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 Manchester Folk Songwriter Honors the Feminine. - Jack Conman: The Beauty Of Women
Posted by Krister Axel
A perfect musical companion for those fleeting moments of genuine appreciation that belong to every woman.
image for Brooklyn Songwriter Drops New Single. - Jenny Kern: Run
Posted by Krister Axel
A laid-back vibe that will resonate with anyone that spent their COVID year thinking too much about the things they couldn't change.
image for Goofy Love Song from Iowa Spoken Word Artist. - Naethan Apollo: To You, From Me
Posted by Krister Axel
Provides a fun, modern context for the same inspiration that once fueled classic sonnets from the likes of Shakespeare and Lord Byron.
image for Digital Roots Pop Written by Artificial Intelligence. - AUDOIR: Let Our Dreams Fall Down
Posted by Krister Axel
Can you really tell that this song wasn't written by a human?
image for Impressive UK Folk Debut. - Listen to Burying Giants: Stormy Seas
Posted by Krister Axel
Expands the boundaries of a folk and pop crossover by mixing a subtle jazz sensibility with the passionate, visceral sensibility of classic roots music.
image for Electronic Indie Pop Collab Explores the Power of Love. - SypSki x raspy x Landon Cube: Down & Out
Posted by Krister Axel
Offers a bit of hope for anyone still looking to make that once-in-a-lifetime connection. After all, it is always darkest just before the dawn.
image for German Composer Drops New Downtempo Opus. - Thomas Lemmer: Ambient Nights
Posted by Krister Axel
This album is perfect for a yoga session, a morning of spiritual serenity, or just curling up on the couch with your favorite book.
image for Beautiful Indie Folk Pop from Western Massachusetts. - Izzy Heltai: Day Plan
Posted by Krister Axel
Delivers a moment of blissful, creative escape from a world that can sometimes feel as lonely as it is prescriptive.
image for Gratifying Folk Pop from Naples. - An Early Bird: Fishes in the Ocean
Posted by Krister Axel
Delivers a gratifying retrospective that is rooted in the folk traditions of emotional intimacy and profound yearning.