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Gummy Awards

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

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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Local Natives – “Tusk” (Fleetwood Mac Cover) & “I Saw You Close Your Eyes”

Local Natives have shared a cover of the title track off Fleetwood Mac's classic 1979 double-album Tusk. The LA indie-rockers are no stranger to excellent…
Pranav Trewn | March 22, 2017 - 3:17 pm

Local Natives – “Dark Days” Video

Local Natives released a new album, Sunlit Youth, last year, and today they're sharing a video for "Dark Days" that acts as a behind-the-scenes look…
James Rettig | March 8, 2017 - 9:30 am

Watch Local Natives’ Dancey “Villainy” Performance On James Corden

Last year, shortly before they released their new album Sunlit Youth, Californian indie harmonizers Local Natives put in an appearance on James Corden's Late Late
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2017 - 1:09 pm

Local Natives – “Ultralight Beam” (Kanye West Cover)

Local Natives know that we've all been ready for 2016 to be over, and they recognize Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo standout "Ultralight Beam"
Collin Robinson | November 30, 2016 - 3:43 pm

Watch Local Natives’ Lovely Take Away Show

In its Take Away Shows web series, the French website La Blogothèque films musicians playing without amplification out in public, and California indie harmonizers Local…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2016 - 11:25 am

Local Natives – “All Night” (Beyoncé Cover)

Tomorrow, the smooth, harmony-happy Los Angeles indie rockers Local Natives will release their new album Sunlit Youth, and we've posted their new songs "Past Lives,"
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2016 - 1:14 pm

Local Natives – “Coins”

Local Natives are gearing up to release their third album, Sunlit Youth, in a few weeks. We've already heard "Past Lives," "Villainy," and "Fountain Of
James Rettig | August 26, 2016 - 11:24 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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