Elise Nordling came to SomaFM as the Music Director and DJ for Indie Pop Rocks! in 2001. Drawing on her many varied years of experience in the music industry, her passion for indie rock finds a perfect home at SomaFM. Well-known within the San Francisco live music scene and indie rock scenes in general, she prides herself in finding the best new bands and artists to air on Indie Pop Rocks! long before they can be heard anywhere else.
iTunes/Beats Elise works with the iTunes team to create playlists weekly for Beats, under the alternative and indie genres. Additionally, she does research and curation projects as needed for iTunes storefronts.
Noise Pop Elise worked with the Noise Pop Music Festival from 2002-2011, and the Treasure Island Music Festival from its inception in 2007 through 2011. She provided many different support roles for both Noise Pop Productions, including sponsorship management and show management.
* Best DJ of the Bay, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 2005, 2007, & 2009
* Best of the Bay, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 2005: SomaFM, "Best Way to Avoid the Top 40"