Local Natives at the Ogden Theatre, 4-26-14 (review)
With crowd surfing and soaring harmonies, Local Natives made a spirited return to Denver on Saturday. Playing its biggest headlining Colorado date, the band used the space of the Ogden Theatre to its fullest, drenching the venue in fog and a full, dreamy atmosphere.
Best Colorado shows this week: Childish Gambino, Shlohmo and more
Childish Gambino and Shlohmo top our picks of best Colorado shows this week. We’ll be seeing you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow the music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Mile Marker: Download three Local Natives tracks recorded in Denver
Local Natives plays Red Rocks Amphitheatre in a few hours and all the band can talk about is "Breaking Bad." It's mid-September and the band is hanging out at Uneven Studio, recording a few tracks for Reverb's Mile Marker.
Local Natives’ Taylor Rice talks Future Islands, Johnny Cash and his ‘stache
Local Natives haven't gone Hollywood. When singer/guitarist Taylor Rice shared a bill with Paul McCartney at last year's Bonnaroo, they didn't pal around ("He shut down the backstage," Rice said).
The National, Local Natives at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 9-17-13 (photos, review, video)
Among the gloomy soundscapes and the brooding poetry, the National remains at its core a therapeutic band. Attribute it to the cleansing chord changes or just the sheer fact that sonically and lyrically the band understands human struggle.
Bonnaroo 2013 photos day two: Wu-Tang Clan, Wilco, Jim James and more
On Friday, Bonnaroo 2013 brought performances by Wu-Tang Clan, Local Natives, DIIV, Passion Pit, Wilco, Jim James and more. See photos from Bonnaroo 2013 day two below.
Watch Local Natives on David Letterman
Local Natives are about to start their never-ending tour schedule, which includes a slew of festivals and a jaunt overseas to Europe and beyond. The good news is that the band has been taken under the wing of the National, whose multi-instrumentalist Aaron Dessner produced their sophomore album.
Austin City Limits 2013 lineup: Muse, the Cure, Phoenix and more
Hints of Austin City Limits 2013 headliners have been swirling around the Internet for quite some time using the hashtag #aclfest. The early spoilers came at the hands of Muse and the Cure.
Glastonbury 2013 lineup announced: Rolling Stones, Vampire Weekend, the Lumineers and more
After a year hiatus, the Glastonbury Festival has announced its initial 2013 lineup, which includes the Rolling Stones as a first-ever headliner. Along with the Stones at the top of the bill are Vampire Weekend, Mumofrd & Sons and Phoenix, who have become familiar names on festival posters this year.
The National 2013 tour comes to Red Rocks this summer
A few months after a much-anticipated album due out this May, the National will return to Colorado for the first time in years to Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Bonnaroo 2013 lineup: Paul McCartney, Björk, R. Kelly, the Lumineers and more
After a horribly awkward and annoying hour of "Weird Al" Yankovic, the Bonnaroo 2013 lineup has been announced via a live stream. Along with Denver artists like Pretty Lights (who was announced first, actually) and the Lumineers are Paul McCartney, Björk, R.
Watch Local Natives perform “Heavy Feet” on “Jimmy Fallon”
Frenchkiss Records alums, Local Natives, are riding high on their Aaron Dessner (the National) produced new album, "Hummingbird," released Jan. 29. You can watch Local Natives perform the track "Heavy Feet" from the album on "Jimmy Fallon" below.
Coachella 2013 lineup announced: Blur, Red Hot Chili, the Lumineers and more
The Coachella 2013 lineup has been announced and along with the main headliners like Blur, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phoenix are two Colorado acts, the Lumineers and Pretty Lights.
Primavera Sound Festival lineup: Postal Service, Phoenix, Crystal Castles and more
The full Primavera Sound Festival lineup has been announced and includes a second announced date by the recently reunited Postal Service and the third 2013 date for Phoenix.
Lollapalooza Day 2: Photos and recap featuring Eminem, My Morning Jacket, Lykke Li, Cee Lo Green, Beirut
Reverb is on the ground in Chicago bringing you highlights from this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park. Day 2 The best: Death From Above 1979 asked the large mid-day crowd, "Did anybody see us in 2006 at [legendary local club] Empty Bottle?
Live review: Snow Ball Music Festival, Day 2
The median age here is low, very low. Thus, the party atmosphere is palpable amongst the rambunctious crowd. The streets of Boulder and Fort Collins must be suffering a sense of loss this weekend.
News: Arcade Fire to kick off spring tour at 1stBank Center
Arcade Fire –- the Canadian indie rock band that took home Album of the Year honors at the Grammys on Sunday –- will kick off its spring tour in Colorado.
News: Discounted ‘Snowchella’ (featuring Bassnectar, Pretty Lights and more) tickets are on sale
You first read about "Snowchella" (a.k.a. the Snow Ball Music Festival) here at Reverb, and now we have an update on tickets for the Vail festival that will feature Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Local Natives and more next March.
News: The Snow Ball, a.k.a. ‘Snowchella,’ to bring Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Local Natives and others to Vail in March 2011
The organizers of the Snow Ball Music Festival wouldn’t balk if you called their creation “Snowchella.” The Snow Ball will be the first large-scale indie music festival to rock the Rockies since the Monolith Festival petered out after three years in the fall of 2009.
Live review: Local Natives @ the Fox Theatre
Maybe they were energized due to the excessively long down time between bands, or maybe they just really liked the Boulder crowd, but Local Natives certainly treated the sold-out Fox Theatre audience to a captivating show.
Live review: Local Natives, Suckers @ the Larimer Lounge
Do people ever really forget how to let loose, or do we sometimes just need a forceful reminder? At the sold out Suckers and Local Natives show at the Larimer Lounge on Friday, most everyone present was jolted from idle toe-tapping and thrown into the effervescent aural frenzy both bands created.
Desert dispatch No. 3: Live review from Coachella
The 2010 Coachella Festival didn't believe in frontloading its festivities -- even if some of its attendees wanted to leave early to make the drive home.
Live review: South by Southwest, a conversation (Part 2) @ Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas in March is a cluster of ringing ears, sunlight, Tex-Mex goodness and random friends. The 2010 installment of the South by Southwest music festival found Reverb representing on many fronts, from critics and reporters to photographers.