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My sophomore year of college, I took a fiction writing workshop, which meant that each class all the students would evaluate two or three of our peers’ stories. The stories, mine included, were not very … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2012 6:43PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Ducktails, “Letter of Intent”

Packed with several collaborations, Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile’s forthcoming LP, The Flower Lane (out January 29th on Domino), promises to be his most evolved release to date under the Ducktails moniker. And if new … read more »

POSTED December 4, 2012 5:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Limited, “New Day Rising”

Limited is the new project of Big Troubles’ Alex Craig. His debut 7-inch is out now on New Images, the label started by Matthew Mondanile, bka Ducktails. The single’s promising B-side, “New Day Rising,” nicely … read more »

POSTED November 8, 2012 2:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Ducktails, “The Flower Lane”

Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile has announced details of a new full-length by his own project Ducktails, out January 29th via Domino. The Flower Lane was written and recorded with a full band (New Jersey’s … read more »

POSTED October 10, 2012 10:26AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Interview: Ducktails and Franco Falsini

If you’ve ever zeroed in on Matt Mondanile’s guitar playing in Ducktails, you may have noticed that it sounds an awful lot like Franco Falsini’s in pioneering ’70s prog band Sensations’ Fix, from the lightly … read more »

POSTED September 25, 2012 11:00AM IN FADER EVENTS, MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,
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Live: Woodsist Festival in Big Sur, CA

At music festivals, more so than normal shows, bands get in competition with the crowds for the crowd’s attention. It’s especially true at big, celebrity-laden affairs like Coachella, where starlets bring a trail of both … read more »

POSTED August 6, 2012 2:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,
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Video: Twerps, “Through The Day”

Melbourne’s Twerps just released a video for “Through the Day,” a melancholy song from their debut self-titled LP. Without singing along to the refrain of your love gets me through the day, and that’s all … read more »

POSTED February 7, 2012 4:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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What We’re Reading: Matt Mondanile of Real Estate/Ducktails

It’s September, time to say goodbye to your Tevas and tank tops and hit the books. We asked a handful of artists releasing music this Fall to find out what’s on their reading list. Here, … read more »

POSTED September 15, 2011 6:40PM IN ART+CULTURE, WHAT WE'RE READING TAGS: , , ,
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This Week in The FADER: January 30, 2011 Edition

** Hercules and Love Affair’s new album Blue Songs has Enya pan flutes and more gay drama than Black Swan. ** Wiz Khalifa made his television debut and announced the release date of his new … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2011 11:32AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Ducktails Plays “Don’t Make Plans” in His Kitchen

When we arrived at Matt Mondanile’s aka Ducktails’ doorstep with some cameras, suffice to say it was a bit of a bombardment. Just hours prior he had fallen ill at band practice and spent the … read more »

POSTED January 25, 2011 1:00PM IN SPECIALS Comments (2) TAGS: ,