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Josh Pyke makes songwriting seem effortless. His EP 'Feeding the Wolves' was ARIA nominated and he's followed up this success by weaving together a set of beautifully crafted songs for his debut album 'Memories & Dust'. Find out which Unearthed tracks he leans his ears towards.
Jim Patterson

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Reviewed by Josh Pyke Josh Pyke

02 Apr 2007

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40

Interesting and really imaginative production ideas whilst still being a well written song. Has the same feel as early Machine Translations, lyrics not always direct, whilst still painting a picture and evoking a mood. Some lyrics that tug my heart strings for reasons i can't explain, which is always a good thing.

Interesting and really imaginative production ideas whilst still being a well written song. Has the same feel as early Machine Translations, lyrics not always direct, whilst still painting a picture and evoking a mood. Some lyrics that tug my heart strings for reasons i can't explain, which is always a good thing.

Joeb.

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Reviewed by Josh Pyke Josh Pyke

02 Apr 2007

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30

Beautifully laid back track. Has a feeling somewhere between Elliott Smith and Cat Power. The ethereal delayed slide in the background adds a nice contrast to the intimate style of the vocals. The track gathers momentum towards the end, but then fades out, which i feel structurally doesn't allow the song to hit it's stride in one listen. This is not necessarily a bad thing though, it ...

Beautifully laid back track. Has a feeling somewhere between Elliott Smith and Cat Power. The ethereal delayed slide in the background adds a nice contrast to the intimate style of the vocals. The track gathers momentum towards the end, but then fades out, which i feel structurally doesn't allow the song to hit it's stride in one listen. This is not necessarily a bad thing though, it just means the song will rely on a more discerning listener, or radio programmer.

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