By Jason Lamphier
It�s no surprise that Koop�s �Come to Me� graced an episode of Grey�s Anatomy earlier this year; the lilting cry for love is a breath of fresh air amid today�s funereal indie rock. A sample-laden blend of jazzy swing and marimba beats, the queer Swedish duo�s latest, Koop Islands, calls to mind a buoyant Caribbean cruise or a twilight-bathed soiree at the Gatsby estate.
Bonus: Band mates Magnus Zingmark (left) and Oscar Simonsson (right) perform in makeup and skirts. �It�s uncommon to the jazz world because it�s so conservative and dominated by men,� says Zingmark. �The makeup gives us extra adrenaline.�