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Local Natives performed at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studios in Santa Monica. (KCRW)

Local Natives In Concert

by Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director
Jan 11, 2013 (KCRW-FM)

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With their debut album, Gorilla Manor, Local Natives' members skillfully combined triumphant harmonies with bone-shaking percussion in irresistible fashion. Now on their second release, Hummingbird (out Jan. 29), which was produced with the help of The National's Aaron Dessner in Brooklyn, they've returned with a pared-back approach, placing more emphasis on those sweeping dramatic moments.

Last month, the L.A. band showcased several songs from Hummingbird during a live set at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica. Until now, only the lucky KCRW listeners in attendance had a chance to see the show, but you can watch the 11-song concert in its entirety right here. The audio recording of this performance was premiered on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Personnel

  • Taylor Rice, vocals/guitar
  • Kelcey Ayer, vocals/keys
  • Ryan Hahn, vocals/guitar
  • Matt Frazier, drums
  • Nik Ewing, bass

Set List

  • "You And I"
  • "Breakers"
  • "Ceilings"
  • "Colombia"
  • "Black Spot"
  • "Heavy Feet"
  • "Three Months"
  • "Bowery"
  • "Wide Eyes"
  • "Who Knows Who Cares"
  • "Sun Hands"
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