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Hot on the heels of last year’s stellar release Gorilla Manor, Local Natives proved at Emo’s just how talented they are. Even while decidedly an indie sound, the band sings passionately, uses 2nd and 3rd backing drums and excellently sings in four-part harmony. They bring songs to a proper boil when necessary, and aren’t afraid to let nearly every instrument drop out to let a single voice ring. Finally, an indie band that lives up to the hype.