Real Estate

Real Estate – “Green River”

Jersey-born favorites Real Estate slowed things down and classed them up on their self-titled Woodsist full-length. We first heard a speedier "Green River" as a…
Brandon Stosuy | November 17, 2009 - 10:52 am

New Real Estate – “Dumb Luck” (Stereogum Premiere)

After giving a number of listens to Real Estate's self-titled Woodsist collection and the six-song Reality EP -- which includes the recently viewed "Basement" --…
Brandon Stosuy | November 16, 2009 - 10:23 am
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Girls/Real Estate @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 11/6/09

Things were different from the last time we saw Girls live, when we hosted their first NYC show at Market Hotel: near unanimous praise for…
Amrit Singh | November 8, 2009 - 4:08 pm
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New Real Estate – “Basement” (Live @ CMJ)

As we've seen previously, NYC filmmaker Ray ConcepcioƱ's into creating leisurely, continuous establishing shots before he takes you into any given venue. You saw the…
Brandon Stosuy | October 30, 2009 - 9:29 am
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CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman's record release party…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am
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CMJ ’09: Thursday In Photos

On Thursday at CMJ the xx played theIr 66th and 67th shows of the week -- one at the Apple Store SoHo, another as the…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2009 - 11:27 am

CMJ ’09: Wednesday In Photos

As far as full-on noon-to-2AM marathon set hunting goes, Wednesday's spread won't be topped this year. In addition to bringing us memorable sets from two…
Amrit Singh | October 23, 2009 - 11:30 am
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Insound 10th Anniversary W/ These Are Powers/Cymbals Eat Guitars/Suckers/Drums/Real Estate @ Brooklyn Bowl 8/27/09

Online retailer Insound celebrated its tenth year in business with an impressive line-up of local music and an unimpressive display of hipster bowling skillz (though…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2009 - 3:30 pm
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New Ducktails – “Roses” (Stereogum Premiere)

We've been keeping a close watch on the Real Estate camp because, well, we like them ... and their camp puts out a lot of…
Brandon Stosuy | July 23, 2009 - 3:12 pm
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New Alex Bleeker & The Freaks – “Summer Song > Epilogue”

If you take a look at the accompanying photo, you might recognize Alex Bleeker as BTW Real Estate's bassist. What you can't see is the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 21, 2009 - 4:28 pm
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Wavves/Woods/Real Estate @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 7/15/09

After the scene portrait painted by Woodsist and Captured Tracks on Independence weekend, a Bowery bill boasting Woods and Real Estate wouldn't register as a…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2009 - 11:08 am
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New Ducktails – “Parasailing”

Real Estate's Matt Mondanile continues exploring his blissed-out abstract/expansive sides in Ducktails and Predator Vision (a trio with another Real Estater Etienne Duguay). As the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 8, 2009 - 2:28 pm
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Woodsist/Captured Tracks Fest @ 979 Broadway Backyard, Brooklyn 7/4/09

This past weekend was all about the USA, and nothing says America quite like a day full of shitgaze in a graffitied, degenerated yard under…
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2009 - 9:32 am
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New Real Estate – “Green River”

It's difficult making out all the lyrics floating around in "Green Rivers"'s echo chamber, but it'd be a nice change of course if the track…
Brandon Stosuy | June 18, 2009 - 9:16 am
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New Real Estate Live Video – “Beach Comber”

This footage of BTW Real Estate doing "Beach Comber" was captured in one continuous, brightly shadowed shot by Ray C. at the Annex, NYC on…
Brandon Stosuy | May 29, 2009 - 10:21 am
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New Real Estate – “Beach Comber” & “Snow (Instrumental)”

Real Estate's breezy pop songs feel effortless. This is one of the New Jersey BTW's charms. That, and they're a tight live band, who come…
Brandon Stosuy | May 7, 2009 - 10:17 am
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New Ducktails Video – “Landrunner”

Matt Mondanile, a member of NJ BTW (and enjoyable live act) Real Estate takes care of his more abstract and/or expansive tendencies in Ducktails and…
Brandon Stosuy | April 27, 2009 - 11:39 am
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New Real Estate Video – “Fake Blues” (Live At SXSW)

One of the more enjoyable SXSW day parties was the Woodsist/ToddP collaboration at Ms. Bea's on Saturday afternoon. It might have been the absurd amount…
Brandon Stosuy | March 25, 2009 - 10:06 am
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SXSW 2009: Saturday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy The last day at SXSW is always tinged with a depressing end-of-the-summer vibe. (Or maybe end of the school…
Brandon Stosuy | March 23, 2009 - 2:07 pm
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Band To Watch: Real Estate

The words after the backslash at their MySpace are "Let's Rock The Beach," but Real Estate are more about the lovably down-and-out Jersey Shore than…
Brandon Stosuy | January 23, 2009 - 9:16 am
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