“River’s Flow is a solemn ode to time spent alone in nature, or in the company of a great friend. Detached from civilisation breathing fresh air while listening to the gushing river – that’s the image we had in mind while creating this. As for the actual making of the song, I sent Blossum a draft for a track, some simple drums, guitar and synth chords. We discussed the concept for the beat, and with that in mind he added sfx, percussion and synth melody lines. When I got it back I finalised the structure and added a few transitional sounds. All in all, I think the track captures a contemplative vibe, while balancing somewhere between playful and relaxing.”Axian & Blossum
Away from everyone, the only sound is the water flowing, the only sight is the river. That’s the perfect getaway for the ones who want to reach inner peace and the power of music can give you that no matter where you’re at right now.
Axian and Blossum join frequencies and create this beautiful piece of lo-fi escape that will inspire you to explore your own peaceful place. Now get your stuff, hop on a bus or walk there, play “River’s Flow” and let it wash away everything toxic that fills your mind.
Blossum (Torsten Dam Nielsen) is a 28-year-old self-taught musician/producer from Denmark who, with his steady head-nodding beats, blends genres such as hip hop, jazz, funk and r&b. His use of organic instruments, combined with synthetic and ambient elements, mixes together to create a vivid palette of soundscapes, filled with colourful harmonies and lush melodies.
Axian’s music bucks many of lo-fi hip-hop’s clichés: the overuse of the same few samples, the 45-second songs, and the splicing of cartoon dialogue onto beats. His sound – while undeniably influenced by lo-fi – is built off denser, more melodic samples, punchier, more organic drums – as well as his instrumentation, involving Rhodes keys, synths, guitars or horns. This is evident on albums like Chronos and Andromeda where his inspirations from jazz and lo-fi shine through.
- 70M+ streams across DSPs
- 15+ Spotify editorials, including lofi beats, The Lofi Garden and Chill Instrumental Beats
- #73 on Global Jazz charts for his release Story Untold
- Axian has 160K subscribers on his YT channel