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Okay. You know it. We’re all stuck in quarantine. We may have been living off peanut-butter toasties and seeing how long we can leave our hair unwashed because, well… just because.  But at least we’ve still got the internet (oh, holy one!) and the music. With everyone being stuck indoors, we have a brand new […]

Okay. You know it. We’re all stuck in quarantine. We may have been living off peanut-butter toasties and seeing how long we can leave our hair unwashed because, well… just because.  But at least we’ve still got the internet (oh, holy one!) and the music. With everyone being stuck indoors, we have a brand new […]

Okay, so. We’re all stuck in quarantine. We may have been living off peanut-butter toasties and seeing how long we can leave our hair unwashed because, well, just because.  But at least we’ve still got the internet (oh holy one) and the music, right? So, we’ve taken advantage of everyone being stuck indoors and have […]

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. 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 […]

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 […]