Different Sleep is the production alias of Rafa Alvarez, a rising producer and instrumentalist from San Diego, currently residing and attending school in Chicago. His original tracks transport you to a land somewhere between a party, a hangover the morning after, and peaceful contemplation. Blending elements of hip-hop, r&b, trance and juke, Different Sleep is turning heads all over the Internet with his steady stream of new tracks and remixes.
Different Sleep has received critical acclaim from online publications such as XLR8R, The Fader, andPitchfork as well as airplay on BBC Radio 1 via Ryan Hemsworth and Flosstradamus. With releases and remixes of his own on various labels such as OWSLA, West In Dust, and Svengali Label – it is clear Different Sleep is making his way up with his soothing downtempo productions.