Axelʼs songs display sensibility and depth paired with excellent craftsmanship. Voices like this should be heard.
– Polina, international recording artist and songwriter, Ultra Music Publishing
Immensely talented and highly creative … a truly gifted artist.
– John Spence, Fortune 500 consultant and author, Awesomely Simple
Axel is a visionary. She is at the forefront of today's most honest and genuine music.
– Courtney Ozaki Moch, producer, The Joyce Theater, and project manager, Sunny Artist Management
A multi-talented, creative individual with a great ear for music.
– Randy Garcia, composer/producer and founder, Nophi Records
Axel's lyrics and music evoke a symbiotic merging of thought and emotion that is rare in modern music. Her songs are a treasure house of vibrant images and ideas.
– Dr. David Spangler, composer and founder, Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts
Wonderfully articulate, a true interdisciplinary artist.
– Carrie Gilchrist, artistic director, Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts
An extremely gifted musician who has developed a unique voice as a writer. Axel's lyrics are honest, insightful, and memorable … her songwriting is a remarkable contribution to the contemporary musical scene.
– Matthew Nicholl, composer and Chair, Berklee College of Music Contemporary Writing and Production
An eclectic approach to songwriting … Axel's music is lovely and has a lot of substance.
– Anna Maria Stjärnell, Ectophiles' Guide to Good Music
Poignant songs with some deep and relevant social commentary.
– Gavin Molton, Into Music
Axel's music has a way of planting a seed in your mind and in your heart.
– Manisha Shahane, Bridging Hemispheres
Melissa Axel is the best!
– Derek Sivers, founder, CD Baby and author, Anything You Want