On September 16th at 7pm, the Chicago Film Archives will livestream the premiere of Four Dances for Three Couples as part of Experimental Sound Studios’ Quarantine Concerts. This film was created from CFA’s footage by Jiayi Chen, and the music was written for three musician couples who have each been isolating together during the pandemic. Many thanks […]

Escargatoire, formerly Snail Band, is a musical collective of slow-moving humans: Emmy Bean, Ronnie Kuller, Julie Pomerleau, and Joey Spilberg, and sometimes Jim Cooper and Nora Barton. We found each other in the spring of 2016 playing music for Opera-Matic events, ​and have been slowly accumulating momentum ever since.​

Mister Tom Musick is touched by your concern and consternation, and he appreciates your morbid fascination, but there’s nothing to be done for him now. The bloom is off the rose, the hour late. He’s been licked by the flames of love; he’s been Merloted, Bordeauxed and Shirazzled. The bright dreams of his youth have […]