Real Estate

Alex Bleeker & The Freaks – “Step Right Up” Video

When he's not working in his main band, Real Estate, Alex Bleeker is working with his other project Alex Bleeker & The Freaks. He put…
Miles Bowe | November 19, 2013 - 4:33 pm
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Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am
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Watch A Short Teaser For Real Estate’s Third Album

Just yesterday, Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile dropped a new track from his excellent psychedelic pop band Ducktails, and today, some news from his day…
Michael Nelson | September 10, 2013 - 2:32 pm
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Ducktails – “Under Cover” Video

Earlier this year, Ducktails, the Real Estate side project led by guitarist Matt Mondanile, released the sunny and extremely likable LP The Flower Lane, which…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2013 - 10:54 am
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Alex Bleeker & The Freaks – “Step Right Up (Pour Yourself Some Wine)”

Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile's other band, Ducktails, released one of 2013's most unjustly overlooked LPs, The Flower Lane, an album so dreamily, wondrously relaxed…
Michael Nelson | May 15, 2013 - 3:39 pm

Alex Bleeker And The Freaks – “Leave On The Light”

When his day job has some downtime, Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker has taken to gathering fellow-minded musicians to fill out the group of misfits…
Miles Bowe | March 26, 2013 - 2:29 pm
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Ducktails – “Letter Of Intent (The Mark McGuire Road Chief Remix)”

The oddly melodic drone band Emeralds announced their breakup earlier this year, but the band's members, including Mark McGuire, have always kept busy with extracurricular…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2013 - 8:59 am

Ducktails – “Letter Of Intent” Video

For the remarkably smooth and supple new album The Flower Lane, Matthew Mondanile's Real Estate side project Ducktails has become a real band, one that…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Alex Bleeker And The Freaks – “Don’t Look Down”

When he's not playing bass in Real Estate, Alex Bleeker leads Alex Bleeker And The Freaks, a loose crew that includes various Real Estate bandmates…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2013 - 1:14 pm

Ducktails – “Letter Of Intent”

Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile also records as Ducktails, and his new album The Flower Lane drops next month. We've already posted the album's title
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2012 - 2:56 pm
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Occupy Sandy Benefit Ft. Real Estate, Vampire Weekend, Devendra Banhart, The Walkmen, Cass McCombs, Dirty Projectors @ St. Ann & The Holy Trinity, Brooklyn 11/17/12

On Saturday 11/17, some of indie rock's most prominent names got together to stage a benefit for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Real Estate, Vampire Weekend,…
Michael Nelson | November 19, 2012 - 12:54 pm
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Ducktails – “The Flower Lane”

Real Estate guitarist Matthew Mondanile has released three loose and languid albums under his Ducktails moniker -- it's not easy to make Real Estate seem…
Michael Nelson | October 10, 2012 - 12:21 pm
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Watch Real Estate Debut New 10-Minute Song In NYC

On Saturday night, Real Estate played at the New York venue Webster Hall and debuted a new song that lasted a kinda-astonishing 10 minutes. It's…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2012 - 1:11 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2012: Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar & More

Sunday’s lineup at Pitchfork opened with the promise of two "secret" guest spots – one that happened, one that didn’t – and an extremely anticipated…
Corban Goble | July 16, 2012 - 12:12 pm
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Watch The Weeknd, Snoop & Dre (& Holographic Tupac), Real Estate, Santigold, And Jeff Mangum Play Coachella 2012

Weekend one of Coachella is a wrap, and in the resulting detox from Sunday's action, we've got a fresh batch of archived sets to point…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 9:38 am
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Domino/Ribbon’s Smugglers Way Flexi-Disc Zine Has Unreleased Dirty Projectors, Real Estate, Cass McCombs For Record Store Day

For Record Store Day (April 21), Domino and Ribbon will put out the multi-media Smugglers Way Flexi-Disc Zine, a release that combines a 24-page zine…
Corban Goble | February 24, 2012 - 1:41 pm
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Real Estate – “Exactly Nothing” & Kids In The Hall Theme Cover

Real Estate's single for "Easy" is coming out this spring, and they recently took that release's B-side, "Exactly Nothing," to Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 1:54 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Vacation, it would seem, is finally over. For the first time in a few weeks, it was actually a bit of a chore to narrow…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 4:09 pm
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Real Estate – “In My Car”

On today's episode of the NPR show World Cafe Live, Real Estate rolled through and performed eight songs live in studio. Seven of them came…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 3:15 pm
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Real Estate – “Easy” Video

The band Real Estate have an album called Days out on Domino records. You will know this very clearly after watching the Tom Scharpling-directed video…
Amrit Singh | January 10, 2012 - 9:55 am
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