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watch Real Estate’s “Crime” video (directed by Tom Scharpling) ++ updated tour dates

by Bill Pearis


Where has crowd-funding led us? Perhaps the direction of Real Estate‘s new video for “Crime” (from this year’s Atlas). In it, director Tom Scharpling (as played by Andy Daly of Comedy Central’s The Review) explains that the video was paid for by different people in exchange for product placements and video concepts. So it becomes a cinematic edsel with undead skateboarders, ceramic figurines, a tribute to yesteryear, celebrity cameos and…maybe the Westboro Baptist Church. You can watch it below.

Having wrapped up their North American tour, Real Estate will be in Europe starting next month before returning for North American festival dates and then their biggest NYC show yet at Terminal 5 on October 2. Tickets are still available.

Real Estate – “Crime”

Real Estate – 2014 Tour Dates
05-23 Manchester, England – Dot to Dot Festival
05-24 Bristol, England – Dot to Dot Festival
05-25 Nottingham, England – Dot to Dot Festival
05-26 Glasgow, Scotland – Classic Grand
05-27 Dublin, Ireland – Whelan’s
05-29 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound Festival
05-30-31 Neustrelitz, Germany – Immergut Festival
06-02 Paris, France – Trabendo
06-03 Brussels, Belgium – Botanique-Rotond
06-04 Hamburg, Germany – Indra
06-05 Copenhagen, Denmark – Wasn’t Born to Follow Festival
06-12-15 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
06-05 Copenhagen, Denmark – Pumpehuset
07-20 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
07-24-27 Denver, CO – The UMS
08-01 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
08-02 Sonoma, CA – Gundlach-Bundschu Winery
08-03 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst Atrium
08-05 Big Sur, CA – Woodsist Festival
08/08-10 Helsinki, Finland – Flow Festival
8/14-17 Glanusk, Wales – Green Man Festival
09-27 Frederick, MD – Flying Dog Brewery
10-02 New York, NY – Terminal 5
10-29 London, England – Shepherds Bush Empire

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