The Offbeat: Interview: Staircase Spirits

Staircase Spirits’ music revolves around a melancholy energy that can be employed as a cry for help, in a fit of nostalgia, or as a heavy-hearted attack on someone who has done wrong. Anna Acosta’s world-weary vocals sing achingly over wistful pop-rock instrumentals, with the occasional stringed instrument thrown into the mix. On their latest singles “California Winter,” Staircase Spirits take what is, for them, a rare viewpoint, and soliloquize about happiness and the better parts of love. With dynamic vocals delivered over a bed of driving, energetic guitars, the new single feels like a step in the right direction for the duo.

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