KOPPS. Saying the name aloud conjures imagery of hope for some, oppression for others. Heroes. Villains. A nation divided.
These are the realities of our times, where justice isn’t so black and white. Or is it exactly black and white? Depends who you ask, really. But if you ask Patricia Patrón, Kyle O, Drew York, or Travis J. Manson (a.k.a. KOPPS), you’ll find this is just one of a myriad of issues they’ve never thought about. In fact, they rarely think at all.
Their song “Dumb” has amassed almost 2 million plays on Spotify with just a one word chorus (which is of course, “dumb”). Their biggest feature (Joywave’s hit, “Tongues”) is a recording session they slept through. They released their 2012 EP (‘Fuck Jams’) as a special condom (the ones used for sex) with a download code.
This is a band determined not to care, and if you’re not careful, they might take you with them.