The Sleep-ins music is soaring, melodic and often thundering indie rock with a cerebral nod to the underground bands of their youth. The group formed in Australia, where they developed and road-tested their early material. Their talents and experience also extend to production and engineering, so the urge to self-produce their music comes naturally. The result is impressive not just because of the process, but because of the sounds they manage to capture. Their debut album Songs About Girls & Outer Space saw success on the College Music Journal charts and spawned the popular single "Silver State".