Mackintosh Braun is a Portland, Oregon-based Electro-Pop group signed to Atlantic / Chop Shop Records, a division of the Warner Music Group. The duo is composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, who share song-writing and production duties. When performing live the outfit involve other musicians to fill out their sound, including at one point Ben’s father Michael Braun, a long-time drummer for Hall & Oates who has also played on a few of the group’s recordings.
According to an interview in Spinner, the group's influences range from the Beatles to the Midnight Juggernauts, and the band's public presence has also led to profiles in Nylon and Audioholic Media. The group's second album Where We Are was lauded by the Associated Press as one of 2010's most overlooked albums.