Gig Seeker Pro


San Diego, CA | Established. Jan 01, 2016 | SELF

San Diego, CA | SELF
Established on Jan, 2016
Band Rock Soul


This band hasn't logged any future gigs

This band hasn't logged any past gigs



This band has no press


Galveston/Sickbed 7-Inch (2016)



Semisweet is a San Diego band made up of the best musicians who peruse Craigslist who are not serial killers, and maybe one who is. Formed oversummer 2016, when lead singer Josh Jones moved to town from Chicago, Semisweet is a 5-piece indie-soul band hailing from San Diego, California. Semisweet is a new band with an old soul in more ways than
one. Jones attempts to live his life in a slow 6/8, drawing a lot of his influence from the 60s soul traditions of Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett, and Otis Redding. But Semisweet is not really a throwback band. Lead guitarist Greg Irwin, guitar/keys and general utility man Austin Reitz are veterans of the San Diego music scene bringing Rock, Psychedelia, and even Classical influences to the project. Holding down the rhythm section, Jay Laterwauser and Emmett Ramirez, are both musician's musicians with wide ranging influences from Captain Beefheart to The Impressions. Semisweet just finished recording a 7-inch record at Audio Design Studios with engineer Jordan Andreen. The record
was recorded direct to tape and kept analog all the way through to vinyl. It is set for vinyl release in late April. They'll be promoting the record locally throughout the summer in anticipation of going in for a full-length record.

Band Members