Previously, Eric produced music as FURRREAL. As a jazz musician, he played drums and guitar for jazz group Soul Duo along with saxophonist, drummer, and physicist Kevin Crowley. Eric served as guitarist for free improv quartet ERICA, featuring Erika Thompson (guitar, keyboards), Dylan Kario (percussion, computer), and Xin Guan (text message). From 2003-2007, Eric played guitar for metal band Serpentyne.
From 2010-2012, Eric served as Program Director and Classical Music Director at WKCR FM-NY.