“White Noise” is back. SNOWBOARDER’s long-running music column has returned to life on the world wide web. Each week you’ll be able to get inside the mind of one of today’s top pros as to just what music they’re listening to, as well as what they aren’t listening to. To kick things off, we couldn’t think of anyone better to tap into their tunes than Jed Anderson. So here’s what’s good in Jed’s world of music, and keep checking back each week for many more to come.

Name: Jed Anderson
Home Resort: C.O.P.
Sponsors: Salomon, Nike, Airblaster, Ashbury, Howl, Protec, the source, 4a.st

First Tracks (Music That Wakes You up):
If I gotta wake up quick I need some good rap shit…
Dipset,
Dipset

Waka,
Waka Flocka Flame

2 Chainz,
2 Chainz

etc. Anything that has good energy and is hard hitting….

If I can just wake up and chill for a bit, jazz is always good.
Mulatu astatke-ethio jazz album is tight.
Munayé (My Muna) - Éthiopiques, Vol. 4: Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale (1969-1974)



POW Ballad:
If I’m cruising around the resort exploring, I like to listen to something weird.
Sick by Salem is always a good one,
Sick - King Night (Bonus Track Version)

and maybe Summer Time by Santo and Johnny
Summertime - Sleepwalk - The Very Best Of



JIB song:
I like hitting rails and listening to some good chop and screw shit. Lil’ Keke – Pimp Tha Pen – dj screw

Pimp Tha Pen (feat. Lil’ Keke) - Bigtyme Recordz '95 - '99

Photos: Oli Gagnon

Rock Ride (What song pumps you up the most during a session):
If I’m scared to try something I either gotta listen to some rap or hardcore shit.
RAP: What the fuck is yall on – Juicy J

Juicy J

HC: More Reality – Urban Blight
All the Way Live In 95 - Urban Blight



Cool Down (what’s your mellow post riding song):
Got a couple for this as well hahahaha.
Midnight- A Tribe Called Quest
Midnight - Midnight Marauders

About You – XXYYXX
About You - Xxyyxx

Moaning the Blues: Memphis Minnie
Moaning the Blues - Best of Blues, Vol. 1



Pre “Apres”:
Feel So Good – Ma$e
Feel So Good (Greatest Hits Version) - Bad Boy Greatest Hits Volume 1



What is your favorite video part song of all time?
I was pretty hyped on Gus Engle’s song in “Shoot The Moon” – Pink Elephants On The Moon



What song have you been most stoked on in your own video parts?
Mazzy star – Fade Into You

Fade Into You - So Tonight That I Might See

If you could be one rock star who would it be?
Damn, that’s hard…being Tupac was probably pretty fresh ahhaha.

Simply Guilty pleasures (What are you ashamed to admit you actually like):
I’m not ashamed of this, but lots of people hate on it. I’m down for Drake. I’m down for The Weeknd. Fuck it.

Turn it down (Music you can’t stand)
I don’t really fuck with like…90s ska

Turn it off (Worst song ever?)
Probably something by Sublime.