Author: James Zaremba

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Ilija Rudman has been a leading force on the underground disco and house scene for the past 15 years, in both production as well as Djing. His latest release, Paradigma, out 16th April on Imogen Recordings offers a rich blend of blissful balearic boogie that serves well for home listening as-well-as the club. An eight track […]

This Saturday, the Melodic Distraction team will be travelling up the M62 to Manchester for a ten-hour takeover of the MCR Live airwaves. Joining us are a host of musical companions from Melodic Distraction Radio, hand-selected by the good folks at MCR Live. To top this all off, MCR Live will be bringing a crew […]

The more eagle-eyed of you out there may have noticed that the Melodic Distraction window shutter has recently been given a colourful make-over. After a handful of wet and rainy false starts, Leeds-based visual artist and DJ, Cress Cooper, AKA Chris Cooper, adorned our metallic façade with a damn fine mural, inspired by the paradigm […]

Changing hands for the past few years at astronomical prices, some topping $500, Chain Reaction’s legendary soul 45, ‘Say Yeah / Search For Tomorrow’, is finally getting a long-anticipated repress. Some records exist in a transcendental state, enduring the fleeting trends that sweep across dance floors the world over. Timeless, never-ageing, these records are often highly-sought […]

Throughout his life, Pablo Picasso always insisted that an artist’s work should respond to the world around them. Obviously not alone in this sentiment, musicians spanning all genres have long used their art to voice socio-political messages; standing up for themselves, and their culture, in the face of adversity. It is interesting to see now, […]

From the gritty streets of North London to the colourful sounds of Fela Kuti’s Nigera – Bosq takes us on a tour through the music that has defined his sound and influenced his life as a musician.  Ahead of his forthcoming double LP release, Love and Resistance on Ubiquity Records, Bosq dives into the sounds that […]

Neue Grafik first appeared on the Melodic Distraction radar back in 2016, with his stunning 5-track Ukiyo EP on WOLF Music. Much to our discredit, we quickly realised that we had slept on one of the most exciting electronic music artists to come out of Paris in recent years – one whose sound was both resolutely global […]

Having popped up across the Melodic Distraction Radio platform throughout the past year, Remy Jude is an artist whose story is entwined with our own. Through the collaborative Constellations x Melodic Distraction live stream, two Huma broadcasts and now his Yes Music show (co-hosted by staff writer and all-round good guy Aiden Bradey), Remy has […]

Next up on Bradley Zero’s acclaimed Peckham-based label, Rhythm Section, is a stunning EP from eclectic producer and multi-instrumentalist, Neue Grafik. Having popped up on a number of UK-based labels over the past few years, including WOLF Music and 22a Recordings, the Parisian now returns to the Big Smoke with one of his most accomplished […]

Despite his young age, Two Tail is an incredibly accomplished producer. Having released on labels the likes of; Eton Messy, Shadow City Records, Dansu Discs and more, it’s surprising to find that the born and bred Mancunian is still a student. With multiple physical and digital releases behind him; Two Tail now dons his Ad […]

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