CRACKER VISITS THE VOGUE

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on August 1, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – It was an incredible day heading to the Vogue to see Cracker, and… Continue reading

Move, Bitch, Get Out the Way

Move, Bitch, Get Out the Way by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Humbly speaking this stink that is reeking Permeates my soul every day This odious feeling is sending me reeling and wretchedness holds so much… Continue reading

Takin’ Up Space

Takin’ Up Space Just sittin around takin’ up space on your porch, Sittin around makin it skunk. It could be worse in my head I guess… I’m way worse in my head when… Continue reading

A Visit to Summerland 2015

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on July 21, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey FORT WAYNE, IN – The Summerland Tour is an annual 1990s music tour that started in 2012 and was… Continue reading

Belly

Belly by Melodie Yvonne Ramey i got an achin’ in my belly and a rootin’ in my brain this constant prodding yapping is driving me insane. it’s just small conversations nothing gettin’ deep and… Continue reading

Around the Clock Hip Hop Heaven With Black Eddie aka Rashaad the God

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on June 11, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The thing about Hip Hop music is that it has its own special… Continue reading

Migraine Is As Migraine Does

Migraine Is As Migraine Does by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I suffer… I mean everybody does, but migraines are just another level. It’s a burden I wouldn’t wish on my greatest enemy. It’s a… Continue reading

WESTBOUND AND DOWN – THE ROAD TO CALIROOTS WITH DILATED PEOPLES

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on June 3, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey MONTEREY, CA – Saturday of Memorial Day weekend was a beautiful day to wake up in… Continue reading

Photo Gallery – Blind Melon New Year’s 2016 @ Lafayette Theater

Blind Melon w/ Miller & SpaceWords Lafayette Theater Lafayette, Indiana December 31, 2015 & January 1, 2016 Photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey SEE even more of the Music on Melodie’s YouTube now! View more of Melodie’s… Continue reading

Nails

As I pull these crooked nails out of these old tired walls all I can think about is my own foolishness.

This Mood for Today

This Mood for Today by Melodie Yvonne Ramey This… This is what I’m feelin’ like Movin’ around, but catatonic Lustin’ around, and just can’t stop it. Stuck in this house playin’ mind tricks Inside this… Continue reading

Photo gallery – HMI Campaign @ Shrewsbury-Windle House 5-29-2015

HMI Campaign Shrewsbury-Windle House Madison, Indiana May 29, 2015 Photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey SEE even more of the Music on Melodie’s YouTube now! View more of Melodie’s concert and event photography at melodieyvonne.com/photo-galleries/concert-and-events/ View all… Continue reading

Westbound and Down Part Deux

Captain’s Log Star-date 05/22/2015 It’s hard for me to believe the view outside my tent this beautiful morning in California. It is none other than an overlook of the Mazda Raceway that any… Continue reading

West Bound and Down

It was sometime last year that I decided to make the journey westward. I don’t remember why I caught the notion. I just remember the idea seemed brilliant! Taking off toward California without… Continue reading

From Afar – Racking the Lens

I often get complacent with my photography because I have this easy factory gig paying my bills. Unfortunately this complacency leaves a grand feeling of unfulfillment. I often try to stave off this… Continue reading

Home Is Where My Art Is

I don’t often know what I’m doing ahead of time. I swear I have to be the queen of last minute huge decisions as well as nick of time art show readiness. I’m not… Continue reading

Behind the Art – For Christina

I thought I’d go back a little bit today, and share the story that first spurred me to begin the Behind the Art series. People often ask me what a particular photograph or poem… Continue reading

Visual Snow, the Film Grain Over the Universe

Visual Snow, the Film Grain Over the Universe by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Today I’d like to talk about a topic near and dear to my heart, and recently given a new name… Visual… Continue reading