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04.15.14 // Tapioca and the Flea’s ‘Take It Slow’ Video

“It’s about not rushing off into another relationship after you break up,” said frontman Samuel Lopez about the song. “It’s about just being content with where it’s at.”

read article >> http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331645564539/watch-tapioca-and-the-flea-new-take-it-slow-video

04.03.14 // Tapioca and the Flea: The New Sound of Weird Wave

“Kath labeled their music as ‘weird wave.'”

// redbull.com

read article >> http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331629985539/tapioca-and-the-flea-the-new-age-of-weird-wave

04.01.14 // Track | Tapioca And The Flea “Take It Slow”

“Besides his great guitar work, it’s hard not to fall in love with Sam Lopez voice.”

– pray the music

read article >> http://praythemusic.com/2014/04/01/track-tapioca-and-the-flea-take-it-slow/

03.24.14 // Red Bull Sound Select’s Record Store Day Release

read article >> http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331641437302/red-bull-sound-selects-record-store-day-release

03.24.14 // Pop Matters

“…don’t let the title fool you, since “Take It Slow” is a brisk, catchy synth-driven number, a combination of old-fashioned pop-minded songwriting and a state-of-the-art vibe.”

-Pop Matters Staff

read article >> http://www.popmatters.com/post/180369-tapioca-and-the-flea-take-it-slow-red-bull-sound-select-7-stream-pre/

 

03.15.14 // Red Bull Music Sound Select

“Tonight we’re going to make history.”

-redbull.com

read article >> http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331639746866/sleigh-bells-brought-tink-on-stage-in-austin

11.04.13 // “Mellotron” by Tapioca And The Flea

“‘pyschwave’ –digi-beats move the feet while airy vocals and visceral guitar vibes paint a dreamscape. ”

– Free Bike Valet

read article >> http://freebikevalet.com/2013/11/04/mellotron-by-tapioca-and-the-flea/

09.13.13 // Tapioca and the Flea’s Transition From Bedroom Project to Break-Out Act

“I’ve always been fascinated with blending genres, ever since high school. My dad’s a DJ, I grew up listening to dance music. I grew up in a house full of my dad’s vinyl collection and always around his DJ friends and I always had that influence on me of appreciating music that makes your head bob.”

Nate Jackson // OC Weekly

read article >> http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/2013/09/taopica_and_the_flea_detroit_bar_sep_13_interview.php

08.01.13 // Red Bull Sound Select Review

“As the lights dimmed, the screen revealed the stage. Tapioca and the Flea had arrived. Frontman Samuel Jacob Lopez immediately captured the crowd with his high energy.”

– Marisa Rose Ficara // mxdwn

read article >> http://www.mxdwn.com/2013/08/01/reviews/frightened-rabbit-and-guests-live-at-the-house-of-blues-a-part-of-red-bull-sound-select/

06.13.13 // Jubilee Music & Arts Festival: Day 2

“They’ve made a (curious) name for themselves partially through their remixes of some big name artists, but original songs like “Mellotron” sound like the soundtrack to the world’s coolest underwater dance.”

– Jason Martinez // The Owl Mag

read article >> http://www.theowlmag.com/live-reviews/jubilee-music-arts-festival-day-2/