Josh Pyke

Track of the Day: Josh Pyke “Doubting Thomas” (2020)

May 14, 2020

A follow-up to his first release in five years (“I Don’t Know”), “Doubting Thomas” is the new one from the reliable Josh Pyke and another strong offering from the veteran Aussie singer-songwriter. Pyke, in a statement, says the break allowed him to shed some “self-imposed rules” when it comes to songwriting, and that “Doubting Thomas” […]

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Musicians and authors team up to help launch series of groundbreaking new books this Indigenous Literacy Day

September 4, 2018

Tomorrow, September 5th, marks the 12th annual Indigenous Literacy Day, “a celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy” hosted by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), with events kicking off in Sydney, Melbourne and nationwide. This year, the ILF are launching a range of moving new books with big events in the major cities, alongside […]

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Sydney’s Rolling Stone Live Lodge continues to flesh out with expanded September & October program

August 14, 2017

The Rolling Stone Live Lodge returns to Sydney, taking up a new home at The Lansdowne Hotel this September and October; hosting a run of live shows, in conversation sessions and more, the line up of artists due to take to the stage is getting more and more enticing. Today’s artist announcement includes the addition of 360, Le […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been all about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Win a double pass to see Josh Pyke & Bob Evans play Melbourne!

December 8, 2016

Josh Pyke and Bob Evans are two of Australia’s most beloved songwriters and performers – no question. Since late November, they’ve been on the road together on the Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans tour, visiting the extensive repertoires of both artists. Dreamy, huh? Well, we want you to be in on the fun […]

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Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia’s best around the country!

November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around the country, with a diverse range of Australian artists being recognised for their efforts on stages at home and abroad. NGAIIRE (pictured) was big winner at […]

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Chatting with Josh Pyke & Bob Evans ahead of their ‘Another Evening…’ national tour

October 27, 2016

As I dial into the conference call to talk to Josh Pyke and Bob Evans about their upcoming ‘Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans’ tour, I catch the tail end of a conversation about the possibility of Josh shaving his beard off. Given that my name is also Josh and I also have […]

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Flume’s Skin takes a hat-trick of ARIA Awards at official event in Sydney today!

October 5, 2016

At the official ARIA Award nominations event in Sydney today (still underway), Flume‘s 2016 album Skin has cleaned up, taking away three awards for Best Cover Art, Best Engineer and Producer of the Year. “We’re making incredible music here and everyone should be very proud of that.” engineer Eric J Dubowsky said, accepting his award for his work on the […]

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Fine Arts, Best Comedy and Artisan ARIA Award nominees announced!

October 3, 2016

We’re entering ARIA Award territory for another year, with the first round of nominees (Fine Arts, Artisan and Best Comedy) being announced, the winners to be announced at the official ARIA Nominations Event in Sydney this Wednesday. Already, Flume and The Avalanches have had their latest records recognised across all three artisan categories, an impressive indicator of […]

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The State of Affairs (September 2nd, 2016): Karen Conrad introduces ‘SHE RATES’, Justine Clarke & Josh Pyke team up for charity single & more!

September 2, 2016

This week in the music industry: Melbourne publicist Karen Conrad offering ‘SHE Rates’, Justine Clarke and Josh Pyke team up to support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, The Pretty Littles sign with Caroline Music Australia & MusicSA want your feedback! Karen Conrad introducing ‘SHE RATES’ for female-driven PR campaigns In an attempt to try and fix the gender […]

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The Josh Pyke Partnership returns for 2016!

January 13, 2016

The Josh Pyke Partnership, established by the artist himself and APRA, returns in 2016, offering one lucky musician an impressive $7500 grant to help kick-start their career! The winning artist, in addition to taking out the cash prize, will also receive invaluable mentorship from Pyke and a meeting with Gregg Donovan (Wonderlick Entertainment) and Stephen […]

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Josh Pyke is now a delicious, zesty beer thanks to Young Henrys

November 27, 2015

Have you ever wondered what Josh Pyke would taste like if he was a beer? We know we haven’t, but we’re glad someone has. The team over at Newtown brewery Young Henry’s have spent months (or maybe even years) pondering the question, analysing the famous Australian singer-songwriter’s personality to concentrate into their latest brew, which […]

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José González, Josh Pyke, John Butler Trio and more announced for Melbourne Zoo Twilights Series 2016

October 22, 2015

The lineup for the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series has been announced! The program for 2016 once again offers a diverse range of music with the likes of The Waifs, José González, Josh Pyke, John Butler Trio and more set to take the stage. Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series Lineup: Far From Folsom Featuring Tex Perkins and The Tennessee Four with […]

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Courtney Barnett, Violent Femmes, Missy Higgins, Birds of Tokyo and more top an impressive Twilight at Taronga Lineup for 2016

October 21, 2015

The lineup for the 2016 Twilight at Taronga Summer Concert Series has been announced! Having launched in 1996 and held at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, 2015 marks the event’s 20th anniversary. With an eclectic and solid lineup each year – alongside that killer view – Twilight has become an understandably anticipated event for many in Sydney […]

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Courtney Barnett, Marlon Williams, Briggs & more Woodford-bound this December!

October 19, 2015

The Woodford Folk Festival have delivered a strong line up for their 30th anniversary festival this December, representing a diverse and extremely talented group of musicians set to spend the final days of the year up at Woodfordia. Six days and nights of music sounds like a pretty awesome way to wrap up a year, […]

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Live Review: Josh Pyke + Mark Gray – The Darwin Railway Sports and Social Club (15.11.12)

November 17, 2012

It’s a casual sit-down affair at The Rails on Thursday evening, candle-lit, except for those dastardly flashing fairy lights. Support act Mark Gray is local singer-songwriter, who comes armed to face a sold out crowd with a handful of really decent songs and solid guitar technique. But in the face of an increasingly loud room, […]

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Festival Review: Southbound Festival – Day One (07.01.12)

January 10, 2012

Another Southbound has come and gone, and once again it was a great weekend filled with great music, plenty of sun, and a nice, chilled out vibe. There were a couple of changes made since the previous year, the most noticeable one – or, rather, the one that everyone has been harping on about – […]

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