Author: Josh Aitman

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We welcome back Tuff Love Soul Club for a Sunday soul selection. Tune in for soul 45 after soul 45 and ease yourself in with Liam Flanders and Flanny at the helm with special soul digging each month. Residing at Buyers Club, Tuff Love Soul Club is Liverpool’s go to gig for your fix of soul. Whether […]

Label Focus: A monthly series exploring Melodic Distraction’s favourite labels from around the globe. This month, we take a look at Usury Recordings, who are celebrating ten years in the game, with a label mix from Tama Sumo to accompany the article. Headed by internationally recognised DJ, Lerato Khathi aka Lakuti, the label’s “essential goal from day […]

Sicilian sommelier Giovanna is the mastermind behind SisBis, and resident at some of the Sheikh Yerbouti’s infamous warehouse parties. Her first foray into MDR showcases a broad sweep of afrobeat, MPB, disco and Senegalese hip-hop. Having learned English from Scousers and dancing from ‘Paris is Burning’, Giovanna serves up high tempo Brazilian, disco, afrobeat and […]

The Anti Social Jazz Club「ASJC」is an experimental music platform dedicated to jazz/improvised music and connected genres from around the world. Starting out as an audiophile’s journey into the world of jazz, ASJC aims to highlight up-and-coming and established jazz musicians who share a passion for jazz. While ASJC salutes legends such as Davis, Coltrane, Monk, […]

Building Stories is hosted by Kieran Callanan, a local DJ affiliated with bass-oriented club night, Less Effect. Under his ‘Horus’ moniker, Kieran focuses on lower frequencies and the dance floor but on his Building Stories programme, it’s the threads of tales told from locals and beyond that ties everything together. The music is eclectic, and […]

Last Autumn, the inaugural Liverpool Disco Festival landed in the Baltic Triangle with a vibrant weekend of undisputed hedonism and a passion for disco music. Now, as they join us on MD Radio, the disco aficionados bring a special monthly show focused on the genre that defined the 70’s and beyond.  A collaboration between Liverpool trendsetters, […]

It’s that time of year again and Liverpool is a hive of activity. With festival season now over and our days growing shorter, we return to some of the city’s best night-time venues. From spectacular concerts to dingy basement parties, check out our Monthly Guide for a taste of what to expect in October. Take […]

Tune into New Generations each month as host, Josh Aitman, highlights a selection of music from a range of emerging artists, relevant labels and pioneering musicians. Expect a mix of contemporary dance music interspersed with chatter on the latest happenings in and around Liverpool. Listen without expectation; we’ll do the digging, you do the listening. […]

Tune in each month as Benny Maths and Priminho take to our airwaves, promoting their independent record label. Drawing talent from the cracks of our modern day society, Black Beacon Sound is a label that hopes to introduce the artists we love to the listeners they deserve. “Expect our show to be as eclectic as […]

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 […]

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