Craig Johnston, AKA Delsinki Records is a Melbourne based singer songwriter. Originally from Hobart Tasmania, Craig has been involved in several varying musical projects over the years. As the founding member of alternative rock outfit Gretchen Lewis, who released their debut album ‘Issue 1’ in 2010, produced by Lindsay Gravina (The Living End & Magic Dirt) through Green Media. His current and most revealing project to date, is Delsinki Records.
Currently collaborating with Brooke Taylor their ‘LOVE ONE’ project has been completed (read more here) and the tour starts October 6 and winds up Nov 8 with a secret show in Richmond with full display of videos live synch to the performance. Buy tickets here: https://www.trybooking.com/NCLQ
Swagger festival 22/10/2016 as a part of the ‘Winter is Over Tour’
Collaborating with some of Australia’s finest, eclectic and revered musicians over the last few years who you can see on the Working with & collaborations page, it is near impossible to pigeonhole Delsinki Records. Accompanying him on the 2015 ‘A Soldiers Wife EP’ is Australian music legend Steve Pigram (The Pigram Brothers), songstress Coby Grant, and members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Craig has toured previously with the ACO and will feature as a vocalist singing along side Brian Ritchie from the Violent Femmes for an up coming tour of the U.S (2016) in the ACO’s spectacular “The Reef”.
Combining visuals with music, every song released by Delsinki Records has a video to accompany it, scroll down to watch. Included is also a live performance at the Sydney Opera House with the Australian Chamber Orchestra as well as footage from the ABC National Breakfast show using music from Delsinki Records.