Alex Bleeker

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Interview

Q&A: Real Estate On Growing Up Together, Moving Away From Each Other, & Superpowers

Over the last few years, Real Estate have solidified their position as the beloved jangle-rockers once from New Jersey, now several albums deep into a…
Ryan Leas | March 16, 2017 - 9:34 am

Essay

Alex Bleeker Reviews The Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well Shows

Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the
Stereogum | July 8, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Interview

CMJ On The Streets: Icona Pop, Presets, Sinkane, And More

Last week's CMJ Music Marathon brought five non-stop days of label showcases, journalism panels, and industry-fueled mixers to Brooklyn and Manhattan. Hidden among an overwhelming…
Puja Patel | October 22, 2012 - 4:54 pm

More Alex Bleeker stories

Real Estate Postpone Fall Tour

Real Estate were set to embark on a tour this fall, but the band just announced that the dates have been postponed to early 2018.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 4, 2017 - 4:36 pm

Watch Nick Murphy Cover Edwin Collins, Alex Bleeker Cover Billy Joel At Dave Harrington’s Holiday Spectacular

The third annual Dave Harrington & Friends Holiday Spectacular (a benefit show that raises money for the Harlem School Of The Arts) went down at…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 19, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Premiere

Alex Bleeker – “Bet Your Ass”

Alex Bleeker is sharing a new project this upcoming Saturday entitled Bet Your Ass, which follows last fall's Freaks release Country Agenda and is our…
Pranav Trewn | July 20, 2016 - 9:42 am

Alex Bleeker & The Freaks – “The Rest” (Stereogum Premiere)

Yesterday at Outside Lands, Real Estate bassist and Deadhead Alex Bleeker played a set of Grateful Dead covers with the band's drummer Bill Kreutzmann in…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2015 - 10:33 am

Watch Alex Bleeker & Dave Harrington Play “Eyes Of The World” During Marathon Grateful Dead Covers Set

Even though the halcyon indie-pop janglers Real Estate and the darkly psychedelic electronic duo Darkside have little in common sonically, there are distinct yet distinctly…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 4:27 pm

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

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

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

Martin Courtney IV (Real Estate) – “Kicker of Elves”/”As We Go Up We Go Down” (Guided By Voices Covers)

These GBV covers by BTW Real Estate's frontman appear on Guided By Guided By Voices, a cassette compilation out via Wild Animal Kingdom. In the…
Brandon Stosuy | September 10, 2010 - 4:17 pm

The ‘Gum Drop CXVIII: Hear New Music From Real Estate’s Alex Bleeker, Win An Out-Of-Print Vinyl Prize Pack

Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker and his Freaks (including Real Estaters Matt Mondanile and Martin Courtney) just released their hazy Crazy Horse-flavored self-titled debut on…
Brandon Stosuy | December 9, 2009 - 10:12 am

Alex Bleeker And The Freaks – “Part 2″

Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker and his Freaks (including Real Estaters Matt Mondanile and Martin Courtney) just released their hazy Crazy Horse-flavored self-titled debut on…
Brandon Stosuy | December 8, 2009 - 11:01 am
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