By Kyle MacKinnel on March 11, 2014
Martin Courtney is in the midst of making oatmeal. It’s snowing in Brooklyn. Again. Tomorrow is the final day Courtney will spend at home with his wife before he and his band Real Estate hop on a plane to Europeto begin touring behind their third album, Atlas. Ever an even-keel dude, Courtney’s voice takes a subtle downturn when this fact is mentioned. He’s no stranger to the transient realities of life as a career musician, but as a newly married young man in a successful band with broadening horizons, he admits that the novelty of touring has worn off a bit.