With three decades of experience running record labels, distribution companies, and as a touring musician, Eric Astor founded Furnace Record Pressing in 1996 with the mission of providing high quality, customer focused record pressing services to independent artists and labels. Furnace is currently busy building a brand new vinyl pressing plant in Virginia.
Eric is a partner in ORG Music, a record label focused on vinyl reissues for artists including: Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman and Mike Watt.
In 2013 Astor co-founded VinylStyl, a world leader in vinyl record cleaning and archival products.
For the last year, Eric has been involved in developing turntables, headphones and other high quality audio gear for Shinola Audio.