Author: James Zaremba

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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 […]

“We let everyone exist within their own creative dimensions, Black Beacon Sound is about giving artists a refreshing experience.” Based in Sheffield, but fast becoming a nationally-recognised label, Black Beacon Sound is what happens when two friends, self-professed record nerds and relentlessly-optimistic music lovers become tired of the status quo. Stifled by their work at […]

Once more around the sun – 2017 has been a curious year for the music industry as a whole. To unpack a full 365 days in ‘the business’ would be an unassailable endeavour, especially in a few short paragraphs. Given the endless dimensions of discussion on offer, these are just some of our personal highlights […]

“Music is all about atmosphere…atmosphere can traverse good drum&bass, good house music, any genre really. The problem with music today is that a lot of people are copying a template for perceived success, they don’t have any atmosphere in their tracks. If you have no atmosphere, if you’ve had no life experience, then it will […]

Travel. One of the greatest challenges facing a DJ or music selector is travel; to take oneself out of the familiar, to jump into a whole new realm and provide a soundtrack for strangers to dance and enjoy. It’s a talent often defined by expeditious curation, a musical conversation between the selector and the emotional responses […]


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