Spouse is led by José Ayerve. The band is based in New England. Nozomi is the first full-length effort by Spouse. It was produced and recorded by Thom Monahan (Devendra Banhart, Pernice Brothers) and Mark Alan Miller (Unband, Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh). Spouse is: José Ayerve Liz Bustamante John Cowden Alisha Goldblatt Michael Merenda Thom Monahan Dan Pollard The track 'Superman' was featured on This American Life with Ira Glass in February of 2001.