Erik Norlander


Oral History Information

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Musician, Keyboardist

Erik Norlander is the perfect musician to have come into his own as a performer as the synthesizer and other electronic musical instruments were being developed in the 1980s. In addition to touring and recording, Erik also worked within the industry at Alesis Electronics where he was the Synthesizer Product Manager and worked on such product models as the QS8, QS6, QSR, QuadraSynth Plus Piano, S4 Plus, DM5, DM Pro and the Alesis Andromeda A6 analog polyphonic synthesizer. Beginning in 2001 Erik worked for Line 6 on the company’s GuitarPort software before returning to life on the road as a performer.