along with them somehow.