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20 Questions With Eric Hillebrecht, Music Supervisor

Name:    Eric Hillebrecht 
Title:     Creative Director, Senior Music Supervisor, President 
Companies: The Music Playground  (
The Lodge (

1. Song I Wish I Synched:  Ou Est La Femme - Louis Vertigo Remix (Hear it below).  Also, Incredible Eyes by Ben Hartley from Special Blend Records. This is one of the most synch friendly tracks I have ever heard.
2. Favorite Music Placement:  Not something I placed, but rather wrote for a short film called Carrot Vs Ninja (See it below).
3. Most Requested Creative Direction: "I'll know it when I hear it
4. New/Emerging Artist/Bands I Am Listening To: Pretty Lights. These guys are well known through a cult following and I just can't get enough of their sound. Their music just makes me feel cool walking down the street.  Watch it here.
5. Last Concert I Attended: Dapuntobeat a funk, disco, dance band out of Mexico City. Tonight I am seeing Wishes and Thieves and next week Jviewz.
6. My Favorite Online Music Web Site: I like Tumblr cause its just for the people by the people and exposes me to more then just music. It's like a content friendly twitter feed.
7. My Favorite Mobile Music App: I use my ipod to conserve battery life.
8. Number of Music Tracks I List To Everyday: Roughly 200.
9. My Favorite Music Synch Curveballs:  Mah Na Mah Na (The Muppets).
10. Favorite Cliche Movie Trailer Music Track:  Not sure what this means.
11. Favorite Cliche Action Sports Music Track:  Not sure what this means either.
12. Music Track Least Likely To Be Used Mom/Daughter Movie of The Week:  I Touch Myself - The Divinyls
13. Music Track Most Likely To Be Used in a Pharma Commercial: "I've Want A New Drug" - Huey Lewis and The News
14. Instruments I Play: Guitar, bass, drums and some piano and trumpet.
15. Radio Station I Listen To Most:   I don't in this market cause it smells like payola. If I hear Adele one more time I will cry. Radio is misused.
16. Favorite 80's Song: "We Dont Have to Take Our Clothes Off" Jermaine Stewart is up there:
17.  Most Un-Licensable Track Ever:   I Touch Myself - The Divinyls.
18.  Biggest Licensing WTF Ever By A Major Artist:  Not sure.
19. Desert Island iPod Mix: Ratatat and Trentemøller.  Cinematic non-lyrical stuff cause the same lyrics would probably drive me insane. The break at 2:12 is sick.
20. Desert Island Film Soundtrack:  Punch Drunk Love, and I Heart Huckabees cause Jon Brion is the best.