Silkworm was an indie rock band active from 1987 to 2005.The members were Tim Midgett, Joel RL Phelps, Andy Cohen, and Michael Dahlquist. Phelps left the band in 1994. Matt Kadane of Bedhead and The New Year played keyboards on Italian Platinum and It'll Be Cool. Dahlquist was killed in July 2005 when his car was rammed from behind by a car whose driver intended to commit suicide. Midgett and Cohen went on to form Bottomless Pit.A feature length documentary, "Couldn't You Wait? The Story of Silkworm", was released in February 2013, featuring interviews with Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), Steve Albini, Stephen Malkmus (Pavement), Gerard Cosloy (Matador Records), Clint Conley (Mission of Burma) and other notable admirers. It is currently available streaming and as a DRM free download from their official website. A remastered and expanded 2x12" + CD edition of the third Silkworm album "Libertine" including the group's "Marco Collins Sessions" and two additional tracks will be issued by the label Comedy Minus One in May 2014.