Erik Norman


ERIXOUNDS is an award-winning composer, producer, singer-songwriter, 3D artist, and multi-instrumentalist. With influences ranging from Hip Hop to Classical, and Rock to Jazz, his immensely unique style is becomning known in the Orange County and Los Angeles areas. With creative harmonies, exotic rhythms, and catchy hooks, ERIXOUNDS delivers a clear message: Quality.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is a truly universal language. It allows us to express the ineffable. It gives me passion, excitement, ​and tranquility.

What is your music dream?

I dream of making as much exciting, enticing, and enigmatic music with as many people as possible!

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Clean the environment.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' - MJ

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Amy Winehouse, Radiohead, Muse, Kanye West, Tyler the Creator, Kali Uchis, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs, The Mars Volta, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Marian Hill, Bjork, Jamiroquai, Ariana Grande, Frank Sinatra, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Wu-Tang Clan, Dr. Dre, Erykah Badu, Sia, Sevdaliza, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, Reaper, Junglepussy, ERIXOUNDS

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?

Inspiration, excitement, ​and passion.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

We can create so much so quickly now. I feel that a lot of music theory is neglected nowadays, I'd like for more people to learn it.

What do you think of Drooble?

Very cool! Incredibly talented and​ warm community.

What frustrates you most as a musician?


Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes. In addition to regularly attending shows, I used to teach piano, guitar, singing, production and music theory in the community for a full decade.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Relatability, self-awareness, ​and charisma.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

ERIXOUNDS, Danie Hollobaugh, DyNamicUk