Craig Wedren

Craig Wedren Artistfacts

  • August 15,1969
  • Craig Wedren has a very diverse resume. He has not only produced several solo albums, but was also the in post-hardcore DC band Shudder To Think, and has composed the musical scores for many television and movie productions such as Role Models, Wet Hot American Summer, HBO's television series Hung, Reno 911! and many more.
  • Wedren is from Washington, D.C. He told us, "I approach making music that shows my D.C. roots. Put simply, I believe in taking the time and mustering the courage to create something wholly distinguished, individualized, and true, no matter what the project." (Here's our interview with Craig Wedren.)
  • Wedren is a survivor of Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
  • Released in 2009, Craig put together an album of ambient tracks that he composed between 1993 and 1995 called The Spanish Amnesian.
  • Craig has cited the works of David Lynch, Pedro Almodovar, and, surprisingly, The Incredibles as his favorite films.
  • The title of Craig's album WAND comes from a mystical experience Craig and his wife had while traveling through Mexico, where, in the jungle, they encounter a bustling market where a Brazilian artist sold his wares, among them, a shaker. Craig had to swear to protect and respect the item before the man would sell it to him.

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