Heavy Rotation: Cosmo Pyke Sounds Wise Beyond His Years On “Great Dane”

Producer & host Ryan Patrick Hooper highlights what’s playing in his heavy rotation this week on CultureShift.

Photo via Cosmo Pyke’s Facebook page

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It’s not surprising that Cosmo Pyke isn’t sure if he’s found a sound yet — the UK singer and songwriter is not even legal drinking age in the United States.

On his 2017 track “Great Dane,” Pyke blends the sound of today’s indie rock with a neo-soul R&B flourish with a youthful confidence.

While the young artist has released a slew of singles and EPs, we’re still waiting on a proper full length release and a Detroit tour date from Cosmo Pyke — stay tuned.


  • Ryan Patrick Hooper
    Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host of "In the Groove" on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. Hooper has covered stories for the New York Times, NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.