Slingshot Coffee Company HQ Opening with Artwork by Becky Joye and Musical Guests

October, 29, 2012

We are sponsoring the First Friday November 2nd Event at Oak City Cycling Project including food trucks, beautiful artwork, cold brewed coffee, new Bianchi bikes, Brad and Phil Cook from Megafaun, beer and more.

Bowerbirds Release The Clearing Tuesday, Celebrate Release at Cat’s Cradle

March, 05, 2012

We’ve missed new tunes by local band Bowerbirds. It’s been almost three years since Upper Air was released, but the indie-folk band are back this week with their third album, enttitled The Clearing. The album features eleven gorgeous new songs by the band.

Watch Megafaun’s Super Bowl Toyota Commercial

February, 06, 2012
Watch Megafaun’s Super Bowl Toyota Commercial

Families live their lives and drive their Toyota Camrys across the American landscape to the sound of Phil Cook’s piano from Megafaun’s tune “Hope You Know”.

Megafaun’s Brad Cook Talks Pie, NBA Lockout and Tonight’s Show with Bowerbirds

November, 11, 2011
Megafaun’s Brad Cook Talks Pie, NBA Lockout and Tonight’s Show with Bowerbirds

We talk with Brad Cook ahead of tonight’s show in Saxapahaw.

The Field with Megafaun’s Brad Cook Granular Synthesis Set Thursday

October, 24, 2011
The Field with Megafaun’s Brad Cook Granular Synthesis Set Thursday

So great to see more renowned electronic artists coming to Downtown Raleigh.

Photos: Megafaun at Cat’s Cradle

September, 23, 2011
Photos: Megafaun at Cat’s Cradle

Megafaun debut songs from their new album for a Chapel Hill crowd.

Hear and Download New Track State/Meant By Megafaun

August, 11, 2011
Hear and Download New Track State/Meant By Megafaun

Megafaun release a second track off of their upcoming self-titled album.

Megafaun to Release Self-Titled LP in September

June, 29, 2011
Megafaun to Release Self-Titled LP in September

Megafaun returns to wax in September.

New Megafaun Video Tells Story of Raleigh’s Creation

April, 03, 2011
New Megafaun Video Tells Story of Raleigh’s Creation

In 1658, God founded the state of North Carolina.

John Hodgman Loves Megafaun

March, 24, 2011
John Hodgman Loves Megafaun

Megafaun gets a new fan.

GAYNGS Adds Triangle Tour Date

September, 14, 2010
GAYNGS Adds Triangle Tour Date

The supergroup which includes members of Bon Iver, Megafaun, The Rosebuds, and more makes a stop at Cat’s Cradle Oct.6

New Megafaun EP Heretofore for Sale Now, Only at Schoolkids

September, 07, 2010
New Megafaun EP Heretofore for Sale Now, Only at Schoolkids

Megafaun return to flying form on their new mini-LP Heretofore.

Q&A: Which Bands Are You Most Excited About For Hopscotch?

September, 03, 2010
Q&A: Which Bands Are You Most Excited About For Hopscotch?

New Raleigh and special guest contributors weigh in on what bands are their “not to miss” picks for the festival. UPDATE: Now with more Brad Cook.

Megafaun Plays Take Away Show for La Blogotheque

April, 12, 2010
Megafaun Plays Take Away Show for La Blogotheque

Megafaun walk the streets of Montreal with instruments in hand.

New Megafaun Track “Volunteers”

April, 09, 2010
New Megafaun Track “Volunteers”

Local folk band Megafaun are back with a new mini-LP this summer.

Megafaun Plays Daytrotter Session

March, 08, 2010
Megafaun Plays Daytrotter Session

Megafaun plays a few songs for the internet crowd.

2009: The Year in Local Music News (Jan-May)

December, 15, 2009
2009: The Year in Local Music News (Jan-May)

Below the fold is a summary of some of the local musical events that occurred in 2009, month by month.

The Rosebuds and Megafaun - Two Nights at The Pour House

November, 27, 2009
The Rosebuds and Megafaun - Two Nights at The Pour House

What a great way to start a new year of live music in Downtown Raleigh with this double night, double bill.

New Rosebuds Song: Megafaun’s “Brad Cook is Not Your Man”

August, 24, 2009
New Rosebuds Song: Megafaun’s “Brad Cook is Not Your Man”

Most songs come with back stories. Many are romantic in nature and don’t usually require explanation. Others bounce between meaning and nonsense. Others still, have a couple of layers and the story is imperative to thoroughly enjoying the song. The new Rosebuds track “Brad Cook Is Not Your Man” is just that, exploring cops, bromanship, and the love for basketball on top of a soft pseudo-surf rock ‘buds groove.

Five Questions with Megafaun’s Brad Cook

June, 09, 2009
Five Questions with Megafaun’s Brad Cook

Lots of bands from around the nation pick up and move to the Triangle, attracted by this area’s great musicians and reputation for respecting local music. Few have managed to shed the outsider label and become a vital part of the local music family. Megafaun is one of the few.

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