Posts tagged Montaigne
Sophie Payten is working on her 6 year degree in medicine, while her musical moniker Gordi is forging a global music career.

Sophie Payten shows such remarkable dedication not only to her music, but also her studies. This demonstrates an air of gratitude, humility and faithfulness which ought to be recognised and will no doubt carry Sophie - known artistically as Gordi - on to many a success. Perhaps as a doctor, but without a doubt as one of the finest artists to ever come out of Australia.

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Episode 9: Vera Blue on her favourite women in music: "It's a great time to be in the industry for us. We all hold each other up."

Celia Pavey is wide-eyed, ambitious, gracious and grateful for everything that she has achieved and is achieving. And in this conversation with Music Love's Julie Kerr, she opens up about how thankful she is for her supportive family, her experience on The Voice, her record label, singing with Illy at the ARIAs, her new album, her tour - all of which she says, "All these moments I'm having....are stepping stones, and they are all so positive." 

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Queensland Music Festival: The Go-Betweens and special guests will re-create the iconic album 16 Lovers Lane. And drummer and music icon Lindy Morrison OAM says she can't wait.

The Queensland Music Festival, Lindy Morrison will come together with original The Go-Betweens band members Amanda Brown who sang and played violin and oboe, and bass player John Willsteed with other Australian musicians including Dan Kelly, to perform the album 16 Lovers Lane in full. Front man Robert Forster sadly won't be present. Instead, the songs will be performed by a bevvy of Australian talent including Katie and Tyrone Noonan, Steve Kilbey from The Church, Montaigne and Ball Park Music's Jen Boyce and Sam Cromack.

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PLAYLIST: Where music and art meet

It's a growing species, the songstress as visual artist is happening and our imaginations are running wild. Make sure you check out their videos for the full visual experience. Featuring BEL, Alphamama, Ginger and the Ghost, Woodes, Saatsuma, Montaigne, Lisa Mitchell, BUOY, Emma Louise, Lucy Mason, Olympia, Magnets, Batts, and more. 

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16 Australian women featured in this year's triple j's Hottest 100. The full list here

Yesterday marked triple j's annual Hottest 100 countdown. Here are all of the Australian women, sixteen in total, who featured on Australia's iconic music list. Special shout out to Tash Sultana who had TWO SONGS featured, and a HUGE sparkly congratulations to Amy Shark who took the number two spot, beaten only by Flume. 

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Everything you need to know about the women at the 2016 ARIA Awards

The Australian music industry will celebrate the success of our nation's contemporary music stars at Wednesday's 30th Annual ARIA Awards. And Music Love will be there bringing you all the photos and stories from all of the Australian women in music who are attending the Aussie music's night of nights.

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About the night before last. The powerful moment at the Her Sound Her Story launch

I travelled down to Melbourne on Wednesday night to witness the launch of the Her Sound Her Story exhibition which celebrates decades of Australian women in music. It would have been no easy or quick task to pull everything together in order to eloquently showcase the diverse and long-lasting talent that exists within the roster of Australian women in music. The exhibition and accompanying documentary,  which will be shown tomorrow from midday, was two years in the planning. By Julie Kerr

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Melbourne Music kicks off with an all female concert and photographic exhibition

Melbourne Music Week will open with a statement on 11 November with a concert called Her Sound, Her Story, featuring Julia Stone, Ella Hooper, Mama Kin, Montaigne, Mojo Juju, Ecca Vandal, Elizabeth Rose, Airling and Nyne. It’s already sold out, but if you’re in Melbourne and still want to be part of the action, get to the free photographic exhibition of the same name. 

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Rin McArdle: The calibre of music coming from Adelaide is insane right now

Adelaide born singer/songwriter Rin McArdle once performed in front of Powderfinger's lead guitarist Ian Haug, who said he was "immediately impressed with her authenticity, talent and honesty as a performer." Others offer similar enthusiasm off the back of Rin's performances. "A truly exciting emerging singer/songwriter," said the AU Review. "Soul-inspired, great voice," The Brag. "Powerful. Impressive," AAA Backstage.

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