Sub Pop recording artists Real Estate “Stained Glass” and wants you to play along. The track is off their forthcoming release In Mind, available…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.[
Real Estate has confirmed their first wave of 2017 tour dates in support of their upcoming album In Mind, out March 17 on Domino…Read More
Real Estate has confirmed details for their upcoming fourth LP titled ‘In Mind’. The album drops March 17th via Domino and was recorded in…Read More
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
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