Eric Pietras


Scientist, synthesizer enthusiast, photographer, long-ago program director of WVKC-FM and part-time insomniac wrapped up in a Midwestern everyman exterior, Eric brings you his favorite ambient and experimental sounds every Tuesday night at midnight on Sounds In The Dark. In addition to hosting 'Sounds, Eric has released solo and collaborative ambient and experimental music projects on labels such as Treetrunk, Aural Films, and Petroglyph. Eric has also played synthesizers with bands including Gosta Berling, Roa and Brother Sean.Get in touch via Twitter at @BFFDarkSounds.Find Eric's music at


Recent Shows

Tonight's edition features new music from Loscil, Mammal Hands, K. Leimer and a spin from Bay Area electronic composer Pauline Anna Strom's first record in 30…

Sounds In The Dark S6 120 mins

Tonight's edition features tons of new music including work from Balmorhea, Ian Hawgood + Steijn Huwels, 36, Taylor Deupree, Chihei Hatakeyama, Marisa Anderson, Julian Lage, Alessandro…

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Tonight's edition features beautiful long-form ambient work from Ian Hawgood, plus new work from Nils Frahm, Vijay Iyer Trio, Good Weather for an Airstrike, Dekalb Works,…

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Tonight's edition features new Arovane, Lemongrass, Hauschka and Mark McGuire, plus and a whole bunch of other great tunes including long-form brilliance from Melanie Di Biasio.

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

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