Earlier this month, SPIN asked Brad Oberhofer to give us a peek at his band's life on the road. He started documenting all his backstage hangs and epic road trips with a Sony Tablet S, providing us with a rare look at his life prepping for the release of his Steve Lillywhite-produced debut, Time Capsules II. The album's out now, and Brad (pictured here at home with his beloved piano) has spent the past month preparing for SXSW and an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman. The evidence is right here.
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