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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »
Real Estate played the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn last night, and they performed Smuggler's Way obscurity "In My Car" -- described by Alex Bleeker as "a beautiful, sephardic tune" -- for…   Read Story »
Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Weezer have always loomed large in Real Estate's constellation of influences, so it must have been wild for the Jersey indie-rockers to play a Pinkerton track with Rivers Cuomo himself. Cuomo showed…   Read Story »
Real Estate's remarkably pleasant album Atlas is something like eight months old now. But that thing has legs, and it makes sense that they're still in the late-night musical-guest roundtable. Last…   Read Story »
While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like fans on the West Coast will be getting a similar treatment this fall.…   Read Story »
The L.A. band the Nerves helped develop the sound of American power-pop in the mid-'70s, and Blondie's hit "Hanging On The Telephone" was originally a Nerves song. It might be a bit of a stretch to…   Read Story »
The AVClub's always great Undercover series has been going strong this year, and now Real Estate have joined its ranks. Here, the Jersey band plays a version of the Cranberries' "Linger," but they…   Read Story »
The Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia would have been 72 years old at the beginning of this month and Real Estate celebrated his birthday at their show in San Francisco on Friday by playing a cover of…   Read Story »
I became a homeowner recently in a neighborhood that could be described as quasi-suburban, and whether painting the interior or cooking my wife a birthday dinner I've found Real Estate's Atlas to be…   Read Story »