January 27 2016
Axel Flóvent is a musician hailing from the northern fishing village of Húsavík. At the age of 20 Axel has already spent a few years creating his own music and performing in Húsavík as well as all over Iceland by himself and as a part of his bands.
His music can be described as modern folk music. At its core its acoustic and low key but bears obvious influences from other forms of music such as indie rock, pop and electronic music. Keeping in the vein of modern folk singers.
With over 1.4 million soundcloud hits and over a million Spotify streams interest in Axel is high. This summer after releasing his Forest Fires EP he signed a publishing deal with Kobalt and after his first European tour United Talent Agency has taken over his live bookings. Axel has been active in the studio for the last couple of months and his debut album is almost ready. He has been chosen to represent Iceland as the official EBU act at Eurosonic early 2016 and he will play both the Great Escape and SXSW in 2016. Axel was one of the press favorites at Iceland Airwaves and 2016 looks like Axel’s year.
His songs are already getting Radio play abroad and his songs are getting Sync around the world. His song Beach was featured in the Vampire Diaries TV show and his song Dancers will be in another North American TV show this season. His Forest Fires track will also be used in a big TV commercial in Germany in 2016.