Video by Jay Grant // Images by Ned Simes
It seems that embracing a wide array of sounds and genres has been the key to Sydney-based artist Montaigne’s success. Her sophomore record Complex which melds elements of pop, EDM, funk and experimental electronica is (clearly) hard to put into a box, but is glued together by her powerful and melodically explorative vocals. It’s an avant-garde approach that has led fans in the thousands to her music expecting the unexpected, with the songstress continually delivering.
We hung out with her on the day of her performance at The Metro in Sydney over the weekend to get the story behind the music. Where’s the name Montaigne come from? What music influenced her? Peep the video below for all the answers straight from the artist’s mouth. Presented by Boost Mobile: