Montaigne

Jessica Cero, better known as Montaigne, is a Sydney singer-songwriter. Montaigne's personal interests include 'the haircuts of every final fantasy character ever', 'adequate levels of hydration' and 'being quick when there are long lines in public toilets'.

Discography

Life of Montaigne
2014
Glorious Heights
2016

Tone Deaf Essays: Montaigne – ‘On the Nature of Thoughts’

Occasionally, we’ll be asking artists to pen some thoughts for Tone Deaf –  varied essays on whichever topic the artist wishes. Today, we have a piece written by ARIA award-winning...

Montaigne joins the fight against the Sydney lockouts this weekend

Lockout law custodian Mike Baird may have moved out of politics after it became clear he was absolutely not welcome, but the fight continues against the lockouts still, in an...

Montaigne Is Taking On Your Favourite Aussie Bands At FIFA

In addition to being an extremely talented singer and songwriter, Montaigne is quite the avid gamer, with a particularly fondness for titles like Kingdom Hearts and the classic FIFA. The...

Hilltop Hoods Drop ‘1955’ Featuring Montaigne & Tom Thum

Hilltop Hoods have unveiled another taste of their forthcoming album, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung. A collaboration with Montaigne and Thom Thum, the video for ‘1955’ features...

A Sneaky Look Inside What It’s Like On Tour With Montaigne

2015 was a big one for Aussie avant-pop heroine Montaigne. Having dropped a string of singles and stunning video clips, the Sydney based songwriter took off across the country on...

Montaigne On Being Discovered By Triple J & Why She Doesn’t Care Who She Supports

With a countrywide headline tour underway, we caught up with one of Australia’s most exciting upcoming artists Montaigne about touring, writing, and how it feels to be sitting on the cusp of...

Montaigne Announces Huge 2015 National Tour

Sydney’s favourite avant-pop heroine, Montaigne, recently unveiled her latest daring music adventure, ‘Clip My Wings’, which fans can snap up on Friday, 28th August. To celebrate, she’s announced an extensive...

Listen: Montaigne’s Stunning EP Opener ‘A Cinematic Plea For An End’

In case you missed it, songwriter and indie pop sensation Montaigne released her debut EP last year. Touted by one of our Tone Deaf writers as one of the 17 Aussie Ladies...

Introducing Montaigne, Your New Favourite Indie Pop Queen

While so many complain about the ever-increasing homogeneity in music, with a seemingly endless stream of singles being thrust upon the public, without any discernible difference between them, a new...

Premiere Of Montaigne – ‘I’m A Fantastic Wreck’

It has been a killer year for Sydney’s art-pop priestess, Montaigne. The emerging artist was named one of the most talented Aussie acts 18-years old and below, not to mention radio...

Yours and Owls Festival

Yours & Owls festival adds 30+ names to its awesome lineup

Yours & Owls festival already had us impressed enough the first time we saw it, with huge names like At The Drive In, The Presets, SAFIA, Dune Rats and Illy...

John Farnham performing live

John Farnham makes surprise appearance at Brisbane domestic violence concert

A raft of talented Aussie musos gathered at Brisbane’s South Bank Piazza last night to sing out against domestic violence at the Queensland Music Festival’s You’re The Voice concert, but those in...

Violent Soho onstage, shot by Mitch Lowe

Violent Soho are back to headline another massive gig in October

We’re meant to be smack-bang in the middle of the break Violent Soho were apparently taking from live music for “at least a year”, but fans will be stoked to...

This week’s 13 awesome jobs in music that could be yours

Some of the Australian music world’s biggest names often leave doors of opportunity ajar, just waiting for the right kind of professional music fan to come knocking. Our regular Music...

At The Drive-In lead a monster Your & Owls Festival lineup for 2017

The list of acts that Yours & Owls festival brought to Wollongong last year was impressive, with bands like The Living End, DMA’S and Hermitude joined by big international names...