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Krister Bjornson Axel

Morristown, 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


Read my poetry here.

Collected works are below.
image for Nashville Roots Pop from Songwriter to the Stars. - Maia Sharp: You'll Know Who Knows You
Posted by Krister Axel
Engages the listener immediately with an inviting combination of roots-pop, indie rock, and country soul.
image for Progressive Folk Duo from Chicago. - Frances Luke Accord: Maria
Posted by Krister Axel
Explores a modern legacy to the music of CSN, Simon & Garfunkel, Jose Gonzalez, and Bon Iver.
image for Nashville Phenom Signs with Timberlake's Villa 40. - Ivory Layne: Lonely Hearts
Posted by Krister Axel
Delivers a fresh take on intimate lyricism, thriving at the intersection of Country music, soul, and blockbuster pop.
image for A Quick Look at Current Market Conditions. - Electric Boats and Personal Watercraft.
Posted by Krister Axel
2021 will be a banner year for introducing quiet, pollution-free electric motors to the market for small boats and PWC.
image for The Heart of a Problematic Mindset. — Sir, this is a Wendy's.
Posted by Krister Axel
If you are ever inspired to write an email like this, just don’t.
image for Hello Music Fans. — CHILLFILTR® News from Upstate New York.
Posted by Krister Axel
I want to personally say thanks for being a part of the CHILLFILTR® family. We couldn't do it without you.
image for California Alt Country. - Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl: Popcorn Lung
Posted by Krister Axel
Explores the boundary between alt-country and roots-pop, with a lyrical style that feels both deeply contemplative and subtly kittenish.
image for US Pop Duo Collaborates with UK Pop Phenom. - Great Good Fine Ok x Emily Burns: Could Be Us
Posted by Krister Axel
An electronic confection that is sure to make you feel something.
image for Exposing Daily Expose. - A Beginner Course in Spotting Dishonest Media.
Posted by Krister Axel
It starts with a Twitter thread that is full of inaccuracies, and ends with a suspicious source of record that is accountable to no one.