Tag Archives: Local Natives

Song of the Day: Local Natives – Breakers

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Breakers” by Local Natives from theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

I think it’s safe to say that at some point in the history of your life, you watched an infomercial. Be it to fall asleep, out of boredom, or for a laugh. Pissed Jeans “Bathroom Laughter” video is nothing like those infomercials – imagine if that infomercial was a nightmare. Set to their frantic, stormy,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Desaparecidos, who released their first new pair of songs last years since their one and only album in 2002, have followed up with a new pair of songs today. The new tracks from Conor Oberst and co. are “Anonymous” and “The Left is Right”, and they tackle the obvious political associations with their names —Read more…

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Album Review: Local Natives – Hummingbird

Less than a minute into Hummingbird, the sophomore effort from LA band Local Natives, keyboardist/vocalist Kelcey Ayer makes a stark confession: “I woke up with my green eyes blue/And all I think about is you/And it feels”. In the remaining three minutes of the heartbreaking opening track, he never finishes that thought. Hummingbird embodies aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The beautiful/transfixing/addicting/”reverb-abusing” Beach House have a homemade video out for their track “New Year” off 2012’s Bloom. Featuring Victoria petting a cat in the sun as well as video of Beach House recording, and filmed at Sonic Ranch Studios in Texas, the video will make help all us in the north remember what the sunRead more…

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Thursday Music News

After eleven incredibly unique entries in the “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”, Sigur Ros have picked a winner. The twelfth entry, a visual take on “Fjögur píanó” directed by Anafella Liu, Dio Lau, and Ken Ngan, is a dark and surreal clip where a man fruitlessly tries to tear off some sort of black layer ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more…

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Local Natives Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

Los Angeles’ Local Natives have ridden a fairly large wave of popularity since their debut Gorilla Manor was released stateside in 2010 (the album saw a UK release the year prior). The band got the chance to prove why on the Sasquatch! Main Stage this past weekend, and they did not disappoint. Whether it wasRead more…

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Sasquatch! Saturday!

The first full day of Sasquatch, second of four really, has been amazing! The weather couldn’t be better and the bands fantastic. The lines were a bit long for those getting in, but once you got through, sunny weather and bands like Wolf Parade, Aloe Blacc, The Head and the Heart and many others awaited.Read more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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