Krister Axel

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, + 5 albums later, Krister is ready to write about his favorite thing: music. Spotify username: AIO

Ashland, OR http://axel.me 1364 posts

Posts by Krister Axel

Vulnerable Folk Pop for Fans of Deerhunter. - Simen Mitlid: Birds

Pairs gorgeous melody with soft harmonies and a dynamic production in a way that feels both melancholic and deeply hopeful.…

Stunning Folk Pop Duet Mixes Hope & Solitude. - The Coronas x Gabrielle Aplin: Lost in The Thick of It (Music Video)

This stunning folk-pop confessional mixes vulnerability with wistful regret, and finds a sense of beauty at the heart of solitude.…

Weekly Song Contest for May 26, 2020

Top songs will get a blog shout-out at the end of the week. Share this page with your friends to collect more votes.…

Weekly Winner. - Introducing: Full Control? by Port Lucian

A sultry mix of lazy style and dark romance, with lyrics that freely explore the raw, physical side of human attraction.…

Weekly Winner. - Introducing: California Sunshine by Michael Cunningham

An indie-pop gem that mixes elements of country, folk, and classic rock.…

Energetic Folk Pop for Fans of Fleet Foxes. - Callum Pitt: Out Of The Trees

Takes influence from Bon Iver, while adding a driving bass-line and energetic drum performance for a hook-drenched moment of raw expression that feels like an instant classic of brooding folk-pop. - photo credit: Daniel Stark…

Ascendant, Gloomy Dance Rock Gives Nod to LCD Soundsystem and Simple Minds. - Rey Pila: Let It Burn (Music Video)

Progressing from promising Mexican garage-rockers to household names on the cross-genre spectrum between indie rock, electro, trap, and dancehall.…

Poignant Indie Folk from Young Reality Star. - Sawyer Fredericks: Born

A poignant and emotional ballad about the contradictions inherent to finding love and lasting companionship. - artwork by @_ninapfeiffer…

Retro Synth Pop for Fans of Arcade Fire. - LOVVS: King City, Pt. 1

Revelatory and exciting music that reminds us all to keep dancing until the world ends.…