SXSW Interviews: Oberhofer

So many interviews have gone down over the last few days, and this one here is for the continuously rising star, Oberhofer.  For me, this is definitely one of the acts you’ve got to pay attention to this year; they’re definitely on my must see list! Here’s their answers to our questions, which, of course, has them missing their cats. Read on for the responses…ATH: What is the most challenging thing about being a band during SXSW or another similar festival?

Oberhofer: Parking. Other than that it just all rules.

ATH: What are some tips you would offer newbie bands to survive during SXSW or just in general on tour.

Oberhofer: Bring bicycles and follow your heart

ATH: What music are you guys currently jamming in your tour bus?

Oberhofer: Tour what? We sing to each other.

ATH: Who wins the Euro Cup this summer?

Oberhofer: Slovenia?

ATH: Due to licensing, you’ve had to change the band name or else you get sued….

Oberhofer: Beaver Boys

ATH: What’s in store for your band this year?


ATH: What’s the best pre-show beverage for the band? What’s the worst free shot we could

Oberhofer: Pete drinks Yoohoo, Matt likes Capri Sun, Ben prefers SURGE, and Brad prefers Salt Water. Worst free shot – Meningitis

ATH: Being on tour what’s the one thing you miss about being back home?

Oberhofer: We miss our cats.

ATH: Best band of all time:

Oberhofer: The Twin Crystal Shadow Dear Brigade Fossil Club Twelve Boys

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