KOOP

Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop • Sweden
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Koop is the Swedish electronic jazz duo of Magnus Zingmark and Oscar Simonsson from Uppsala, Sweden, formed in 1995. Though the music may sound as if it is played by a tight jazz group, it is actually sample-based. Thousands of small clips of drums, strings, horns, and choirs are taken from old records and puzzled together into new songs. This time consuming production process is one of the reasons Koop's albums are released 4-5 years apart.

The group's 3 albums all feature guest vocalists. On their latest, "Koop Islands", the singers are Yukimi Nagano, Ane Brun, Hilde Louise Asbjornsen, Rob Gallagher and Mikael Sundin. Also contributing to the percussion, solos, and bass are Mattias Ståhl, Magnus Lindgren, Karl Frid, Nils Berg, Martin Höper, Ola Bothzén, Dan Berglund and Mats Lindfors.

Live, Koop transforms into a 7-9 piece swing orchestra including 1-3 singers. The lineup varies from time
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KOOP Sons of Koop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sons of Koop
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1997
KOOP Waltz for Koop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waltz for Koop
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2002
KOOP Waltz For Koop. Alternative Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waltz For Koop. Alternative Takes
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2003
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Koop Islands
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2006

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KOOP Waltz For Koop + Waltz For Koop Alternative Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waltz For Koop + Waltz For Koop Alternative Takes
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2007
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Coup De Grâce 1997-2007
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2010

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Summer Sun
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2003

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