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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 Nashville Rising Star Puts Spotlight on Juvenile Diabetes. - Drew Now: TYPE
Posted by Krister Axel
This tribute to an amazing boyfriend will have you hugging your own sweet someone just a little bit tighter tonight.
image for Rapturous Latin Jazz Pop from Buenos Aires. - Galean: Goza ft Luiza Brina
Posted by Krister Axel
At once hypnotic, suave, and dignified, this jazz-adjacent candombe was written as an open invitation to enjoy Galean's broad appreciation for a variety of different styles.
image for Progressive House from London. - Ross Quinn: Out Of Time
Posted by Krister Axel
Early experience as a studio assistant for the now defunct Gin Factory has prepared him for a quick rise to fame.
image for Intimate Indie Folk from Munich. - Henny Herz: Constant Flow
Posted by Krister Axel
Leaving listeners with a positive and buoyant feeling, this fun, mid-tempo groove is perfect for an introspective afternoon.
image for A Shining Light in the World of Folk Pop. - Hazlett: Tell Me What You Dream About
Posted by Krister Axel
Hazlett writes consistently fantastic songs at the intersection of folk and pop, with a distinctive vocal aesthetic and an ever-present acoustic guitar.
image for Psychedelic Electronic Dance Pop from Melbourne. - Fonteray: Green Viridian
Posted by Krister Axel
This dance friendly track is a no-brainer for any playlist that combines evocative soundscapes with a touch of the unexpected.
image for Glitchy Alternative Electronic Pop from Austin Texas. - Vivid Fever Dreams: Twenty Five
Posted by Krister Axel
A worthy anthem to the unfortunate phenomenon of coming to terms with the slow collapse of society.
image for Cathartic Alt Rock with Support from Nettwerk. - DYLYN: Just A Boy
Posted by Krister Axel
DYLYN's music is meant to empower her listeners, by underscoring the value of simplicity and the joy of personal liberation. Word has it she is only just getting started.
image for Los Angeles Rising Star of Electronic Alt Pop. - Introducing Shoffy: Fade
Posted by Krister Axel
Shoffy continues to bring in new fans with his signature combination of sugar-sweet vocals and fluttering beats.