Musician of the Week: Erik Torres

Erik Torres

YEAR: Fourth

MAJOR: English

HOMETOWN: Patterson, N.Y.


What’s your instrument of choice?

My instrument of choice would definitely be the guitar. I find my most creative and best work is always on guitar.


What are you involved with musically?

I’m currently involved in three projects, but the one I’m most involved in at the moment is Sativa Cult. 


Who are your biggest influences?

My biggest and most obvious influence would be Modest Mouse (I have a forearm tattoo referencing them).


Who have you been listening to lately?

Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Duck, Little Brother Duck!


What’s your plan for the future?

My plans for the future are to just keep playing music. I haven’t stopped since I was 16 years old and I don’t intend to stop anytime soon.


Any advice for aspiring musicians?

My advice to anyone that wants to play music is to just never stop.