Posts tagged "Megafaun"

Tricks Are For Kids: ‘Grandma Sparrow & His Piddletractor Orchestra’ Is Mind-Blowing

Beginning in the mid-’50s, kids music evolved from naive story-songs created for children exclusively to often epically weird Gesamtkunstwerken actually aimed at adults. Among the…
Richard Gehr / May 20, 2014

First Spin: Field Report’s ‘I Am Not Waiting Anymore’ and ‘Fergus Falls’

By now you must be somewhat familiar with The Legend of Bon Iver, a tale of heartbreak and homesickness and career-making self-discovery that has ofte…
David Bevan / March 28, 2012

Watch Megafaun Rework ‘State/Meant’ in the Moog Sound Lab

SPIN has spent the past few months tracking bands’ journeys into the Moog Sound Lab. This experiment has brought you dramatic reworkings of songs by…
SPIN Staff / January 17, 2012

New Albums from Megafaun, Tori Amos and More

Here's our take on the albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, September 20:…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2011

Megafaun, ‘Megafaun’ (Hometapes)

Few bands come off as crunchy as Megafaun, while even fewer sound quite as sonically rad. Sequenced like an upside-down bell curve, the band's fetching…
Richard Gehr / September 20, 2011

EXCLUSIVE SONG: Megafaun Channel Grateful Dead

While Durham, North Carolina-based trio Megafaun - featuring brothers Brad and Phil Cook and Joe Westerlund - are sometimes referred to as "the guys who…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 6, 2011

Megafaun, ‘Gather, Form & Fly’ (Hometapes)

This shaggy freak-folk trio's second album boasts more than coolness by association (Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is a former bandmate). Gather, Form & Fly extend…
David Menconi / August 31, 2009