Author Archives: Alec

Conversation with Cindy Howes

I had a delightfully rambling chat with Cindy Howes for her podcast, Basic Folk. (Listen at the link!) I seem to remember we talk about music I’ve made (like my album Airplane Mode, and the latest from Cuddle Magic, and … Continue reading

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Airplane Mode

Airplane Mode is the new full-length album by me, Alec Spiegelman. Since yesterday, Oct 23, it has been available on all of the usual digital platforms. Things got slightly confusing over at Spotify, inside which a second and distinct Alec … Continue reading

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new album

my new album Airplane Mode will be released on all the usual digital platforms on Friday, Oct 23

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A Video Concert

I always love to play music at the Upper Jay Art Center (way up north of Lake George, overlooking the Ausable river) to an always gracious and appreciative crowd lounging on a strange collection of smartly re-upholstered vintage furniture, hosted … Continue reading

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New Cuddle Magic

I’m very proud of the music I make with Cuddle Magic. Benjamin, Christopher, Cole, Dave, Kristin and I all spent two weeks together in December of 2018 recording in a bathroom. All of us amidst 23 microphones, crowded into one … Continue reading

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Taylor Ashton!

I could not be more proud of my buddy Taylor Ashton. He made a grand record, all of which we’ll all get to hear at the end of February thanks to the folks at Signature Sounds. I feel lucky because … Continue reading

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Ana Egge!

“Hurt A Little” is the second single from Ana Egge’s forthcoming album, Is It the Kiss. Ana and I wrote this one together, on a day off of tour, staying at a modest houseboat on the edge of Shoreham-by-Sea, on … Continue reading

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spring sounds

crispy & warm goodness from this brand new P-414 (from Peluso Microphone Lab, hand delivered to my sunny Brooklyn studio by Jeff Oehler of Beehive Productions) looking forward to a Spring & Summer full of natural light and free of … Continue reading

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still in touch

These days (as of this writing on Feb 9, 2019) I am busy with good work. And so I rarely get around to updating this website. Truth is the slow loading time for the admin page for the very old … Continue reading

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Kiss You NPR Video Premier

Did you make out in front of a camera last year at the Bowery Ballroom? Then you might see yourself herein, accompanied by a song I wrote (with crucial assistance from the master musician Dinty Child) about some anxieties, uncertainties, … Continue reading

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