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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm
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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Local Natives Hummingbird

Perhaps the most ambitious amateur music-archiving project on the internet is Jeff Glenn's Lost Jukebox series. Glenn, a musician and collector who died in 2009,…
Brad Shoup | January 21, 2013 - 10:56 am
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Watch Local Natives Play “Past Lives” On James Corden

Californian indie rock harmonizers Local Natives are coming back next month with a new album called Sunlit Youth next month, and they're already starting to…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2016 - 10:29 am
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Watch Local Natives Play “Fountain Of Youth” On Conan

LA's Local Natives are following up their 2013 LP Hummingbird with a new album in September titled Sunlit Youth. Before announcing the album, the band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2016 - 10:19 am
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Local Natives – “Fountain Of Youth”

Los Angeles indie-rockers Local Natives are following up their 2013 LP Hummingbird in September with a new album called Sunlit Youth. We've already heard two…
Peter Helman | July 6, 2016 - 7:43 pm
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Local Natives – “Villainy”

It had been a while since we heard from Local Natives until "Past Lives" materialized a couple months ago. Although three years have passed since…
Collin Robinson | June 6, 2016 - 3:10 pm
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Local Natives – “Past Lives”

It's been a long time since we've heard from the harmony-happy Los Angeles band Local Natives. Hummingbird, their last album, came out in 2013, and…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 10:35 am
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Watch Local Natives Cover Little Dragon’s “After The Rain” With Moses Sumney

"After The Rain" is a soulful selection from Swedish pop experimentalists Little Dragon's self-titled 2007 debut album. Los Angeles indie-rockers Local Natives must be big…
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2014 - 3:22 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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Local Natives – “Bowery (No-Face Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last January Local Natives dropped one of the first good albums of the year, Hummingbird. It closed with "Bowery," a song that went all over…
Miles Bowe | April 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm

Watch Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty, And Local Natives Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

Earlier this week, Johnny Cash's lost 1980s album Out Among The Stars finally saw the light of day. La Blogothèque put together a beautifully shot…
James Rettig | March 28, 2014 - 3:47 pm
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Artist Portraits From Austin City Limits 2013

Yesterday we shared live shots from the first weekend of Austin City Limits. We also caught up with some bands off-stage to take their photo…
Stereogum | October 8, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of…
Stereogum | October 7, 2013 - 11:30 am

Watch Local Natives Play Conan

Local Natives were the musical guest on last night's episode of Conan. The band performed Hummingbird cut "Ceilings" against a starry backdrop. Check it out…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 11, 2013 - 10:57 am

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am
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Way Out West 2013 Day 2: The Knife, Miguel, Giorgio Moroder, & More

Giorgio Moroder dances by stabbing two fingers in the air, like the aging European man that he is. He also plays air-slap-bass. The Italo-disco legend…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2013 - 8:56 am

Local Natives – “You & I (Local Natives Remix)”

"You & I" is one of the standout tracks from Hummingbird, the album that Local Natives released earlier this year, and now the band have…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2013 - 10:37 am
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Local Natives – “You & I” Video

The Daniel Portrait of Kamp Grizzly-directed video for Local Natives' "You & I" is truly upsetting until the last twenty seconds. Puppy enthusiasts be forewarned:…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 18, 2013 - 12:11 pm
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Governors Ball 2013 In Words And Photos

In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV's…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 10, 2013 - 1:42 pm
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Watch Local Natives Play Letterman

So many great late-night performances last night! We've already posted Savages on Fallon, Divine Fits on Conan, and Disclosure on Jools Holland. And now here's…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2013 - 10:11 am
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Local Natives – “Heavy Feet (PVT Remix)”

Local Natives are gearing up to visit Australia, and to mark the occasion, they've recruited the Aussie production trio PVT, a Band To Watch in…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2013 - 11:11 am
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