Author: Josh Aitman

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Bolts stops by the studio once a month for his Songlines show, bringing an eclectic bag of sounds with a soulful undercurrent. Drawing from experience playing at various nights around the North West over the past decade, he’s developed a keen ear for captivating, enchanting music from a wide range of genres, with just as […]

Tune in to the monthly edition of Born To Roll. After years of hardwork, Dalema has locked down his unique sound. Fusing reggae, hip-hop, jungle and dubstep, his night, Sessions Faction, allows DJs to push the boundaries of dance music and dig further and beyond… Joined by a whole hosts of friends, Born To Roll showcases Dalema’s favourite music […]

Join Upitup each month on one of our newest radio shows, shedding light on the 14-year-old record label and the mighty back-catalogue behind it. From hip-hop to footwork, the span of genres from Upitup is endless. Upitup has been releasing free music since 2003. Based in Rome, Stuttgart, and Liverpool, the crew initially wanted to […]

Local favourites Andy and Danny bring a new show jammed with danceable boogies, get-down funk and smooth soul cuts. Andy James has been a regular on the local crate diggers circuit in recent times, playing choice cuts from his collection of soul, funk, latin, jazz and hip hop records at venues such as Kazimier Garden […]

Bernie Connor’s famed Sound of Music podcast comes to Melodic Distraction Radio…  In the middle of the 20th century, experimentalists cast aside conventional instruments and began to manipulate sound using electronic instruments and devices; a whole new universe of sound was discovered. As Bernie explains…there is a seamless line that runs from the tape manipulations […]

A monthly instalment with one of Liverpool’s most respected techno parties. This month sees Paddy Hooley on vocals and Samuel Lamont on selections ahead of their New Years Eve special… 4 years and going strong, 303 have brought some of the finest and most groundbreaking names to the city. With line-ups including artists such as Robert […]

Traversing everything from dancefloor-ready drivers to floaty ambient cuts, the Familiar Circles family will be bringing something different every month. Be sure to keep your ears to the ground for the occasional special guest… Taking us down a meandering river of sound, the club night bring locked-down house grooves to our airwaves and this month’s […]

Richie Vegas cut his DJing teeth in his late teens – messing about with hip hop and breaks – before plundering his family’s record collections and forging a sound that includes soul, funk, jazz, afrobeat and reggae. An integral member of the Jiggery Pokery collective (2000-2003 RIP) – running eclectic hip hop nights in Liverpool […]

Keith Marley has been DJing on the Liverpool scene for over 20 years. His Roots and Culture radio show is strictly reggae and strictly vinyl, with each show dedicated to selecting tunes from across the genres of reggae. Mainly known for spinning reggae and dancehall, Keith often ventures into funk, hip-hop, drum & bass, and deep […]

Tune in each month as founders of Melodic Distraction, James Zaremba and Josh Aitman, play the music that is making their collections. Whether it be funk, soul, hip hop or more ambient electronic music, there are no genre boundaries on this show… After 2 years of running events around Liverpool and a year of developing […]


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