Fresh on the heels of a brief West Coast tour, Real Estate have announced a new string of dates across the U.S. in September…Read More
Real Estate is an Indie rock band hailing from Ridgewood, New Jersey. Real Estate was formed in Ridgewood, New Jersey by singer/guitarist Martin Courtney, guitarist Matt Mondanile (Ducktails), bassist Alex Bleeker (of Alex Bleeker and the Freaks), and drummer Etienne Pierre Duguay in 2008. In 2011 Jackson Pollis replaced Duguay on drums and Jonah Maurer joined the band on keys and guitar.
After issuing singles on the Underwater Peoples and Woodsist labels, the band’s 2009 self-titled debut received critical acclaim, including an 8.5 rating and Best New Music tag from Pitchfork Media. Review aggregator Metacritic gave the album a normalised rating of 79%, indicating “generally favourable reviews”. Tours followed supporting acts such as Girls, Kurt Vile, Woods, and Deerhunter. In 2010, Real Estate performed at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago and the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona. In 2012, Real Estate performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California and the Pitchfork Music festival in Chicago.
In 2011, Real Estate signed with the Domino Recording Company. The group issued their sophomore record, Days, on October 18, 2011. The album received positive reviews, including a rating of 76% on Metacritic and 8.7 on Pitchfork.[
Driftless Ambient II is the second installment on ongoing series where Driftless Recordings highlights ambient / experimental compositions from artists all over the music…Read More
Ducktails began as Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile’s outlet for his exploratory, predominantly instrumental solo experiments. Of the years, however, it’s become less of…Read More
Woods have announced new North American and European tour dates beginning this May and running through August. The tour includes stops at Bonnaroo, Sasquatch…Read More
Primavera Sound 2014 photo wrap up with Darkside, Ty Segall, Volcano Choir, Earl Sweatshirt, Loop, Cloud Nothings, Majical Cloudz, Blood Orange, Shellac.Read More
Woodsist Fest announces Big Sur dates feat. Real Estate, Woods, Foxygen, Angel Olsen and many more. The festival happens August 5-6 at Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, California,Read More
At their best, Real Estate have an ability to sound completely inoffensive. Normally, this would be a label applied to bands that give no effort, but in this case it’s to describe a group that simply sounds effortless. Atlas is a welcome,Read More
Glasgow two-piece Honeyblood have announced the release of their debut album, following on from their limited edition 7-inch Bud last year. Recorded with producer Peter Katis (The National, Interpol) at his home Tarquin Studios,Read More
Atlas, the new album by New Jersey’s Real Estate, arrives through Domino on March 3rd 2014. The most collaborative Real Estate record to date, Atlas was written by Martin Courtney, Matt Mondanile, Alex Bleeker and Jackson Pollis while cruising through the Arizona desert and during a presser in Madrid, in a practice room in Greenpoint,Read More
wo mellow days of music and celebration under the giant redwoods on the California coast and one in the desert near Joshua Tree. With six bands per day in Big Sur and seven in Pioneertown, this year will feature current and past Woodsist label acts along with some of our favorite artistsRead More
Woodsist and (((folkYEAH!))) are pleased to announce this year’s Woodsist Festival, returning to the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, CA for the 4th year in a row, as well as a one-day event at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown the following weekendRead More
Over 90 bands, most of which are en route to SXSW, will fill Savannah’s clubs and venues with the best up and coming acts.Read More