Well-known electronic artist Axel Thesleff will be sharing a live performance video in collaboration with Colours of Ostrava on the 14th of July at the unique location of Dolní Vítkovice an industrial heritage site in the Czech Republic. The performance calls to mind the epic videographic stylings of Cerclé. Axel Thesleff gained notoriety when he released the irresistible single, ‘Bad Karma’ which racked up One Billion plays across platforms and featured on the Adidas’ Faster Than campaign. The producer toured with legendary artists such as CloZee and Beats Antique, and performed at festivals with other well-known acts such as Deadmau5, ZEDD, Paul Van Dyk and Alt-J. Over the years, Axel Thesleff has been supported by the likes of Billboard, YourEDM, Dancing Astronaut, CLASH Magazine, EDM.com, EARMILK, Magnetic Magazine, Mixmag Asia, DJ Mag Spain and The Needle Drop to name a few and received significant support on Youtube channels such as Trap Nation, 8D Tunes, Bass Nation, House Nation and Taz Network, amongst others, as well as continued support from BBC Asian Network’s Yasser.
Born and based in Helsinki, Finland, Axel Thesleff finds inspiration in the variegated likes of Sigur Ros, Godspeed You! Back Emperor, Aphex Twin, Telefon Tel Aviv, Radiohead, Burial, Gold Panda to name a few, as he creates a sound that traverses musical borders. ‘Sajani 2.0 (feat. Ben Parag)’ calls to mind trendsetting artists such as M.I.A., Fakear and CloZee.
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