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Beautiful Music: Ducktails

I like to begin each morning with a beautiful tune because it just starts the day right. That track today was Letter of Intent by Ducktails. The band is the side project of ex Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile and shares Real Estate’s woozy, hypnotic sun-kissed sound, one which I have become a tad bit…

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Beautiful Music: Surf Rock from Real Estate

I am finding myself absolutely mesmerised by the smooth surf rock sounds of Real Estate. The New Jersey band’s choruses are blissfully tranquil, and remind me of days spent laying on the beach listening to Air and Zero 7. The most appropriate terminology to describe the band would be dreamy, exultant and serene. For carefree daydreaming on a warm,…