Category: Personal
image for Live Blogging the Coronavirus Outbreak from Ashland, Oregon: Sending Love and Antibodies
Posted by Krister Axel
We have a small, fragile community, and it warmed my heart that so many businesses decided to do the right thing, without having to be told to do so. But at the same time, it feels like much of this country is still in need of a strong reality check.
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Posted by Krister Axel
There are still huge parts of society in the US that are taking this upheaval of ordinary life as an opportunity for celebration, and for travelers, students, and members of the gig economy, the opportunity for self-quarantine and so-called 'social distancing' has been limited, to put it mildly.
image for Alchemy in Ashland, Oregon: Annual Dickens' Feast Since 1982 Features 6 Delicious Courses and Music by the Winchester Singers.
Posted by Krister Axel
We love supporting this holiday tradition which began in 1982 and features Santa, Scrooge, and the Winchester Singers.
image for Ashland, Oregon: Local Songwriter Krister Axel Gets a Moment in the Spotlight
Posted by Krister Axel
It's been 15 years since I recorded Georgia Rain, and 12 years since I recorded Something Beautiful, which have turned out to be my top tracks since they got put on the Netflix release of Friday Night Lights years ago.
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Posted by Krister Axel
Looking for things that should never be. Building the walls that will set us free.
image for Pixels (haiku)
Posted by Krister Axel
I write only in pixels now.
image for Guitar Chords for Krister Axel Indie Rock Classic: Georgia Rain
Posted by Krister Axel
I set out in the morning and she's watching over me
image for Lavinia, Lavinia, Lavinia, Howsoever Beatest Thine Heart Among the Divinities Shall Ye Be Remembered, Lavinia
Posted by Krister Axel
This life falls short of you in my fleeting paradise beneath the spotlight.
image for My only surviving test from Composition school
Posted by Krister Axel
My teacher had a thing for Copeland and Bartok. They were kind of a big deal.