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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.

Run River North - photo by Stephen Yonsik Lee

A co-lead vocal-split between Alex and Sally lends a dynamism to the mix that feels both fresh and genuine. With mid-tempo energy and a sense of wistful retrospection, Rearview explores the power of hindsight, and taps into the sense of regret that comes with once having been young and in
Jon and Roy: Where Has My Love Gone

Acoustic Soul-Pop from Canada With a warm soul-flavored melodic baritone that might remind you of Otis Redding, the open drum-feel here and the plaintive horns all point towards that ever-present symbol of a broken heart. The pain, the futility, and the cry of a shattered soul, are all welcome at