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 some great recents from The Motion Orchestra, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, SVLBRD, ILUITEQ, Felicia Atkinson, Jon Hopkins, Eternell and plenty more!

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Some favorite longer ambient pieces from 2021 are featured here, plus my favorite record of the year, The Quiet Drift by Hollie Keniff. A special feature…

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Tonight's edition features new music from Anders Koppel, Amparo, Carlos Ferreira + deer meadow, awakened souls + From Overseas, Robin Guthrie, Felicia Atkinson + Jefre Cantu-Ledesma,…

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Enjoy a blast from the past while SITD takes a quick break for science!

Sounds In The Dark

Blog Posts