t artists

This Boy Rob

Greg Johnson And John Fraser.

Discography (picks in bold)

  • Crazy Notions EP [1987 Pagan Pagt1026]


b artists

Damien Binder


Damien Binder is an Auckland-based singer-songwriter in the Greg Johnson mold with a couple of independently recorded and released albums under his belt.

Binder was previously the front-man for pop-grunge group Second Child.

Binder has had success through-out the 00’s, touring as support for Marianne Faithful and David Gray – eventually securing a SXSW slot in 2002.

His second album took a full 2 years to realize, and includes production work from Steve Garden, Bob Shepherd and Chris van De Geer, with additional backing vocals for Everything That Flies‘ Dianne Swann (now back in New Zealand with new band The Bads.


  • Damien Binder (Guitar/Vocals, 2000 – 2003)
  • Steve Garden (Drums, 2000 – 2003)
  • Bob Shepherd (Bass/Keyboards, 2000 – 2003)
  • Chris van De Geer
  • Dianne Swann (Vocals)


  • Damien Binder (2000, Muse Entertainment, MCD610002]
  • Til Now (2003, Muse Entertainment, MCD80903]


j artists

Greg Johnson

auckland based singer song-writer with a large body of work (a fair portion as the greg johnson set, the rest solo) in a fairly mor capacity, though with the occassional witty lyric. hit it big with his first solo-accredited release, vine street stories.
picks in bold

  • the watertable [1989 pagan PAL1051]
  • everyday distortions [1992 pagan PAC1093]
  • the watertable [1993 expanded reissuepagan PAL1051]
  • vine street stories [1996 pagan PACD1115]
  • chinese whispers [1997 emi]
  • seabreeze motel [2000 emi 5231692]
  • the best yet [2001 compilation emi 5368792]
  • here comes the caviar [2004 compilation emi]

awards etc
rianz awards 1992

  • top male vocalist of the year greg johnsonrn

apra silver scroll 1997

  • song writing award ‘liberty’rn