Author: Josh Aitman

With festival season fast approaching, a fresh musical offering presents itself within Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle. On The Corner is a new weekend event  celebrating the local and national musicians at the forefront of the UK’s exploding jazz scene. A jazz festival that steps firmly into the future whilst paying homage to the past… Combining the […]

For many of us, the word ‘disco’ conjures up a shedload of glitter, vibrant flares and sequins, but Liverpool Disco Festival showed us it’s so much more than the sparkly surface fashion. Invoking the early beginnings of the scenes and makeshift discotheques such as the Loft and 12 West that defined the 70s, LDF brought […]

With the bulk of January out of the way, we can finally look forward to that end of the month paycheck. Before it quickly disappears, get your chops into this month’s newest vinyl delights! With the amount of good wax on the way this month and next, there’s slim chance your  bank balance will remain […]

DJing in Liverpool and at festivals for over 7 years now, Impurity (formerly DJing under the alias Matty P) started off mixing the deeper side of dubstep around 9 years ago.   A few years later, he began to become more recognised for his tight drum&bass and jungle mixing at his Less Effect party and across the city. […]

Across The Board will see Rich Furness’ eclectic tastes cover all spectrums of dance music including techno, grime, jungle, garage, UK bass, disco and even gabber, as well as genres probably yet to be named. Rich Furness is a long standing veteran of the Liverpool dance music scene, and is most well-known for his residencies […]

The Archive fellas pack a far-reaching range of music, from ambient to post- dubstep, but always keep it dancable.  From obscure synth pop records found at the back of a stack in a record store, to the cutting edge of house & techno, (and a healthy dose of 90s UK garage) Archive are cutting a […]

MODU:LAR is an electronic music event for friends and like-minded people founded back in 2014. Each month join one of the UK’s best minimal techno parties on Melodic Distraction Radio.  Over 3 years, the Liverpool-based party has held in excess of 30 dates, playing host to a huge array of visiting artists, many being debut performances […]

Quickly becoming one of Liverpool’s most forward thinking electronic nights, ENRG steps up to deliver one of Melodic Distraction Radio’s main weekend slots. Each month, their resident, Blehrin, steps onto the stream for 2 hours of electronic selections featuring occasional guests from the international scene… Just a year in, and the ENRG crew have already played host to […]

With the launch of the Four Triangles label, Liverpool producer ASOK hosts a genre spanning show on the Melodic Distraction airwaves. Resident at one of Liverpool’s most creative club spaces, 24 Kitchen Street, ASOK’s abillity to offer unique and diverse music selections with each appearance is second to none as he tours the world playing renowned spaces such as Fabric […]

Starting as a free-entry night in the Kazimier Garden last sumer, Cartier 4 Everyone has grown to become a Cartel of producers, performers, artists, DJs and friends all stood in roughly the same place at roughly the same time. The point of unity? A shared love for new currents in club music, with a global […]


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