New Release & Video: Local Natives – Tap Dancer

Photo Credit: Drew Escriva

Local Natives’ new album Violet Street arrives this month on April 26th via Loma Vista Recordings

Today, the band reveals new song ‘Tap Dancer.’ The yearning track is accompanied by a strikingly emotive one-shot video starring Micaela Taylor, the hotly-tipped contemporary choreographer/dancer. The clip is directed by Jonathan Chu

Take a watch below…

The classic studio setting is juxtaposed on Violet Street 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

This Spring, the band will embark on The Spiral Choir tour of North America with additional UK and EU shows. Full list of tour dates below…

April 29th | LONDON, UK @Rough Trade East
April 30th | LONDON, UK @Oslo
May 2nd | PARIS, FR @ Point Éphémère
May 15th | VANCOUVER, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
May 16th | SEATTLE, WA @ Neptune Theater
May 17th | SEATTLE, WA @ Neptune Theater
May 18th | PORTLAND, OR @ Roseland Theater
May 21st | MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ First Avenue
May 23rd | CHICAGO, IL @ Thalia Hall
May 24th | CHICAGO, IL @ Thalia Hall
May 25th | DETROIT, MI @ Majestic Theater
May 27th | TORONTO, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theater
May 28th | MONTREAL, QC @ The Rialto Theater
May 30th | BOSTON, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
May 31st | BOSTON, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
Jun 1st | PITTSBURGH, PA @ Stage AE
Jun 3rd | WASHINGTON, DC @ 9:30 Club
Jun 4th | WASHINGTON, DC @ 9:30 Club
Jun 6th | BROOKLYN, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
Jun 7th | BROOKLYN, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
Jun 8th | PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Union Transfer
Jun 10th | RALEIGH, NC @ The Ritz
Jun 11th | ATLANTA, GA @ Buckhead Theater
Jun 13th | SAN ANTONIO, TX @ The Aztec Theater
Jun 14th | DALLAS, TX @ House of Blues
Jun 15th | AUSTIN, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Jun 17th | DENVER, CO @ Ogden Theater
Jun 19th | SAN DIEGO, CA @ North Park Theatre
Jun 20th | SANTA ANA, CA @ The Observatory
Jun 21st | OAKLAND, CA @ Fox Theatre
Jun 22nd | LOS ANGELES, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
Jun 28th | ATHENS, GR @ Summer Nostos Festival
Jul 21st | Wooyung, AU @ Splendour in the Grass