Name: Eric Jackson
Home Resort: Mammoth Mountain, CA
Sponsors: Adidas Snowboarding, Lib Tech, Dakine, Von Zipper, Hex, FRENDS, Air Hole, Mammoth Mountain

For the second installment of our weekly music column “White Noise”, we caught up with Eric Jackson. Eric let us know just what tunes really get him going and keep him stoked to shred.

First Tracks (Music That Wakes You up. Please explain.)
“Busted” by “The Black Keys” on the big come up. It just gets me fired up!

Busted - The Big Come Up

Pow Ballad: (Favorite song to ride Pow to)
For storm shredding, “Riders On The Storm” by the Doors from LA Woman for sure.
The Very Best of the Doors (Bonus Track Version) - The Doors

On a sunny epic pow day I usually get down with the reggae. “Herbalist” by Alborosie.

Jib song (Favorite song to jib to)
I’m not too much of a jibber but I get down with the WU! “Iron Flag” by Wu Tang Clan from Iron Flag.

Iron Flag - Wu-Tang Clan

Rock Ride (What song pumps you up the most during a session)
“Seer” by Witch from Witch.

Witch - Witch

Cool Down (what’s your mellow post riding song)
“Boxcar” by Neil Young from Chrome Dreams.

Chrome Dreams II - Neil Young

or “Terrapin Station” by the Grateful Dead.

Terrapin Station (Expanded) [Remastered] - Grateful Dead

Pre Aprés (What do you listen to before you go out at night)
“Black Irish” by The Devil Makes Three from Long John’s Boots and a Belt.

Longjohns, Boots, and a Belt - The Devil Makes Three

Or “That’s What’s Up” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros from Here.

Here - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

R: Eric Jackson P: Mike Yoshida

What is your favorite video part song of all time?
Lucas Huffman’s part with “Gimmie” Shelter by The Stones

Hot Rocks 1964-1971 - The Rolling Stones

What video part song you’ve used have you been most stoked on?
“When The Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin.

Mothership (Remastered) - Led Zeppelin

If you could be one rock star who would it be?
Neil Young, because he’s seen it all.

Simply Guilty pleasures (What are you ashamed to admit you actually like
I really like to stretch or fall asleep to the “Amelie” soundtrack; it’s mellow and reminds me of Jeff Anderson.

Amélie (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) - Yann Tiersen

Turn it down (Music you can’t stand)
Dubstep. It’s not music to me.

Turn it off (Worst song ever?)
Dubstep.