Author: Josh Aitman

Ahead of a long-haul flight from New York City to perform at Meraki, Liverpool, we caught up with revered house producer, Baltra to find out what music he’ll be chilling out  to while he’s thousands of feet in the air… Baltra is a self taught house producer based in New York, hailing from Philadelphia. His […]

Another premiere coming at you from just over the M62. This time Ad Hoc regular, Tommy Tickle releases on Sprechen for their 20th release. A close friend of the Melodic Distraction Family, Tommy Tickle aka Tom Dockree is back with his latest ep, Night Cream. Following his first solo EP last year on Ad Hoc […]

After three successful years, Buyers Club Music closed its doors on New Year’s Eve after the venue’s final dance with promoters Archive & Cherry Mango. In honour of a venue that brought us so much joy, we look back at some of the best Buyers Club Music moments, as chosen by the staff that worked […]

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 […]


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