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Season 11 Episode 0211

Local Natives

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Local Natives
There are encounters like this, encounters that can change your year. That hit you without warning. This one happened on a February night, during last winter’s Route du Rock festival. Since then, we haven’t let them out of our sights, and today we’re happy to bring you the second Local Natives Take Away Show, where the music is marvelous even if their shirts were a bit bizarre. This time they spent their extraordinary energy in the Passage Vivienne, not far from the Palais Royal, serving up a version of ‘Who Knows, Who Cares’ re-written especially for the occasion. Of course, the rain loves interfering… Already part of the cast at our first meeting a few months before, part of our first session: a stunning, unexpected moment, during which the group from Silverlake didn’t stop moving, wanting to play everywhere, running around like kids. Our memory of this remains so strong that we wanted to recreate the moment. Their venue during the Inrocks festival in Paris provided the perfect opportunity. Caught in the rain once again, we had to reassess our plans. We couldn’t film outside, of course: the Passage Vivienne reached to us, with its colours, its lights, and its echoes. We just had to dare ourselves to break the passages’ silence, its calm. We knew we had only one chance to make it right. Réal : Nathanael Le Scouarnec Tourné à Paris But we also wanted to try something complicated, to play with this huge, convoluted corridor. Kelcey, Taylor, Matt, Andy and Ryan spread themselves out between corners and stairways. We’d been talking about this special version of ‘Who Knows, Who Cares’ while organizing the shoot. We wondered whether the piece would be a succession of layers or whether each musician would pick up on the others’ steps. We would never have time to film a progressing notation that needed adjustments… There’d be no retakes; we launched into it undemoreless

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