Erik Johnson is a drummer/composer/multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia, PA. As a member of the vital Philly music scene, he works as a studio drummer for many emerging artists in many styles. He has performed on hundreds of recordings over the past 20 years and continues to enjoy performing in both live and studio settings as a drummer, vocalist, bassist, guitarist, keyboardist and arranger/producer. Erik is a member of The Fractals, a band based in Philadelphia. They have recently enjoyed airplay of their new single, “Miss Kensington,” and have developed a devoted following of fans who relish the fine songwriting and virtuosity that the band offers. The Fractals include three of the four members of the former Interscope Records band Huffamoose.
Erik has performed or recorded with countless artists in myriad styles. His credits include: The Fractals, Ben Schachter's Trio of Many, George Garzone, Tim Hagans, Jack Walrath, Gary Bartz, John Swana, Jef Lee Johnson, Ralph Bowen, Larry McKenna, Jim Ridl, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Kurt Elling, Gerald Veasley, Schooly D, Huffamoose, Jim Boggia, Susan Werner, Karan Casey, Mutlu, The Brakes, 4 Way Street, Ben Arnold, Zach Djanikian, Lelia Broussard, Liz Longley, Matt Parrish, Tyrone Brown, Dave Posmontier, Tony Marino, Chico Huff, Amber DeLaurentis, Scott and Brian Bricklin, and countless others. His drumming has recently been heard on the Fox Network, Speed Network and ESPN. Erik has written and/or performed music for films such as Here Comes Huffamoose, Abel Ferrara's RX Mas, Aqua Teen Hunger Force (with The Fractals) and others.