Sleeping Dogs, a band wins the reputation by almost word of mouth. They appear to be sloppy while indeed put the most earnest effort to make music, always presenting what's beyond expectations. nehcetep, a rather shy producer, whose image has been dimmed by too many aliases, left only with his work including some lo-fi cassettes and vinyl records. It's hard to tell if a...(展开全部) Sleeping Dogs, a band wins the reputation by almost word of mouth. They appear to be sloppy while indeed put the most earnest effort to make music, always presenting what's beyond expectations. nehcetep, a rather shy producer, whose image has been dimmed by too many aliases, left only with his work including some lo-fi cassettes and vinyl records. It's hard to tell if anyone really knows him.
The collaboration of the EP "Petedogs" was urged by Eating Music back in 2019. By then Sleeping Dogs was only recognized by few listeners on streaming platform Xiami and fRUITYSPACE in Beijing, having several demos recorded. Eating Music suggested nehcetep to make remix tracks for them, hoping to bring the band out in that summer. Being put off till now, while with no harm, tracks "Spring of Rio", "Kweichow", and "Homeless Dog" have been improved for better recording and making with growing experiences. ahmooow, friend of nehcetep's, was invited to play saxophone for remix / edit tracks. The record label needs no worry about the sales anymore to release vinyl records, thriving for everyone.
The record design achieves excellence by the delay. Releasing specially designed 10" vinyl records and pressing six tracks to be small but... sophisticated.
All the effort is finally paid back in full, and the spring is being joyful. The Making of EP: In the summer of 2019, band members squeezed in the tiny basement for rehearsal. A Yong from Future Orients recorded and roughly mixed track 1-3 for Sleeping Dogs. After moving, a few more audio tracks were added. These three tracks should be the very first studio recordings by Sleeping Dogs. nehcetep made remix for tracks 4-6, took over a year to finish while those should be done in 2019.
Artists: Sleeping Dogs is an instrumental band from Beijing. Influenced by all kinds of grooving styles, blending different elements into their instrumental performance.
nehcetep, mysterious + decadent + inconspicuous, living causally but hoping to turn better. ahmooow, a 24-year-old boy who learns saxophone himself and takes Wayne Shorter, Pharoah Sanders as models. Sleeping Dogs，一支不加修饰仅凭口耳相传而存在的好乐队，常以自由散漫的形象掩盖认真搞一些作品的事实，成果总能高出大家的期待一点点。 nehcetep，一个羞涩又自我的制作人，太多的化名让他的形象一次次模糊在创作里，留下了一些值得考古研究的低保真小卡带和响度总是不够大的黑胶，很难说有谁真正认识他。 《Petedogs》EP 的合作由宜听音乐在 2019 年撺掇发起，当时的睡狗只有几个粉丝在虾米和北京的水果空间现场，有几首还过得去的 demo，在宜听的建议下，凑上了小有口碑的 nehcetep 来为这几首作品加码 remix，想着作为一个不入流的制作人厂牌也许能借此机会在当年的夏天捧红什么乐队一脚飞天。当然拖延是有好处的，现在的“Spring of Rio”、“Kweichow”、“Homeless Dog”成品随着乐队经费水平的提升有了更好的录音版本和后期，几个 remix / edit 版本还请到了 nehcetep 的好友 ahmooow 加入萨克斯演奏，厂牌也不再担心销量可以大胆发黑胶，均展示出了欣欣向荣的气息。 这张等一等更优质的 EP 封面和唱片设计也丝毫不含糊，随 EP 发布的十寸黑胶以开放式装帧传递六首作品本身追求自由又小具精良的风格。 总之等待是有收获的，春天是值得享受的。 关于创作： 2019 年夏天，睡狗还挤在炎热潮湿的地下室里排练，邻居 Future Orients 的阿勇为睡狗录制和粗混了 Track 1-3，之后睡狗搬家，又补录了一部分音轨，这三首歌算是睡狗最早的正经录音。nehcetep 为这几首歌做了 Remix（Track 4-6）。本来19年底就该做好的三首 remix tracks 足足做了一年多，做好睡狗都搬排练室了，原因是太能拖了，现在正在接受电击治疗。 关于音乐人： 睡狗 Sleeping Dogs 是一支来自北京的器乐乐队。受各种律动型音乐影响，将不同的音乐成分混合到器乐之中。 nehcetep ，神秘破败糜烂低调，做事情随随便便，但希望变好。 ahmooow，97年生，一个以 Wayne Shorter，Pharoah Sanders 为榜样，自律自学的萨克斯少年。
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1. Sleeping Dogs - Spring of Rio 2. Sleeping Dogs - Kweichow 3. Sleeping Dogs - Homeless Dog 4. nehcetep - Spring of Rio (nehcetep edited) 5. nehcetep, ahmooow - Kweichow (nehcetep edited, feat. ahmooow) 6. nehcetep - Homeless Dog (nehcetep edited)