Back in May we got the chance to line up some of our favorite bands for the 2014 BK Half Marathon Pre Party, sponsored by New Balance
, including Brooklyns own Oberhofer
. Oberhofer is the noise pop project of Brad Oberhofer, who we held hostage for a few minutes over the East River to pick his brainy, brain, brain. The kids got vision, drive, and green nail polish—which we forgot to ask him about. We did, however, talk about crazy wacko weirdos from LA, the goofy nature of this cartoon life, Brads perfectionism, and 4/20 (you know, International Grandmothers Day). Oberhofer is a premium combination of indie rock and dance punk, and Brad Oberhofer is a premium combination of totally fucking silly and dead fucking serious.
About New York Road Runners' Brooklyn Half Pre Party
For three days leading up to the New York Road Runners' Brooklyn Half on May 17,
runners and their supporters gathered at the brand-new Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge
Park to pick up race materials, get psyched, and had a good time at the Brooklyn
Half Pre-Party presented by New Balance.
There was plenty of energy, including music curated by Baeblemusic, DJ's, and
fitness classes run by New York Health and Racquet Club. Runners got their
participant T-shirts and bibs and enjoyed authentic Brooklyn food, drinks, and
For more info about the Brooklyn Half, click HERE
For more info about NYRR, click HERE