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The Ropes

The Ropes are an indie rock duo from New York City, composed of vocalist and bassist Sharon Shy and multi-instrumentalist "Toppy". The Ropes have toured throughout the US and UK, opening for acts such as Crocodiles, Innerpartysystem, The Bravery, Chapel Club and Sunday Girl. They have been compared to The Cure, Interpol, Garbage, Poe, The Knife, and the Velvet Underground, and they cite 1950s French New Wave as an influence. French magazine Les Inrockuptibles named The Ropes as one of their 5 bands to watch