The Killjoys

Craig Pilkington is a composer, multi instrumentalist and founding member of ARIA award winning band The Killjoys. He holds a bachelor of music honors from the Conservatorium Melbourne University, and owns and operates Audrey Studios. As a composer and producer/engineer his albums have received multiple ARIA awards and nominations. Craig keeps his own ARIA award in the studio kitchen.

As well as his extensive screen composing, Craig has written musical scores for several audiovbooks for authors including Sean Tran (The Lost Thing), Pamela Allen, Paul Jennings and Margaret Wild. He has had many song placements including Home and Away, Neighbours, The Secret Life Of Us and Blurred. As an arranger, Craig has penned string and other orchestral arrangements for artists such as Archie Roach, the Darwin Symphony Orchestra, the Lucksmiths, Sea Stories and Saltwater Band.

As a producer/engineer Craig is experienced in most music genres and some of his clients include Even, Gurrumul Yunipingu, Liz Stringer, Archie Roach, Ben Salter, The Lucksmiths, The Black Eyed Susans, Tripod, Eddie Perfect (song for Offspring), The Little Murders, Neil Murray, Kutcha Edwards and Ego Lemos (Balibo – Best Original Song 2009 Screen Music Awards.)


Screen Credits

Feature films

Emo the Musical 2016

Now Add Honey 2015


The Bridge, Hothouse Theatre 2002


The InBESTigators 2019

Upper Middle Bogan Series 1-3 2013-2016

Little Lunch and Little Lunch specials 2015-2018

Very Small Business and Back In Very Small Business 2008-2018

Stories from the Golf

The Librarians 2010 (Arranger/ song commission)