Local Natives formed in 2008. To date they have released three albums. In 2009 they released Gorilla Manor, garnering a positive reception. In 2013, they worked with Aaron Dessner to produce Hummingbird. This also received positive reviews. In 2016, Sunlit Youth was released with a change in sound and generally favorable reviews. On April 26 they are set to release their fourth record, Violet Street.