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After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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Progress Report: Indie wunderkind preps debut album for Glassnote Records with production help from Steve Lillywhite.

Brad Oberhofer first started making major waves back in 2010 with self-released singles like “Away Frm U” and “Gotta Go,” both of which displayed his knack for combining lyrics that were equal parts clever… More »

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Oberhofer – “Sun Halo”

Oberhofer's sophomore full-length, Chronovision, seems to have been quietly pushed back to October after it was originally slated to be release in August. We debuted…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 11:30 am

Oberhofer – “Memory Remains” (Stereogum Premiere)

Brad Oberhofer recorded 106 demos and traveled to the four corners of the continental United States in pursuit of Chronovision, the sophomore LP he'll release…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Stream Oberhofer Cannibalism, Freud, Night of 3.15.13, Morning of 3.16.13 EP

This new Oberhofer EP is either incredibly fresh, or incredibly old, news to you, depending on the relative depth of your love for Brad Oberhofer.
Amrit Singh | June 24, 2013 - 12:14 pm

Oberhofer – “Earplugs”

Last year, Brad Oberhofer and his eponymous band released Time Capsules II, a glittering, pop-inflected indie rock opus and one of Brooklyn’s best albums of…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 1, 2013 - 11:56 am

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo’s Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week.
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: Jack White, The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, & More

For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Sunday's recap below... In contrast to Saturday'…
Liz Pelly | August 6, 2012 - 1:27 pm

Oberhofer – “Cruisin’ Down FDR” Video

In the video for Oberhofer's cheery indie-pop bounce "Cruisin' Down FDR," the band attempts to have an awesome muscle-car bro-down session, but things keep getting…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: M83, Passion Pit, Black Sabbath, & More

For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. Friday's recap below... 12:00 p.m. @ The
Liz Pelly | August 4, 2012 - 2:49 pm

7 Best Bets For Early Afternoon Lolla ’12 Sets

Lollapalooza takes over Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend, with a three-day line-up topped off by headliners like Black Sabbath and Jack White, plus highly anticipated…
Liz Pelly | August 1, 2012 - 4:05 pm

Oberhofer Cover Kanye West’s “Runaway”

As a loose online bonus, the Brooklyn-via-Tacoma indie band Oberhofer have dropped their cover of Kanye West's douchebag anthem "Runaway," a song that translates surprisingly…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2012 - 7:44 am

Oberhofer – “Away Frm U” Video

Oberhofer's new clip for "Away Frm U" marries a performance clip with some kind of strange, Twilight Zone-y dream sequence, made complete with Power Rangers
Corban Goble | April 6, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Watch Oberhofer On Letterman

Last night, Oberhofer made their network TV debut on The Late Show With David Letterman to play "Away Frm U," a song that's been out…
Corban Goble | March 22, 2012 - 11:33 am

Oberhofer – “HEART”

In a recent Progress Report, our T. Cole Rachel spoke with Oberhofer's Brad Oberhofer about the making of his debut LP and the inspirations involved…
Corban Goble | January 18, 2012 - 1:43 pm

Oberhofer – “Gotta Go”

Ramshackle indie popster Oberhofer dropped a new single this morning called "Gotta Go" from a forthcoming 7". Nab the download below and look out for…
Corban Goble | August 25, 2011 - 2:35 pm

4Knots Festival 2011 Recap

The first annual 4Knots Music Festival on Saturday, July 16th succeeded in turning South Street Seaport -- usually picturesque, tourist-clogged shopping plaza -- into a…
Andrew Frisicano | July 18, 2011 - 5:09 pm

SXSW Friday: Featuring James Blake, Odd Future, Esben & The Witch, Jamie Woon, Mount Kimbie

Click on for some thoughts and sights from a very busy Friday in Austin. Tonight's the last night here, so if you need some guidance…
Amrit Singh | March 19, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Oberhofer – “Should Have Taken Acid With You” (Neon Indian Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

In its original form, "Should Have Taken Acid With You" stood as a master stroke of slacker longing, young Alan Palomo swooning over warping synth…
Amrit Singh | November 18, 2010 - 1:29 pm

CMJ 2010: 9 Bands That Played Nice Sets, Others That Came Out Ahead Too

Every year the death knell drum beats a little louder around CMJ. By 2007 the NY Times was well practiced writing that sort of piece…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2010 - 11:01 am