Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

Oliver Ackermann

Pictures

2860861831_64e2b1c616
  • 234
    scrobbles
  • 14
    listeners

Tags

Biography

Biography

Ackermann was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He spent his childhood in St. Peter, Minnesota and Fredericksburg, Virginia attending Falmouth Elementary School, Drew Middle School, and Stafford High School.
Ackermann studied Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design.[2] He returned to Fredericksburg, Virginia and worked at Zolo Designs.

Musical career

In 1995, Ackermann formed Skywave with Paul Baker and John Fedowitz. The band put out recordings and toured during 1998 through 2004.
Ackermann moved to Brooklyn in 2004. He then established Death By Audio, and formed the band A Place to Bury Strangers with Tim Gregorio on bass and Justin Avery on drums, where he plays self-modified Japanese and American Jaguars and Jazzmasters.

Death by Audio

At Death by Audio, Ackermann designs and manufactures hand-wired guitar-effects pedals,[1] and has provided custom effects equipment to other bands such as U2, Wilco, and Nine Inch Nails.[3]
The Death By Audio location also operates as a live/work environment for artists and musicians, recording studio, and art/music venue.

Listening Trend

14listeners all time
234scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Top Listeners