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Local Natives
Formed: 2008 in Silver Lake, CA
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Group Members: Kelcey Ayer, Ryan Hahn, Taylor Rice, Matthew Frazier, Andy Hamm
Biography: Formed in 2008, Local Natives craft their dramatic and eclectic brand of indie rock from their home base in Los Angeles, California. Meeting in their Orange County high school, guitarists Ryan Hahn and Taylor Rice and keyboardist Kelcey Ayer (all of whom handle vocal duties) recruited drummer Matt Frazier ...Read full biography
Gorilla Manor
Released: 2010
Label: Infectious Records Ltd. (Hong Kong)
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Although recorded in late 2008, Gorilla Manor wasn’t released until 14 months later, allowing Local Natives the chance to build a strong blog buzz before their debut hit American shores. The delay wasn’t ...Read full review
Hummingbird
Released: 2013
Label: Frenchkiss Records
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Local Natives' sophomore effort, 2013's Hummingbird, is a more atmospheric and introspective collection of songs in contrast to the band's effusive 2009 breakthrough debut Gorilla Manor. Perhaps it has ...Read full review
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