Author: katehazeldine

MDR Selects returns: a series that invites our favourite artists, labels, record stores and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. Following an absolutely mesmerising show at Leaf, we’re ecstatic to have some selections from Fatoumata Diawara. Hailing from the Ivory Coast and Mali, Fatoumata Diawara is one of […]

MDR Selects returns: a series that invites our favourite artists, labels, record stores and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. This time, we’ve got sounds from across the globe courtesy of genre-defying quartet Penya. Penya embody the energised sound of a cosmopolitan UK. A host of traditional folkloric rhythms, […]

MDR Selects returns: a series that invites our favourite artists, labels, record stores and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. For this edition, we’re stoked to hear from London-based twilight-dwellers Real Lies, ahead of their Liverpool show at The Shipping Forecast next week.   The electronic duo step up […]

Today marks the first day of Women’s History Month and damn, don’t we have a lot to thank womxn for? Here at Melodic Distraction, we’re doing a social media takeover to celebrate them. Each day of the month we’ll be platforming inspirational womxn of music, past and present, inclusive of all non-conforming gender groups and […]

MDR Selects returns: a series that invites our favourite artists, labels, record stores and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. For this edition, we invite Italian occultist drone master Mai Mai Mai to share his selections, ahead of his headline show at The Kazimier Stockroom on Thursday 27th […]

After a short hiatus, which was spent shaking off January blues and getting those wheels back in motion, MDR Selects returns. A series that invites our favourite artists, labels, record stores and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. We’re kicking off 2020 with the ‘torch-bearer for scouse hip-hop’, […]

2019 sure has been a turbulent year (no expansion needed – y’all know what we mean). But at least we’ve always got one constant: the music (cannagettan AY-MEN?). And boy, did this year certainly deliver on the album front. A few LPs certainly blew the roof off our studio – Floating Points’ Crush did just […]

MDR Selects, a series where we invite our favourite artists, record stores, labels and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them.  We’re excited to welcome something a little darker this time round, from composer and sound artist Simon Grab. Co-founder of Ganzerplatz Sound Studios in Zurich, Simon produces music […]

A new panel discussion series has launched in Liverpool to explore the local culture. Hosted by new platform ‘Friday Vision’, the series aims to support and showcase the city’s cultural scene through free panels, projects and content. In reaction to the news that Liverpool City Council has formally endorsed the Agent of Change principle, the […]

First conceived as a way to bring mates together and put on a carefree party in intimate confines, We Should Hang Out More started as both a promoter platform and a name for a DJ duo who personify the Glasgow party spirit…  Residents at Sub Club and The Berkeley Suite, John Markey and Oliver Melling […]


Current track

Title

Artist

Background