Local Natives: Sunlit Youth [Album Review]

Local Natives Sunlit Youth Loma Vista Recordings [2016] Fire Note Says: Local Natives release an excitingly hifi new album. Album Review: How much you like the new Local Natives album, Sunlit Youth, depends on how much you’re a fan of music production. This is the third album that the California band has released, and has … Read more

Local Natives: Palms [7-Inch Feature]

Local Natives “Palms” b/w “Wooly Mammoth” Turntable Kitchen [2013] We have featured Turntable Kitchen in this section before as the site offers a unique experience that combines a limited 7-inch with a special ingredient and delicious recipes to make a complete package. The very first edition (TK01) featured one of our favorite bands, Motel Beds, … Read more

Local Natives: Hummingbird [Album Review]

Local Natives Hummingbird Frenchkiss Records [2013] Fire Note Says:No sophomore slump for the Local Natives with Hummingbird. Album Review: Local Natives’ first album, Gorilla Manor, was one of my favorite albums of 2010. With tracks like “Airplanes,” “Camera Talk,” “Wide Eyes,” and “Sun Hands” the Los Angeles-based band had an accessible sound that also challenged … Read more