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. Working with producer Cameron McKenzie (Mark Seymour).
Currently collaborating with Brooke Taylor their ‘LOVE ONE’ project will be on the road to the Adelaide Fringe Festival in Feb 2017.
Swagger festival 22/10/2016 as a part of the ‘Winter is Over Tour’
Launch of the ‘Love One’ Project at Bakehouse in Richmond November 2016
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”.
Scroll down to watch vids, included is a live performance at the Sydney Opera House with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, ‘Throw That Witch in the Water’ Featuring Steve Pigram, ‘Burnt Out by the Light’ & ‘What You Dream is not Your Fault’ which were semi finalists in the International Songwriting Competition as well as footage from the ABC National Breakfast show using music from Delsinki Records.