Something Like Idols: Kurt Vile

Right when musicianship of the likes of Duane Allman seemed inimitable, the Philadelphia-born Kurt Vile manages to reinvigorate the musical stylings of the 70s while fostering his own unmistakable brand of zenned-out, guitar-picking psych-folk.

One Word Inspiration: David Dyte Shoots The “Hodgepodge”

Canon EOS 70D in hand, New York photographer and amadeus frequenter David Dyte set forth on the city with one word in mind: 'hodgepodge.' Based on the single, slightly muddled word we dished him, Dyte snapped a collection of hodgepodge-y photos—here’s what he came up with given the word ‘hodgepodge.’

Marooned Mayhem: Photos from Deserted at the Palms Music Festival

Last week The Palms hosted Deserted at the Palms Music Festival, a weekend of music and tenting featuring 15+ bands and no worries for miles. Friend and photographer George Duchannes was on site to capture the marooned mayhem, and here is his collection of moments from The Palms' standout music festival.
Photos of Issue 05 Release Party thanks to Teresa Flowers.

Amadeus Issue 05 Release Party

With plenty of magazines on hand, and fantastic artwork from the likes of photographer Teresa Flowers, illustrator Hannah Stouffer, Harley Jones, Stone Larkin, and Jennifer Korsen, the art-fueled release party proved an overwhelming success; guests buzzing with inspiration, as they moved to the funky vinyl tunes from Pres, fresh tacos in hand.
Danny Fox

Sang Bleu Art & Tattoo Pop-Up At Imperial Art Studios

It's only been about nine months since Maxime Buchi opened Sang Bleu London - a tattoo shop, but also an art gallery, and official office space of Sang Bleu publishing, clothing, and design projects - however Buchi's pursuit to further expand the reach and presence of the Sang Bleu creative community, the widely recognized tattoo artist has opened a month-long tattoo and art pop-up space at the thriving artistic venue, Imperial Art Studios, in downtown Los Angeles.
'B-478' Illustration by Kraburi

The Fruit Of Your Loins

My first memory, the undeniable evidence that I was once a baby with no stories to tell, is of my father. Jet black long hair, matching beard, he smiled and carefully placed me on the bed. This image of him remains vivid, it is one of the dearest memories I hold. Our relationship, like most father and daughter’s is unique and at times frail. Our strongest bond and my two most effective weapons of daughterly manipulation have been my ability to speak arabic, his native language, and sing every word of Syria’s national anthem.

Amadeus Issue 05 Coming Soon!

We just can't stop cranking out these magazines and we want you all to come celebrate the release of issue 05! So mark it down friends...we're honored to have such a diverse range of talent in Amadeus' upcoming issue 05.

Heavy Soda Rocks: Harley Jones Takes Los Angeles

Pretty pinks, Yoshi-like greens, flipped cars, shop-lifting Big Bird, and Sailor Moon. Just a few of Harley Jones' favorite things, and some of the colorful characters that inhabited the walls of Stone Malone Gallery during his debut US solo show, Heavy Soda Rocks.