30 October 2019

Signs & Symbols are making a not so quiet come back


If you like: Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age & Sum 41

Signs & Symbols are a crunchy pack of biccies from The Nation’s Capital with a taste for good tunes, good vibes and good times. They’re high school friends trapped in a love square coated in the stank of loud noise. Through jam sessions, dance lessons, shits & gigs, good times and bad, they remain four best friends with a serious music problem.

We chatted to frontman Brent Bronsan about where they had disappeared off too and the bands future plans.

S: We can feel a come back rising in the air for Signs & Symbols, what was the plan after releasing The Blue? And will we see you performing more?

B: Music for us is always an itch that needs to be scratched, nothing else feel like this. And as we continued to go and see the amazing local bands & performers Canberra so wonderfully produces, we knew what we wanted. We wanted to get back on stage and play these songs for whoever would listen.

S: Where did you disappear after Signs & Symbols released ‘Static in the Attic’?

B: Well as life goes, a few things came up in our personal lives. So we took some time off from playing gigs to be with our friends and family. But as we are so close we still continued to see each other, jam together and ended up writing a whole album’s worth of songs. Each song helped at least one of us comprehend a situation and bring ourselves through it.

S: You’re releasing your newest album on the 19th of August, tell us a little more about it?

B: The new album is called ‘Counting in Colours’. When trying to find a name for the album, Callum and I shared lyrics, ideas, themes & thoughts surrounding the songs we had written. We noticed a strong motif was colour. The unique perception everyone has, how we can all navigate the world and live together when our individual viewpoint can be so vastly different. This is definitely the most work we’ve ever put in to an album and we are incredibly proud and keen to share it.

The band have risen from the ashes and released their latest music video today and you can catch them next Live at The Polo on the 23rd of August, check it out! ?

Triple j unearthed

Brent Brosnan – Vocals/Guitar/Drums
Matt Madsen – Guitar/Keys
Brodie Heidtmann – Bass/Vocals
Callum McDonald – Drums/Guitar/Vocals

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