Interview: Folk Singer-Songwriter John Craigie

Folk musician John Craigie, who recently released his eighth studio album, The Apocalypse is Over, sat down to speak with with RiffPub’s Jason Hess. The nine-minute interview even features a pretty great Bob Dylan impression.DSCN0144Craigie  played two original songs for us while in-studio:

A live recording of “28”

Craigie spoke with RiffPub spoke about his songwriting process, writing bad poetry during high school, the importance of connecting with an audience, and what he sees as the differences between poetry and music.

“Free Drinks for Everyone” Live

For more information on the music of John Craigie visit or follow his folksy wanderings on Facebook. Special thanks go to WHQR in Wilmington, NC for studio time and expertise.

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