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Martin Courtney

Vocalist/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Martin Courtney is well known for laid-back, melodically special, psychedelia-influenced indie rock and roll he has generated by himself so that as leader from the music group Real Estate, and a brief stint as keyboardist for indie punk rock and roll group Titus Andronicus in 2006. Elevated in Ridgewood, NJ by parents who had been both realtors, Courtney got his property license after completing college, around enough time he was piecing together a music group with previous high-school bandmates Alex Bleeker, Etienne Duguay, and Matthew Mondanile. In nov 2008, with Courtney on business lead vocals and electric guitar, Real Estate started playing live, and early in ’09 2009 they released the Suburban Drink 7″, which released the group’s make of surfy, lo-fi pop. Their self-titled debut implemented in the fall via the Woodsist label. The quartet became a member of the Domino Information roster in 2011 because of its sophomore record, Times. After touring and several lineup adjustments, Courtney, Bleeker, Mondanile, keyboardist Matt Kallman, and drummer Jackson Pollis released 2014’s Atlas, which damaged the Billboard 200’s Best 50. In Oct 2015, with collaborators including Kallman, bassist Jarvis Taveniere of Woods, and lo-fi musician Julian Lynch, Courtney released his single debut, the mellow Many Moons, via Domino.

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