Author: Aiden Brady

Backtracks; a series from Melodic Distraction dipping back into the archives in search of tracks that shifted the electronic music landscape. With each edition, we invite a local artist or DJ to share their most impactful music and the history behind it. This time around, Yes Music’s Aiden Brady shares with us his musings on […]

Bonsai Hi-Fi is a bespoke, warm, hi-fidelity sound system normally nestled in a cosy corner of the Wirral. Carefully constructed with love, the Bonsai Hi-Fi parties have been running for nearly a full year and have drawn a loyal crowd of dancers. On the cusp of their very first birthday party, Aiden Brady ties up […]

This September brought the release of Bicep’s first full length album. Much awaited, this drew some 18 months of excited speculation, Shazams and badly taken iPhone videos to an end. If you listen to electronic music and aren’t already familiar with the duo, consisting of Andy Ferguson and Matthew McBriar, I can only assume you’ve […]

With St Patrick’s Day upon us, our Irish member of the family, Aiden Brady, takes us on a musical tour of the island he calls home; starting decades ago and ending in the present with some contemporary groundbreaking artists… St Patrick’s Day and Irish whiskey have much in common, beyond both being Irish, they also improve […]

After Or:la took to the 24 Kitchen Street stage last Thursday for an all-night-long set, our man Aiden Brady put it all down into words… Even in the short time past our interview with Or:la she has continued to make waves in Liverpool and further afield. Two of her famed Meine Nacht parties have been […]

With Spring only a few weeks away, the future is bright. To make it all the brighter have a peruse through the excellent events we’ve chosen for this month’s guide and pencil some of them in to add some colour to your diary. Live sets, jungle, jazz, this month there’s something on to cater to […]

Or:la has been based in Liverpool for several years now. Whilst she hails from Derry, she has very much made the city her own. The multitalented producer, DJ and party host has been making her mark since her student days – First co-founding the LJMU Dance Music Society before graduating to the Meine Nacht parties […]

For Donald Glover A.K.A Childish Gambino, no mountain has proved unassailable. With an illustrious 14 year career encompassing acting, writing, stand up comedy and music he is often called a 21st century renaissance man… Proclaiming an endeavour to “Sucker punch” the audience with each new project, this harboured penchant for innovation is clear across his […]

Justice first forayed into the spotlight in 2003 with their remix of Simian’s “Never Be Alone”, later retitled and released as “We Are Your Friends.” Following this the French duo, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay, were elevated rapidly to success. Having marked themselves as on the button remixers, they produced remixes for a range […]

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