Recent articles written by Madelynn Elyse

Blonde Redhead – Fonda – 11-12-14

Blonde Redhead – Fonda – 11-12-14

Photos by Madelynn Elyse There is a place in America that at its worst is not so different from the gladiator pits of Rome.  I am referring to – of course – the Photo Pit.  There can be no more vicious, cut-throat ensemble than the photographers in a packed photo pit, and...

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Paper Route – Bootleg – 10-28

Paper Route – Bootleg – 10-28

Photos by Madelynn Elyse Like every LA story, this one begins in traffic.  What was supposed to be a quick, mad dash to the Bootleg Theater had turned into a trudging crawl across dimly-lit backroads.  Swear and honk as I might, there was just no escaping the flickering of red...

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King Washington @ The Satellite – 2.14.14

King Washington @ The Satellite – 2.14.14

Words and Photos by Madelynn Elyse. Street Tacos saved the day again. As my Civic dashed down Silverlake Boulevard, I kept one hand on the wheel while the other clawed desperately at the plate of veggie tacos on the passenger seat. When you’re late to a show and you have...

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Islands @ Troubadour 1-21-14

Islands @ Troubadour 1-21-14

Photos and Words by Madelynn Elyse   You know you’ve made it when Benedict Cumberpatch is checking out your band. That’s my definition of success. He snuck into the Troubadour and politely ordered drinks from the giddy bartender before turning to watch Islands make music. I turned to my friend Eric....

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Tic Tic Boom @ The Satellite – 1.14.14

Tic Tic Boom @ The Satellite – 1.14.14

Photos by Madelynn Elyse There were magnificent tits to either side of me. I glanced down at my PBR, wondering what flavor of hallucinogenic had been slipped into my drink. My eyes raised. Yep, the magnificent tits were still there. But who had beheaded these poor, plastic women? Furthermore, what...

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