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Kurt Vile and Real Estate 2/21 Koko London Review/Photos

March 2, 2012 drainu182 0


By Michael Zonenashvili

When a band puts more than 3 or more guitars on stage, something’s bound to get distorted and weird. However, two bands at London’s Koko proved that a good mix of guitars making layered notes and riffing can be surprisingly euphonious. With the washed out surf-rock of New Jersey’s Real Estate and the bright sounds from Kurt Vile (And his Violaters) the crowd may not have moved or sang along much, but damn were they impressed.

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New Real Estate “Easy” Video

January 10, 2012 drainu182 1


Real Estate hires either the best or worst street team of all time (you be the judge) in the music video for “Easy,” directed by The Best Show on WFMU’s Tom Scharpling. The band launches its 2012 Winter tour this Saturday in Manhattan with a sold out show at Terminal 5 along with Girls and King Krule — they’ll also make their first appearance at Coachella this year.

Video Credits:

Written & Directed by Tom Scharpling
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Real Estate To Open For Girls at Terminal 5 in NYC

November 14, 2011 drainu182 0

New Jersey outfit Real Estate will open for Girls in New York City at Terminal 5 on January 14, 2012. The band recently launched a North American tour in support of its new album, Days, which wraps up with a sold out show in NYC at the Bowery Ballroom on Nov. 23. Real Estate also recently premiered the first music video from the album, for the album’s lead single “It’s Real,” filmed in Livingston, NY and in Brooklyn, and directed …

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B.O.M.B. Fest Announces 3rd Annual Festival For May 28-29

February 28, 2011 drainu182 0

The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut …