Howard Bilerman

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Howard Bilerman
Born September 25, 1970 (1970-09-25) (age 46)
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres punk, indie, avant-garde
Occupation(s) producer, recording engineer, drummer
Instruments Drums, Guitar
Associated acts Arcade Fire, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, Vic Chesnutt, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, British Sea Power, Basia Bulat

Howard Bilerman (born September 25, 1970) is a Canadian recording engineer, producer, and Grammy nominated musician. He is a former member of the band Arcade Fire, having recorded & drummed on their debut album, Funeral,[1] as well as records by Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, Vic Chesnutt, Basia Bulat, Peter Peter, Rich Aucoin and Angela Desveaux. He runs the hotel2tango recording studio in Montreal along with Efrim Menuck and Thierry Amar of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and A Silver Mt. Zion, and Radwan Moumneh.[2] Before that, he ran a studio in Old Montreal called Mom & Pop Sounds. Bilerman has been a frequent faculty member at the Banff Centre in Alberta. He resides in Montreal. [3]

Bilerman is credited on over 400 records, including those by Leonard Cohen, Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade, Coeur de Pirate, Lou Doillon, Perfect Pussy, British Sea Power, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, Thalia Zedek, CPC Gangbangs, Arcade Fire, Tiago Bettencourt, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grant Hart, Bassekou Kouyate, Vic Chesnutt, The Wooden Sky, The Barr Brothers, Basia Bulat, Leif Vollebekk, Bell Orchestre, Sons of an Illustrious Father, Dan Boeckner's band Operators, and the forthcoming record by Halifax's Nap Eyes.

He is represented by Rough Trade Producer Management in London.[4]


  1. ^ Moon, Tom (2007-02-17). "The Arcade Fire, Dark and Energetic". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  2. ^ "email & info". Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Howard Bilerman Is Alive And Well And Living In Montreal". Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
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