Spiegel has worked as a professional scholar since the 1990s and has published 11 books and over 90 articles and book chapters on a range of philosophical subjects, especially ethics, aesthetics, and philosophy of religion. He is also a musician and songwriter who has composed 300+ songs but until recently pursued musical projects only as a hobby. However, in August 2020 Spiegel suddenly found himself with some extended free time and the perfect opportunity to pursue music full-time.
During his early years as a college professor in the 1990s, Spiegel recorded local artists as well as his own music in the basement of his home in Upland, Indiana. It was during this period that Jaijinx Records was conceived, but the project was put on hold in the early 2000s as Spiegel’s family and academic commitments became more demanding. In the Spring of 2021 Jaijinx Records is being officially launched with three exciting musical projects on board: Luxcia, Hookville, and Soul Oven.
Spiegel's vision for Jaijinx Records is to provide a musical production home and portal for original music that displays these qualities:
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