A vocalist, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, AXEL KRYGIER is a central figure in the alternative music scene in Argentina, where he's considered as a modern-day Renaissance man, having ran the gamut from playing in rock bands, writing scores for acclaimed playwrights, and being a forerunner of the digital cumbia movement. After two acclaimed albums in his own country, "Pesebre" is his first international release.

This is how US magazine Global Rhythm described him in 2008: "AXEL KRYGIER's unique sound -a mash-up of jazz, rock, electronica, cumbia, Argentinian folklore and experimental music - makes it easy ...

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Axel Krygier: a new kid on the Crammed block


The multi-talented artist is a central figure in the alternative music scene in Argentina, where he's considered as a modern-day Renaissance man:

Axel Krygier has ran the gamut from playing in rock bands, writing scores for acclaimed playwrights, and being a forerunner of the digital cumbia scene… After two acclaimed albums in his own country, "Pesebre" — out on Crammed in September — will be his first international release.

"Axel Krygier's unique sound —a mash-up of jazz, rock, electronica, cumbia, Argentinian folklore and experimental music — makes it easy to succumb to such tempting descriptions as "Atahualpa Yupanqui meets Thelonious Monk, performed by Frank Zappa and remixed by Diplo", but the brush that this composer paints with is even broader than that" (Global Rhythm, US)



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AXEL KRYGIER - Pesebre
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Pesebre
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AXEL KRYGIER - Hombre de Piedra
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Hombre de Piedra
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