Nosotros Venimos Del Agua
A multi-tracked, dynamic excursion into Afro-Cuban roots wrapped in a bumping rock wrapper. Featuring the marimba of Will McNeil, scion of Clan McNeil, in his Alewife recorded debut!
An electrified mélange of Exotic Psyche Surf with a Latin Lounge twinge. The complete discography is waiting for your hungry ears. Stream or download on Bandcamp.
The invader species in our natural habitat. Well, yeah, it was the AO Hawaiian Hideout in Chicago. The cocktails are astounding. And the food is extraordinary. The sound should ring a bell for you, too.
Baila a un ritmo elastico. An original film appropriately appropriated from vintage footage by Mitch McNeil.
Inspired by our latest single, Love Buzz b/w El Milagro Verde, out now on Bandcamp.
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Original designs to wear, stick, carry, and/or decorate. Tees, Hoodies, Phone Cases, Tapestries, Throws, Duvets, Posters, Stickers, Shower Curtains, and upteen more items.
Where the psych lounge reaches the beach and runs into the jungle, drop in for a dose of mysterious Latin rhythms with Alewife — an eclectic excursion into Exotica. Based in the Chicago “urb-urbs” of Oak Park / Riverside / Elmhurst, Alewife draws from its members’ eclectic backgrounds across genre borderlands without boundaries.
Mitch McNeil — guitar, bass, keyboards, arrangements
Beverly Gibson — lead vocal, accordion, keyboards, melodica
Alex Haussmann — congas, djembe, chekere, cajon
Brian Mahoney — bass, keyboards, guitar, saxophone
Miguel Gonzalez — drums, Handsonic®, bongos, timbales
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Alewife is ranked #5 on the Latin chart in Oak Park, IL. Need we say more?!
Leave it to Mitch. He’s kept a digital diary of every show with personal notes, set lists, and photos. Dive in.
Dig the Alewife Hour, hosted by recovering ex-music critic and Alewife drummer Miguel Gonzalez. Excursions into the strange yet familiar sounds that inspire Alewife-ism. Exclusively on Spotify.
FitzGerald’s Nightclub, Berwyn IL
The SideBar at FitzGerald’s, Berwyn IL
Friendly Music Community, Berwyn IL
Outtaspace, Berwyn IL
AO Hawaiian Hideout, Chicago IL
The Dock on Montrose Beach, Chicago IL
Montrose Saloon, Chicago IL
DBK District Brew Yards, Chicago IL
Elmhurst Brewing Co., Elmhurst IL
Maya Del Sol, Oak Park IL
Widespot Performing Arts Center, Stockholm WI
Bass Street Landing Summer Concert Series, Moline IL
South Shore Marina, Whitehall MI
White Lake Yacht Club, Whitehall MI
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