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We welcome the Wide Open crew to the Melodic Distraction airwaves for a show filled with tropical dance floor grooves! Known for their notorious Bakery parties, the Wide Open crew consistently bring something new to the table. Whether kicking back to jazz at one of their garden soirees down at Buyers Club or getting fully […]

James Zaremba’s Mister Mellow show is more often than not, a broadcast that finds itself occupying a space somewhere between jazz, soul and ambient sounds. This month he teams up with Dig Vinyl’s, Elliot Hutchinson. Spanning everything from astral jazz to left-field Hungarian pop, the show sees James take the first hour, before Mr Hutchinson […]

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 […]

Spektrum is a collective effort by Liverpool students, from both the Universities, to bring more drum and bass to the city. The idea behind the name, and the general aim of Spektrum, is to explore and present all areas of drum and bass – a genre that too often gets typecast. Though run by students, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tune in each month as Chris McBride tears through his heaving record collection to bring you some of the finest in funk and soul music. Chris has been supplying rare records to DJs and producers alike for many years. He also runs Choonz Inc Records – Liverpool’s best nu-soul label and has compiled many funk-soul […]

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 […]

Sicilian sommelier Giovanna is the mastermind behind SisBis, and resident at some of the Sheikh Yerbouti’s infamous warehouse parties. Her second appearance on MDR showcases a broad sweep of afrobeat, African disco and jazz ahead of Kinkajou at Buyers Club. Having learned English from Scousers and dancing from ‘Paris is Burning’, Giovanna serves up high […]

Each month we hand our live stream over to Hustle for the evening as they take us through what they’re digging at the moment and the music that represents their sound… Flying the flag for house & disco in Liverpool, Hustle take it upon themselves to merge the old school with the new school; playing […]


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