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Want to join the team? We’re looking for a pair of interns to join our tight-knit crew here at Melodic Distraction Radio.  Lasting for 12 months, with the possibility of further employment after the placement ends, this paid internship will serve as a great avenue into the world of internet radio and broadcast media. The […]

It’s high, high summer already, huh? Leo season might seem like its just one long Insta scroll of glitter and itsy bitsy teenie weeny yellow polka dot bikinis, but hey if you’re not in Croatia, Berlin or Ibiza, there’s still sun/rain-soaked adventures to be had back home. Here’s our monthly round up of what is […]

Good grief. In the immortal words of Montserrat’s finest export Arrow – it’s “HOT HOT HOT”! Trapped in the Luciferian clutches of a hellish heatwave (and accompanying Football Fever™), Liverpool has transmogrified into a toasty yet beautifully breezy paradise akin to some fabled Caribbean clime, like Merseyside’s answer to Miami, with sweltering sunbathers and cool […]

Last month I opened with a quote from Plato, this ancient philosopher, waxing lyrical on the spiritual power of music. An eloquent confirmation of the general consensus here at Jacaranda Records – that life isn’t really worth much cop if you don’t have some banging tunes on the go. A couple weeks ago we opened […]

With Record Store Day now tucked under their belts for another 12-months, and some exciting news to share about the not-so-distant future, Jacaranda Records drop by for their first in a series of monthly columns on Melodic Distraction.  “Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, charm and gaiety […]

The Melodic Distraction family circle is growing every day! We’re nothing without the show hosts, associates, partners, friends and, of course, the listeners tuning in each and every day. We’ve got some serious stuff on the bubble over the summer months and beyond, and like a cute lil snek in tropical adolescence, we’ve outgrown our […]

It’s good to be back! After a small hiatus, our monthly New Wax feature returns…this time, for good. With Record Store Day looming its mammoth presence over the month once again, we’ve tried our very best to steer clear of specific RSD releases (with a few guilty exceptions!)  A more focused issue of New Wax […]

Women are remarkable. Tell your story. Tell her story. We live in a world where gender is an increasingly important issue. If the talents of women are neglected or ignored, the consequences are serious for social and economic progress. The question is, how we can promote gender equality within multi-cultural societies? Does gender equality look […]

We welcome our newest Sunday show to the airwaves: Tuff Love Soul Club. Tune in for soul 45 after soul 45 and ease yourself into Sunday with Liam Flanders and Ryan Wilson at the helm with special guest soul diggers each month. Residing at Buyers Club, Tuff Love Soul Club is Liverpool’s go to gig for your […]

Consistently selling out raucous parties at Buyers Club, the Upstairs With team have gained a reputation for throwing an event steeped in debauchery. From tops off with Mall Grab to the classic “sit down, stand up” at Adesse Versions, the connection between DJ and dancer at this intimate affair is found almost nowhere else in the city. Residing […]


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