Alex Siegel is a musician and singer-songwriter from Santa Monica, California. His first album of original songs, Röykkä, was recorded in Finland with co-producer Matti Kari, who Alex met by chance one summer in Moscow.
Alex plays keys, synth and co-writes songs with the psychedelic dance band The Mother Tongues, who are now recording their first album with Jim James as producer. Alex is a longtime collaborator with indie-rock band Waterstrider, which he co-founded while attending university in Berkeley, California. He played guitar, drums, percussion, and synth on their debut album Nowhere Now and co-wrote 2011's Constellation EP. The song "Feathertips," produced on Alex's laptop, was featured in a GoPro Awards video, garnering over 850,000 views.
Alex also plays drums and tours with folk-pop group Nine Pound Shadow. He has also performed on keys with Malian guitar virtuoso Vieux Farka Touré, "Jimi Hendrix of the Sahara."