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TROPE is an alternative prog-rock band based in Los Angeles, CA. The band formed in 2016 when guitarist/producer Dave Thompson showed vocalist Diana Studenberg the embryo of what came to be their first song, Lambs.
The band spent the next 2 years writing and recording while searching for bandmates who could keep up with the constant time signature changes and feels in the music.
After filming a short teaser video of Lambs, they garnered the attention of the music industry including Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) who agreed to engineer the album and David Bottrill (Tool, Peter Gabriel) who agreed to creatively consult on the album.
Pre-production on the debut Trope record, titled ‘Eleutheromania’ which means a manic zeal for freedom, began in April 2017, and was tracked at both Armoury Studios and Hipposonic in Vancouver, B.C.
Trope’s music has been likened to A Perfect Circle and Tool with female vocals, their sound falling into the Alternative Prog-Rock genre. Their ‘music first’ focus pairs with the groups sound, which is quite progressive.


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