L.A. four-piece Local Natives are back with new music after extensive touring in support of their excellent 2010 debut, Gorilla Manor. “Breakers”, off the band’s upcoming sophomore effort, Hummingbird, maintains the underlying blanket of heaviness that marked the group’s earlier work and adds light, jangly guitar riffs fit for the Dirty Projectors. The swaying starts-and-stops […]

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In Races‘ video for “Lies,” frontman Wade Ryff understands what it feels like to have the whole world against you. Or at least the neighborhood. The video for this indie-Americana track takes place in perhaps the most red, white, and blue-blooded of places: suburbia. As you’ll notice seconds in though, things aren’t as peaceful as […]

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[vimeo 16603429 557 313] We recently had the chance to talk to Taylor and Ryan from Local Natives before their sold out show at the 9:30 Club. Very rad dudes. They opened up about all things LA, the recording process behind their excellent album Gorilla Manor and signing to Frenchkiss Records. We did not get […]

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[youtube 2_NuxaKBMIg 557 313] Brooklyn quartet Suckers premiered a new video for “A Mind I Knew” over at IFC.com on Monday. The above video is for the song “Black Sheep”, a green-screen psychedelic bit.  The band released their phenomenal debut album, Wild Smile, earlier this year on Frenchkiss Records and have been relentlessly touring around […]

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