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Kyle James Opie (born July 30, 1993) is a musician from Adelaide, South Australia.


Kyle Opie is the leader of the jazz-rock group The Cortex Shift and is also a member of Bird Detective and The Norbu Pellets.

Opie was a member of the review panel for MusicSA from April 2013 until October 2015 when they ceased the review process. In February 2016 he began to write reviews for BSide magazine. He was also awarded a Bachelor of Music from the Elder Conservatorium with a major in musicology in 2017.

Kyle was previously in such bands as Misfits of Sythia, Something To Rescue, The Here Away and Max Madman & The Heck Yeahs.


With Misfits of Sythia

With The Cortex Shift

With The Here Away

With Max Madman & The Heck Yeahs

With Something To Rescue

Kyle Opie with The Cortex Shift in 2014.

With Team Friends Unite!

With The Norbu Pellets

With Bird Detective

  • BPA free - (2021)
  • Ethics - (2021)
  • Season 1 - (2022)

With Pickles For The Apocalypse

  • Folded Love Letter [Parody] - (2021)


With Max Madman & The Heck Yeahs

  • Scribbles and Food Stains - (2015)

With Something To Rescue

  • Once in a Lifetime - (2019)

With The Cortex Shift

  • Moose Sluicing Is Not The Answer - (2019)
  • Nuisance Pooch - (2022)

With Superdose Gangway

  • Ceramic - (2021)

With Bird Detective

  • BPA free - (2022)