The second annual Float Fest is upon us! The world’s ONLY tubing and live music festival, will take place on the beautiful San Marcos River at Cool River Ranch. Live performances from Ghostland Observatory, Phantogram, Local Natives, Bun B and more over three summer days in August. We have multiple chances for you to win 3-day passes.
Staff writer and ACL Fest virgin recaps her experience during Weekend One. Before reading keep in mind she’s in her early twenties and her taste sort of reflects that. That being said, she does keep it real and isn’t impressed by just anyone.
Review by Lindsey Craun. Photos by Chantel Clopine. A massive crowd flooded into the back patio of Stubb’s Friday to see two of the biggest bands on today’s indie scene, Gayngs and Local Natives. The show sold out fast after tickets went on sale, but those lucky enough to snag a ticket were in for […]
On the eve of their album release, Merge Records recording artists The Love Language announced new tour dates with arguably this year’s biggest new indie band, Local Natives. What better way to support their upcoming release, Libraries, due out on July 13. We’ll be sure to bring you more from The Love Language later, but in the […]
Words by Brett Thorne. Photos by Sara Strick. What a difference a year can make. It was about 13 months ago that Local Natives were playing to empty rooms during SXSW. The only way that could happen in Austin now is if the band decided to tour under the name Creed. If the band’s free […]
Words by Brett Thorne. Photos by Sara Strick. Even if I wasn’t in love with the band’s debut album, Gorilla Manor, I would still give Local Natives points for punctuality. This may just as easily be a compliment to the PR company, but I was told I had a phone interview for around 12:30 p.m. […]
They were one of the best bands to watch at South By Southwest last month, so we spoiled Austinites were psyched to see Local Natives return for not one, but two, shows in one day. First, the Los Angeles-based indie harmonizers played a free, intimate afternoon set at world-famous Waterloo Records. Later that night, they […]
Reviewed by Brett Thorne. Local Natives’ debut album, Gorilla Manor (Frenchkiss Records), pretty much rolled out the red carpet for comparisons to Grizzly Bear. Local Natives has the Gorilla Manor, a house the five members shared in Los Angeles. Grizzly Bear has Yellow House, named for… a yellow house. Local Natives enjoy using three-part harmonies in […]