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Real Estate Announce New Album and Tour, Share Video for New Song “Water Underground”

Daniel Due Out February 23, 2024 via Domino; Video Themed to The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Nov 27, 2023

Real Estate have announced a new album, Daniel, and shared its first single, “Water Underground,” via a music video featuring the stars of the 1990s TV show, The Adventures of Pete & Pete. They have also announced some 2024 tour dates. More

Jun 06, 2022

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney has shared a video for his new song “Sailboat.” It is the latest release from his forthcoming album, Magic Sign, which will be out on June 24 via Domino. More

Martin Courtney of Real Estate Announces U.S. Tour

Magic Sign Due Out June 24 via Domino

May 12, 2022

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney has announced a summer U.S. tour in support of his upcoming album, Magic Sign. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Shearwater, Tegan and Sara, Katy J Pearson, Martin Courtney, and More

Plus Metric, beabadoobee, Angel Olsen, Arcade Fire, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 29, 2022

Welcome to the 17th Songs of the Week of 2022. It’s a very Canadian edition of Songs of the Week, with four artists from north of the border making this week’s Top 10. More

Apr 26, 2022

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney has announced the release of his second solo studio album, Magic Sign, which will be out on June 24 via Domino. He has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “Corncob.” More

Jan 31, 2017

Real Estate are releasing a new album, In Mind, on March 17 via Domino. Previously the band shared the video for its first single and opening track, “Darling.” Now the band has announced some tour dates for this April, May, and June. More

Nov 01, 2016

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney released his debut solo album, Many Moons, last year via Domino. Now Courtney has shared an animated video for “Asleep.” More

Dec 07, 2015

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney released his debut solo album, Many Moons, last month via Domino. Now Courtney has announced some more 2016 tour dates. They are below, followed by the previously shared video for “Northern Highway.”

Under the Radar Announces November/December Issue with EL VY on the Cover

Issue 55 Also Includes Interviews with Julia Holter, Kurt Vile, Neon Indian, Martin Courtney, The Dears, John Grant, Bruce Campbell on Ash vs Evil Dead, the Cast of Back to the Future, and More

Nov 13, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar‘s app, as well as Readbug and Kindle. The issue features EL VY (Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls) on the cover. More

Nov 02, 2015

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney released his debut solo album, Many Moons, last Friday via Domino. Today we have been treated to a cover of Pavement’s “Major Leagues” that Courtney and his band have recorded for Sirius XMU. More

Oct 12, 2015

Real Estate’s Martin Courtney is releasing his debut solo album, Many Moons, on October 30 via Domino. Previously he had shared the tracks “Vestiges” and “Northern Highway.” Now he has shared another song from it, album closer “Airport Bar.” More

Sep 02, 2015

Last month Real Estate’s Martin Courtney shared “Vestiges,” a solo song that also featured members of Woods. Now he has announced his debut solo album and shared a video for another song from it. Many Moons is due out October 30 via Domino. Below you can watch the video for “Northern Highway,” which doesn’t sound a million miles away from Real Estate’s last album, 2014’s Atlas. More

Aug 06, 2015

Back in our Best of 2014 Issue Real Estate’s Martin Courtney did a joint interview for us with actor Jason Schwartzman. In it he revealed that he was working on some new solo music with members of Woods. Now he’s shared the first fruit of that session, “Vestiges.” More


Feb 28, 2020

“It’s gonna be hard to go back.” Martin Courtney laughs as he describes the line crossed by Real Estate in the writing and recording of their latest album, The Main Thing. For nearly a decade, the New Jersey-based band have developed their niche of relaxing rock, but an “existential crisis,” as Courtney has termed it, pushed the band toward a more thoughtful ethic concerning their craft this time around. More

Martin Courtney

A New Phase

Jan 06, 2016

The passage of time has a particular habit of finding its way into the music of Martin Courtney. Across the three albums he has released thus far with his band Real Estate—starting with the group’s 2009 self-titled debut, to 2011’s Days, and last year’sAtlas—the New Jersey-raised frontman regularly expounds on the memories of the beautifully mundane. More


Oct 23, 2015

Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney‘s solo debut, Many Moons, immediately announces itself as the finest side-project from a member of the band’s camp. However, that’s the only thing this record does do instantaneously. You could listen to the album-opener “Awake” about a dozen times before Courtney’s languid soloing suddenly strikes you as an essential part of the composition. More