Josh Pyke and his musical family

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 21 January 2016

16 mins

Musician and songwriter Josh Pyke is about to head out on a national tour in support of his latest album But For All These Shrinking Hearts.   He popped in to the studio to chat about family life in the creative business and how he enjoys sharing the experience of music with his two sons. He also treated us to a live version of his track 'Song Lines' and explained where the lyrics and idea came from.

Check out all his tour dates here.

Listen to more Arts & Entertainment segments

What does it take to make a modern nursery rhyme?

Tired of Twinkle Twinkle? Think Humpty Dumpty is just a bit too weird Musician Benny Time has just released a new album Beyond The Little Star: a kids' album with…
14 mins

Mad hatters and tea parties: the first Indigenous actor to play Alice in Wonderland

When you think of Alice in Wonderland, what do you imagine? Blonde, blue eyed girls drinking strange potions Producer Michael Sieders has brought an Australian-styled Alice to the stage, with…
6 mins

Welcome to Country: Finding strength through story-telling

Aunty Joy Murphy AO is a mother and grandmother, and the Senior Aboriginal Elder of the Wurundjeri People of Melbourne and surrounds. She teamed up with illustrator Lisa Kennedy to bring…
14 mins

What makes an engineer write a kids' book about haircuts?

It's pretty ordinary for a child to be afraid of the hairdresser. It's pretty extraordinary that your uncle would write a book to help you overcome that fear When Tom
9 mins

The best books to read your kids this Christmas!

Sally Zwartz is a children’s book advocate with a passion for finding the most entertaining and beautifully illustrated books for kids. She tells us her favourites for this Christmas holiday…
7 mins

A new Kinderling podcast just for kids (and in time for the summer holidays!!)

The Beanies are a trio of performers who have created an amazing new 10-part podcast for children called Imagination Station. Laura and Michael talk about what you can expect from…
15 mins