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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 »
Real Estate released their third album, Atlas, earlier this year, and you can see from its placement on our Best Albums Of 2014 So Far that we're big fans (personally, it's my favorite album of the…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music video and then being defensive about it. That is how indie rock,…   Read Story »
Real Estate previously worked with New Jersey underground-comedy overlord Tom Scharpling on their "Easy" video, and now Scharpling is back to direct their new video for "Crime," from the gorgeously…   Read Story »
Somehow, Real Estate made it three albums into their career without once performing on a network late-night talk show. They corrected that oversight last night, when they served as musical guests on…   Read Story »
We really liked the new album by Real Estate so it's a nice surprise to learn the band played a previously unheard Atlas outtake on the last show of their tour, Saturday night at New York's Webster…   Read Story »