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Montpelier ‘Danny’

Like a lot of people I was pretty gutted and completely taken by surprise by Brisbane band Montpelier’s announcement that they would be calling it quits early this year, despite their very promising career being in its infancy. Unquestionably however the best way to leave the scene is with a bunch of great new music, and the band have achieved exactly that with the release today of their single ‘Danny’. Have a listen.

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Hey Geronimo ‘Why Don’t We Do Something?’

Hey Geronimo are something of a Brisbane supergroup, featuring members of The Boat People, Blame Ringo!, and Montpelier, three of my favourite indie Australian bands. So it’s hardly a surprise that I absolutely love their first single.

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Montpelier ‘China Shop’

Brisbane four-piece Montpelier play grand, powerful, poetic indie pop music. The guys have been everywhere lately, enjoying airplay on Triple J as well as supporting the likes of Frightened Rabbit. And they deserve nothing less: this is delicate, layered, complex music that is very reminiscent of UK’s Elbow, and I can pay it no higher compliment than that.

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