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…
By: 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 ha…
By: 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…
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:…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: David Menconi / August 31, 2009