Krister Bjornson Axel

Ogdensburg, New York

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. Ottawa. I write music, I write about music, and I write code. See also: photography, prose, podcasting. I have 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, and many interests.

Recent Awards: 2020 ND (Photo) Honorable Mention, 2020 Accenti Writing Contest Finalist

Collected works are below.
image for Gorgeous Chamber Pop from Kansas City. - Atomic Blonde: Kansas City Sunset
Posted by Krister Axel
Draws from the metaphor of natural phenomena as a reflection of humanity to make a powerful statement about the infinite power of the mind to heal itself.
image for Unforgettable Folk Pop from Newcastle. - Introducing Bree Rusev: What is Love
Posted by Krister Axel
Combines organic elements of guitar and piano with the poetic lyricism of an old soul.
image for California Web3 Music Pioneer Explores Her Own Dreams. - Lyrah: In the Leaves
Posted by Krister Axel
When Lyrah finally becomes the next international Electro Pop sensation, what will be left to fuel her gloom?
image for Modern Pop from Montreal. - Nova Rose: Still Thinking of You
Posted by Krister Axel
Nova Rose concocts a 'fun bop' that layers the sounds of modern pop against a musical persona that is holding space for a new generation.
image for Insomniac Records Presents. - Westend x Eluera x Role-Models: Moderation (At Night)
Posted by Krister Axel
Immediately engages the listener with a driving bass line, big hooks, and dynamic, mesmerizing drops.
image for Stunning Bedroom Pop from Derby. - Sfven: love you
Posted by Krister Axel
Sfven delivers engaging and playful electro-pop with a touch of romance and a wide range of sonic embellishments—from retro-styled alt pop to folktronica and everything in between.
image for Australian Indie Rock FFO The Bravery. - Introducing: Search Committee: The Empowerage Of Words
Posted by Krister Axel
An impressive emotional range and natural band synergy make Search Committee one to keep your eye on.
image for Nashville Songwriter Pays Tribute to a Broken Heart. - townsend: yours
Posted by Krister Axel
townsend moves on from an agonizing moment in his life, and we are given the gift of watching it happen it slow motion.
image for Stunning Soul Pop Debut from Dutch Artist Based in Sweden. - Valère Géron: You Don't Want My Heart
Posted by Krister Axel
This vibrant combination of retro tones and lively pop energy takes notes from Amy Winehouse, The Gorillaz, and even The Police.