Wrapping up our sequence of interviews from Mad Cool Competition 2022, indie outfit Native Natives joined Consequence on the backstage sofa to speak about returning to the highway, engaged on new music, and the upcoming tenth anniversary of their sophomore LP Hummingbird.
“Nik [Ewing], our bassist, was simply performing some undercover work on that — attempting to do some politicking, I feel. He tweeted if anyone would need us to do an anniversary present,” mentioned frontman vocalist/guitarist Taylor Rice. “So he texted us and was like, ‘You guys, the individuals have spoken. We have to do a Hummingbird anniversary present.’ I feel that may be cool!”
Whereas the band is presently targeted on bringing their power to their reside reveals — having lately launched their North American tour (tickets for which may be discovered right here) — they’ve additionally spent the previous few years (ie, the pandemic) writing new music. Watch the total interview above to see what Native Natives need to say about enjoying reside once more and what they’ve been engaged on.
Don’t overlook to take a look at all of our protection from Mad Cool Competition, together with interviews with The Killers, CHVRCHES, Modest Mouse, and extra.
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