It’s never too late in the year for beach music. Tropic of Pisces — the latest project from Oberhofer guitarist Matt Schneiner — is here to break us from winter’s shackles with their sun-soaked single “Symmetry.” The song plays like a trippy Corona commercial, channeling the coastal instrumentals of mainstays like Vampire Weekend and Jinja […]

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Oberhofer‘s got a gift for melody. On Friday, May 3rd, Washington, DC will get the chance to see Brad and co.’s raw pop rock in action at U Street Music Hall. We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away for the show. What do you have to do to win? Oberhofer has decided to […]

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Oberhofer has offered us a taste of their upcoming EP, NOTALGIA, with “Earplugs,” a playful number carrying a serious sound. Beginning with frantic drums and delicate guitar work, the song embarks on a coming-of-age journey, rounding up the usual suspects that define Oberhofer’s sound: unique melodies, ear-catching rhythms and bright guitars. This time, however, there […]

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Oberhofer is feel-good pop-rock that explodes straight through your heart down to your feet. The band’s bedroom-produced sound, emotional lyrics and irresistibly catchy melodies epitomize sincerity. Frontman Brad Oberhofer has the unique ability to craft beautiful harmonies and sounds out of a raw, dissonant collection of instruments. The 21 year old Tacoma, Washington native is expected […]

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It’s been a minute since we’ve last talked about (Brad) Oberhofer. Actually it’s been 18,720 minutes (13 days) but who’s counting. The wonderkid has just released the track “HEART” off his upcoming March 27 debut LP Time Capsules II. The track features Brad’s now signature honest and impassioned vocals along with a lovely symphony of […]

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According to his Twitter, Oberhofer has been working furiously on tracks for a yet unnamed album due out early this year. In the meantime, this baby bro dude (he’s only 20) hailing from Tacoma, Washington is releasing the single, “Gotta Go” on January 9th via Black Iris. You may remember Oberhofer’s 2K10 love anthem “AWY FRM U” that made you […]

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CMJ: Oberhofer, Casiokids, Bag Raiders and more are announced as part of the second batch of bands playing this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. Hypebot: Turntable.fm secures $7 million in funding and gets its own iPhone app. WaPo: “Hail to the Redskins” gets the Spanish treatment: “Viva Los Redskins.” AbsolutePunk: Childish Gambino is hitting the road […]

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[vimeo 25871712 557 313] Nicky Blitz is more of an obscure concept than just a recording artist/producer. I’ve known Nick Scapa, AKA, Nicky Blitz for a while and we’ve worked together on various music projects. I talk to him a few times a week and each time our conversation begins with me asking where in […]

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