Sleep Team( Band 'Team Sleep')
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Biography Sleep Team
It all began in 1994 with a venture Moreno and his friend Todd Wilkinson. For 30 bucks guys bought chetyrehdorozhechny recorder and turns made it record and share. When the boys had already wiped out several films, to their amusement joined by another friend, Crook, who has imposed on the guitar and other electronic percussion-edge DJ tricks. However, they were still only rough mixes, and turn into songs they started, when Moreno decided to add the entire recorded his vocals.
. At first the guy and the thought did not even have to establish a group or make an album, but in 2000 the idea of such a project began quietly discussed
. Name of the group, "Team Sleep", has appeared only a year, but during this time the trio produced 12 instrumental tracks for the first polnometrazhki.
. Team Sleep recording was scrolled to the company "Maverick", is the roof "Deftones", and as a result of "a sleeping team won a contract
. Soon Moreno, Wilkinson & Crook joined by drummer Zach Hill (ex-"Hella) and bassist Rick Verrett (ex-" Tinfed "), and thus the trio became a quintet. In late 2001, "Team Sleep" had a small tour on the West Coast and began to wait until the disc. However, the planned release was postponed because several unfinished tracks hit the Internet, and one song ( "Mercedes") began to actively turn the Los Angeles-based radio station "Power 106". Several discouraged by this turn of affairs, the boys did not give up, and started to prepare new material.
But history repeated. Author's troika, represented by Moreno, Wilkinson, and Crooke had not yet completed, and unfinished songs are once again on the Internet. At this time, Chino upset already stronger, and spitting on "Team Sleep", focused on a new opus "Deftones".
Team Sleep only in April of 2003 is "TS" under the direction of producer Ross Robinson re-recorded a couple tracks. Both songs came out on the single "The Passportal" and heard on the soundtrack to the movie "The Matrix: Reloaded". While Chino toured with his core team, Wilkinson, Crook and Hill with the participation of producer Greg Wells produced a few songs. Work on the future of the album was continued in 2004. Especially hard for Moreno, who had to switch from a heavy style of "Deftones" to appease the ambient atmosphere, "Team Sleep". Results of work were quite modest and unassuming. The album was released on the label "Maverick Records" May 10, 2005.
If the opening track "Ataraxia" has turned out quite dynamic, then the next, "Ever (foreign flag)", was unexpectedly calm and romantic, and one of the hardest things, "Blvd. Nights ", was played not as powerfully as the" Deftones ". Nevertheless, themselves "Team Sleep" were satisfied with their work, and Chino expressed the idea that, resting on the production of music should be easy to make different music.