REAL ESTATE

'Atlas' (Domino Records 2014)is the new album by New Jersey's beloved Real Estate. A triumph of highly evocative, perceptive songwriting and graceful, precise musicianship, 'Atlas' carefully refines, and ultimately perfects, the brilliantly distinct artistic vision that made its predecessors 'Days' and Real Estate so unique. The most collaborative Real Estate record to date, 'Atlas' was written by Martin Courtney, Matt Mondanile, Alex Bleeker and Jackson Pollis while cruising through the Arizona desert and during a presser in Madrid, in a practice room in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and in an attic in the band's hometown of Ridgewood, New Jersey. It was recorded in the summer (naturally) of... Read »