Home / Biography / Kraig Johnson

Kraig Johnson

Biography

Guitarist and vocalist/songwriter Kraig Johnson rose to prominence in the past due ’80s with Work Westy Work, who came within the Minneapolis picture in the tail end from the reign of community giants want Hüsker Dü as well as the Substitutes. (Operate Westy Operate also included Johnson’s sibling Kirk Johnson.) Nevertheless, Kraig offers received more publicity and acclaim as an associate from the all-star origins rock and roll collective Golden Smog (which also contains folks such as for example Gary Louris from the Jayhawks, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, and Dan Murphy of Spirit Asylum). Actually, Johnson (aka Jarret Decatur) was the catalyst that flipped Golden Smog from a reasonably tongue-in-cheek side task recording addresses to an organization that produced some really great albums. He was the first ever to bring original tunes in to the fold (from a Work Westy Work recording program), consequently upping the ante (and seriousness) and resulting in such strong produces as 1995’s Down from the Aged Mainstream and 1998’s Strange Tales. Johnson joined up with the Jayhawks in the past due ’90s. He in addition has played in a reasonably loose side task with Spirit Asylum’s Dave Pirner, known as the O Jeez.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kraig Jarret Johnson


  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures


Looks like we don't have interesting facts information. Sorry!



Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alex Strangelove pre-production
Mating TV Movie completed
Wilson 2017
Looking 2015 TV Series 1 episode
The Skeleton Twins 2014
True Adolescents 2009

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alex Strangelove pre-production
The Skeleton Twins 2014 written by
True Adolescents 2009 written by

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Aquarium 2007 Short first assistant director
Un attimo di respiro 2007 Short assistant director

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pumpkin Hell 2007 Short
The Definition of Sex 2007 Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fighter 2007/II Short Todd

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood 2017 TV Series Himself
The Skeleton Twins: To Whom It May Concern - Making the Skeleton Twins 2014 Video short Himself
[email protected] 2014 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award Sundance Film Festival The Skeleton Twins (2014) · Mark Heyman

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Audience Award Edinburgh International Film Festival The Skeleton Twins (2014)
2014 Grand Jury Prize Sundance Film Festival Dramatic The Skeleton Twins (2014)
2014 Golden Eye Zurich Film Festival Best International Feature Film The Skeleton Twins (2014)
2009 SXSW Competition Award SXSW Film Festival Best Narrative Feature True Adolescents (2009)


Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!

Check Also

Chris White

Chris Light was the bassist and, more important, among the two primary songwriters for the …

Kraig Jarret Johnson tags

Kraig Jarret Johnson tags