It's been a while since my last music post. I found this band today, and i want to share it with you.
Local Natives (formerly known as Cavil at Rest) is an indie rock band based in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, USA. Their debut album, Gorilla Manor, was first released in the UK in November 2009, and later released in the US on February 16, 2010. The album received mostly positive reviews and debuted in the Billboard 200 and at #3 in the New Artist Chart.
Their sound has been described as "afropop-influenced guitars with hyperactive drumming and hooky three-part harmonies". Clash Music has also described their style as psych-folk, or modern worldly folk.
They began to attract attention of the music press after having played nine shows at the 2009 SXSW festival in Austin Texas preliminary assessment of the local population has drawn favorable comparisons Arcade Fire Fleet Foxes and Vampire veckaslut.