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Real Estate w/R. Stevie Moore, Andrew Cedermark Saturday, August 11 Webster Hall Better than: The thousand times I have listened to Real Estate's Days. In front of shifty blue stage lights on Saturday night, Real Estate keyboardist Jonah Mauer squinted at his bandmate, guitarist Matt Mondanile. On ... More >>
Yup, this photo was taken in 2009, by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week Chuck Schumer became a bike-riding, Williamsburg Pool Party-saving hipster man of the people, we roamed far and wide over his most precious borough, from an Obama Fried Chicken in Brownsville to the very likely defunct N8 to the ... More >>
"What you want is just outside your reach," Martin Courtney sings at the opening of Real Estate's debut self-titled album. For this young New Jersey band, that's not really the case anymore. After a marathon year of playing nearly every week in New York, the band's been rewarded with both a l ... More >>
Girls/Real Estate Bowery Ballroom Friday, November 6 Cobain sweater. Check. Blonde, shoulder-length tangle. Check. "Let's all just have a good time," Girls' front man Christopher Owens said as he settled at the center of the stage at Bowery Ballroom. He said it flatly, no rocker pose or impishnes ... More >>
Let's start with last night's most curious revelation. "Our album's here, you can buy it," says Real Estate main guy Martin Courtney, from the stage at Glasslands, a few hours into Death and Taxes' release party there. He adds: "It'd be nice if people stopped stealing it." Polite, but pointed ... More >>
New Jersey indie-pop bros celebrate their pretty (and shitty) hometown