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 Everybody Wants to Die Where They Were Born.
Posted by Krister Axel
I'm going back to Ruby, which feels like coming home.
image for Gorgeous Alt Folk from Switzerland. - Mary Middlefield: Band Aid
Posted by Krister Axel
A wistful exploration of what could have been, and what is left after.
image for Impressive Folk Pop Debut from Norway. - Introducing Jesper Hasnaoui: Twenty Eight Year Slumber
Posted by Krister Axel
With songs that feel deliciously suspended between chamber pop and roots-adjacent folk, this 12-track opus deserves to be listened to in its entirety.
image for Lorkin O'Reilly Releases Collaborative Project with Melanie MacLaren: Tadpole Emporium
Posted by Krister Axel
What began with voice notes and Garageband demos was crystallized in March when the two met up to record at Building Records in upstate New York.
image for New Artists in October. - Announcing a Partnership with TuneIn On Air.
Posted by Krister Axel
Our GETSEEN Submission platform is finally up and running, so this month we are putting the spotlight on our GETSEEN submissions.
image for Jason Grishkoff Is In the Zone. - SubmitHub Founder Talks About the Future.
Posted by Krister Axel
Many new features are in the works. We spent some time talking about what inspired the platform, and what he has planned for next steps.
image for Timeless Electronic Alt Pop from Brisbane. - cln: Endlessly
Posted by Krister Axel
For a moment we can all savor the simple beauty of a rare, lonely bird, yowling in the rain.
image for This Talented Vocalist is the Step Daughter of Pop Legend Daryl Hall. - Introducing: March Fry: Waiting Up
Posted by Krister Axel
Weaves her classic sense of Soul into a modern production aesthetic, with an absolutely gorgeous vocal presence and a wide, bubbly mix.
image for All the Feels For September
Posted by Krister Axel
Fall has always been my favorite season.