Indie Music Roundup January Edition
posted 13 Feb 2023 by Krister Axel
It's a short list this month—but still spicy.

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Artists Featured this Month

Lauren Curtius - Enough

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 21:21:00 -0500

A very tangible and positive symbol of Lauren's recovery from more than a decade of an ex-partner's emotional and sexual abuse

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Rosemary & Garlic - Midlands

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 20:36:00 -0500

Delivers as promised on a 'lush and lilting' style of indie folk.

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Moozy - Always The End

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 19:50:00 -0500

We are reminded of the importance of family, the ephemeral nature of beauty, and the infinite presence of love.

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Luke Beling x Joseph Pennell - The Light Is Coming

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 18:39:00 -0500

A soothing reminder that life is lived best in harmony with the past, the present, and the future.

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Israel's Electronic Power Duo. - Introducing Lola Marsh: Shot Shot Cherry

Sat, 14 Jan 2023 14:10:00 -0500

A mix of electronic pop flourish and synthesizers combined with orchestral melodies that hint at throwback greats like Donna Summer and Sister Sledge.

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Krister Axel Live. - From the Mail Tribune archive

Sat, 14 Jan 2023 11:49:00 -0500

Once there was such a thing as a local newspaper. Krister performs "Weightless Heart" on the Weissenborn from the studio in Medford.

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UK Songwriting Duo Offers Gorgeous Preview of New Album. - Meadowlark: Goodbye

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 14:37:00 -0500

One day, it's just clear that happiness is possible again.

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Indigo De Souza - Hold U

Indigo De Souza - Pretty Pictures

boygenius - the record - 02 $20

boygenius - the record - 03 Emily I_m Sorry

boygenius - the record - 04 True Blue

Rosemary & Garlic - Midlands

Joel Ansett - I’ll Be Here

Joel Ansett - Layers

Krister Axel - Survive feat. Jinnee Joos

Krister Axel - Your Only Light feat. Jinnee Joos

Lola Marsh - Shot Shot Cherry

Luke Beling x Joseph Pennell - The Light Is Coming

Moozy - Always The End

Noah Derksen - Love is Such a Hard Thing

Sara Noelle - 01 Blooming Yucca by Sara Noelle

SYML - The Day My Father Died - 01 Howling (ft. Lucius)

SYML - The Day My Father Died - 02 Believer

SYML - The Day My Father Died - 04 Sweet Home

SYML - The Day My Father Died - 09 Chariot

SYML - The Day My Father Died - 11 Better Part of Me (feat. Sara Watkins)

Trapper Schoepp - I Am a Rider

Photo credit: Krister Axel via Midjourney

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About the Author


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