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Slaapwel Records is a small record label specialized in music to fall asleep to. Often I find myself lying awake in bed, not sleepy enough to fall asleep, not lively enough to keep doing stuff. I figured it would be good if there was more music that soundtracks the thin border between being asleep and lying awake, deliberately choosing the sleepy side of things. So I set out, looking for people that would be good at making mind-soothing songs. I ask them to write a sleep-inducing record, I listen to it, and when I fail to reach the end because I fell asleep, I release it as a musical record. All artists are various people I met through the years, different yet all connected with their unique talent. I think they are very good at making "boring" music. This is not an insult. I love their music to death and I think they are all very capable of making wonderful sleep-inducing songs. In any case, don't make too much of it. It is all just good fun. Sleepy fun.

Demo Policy

I'm really humbled by all the requests for releasing a record. It's very flattering you think slaapwel could be a good home, but, in all honesty: if you made an album and you're looking for a label to release it: slaapwel can't do that for you. Slaapwel only releases albums specifically made for people to fall asleep to. Much like a scientist, I do a test with each submission before releasing it. If you want to make something special, feel free to send it over using the dropbox below. I promise I'll try it out, if it works, I'll get back to you, if it doesn't, I prefer staying quiet because it is no fun to say it didn't work. :-)