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Muzzled In Babylon

by Alewife

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    The 2009 release, debuting the percussion contributes and all around mayhem of Miguel G and Alex H. This album chronicles the beginnings of the band as a hard-working, performing ensemble in the Chicago market. 16 tracks of big instrumental fun. Note: Your Alewife collection is NOT complete without it.

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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 7 Alewife releases available on Bandcamp and save 75%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Monte Adentro, Love Buzz, Laura's Aura, QUARANTIKI TAPES, Yagé Root Remixes, Alewife VI, and Muzzled In Babylon. , and , .

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Isle Of Love (free) 03:06
Ti Ricordi di Siboney (free) 02:35
Caballo Viejo (free) 03:36
Cream Puff Wars (free) 04:40
House Of The King (free) 02:30
Penetration (free) 03:28
Pressed Rat & Warthog (free) 03:37
Echale Salsita (free) 04:12
Rockula (free) 03:05
Perhaps Perhaps (free) 02:05
Munsters Medley (free) 02:54
Dru Me Negrita (free) 05:04
One Eyed Monkey (free) 04:49
Mucho Tempo (free) 04:58


Our first record with the new, enhanced rhythm section (adding Miguel and Alex) - now ten years and counting. This one catches us in transition from surf rock into the beginnings of latin exploration. This is Alewife's FIFTH long playing object of the disc variety.

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released January 1, 2009

MIguel Gonzalez - traps / percussion / handsonic, Alex Haussmann - conga / percussion, Mitch McNeil - guitar / keyboards / lap steel / melodica / vibes, Collin Toline - bass / keyboards / synth / theramin


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Alewife Oak Park, Illinois

Renowned for their fermented blend of surf/latin/exotica, with a pinch of spice from around this vast global milieu. Heavily extraterrestrial by way of the equator. Music of the jungle. Music of the desert. Music from space.

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