Silent Wishes

Silent Wishes This monotony of me on me is not enough to set me free My mind is still so fucking frantic, and I’m still so very heartsick Why can’t I just not… Continue reading

East Entices Indy and Returns in June

Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, IN – My whole life I’ve been fantastically blessed because somehow I’ve always had a multitude of good friends with spectacular musical taste. These beautiful people stumble… Continue reading

For Momma

For Momma  Momma I write this for you on your day, although you may not feel like reading I just wanna thank you for humoring me, and my silly dreams that I’m dreaming You’ve… Continue reading

The Sorry Girl

The Sorry Girl The sorry girl’s sorry even when she’s silent The sorry girl doesn’t say goodbye The sorry girl knows everything’s her fault When they look her in the eyes and lie… Continue reading

The People Fight Cancer and Win One More Battle

The People Fight Cancer and Win One More Battle Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey LAFAYETTE, IN – The People vs Breast Cancer Benefit Concert was a fantastic night of music, food, and charity –… Continue reading

Material Lord

Material Lord This hometown feeling’s a pit in my soul It keeps me reeling and ready to go An illegal alien to all those I know They watch and they gasp at my… Continue reading

A Preemptive Strike

A Preemptive Strike by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I’m the one that’s walkin’ away I don’t wanna think of you every day I don’t wanna picture those words you’ll say If the universe suddenly goes… Continue reading

I Own Me

Originally published in Photographic Memories: Meet me in the Middle I Own Me All this time it’s been my heart inside breaking mine. All these years it’s been myself as enemy I find.… Continue reading

18 Years Love Should Have Grown

I just realized the Love we lost would have been 18 this year… all grown up ❤ This is dedicated to her and my beautiful Hazie. I know you don’t have internet out there,… Continue reading

Seed Guzzler

Seed Guzzler by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Anxiety is quite sadistic Hide my bullshit in these limericks Let it out to keep my heart sane Need a shield for all this mind rain One foot… Continue reading

Shawn Hagood is Keeping the Blues Alive

It’s phenomenal to me how much music can really unify people, and bring out the pure and good in us all. If we see a stranger with a shirt representing our favorite band… Continue reading

Johnny Rivers’ Golden Hits from a Golden Age

A lot of the music that we consider classic as we age were the songs that made up the soundtracks to our childhood. These were the songs our parents forced us to listen… Continue reading

How to Tell if Your Kid is an Artist in Grade 2

How to Tell if Your Kid is an Artist in Grade 2 Article & Photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I’ve had many conversations about art with many people in my past, but my… Continue reading

Cut Camp’s Old School Hip-Hop Crazes Columbus

Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey COLUMBUS, IN – The Beats pumped out of the door of Le Petit Caraibes like a fully loaded automatic weapon parting the airwaves, and landing explosively… Continue reading

Canadian Metal Band Days Alone gets Eight Tentacles Up!

Originally published in Drunk Octopus Magazine on February 25, 2016 We received a reader submission recently that really has the drunk octopus tentacles all aflutter. The band is Days Alone out of Grand Falls, Windsor,… Continue reading

Ode to a Freezing Valentine’s Day

Ode to a Freezing Valentine’s Day How can you be so cruel, when my heart’s lying there on the floor? How come you just can’t see, this realio trulio heart in me? I… Continue reading

Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out with The LSG

Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I’m sure the idea of supergroups have been around longer than I have ever known. I remember my first discovery of one in my early teens.… Continue reading

Thursday I’m Still Burning

Thursday I’m Still Burning by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Your face is in front of the eyes in my mind My VHS brain is set on rewind I play and I pause the moment I see… Continue reading