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10 October 2009 – Tonight Madina Lake opened the show at Brixton Academy and after rushing around a bit late I arrived in the pit just as they were starting their second song.

I had never before seen these guys live and I didn’t think I would know much of their stuff but I was quite wrong as most of their set seemed familiar and I knew quite a few of the lyrics. I give them credit for their performance because it was obvious that that the crowd was here for the headliners but they all ended up having a good time. The lighting was amazing to watch from the crowd but a little difficult to work with right by the stage because majority of the lighting was aimed mid stage leaving the guys silhouetted from the pit. I did get a few shots that I really like but it was quite definitely interesting even more because these guys must be endorsed by some sort of energy drink (referring to the way they run around the big stage).

I liked it and know that I will be checking out more of their stuff on Spotify.

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Currently listening to : Editors – Bricks and Mortar.

7 replies
  1. jess
    jess says:

    omg!…madina lake were fukin fab at the brixton academy sat the 10.10.09…..my best friend matt got e into madina lake ages ago and unfortunatli he passed away…..i always wanted to see these great guys with him and saturday ws the first tym i have seen em play! they were awsum! best opening act for papa roach too! got us goin crazi for em! and even tho he cudnt be there personally matt was watching too guys so thanks for making it a fab fucking nite ever! lovees xxxxxxxxxx

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  2. Julie T
    Julie T says:

    I never thort this band would be as good as they were. Got us so excited for PR. Wonderful fotos, you very professional.

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  3. Nikki
    Nikki says:

    Haha! I was there. Twas brilliant I must say. However I didn’t like the really tall blokes next to me, they kept pushing me forward :(
    Hopefully Madina Lake are gonna be at download next year coz ima gonna go :D

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  4. anmol
    anmol says:

    These are mintage pictures.. fom these pics it looked like the photographer either really loves matthew lol or its just easier to take pics of matthew hehe.. wheres mateo and dan? but overall good pictures :]

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