Real Estate is Martin Courtney, Etienne Duguay (of Predator Vision), Alex Bleeker, and Matt Mondanile (aka Ducktails). Not unlike Ducktails, Real Estate makes vaguely tropical lo-fi beach pop that reinforces my disdain for winter. A little more straightforward/less droning than Ducktails' stuff, for sure, but just as warm and sunny. These two tracks appear on the band's upcoming self-titled, white vinyl 7", which is due out February 1 as the first release on Underwater Peoples:

Pre-order Real Estate's upcoming 7" here. And in case you missed it, one of my favorite songs of the last couple months:

In related news, Ducktails recently played a live session on WFMU, which can be downloaded here. Look for him at the Not Not Fun Showcase at SXSW 2009.



And since we're already looking forward to the sun: