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Krister Axel

Krister Axel

Krister Axel is a published lyricist, poet, pianist, and composer living in Ashland who writes song and album reviews at CHILLFILTR.com for bands from around the world. CHILLFILTR is also a music channel on Apple News. Use code 6DLJ5Z6 to add the CHILLFILTR channel for free on Roku TV.

Melancholic Piano Pop from Kansas City.

Anson Seabra grew up in Kansas City and got started with music at the young age of 6 years old, playing piano. But it wasn’t until he already had a degree in computer science, and a sweet corporate internship, that he realized all at once that music is everything. Anson
a cover of The Isley Brothers' classic.

The End of America’s cover of The Isley Brothers’ Footsteps in the Dark is part of a compilation of covers of Motown classics brought to you by The Falcon Program, a network of college A&R scouts and student-run record labels. Through a partnership with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Reservoir Media,
Groovy Electro Pop from Germany.

Mainly on the strength of her breakout single ‘No Roots’ a few years ago, Alice Merton has taken the stage at Coachella and had late-night TV appearances on both Jimmy Fallon and James Corden. She was even a judge on The Voice of Germany, and all of it via her
Rolling Stone Country put Corb Lund on their list of '10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,' and it is not hard to see why.

Rolling Stone Country put Corb Lund on their list of ’10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,’ and it is not hard to see why. Corb’s distinct blend of Americana and rootsy alt-country is rugged and unapologetic, and touches on the only proven remedy for heartbreak: the open road.
Starry Eyed Kids by Natalie Walker

Natalie Walker creates music that feels like magic, mixing electronic and indie rock with a gorgeous lead vocal and an existential dreaminess. She uncovers the hidden memories that lie buried beneath your world-weary soul, with a bit of nostalgic reflection towards that last perfect moment between two lovers. Lately, her
Lyric video by CHILLFILTR.

In the summer of 2018, a chance encounter at a show in Venice, CA reunited Brendan Willing James with producer and friend Erin ‘Syd’ Sidney. After having parted ways with Grizfolk, Brendan left Los Angeles for a spell to write and restore in the highlands of Ojai, CA. Earlier this
Chance Peña: Beyond the View.

Beyond the View is taken from 19-year-old singer-songwriter Chance Peña’s debut offering ‘anxiety & mixed emotions,’ out now (BMI). Chance wrote & produced the entire EP himself, which adds a stylistic primacy to the evolution of this collection of songs – from the elements of chamber pop, and the precise

It is said that the cells in your body replace themselves every decade or so. After 11 albums, two EPs and 17 years as a singer-songwriter, Leeroy Stagger has been wondering if maybe the soul works the same way. Ten years sober, with two kids, he’s so far removed from
EMIAH - Scottish pop star.

Scottish Pop/R&B vocalist and songwriter EMIAH has recently teamed up with fellow Scottish songwriter and producer Stuart McInnes, for a series of worldwide collaborations. Not an artist to stay in one lane musically, EMIAH has worked in a wide range of genres including House, EDM, RnB, and Hip Hop. Having
Indie Pop from the UK.

From London comes this fun track about hanging on to the memories, and keeping the flow for just a bit longer. This easy groove from newcomer The Luxury of Being Human creates an atmosphere of wistful nostalgia, joining the uncomfortable feeling that time cannot be stopped with the beautiful notion