Real Estate

Ducktails Came to Play Synths and Smoke Cigarettes in ‘Don’t Want to Let You Know’ Video

While touring in Switzerland, Matt Mondanile of Ducktails found the spare time to film a music video for his new song "Don't Want to Let…
Andrew Unterberger / November 22, 2015

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney Made a Solo Record Because He Couldn’t Think of a Good Band Name

Mark 2015 as the year of the Real Estate solo album. To date, frontman Martin Courtney has mostly chilled out during the downtime following last year's…
Colin Joyce / October 2, 2015

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney Announces Debut Solo LP With ‘Northern Highway’ Video

Real Estate's Martin Courtney shared a solo track called "Vestiges" last month, but was tight-lipped about it's source. Now he's returned with news of his…
Colin Joyce / September 2, 2015

Real Estate Bring Lilting ‘Atlas’ Tracks to ‘CBS This Morning’

Since releasing Atlas, their latest winning collection of dizzy guitar pop, the boys in Real Estate have hit the road hard, making their way to…
Colin Joyce / March 7, 2015

Real Estate Carry Out History’s Least Dangerous ‘Crime’ on ‘Conan’

Real Estate stopped by Conan last night to perform a lovely rendition of Atlas standout "Crime." Wearing Brooklyn-approved specs and an on-point Feelies T-shirt (props…
Rachel Brodsky / November 18, 2014

Austin City Limits 2014 Live Stream: Beck, Jenny Lewis, Interpol, Skrillex, and More

The second weekend of this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival is currently underway, but you don't have to be at Texas' Zilker Park to…
Kyle McGovern / October 10, 2014

Watch Real Estate’s Dazed Cover of the Cranberries’ ‘Linger’

Real Estate are still in the midst of touring in support of their third studio album Atlas, but they found some time to stop by…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Watch Real Estate Do Weezer’s ‘Say It Ain’t So’

Real Estate have already participated in La Blogotheque's famed Take Away Shows series, but they contributed something a little bit more substantial today to the…
Colin Joyce / June 17, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezus…
SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches its midpoint,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Real Estate’s ‘Crime’ Video Brings Westboro Baptist Church, Vampires

Funny or Die's latest foray into the music world comes in the form of the video for Real Estate's "Crime." Directed by former Best Show…
Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014

Watch Real Estate Charm ‘Letterman’ With ‘Talking Backwards’

David Letterman might be headed for retirement, but he's not phoning in his enthusiasm for musical guests. Real Estate dropped by the Late Show on…
Dan Reilly / April 10, 2014

Real Estate Captivate Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

Real Estate showed off their subtle charms in a recent SPIN profile, but the New Jersey-bred five-piece wooed us once again during an April 4…
SPIN Staff / April 7, 2014

Real Estate Get a Little Less Chill and a Little More Proactive on the Surprisingly Bracing ‘Atlas’

On the one hand, Real Estate are annoying. I'm saying this to hurt their feelings; their music could use a little hurt. One of the…
Dan Weiss / February 28, 2014

Watch Real Estate Play Entire ‘Atlas’ Album Live

Real Estate's Atlas doesn't arrive until March 4, but you can listen to the entire album right now. As SPIN pointed out recently, the studio…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2014

The Boys Next Door: Real Estate’s Subtle Charms

Alex Bleeker lays it all out there in Guitar Center. "People are going to say it forever, but we're not trying to make the soundtrack…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Pharrell, Rick Ross, Real Estate, the Men, and More

New albums by Pharrell Williams, Rick Ross, Real Estate, the Men, Migos, and more are all currently streaming online, and, lucky for you, we've rounded…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2014

Real Estate Teach ‘Crime’ in Video Guitar Lesson

Real Estate's Atlas doesn't arrive until March 4, but the New Jersey-bred five-piece have already mapped out a few of the album's tracks. "Talking Backwards"
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

In My Room: Real Estate’s Martin Courtney

Real Estate are set to release their third album, Atlas, on March 4 via Domino Records, and frontman Martin Courtney was kind enough to welcome…
Kyle McGovern / February 11, 2014

Hear Real Estate Debut Breezy New Tracks ‘The Bend’ and ‘April’s Song’

A few weeks back, Real Estate mapped out the details of their upcoming Atlas album and shared the LP's glinting lead single, "Talking Backwards." Now,…
Kyle McGovern / January 31, 2014
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