To celebrate the release of their album, Violet Street, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed Local Natives for an intimate conversation. Based in Los Angeles, Local Natives [Taylor Rice (vocals, guitar), Kelcey Ayer (vocals, keys), Ryan Hahn (vocals, guitar), Matt Frazier (drums), and Nik Ewing (vocals, bass, keys)] progressed their blissful sound over the course of three full-length albums: Gorilla Manor , Hummingbird , and Sunlit Youth . The latter received praise from The FADER, Consequence of Sound, and The Guardian. In between countless sold out shows and festival appearances - including a standout Coachella 2017 set - they’ve graced the stages of Austin City Limits, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show With James Corden, and more. On their fourth full-length album, Violet Street, the classic studio setting is juxtaposed with modern production and visuals to form a timeless album. The band’s signature soaring 3-part harmonies are augmented by loops of tape, physically spliced and transformed by hand. The result of experimenting in the studio with producer Shawn Everett [Alabama Shakes, Kacey Musgraves, The War On Drugs] is a band renewed.