Portland, United States
Eric "Aquaman" Hedford is a DJ and musician based out of Portland, Oregon perhaps best known for his Soul Stew Fridays at The Goodfoot and drumming in The Dandy Warhols.
As DJ Aquaman he helped launch the early 90’s West Coast rave scene as part of the One Love crew, performing at warehouse parties. In 2001, after falling in love with 60's soul and funk, he created his Soul Stew night at The Goodfoot Lounge, which remains one of Portland's longest running dance night.
A multi-instrumentalist, he has played bass in Ural Thomas and the Pain (Willamette Week’s best new band of the year 2014), sang and played keyboards in the new wave band Telephone, and plays bass in the go-go soul band The Satin Chaps.
In 2014 Hedford was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame for his drumming with The Dandy Warhols.
He currently DJ's and writes and records for various bands, artists, and commercial music projects.