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

2020 was a sh*tshow, but the music was great. Tonight, join in to celebrate my favorites of 2020!

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

Need a break from the last-minute holiday bustle? Enjoy an evening of long-form ambient and experimental tunes. I'm at the mall, so you don't have to…

Sounds In The Dark

Tonight's edition of SITD honors the inspirational musical career of pianist and composer Harold Budd, who passed away last week at age 84.

Sounds In The Dark S6 120 mins

Tonight's edition features an expansive genre-bending playlist featuring new and recent music from God Is An Astronaut, Gwenifer Raymond, Matthew Halsall, Yagya, Mooncake, Tiny Leaves and…

Sounds In The Dark 120 mins

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