News

Listen: Jaws of Love. (Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer) - “Love Me Like I’m Gone.”

Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Due Out September 22 via House Arrest

Aug 07, 2017

Kelcey Ayer (Local Natives vocalist, pianist, and one of the band's primary songwriters) is releasing his debut solo album under the name Jaws of Love. (the period at the end of the name is intentional), Tasha Sits Close to the Piano, on September 22 via House Arrest.  More

Six Best Songs of the Week: Grizzly Bear, The War on Drugs, Wolf Parade, and More

Plus Jaws of Love., Phoebe Bridgers, Lost Horizons, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 21, 2017

This week we announced our new print issue, which features Grizzly Bear on the cover, so how could we not name them Song of the Week? But they legitimately deserve the honor, as each of the four singles from their forthcoming new album, Painted Ruins, have been stellar and "Neighbors" is no exception.  More

Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer Announces Debut Solo Album as Jaws of Love., Shares “Jaws of Love.”

Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Due Out September 22 via House Arrest

Jul 20, 2017

Kelcey Ayer (Local Natives vocalist, pianist, and one of the band's primary songwriters) has announced his debut solo album under the name Jaws of Love. (the period at the end of the name is intentional) and shared the project's first single, also titled "Jaws of Love."  More


Interviews

2017 Artist Survey: Kelcey Ayer of Local Natives and Jaws of Love.

Ayer on Racism in America, Implanted Technology, Breakfast Cereal, Trump, #MeToo, and the Band's Most Disastrous Show

Jan 26, 2018

For Under the Radar's 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions.  More

The End: Kelcey Ayer of Jaws of Love. and Local Natives on Endings and Death

"I would like to die the way Tea Leoni and her dad dies at the end of Deep Impact."

Nov 03, 2017

To end out the week, we ask Kelcey Ayer some questions about endings and death. Ayer is Local Natives' vocalist, pianist, and one of the band's primary songwriters, but in September he released his debut solo album as Jaws of Love. (the period at the end of the name is intentional). More