July 30th, 2012
Episode 354 of 429 episodes
The North Carolina band has a knack for blending classic-rock traditionalism with a real ear for experimentation. The songs on last year's self-titled album can whisper or rage, meander or kick. Megafaun performs here as part of the 2012 Newport Folk Festival, recorded live on Friday, July 27 in Newport, R.I. For more of NPR's coverage of the Newport Folk Festival visit www.npr.org/newportfolk.