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Real Estate – Atlas (Review)

Music lovers have struggled for decades whenever a band comes out with new music because it is either too derivative of what they have done before, or too different, and they should have stuck with what has worked. Real Estate’s new album, Atlas, is a true exception. It’s reminiscent of their past work without being […]

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Monday Mixer

Nostalgia is a big word in the music world right now, and it seems like every act has lyrics about the past in some way.  Nostalgia is about a longing for a perceived better time and place of the past, and some artists go beyond lyrics to actually re-imagine the past in their aesthetic presentation.  This trend has existed […]

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Monday Mixer

School just started…and for me that means that the amount of music I will listen to will start to sky-rocket. The school year always seems to put me into a rut, where I can’t seem to stop playing the same four albums over and over again. Hopefully this mixer is a stepping stone both for […]

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Pitchfork Music Festival : Day Three

Real Estate on the Green Stage Ty Segall [ Red Stage - 3:20 ] – To be completely honest, when Ty Segall and his touring band took the stage, I had no idea what to expect. The crowd started jumping and screaming the second that he greeted us with a, “Hello Pitchfork!” And then … […]

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Monday Mixer

Pitchfork Music Festival will be running July 13th through 15th in Chicago, and whether you’re lucky enough to be there or not, WPGU 107.1 is excited to bring you coverage of the highlights.  However, a month before the festival we’re already getting excited thinking about the great acts that will be there, and have made this playlist […]

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Top 40 Albums of 2011: 20-11

                                                                   20. Real Estate (Days) Real Estate’s second album ever is certainly no sophomore slump.  If anything, they improved off of their self-titled premier.  The vocals are light and the guitar seems to put the listener into a pleasant trance.  “Green Aisles” is one of the best tracks of the year, as it seems to […]

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