J. Elias Norwood, better known professionally as Noropolis (DJ Noropolis), is an American electronic record producer and world electronic music artist. Born in Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan, U.S.A. He spent most of his early years growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii where his love for music began. Noropolis' electronic dance music is an unique EDM style not focused on the science of EDM techniques, but the art of making sounds without rules. His music can be best described as a combination of electro, ambient, trance blended with symphonic.
"I want my music to bring out emotions, memories, and feelings." Noropolis' music is available in over 200 countries worldwide. "I have fans from all over the world. I want my music to speak to everyone, to the human soul." There were 4 songs that he considers transformational and super inspiring to him. In many ways he believes these songs solidified his love and desire to make EDM: "Sunrise" by Ratty, "You're Not Alone" by ATB, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" by Plummet, and "Within Or Without You (Mr. Sam's Travel To New York Remix)" by Lotus. His music taste is wide ranging. His favorite artists & groups include Sonique, ATB, Plummet, Enigma, Marc et Claude, Cher, Camila Cabello, Delerium, E.S. Posthumus, Hans Zimmer, Duran Duran, and so many others.
“Like the Sun and the Moon... I will always be there.” - Noropolis