Sunday, August 2, 2009


hello again. i'm pleased to announce that besides the upcoming treasure island show, we've been asked to open some west coast dates for bob mould. below are the dates, hope to see you there.

10/15 seattle
10/16 portland
10/19 la
10/20 san diego

Wednesday, July 15, 2009


hello. we have good news. spiral will play the 2009 treasure island festival in san francisco, ca on october 18th. we are working on dates around this as well so check back for more info. looks like it's a good lineup this year with the lips headlining. hope to see you there.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009


hi again. domino records has just announced the record here. for all the vinyl junkies out there, the lp version will come with a free 7" with the songs 'hey folk singa!' and 'the moodist'.


Wednesday, June 24, 2009


'the real feel' has formally been announced here and here

so now... i can give you all some info on what's in store. it's released on matador and domino throughout the world on october 20th. hopefully, we'll be doing some shows around the release. yes, it's true 'the real feel' is the first record under the spiral moniker. but members of preston school all play on it. many guest musicians as well. here's some info below. stay tuned for more info and music soon.

spiral stairs: the real feel

true love
call the ceasefire
cold change
subiaco shuffle
wharf-hand blues

maltese t
a mighty mighty fall
stolen pills
the real feel
blood money

mixed by:
jon auer @ amberson mansion... seattle

recorded by:
joe reineke @ orbit audio... seattle
jon auer @ a dark unfinished basement and amberson mansion... seattle
patrick ryan @ newmarket studios... melbourne

album design by ashod simonian

played by:
spiral stairs - vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards
matthew zeek harris - bass
darius minwalla - drums, percussion
christopher lee heinrich - pedal steel, guitars, banjo, keyboard
ashod simonian - guitar, synth
ian moore - guitars, strings
jon auer - vocals, piano, mellotron, organ, percussion
daryl bradie - guitars, vocals
dan tulen - percussion
craig jackson - vocals
julian wu - guitar
drew pearse - synth
michele auer - vocals
gavin guss - piano
mary drew - 'ladies and gentlemen, spiral stairs'

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


hi, just a quick note to say the 'spiral' record is now done and has been sent off to the mastering plant. there will be more news in the next couple days on it's release date, song titles, etc. i will probably put up a few songs soon as well. but for now, i can tell you it's title is SPIRAL STAIRS: THE REAL FEEL. 

Monday, May 25, 2009

no life singed her

hi all. been awhile. i'm djing at the sonic youth listening party on thursday. come on down for some fun in the sun.