Dan and Ronnie met in Chicago while playing in a very loud, very large, extremely fun band (Mucca Pazza), and decided to go make a gentle, cozy album together in a house full of quilts in Kentucky. Over the course of several days with a 1919 Steinway and the invaluable help of producer & engineer […]

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.​