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John Bazley’s ‘Best of 2013′ In Music

Looking over the list I’ve penned as my personal ‘Best of 2013 in Music,’ I can’t help but smile. I remember sitting in class around this time last year, scratching down a list on loose leaf of my ‘Most Anticipated of 2013;’ to see how few of those records made my end of the year […]


Mixtapes Release Making Of ‘Ordinary Silence’ Documentary

Mixtapes released their third full-length, Ordinary Silence, on No Sleep Records in June of this year. It’s a stellar pop punk record that you just might see on a couple end-of-the-year lists in the coming weeks. Today, the band released a documentary about the making of the album. It features interviews and footage of the […]

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REVIEW: Mixtapes – Ordinary Silence

Artist: Mixtapes Album: Ordinary Silence Genre: Pop-punk Label: No Sleep Records Do you remember being about 13 or 14, possibly brand new (or even a seasoned appreciator) to the world of rock and pop punk, feeling bright and positive and enthusiastic and gloriously attuned to the future? That’s what listening to Mixtapes feels like. A […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Mixtapes – “Bad Parts”

In preparation for the oncoming June 25 release of their sophomore LP, Ordinary Silence, Mixtapes have premiered their new music video to “Bad Parts” today through MTV U. The video, which can be found right after the jump, couldn’t be more complete with the many contrasting scenes that fully encompass the band’s trademark dark lyrics […]


Mixtapes Premiere New Song “C.C.S.” On Absolutepunk

Ohio favorites Mixtapes have partnered up with our friends over at Absolutepunk to premiere their new song stream of “C.C.S.” Take it for a couple spins right now. This song is planning to release through the band’s forthcoming album, Ordinary Silence, which comes out on June 25 via No Sleep Records. Pre-order you very own […]


Mixtapes Stream New Song “Bad Parts”

Ohio rockers Mixtapes are excited to partner up with the good people over at AltPress to stream their brand new song “Bad Parts.” Listen to the new material right here. This song comes off of the upcoming album, Ordinary Silence, which will be released on June 25 via No Sleep Records. Check out the group’s […]

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STREAM: Mixtapes – “Elevator Days”

We have already said yesterday that Mixtapes have announced that their sophomore LP, Ordinary Silence, is ready to release on June 25 through No Sleep Records, but today we finally have something to show from the record: a stream of “Elevator Days,” the lead single from the album. Follow the jump to not only stream […]

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Mixtapes Announce New Album And Summer Tour

It’s been a while since we’ve had any news from Ohio’s Mixtapes, but it was all worth the wait. No Sleep Records has just announced that the pop-punk group will be releasing their sophomore LP, Ordinary Silence, on June 25. This news came coupled with the announcement of a month long headlining tour. Included on […]