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Backtracks; a series from Melodic Distraction dipping back into the archives in search of tracks that shifted the electronic music landscape. With each edition, we invite a local artist or DJ to share their most impactful music and the history behind it. This week singer, songwriter and producer Låpsley takes a look at a record […]

The Texan three piece have released another single from their forthcoming album Mordechai, which is out in June. Amidst all the chaos of 2020, Khruangbin are having one of their most productive years to date. February saw the release of the soul drenched Texas Sun, a collaborative EP with fellow Texan Leon Bridges, and in April the […]

Analog Africa’s second release of 2020 features six coladeira and morna tracks recorded in 1976, featuring Joana Do Rosario who became the first Cabo Verdean woman ever to appear on a long playing record. In 1976, seven Cabo Verdean musicians going by the name Voz Di Sanicolau gathered in a small recording studio in Rotterdam […]

As most of you are probably aware, the current Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us now have a lot of time on our hands. At Melodic Distraction, we saw this as an opportunity to not only put some of this extra time to good use, but to also put it towards another avenue […]

As most of you are probably aware, the current Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us now have a lot of time on our hands. At Melodic Distraction, we saw this as an opportunity to not only put some of this extra time to good use, but to also put it towards another avenue […]

As most of you are probably aware, the current Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us now have a lot of time on our hands. At Melodic Distraction, we saw this as an opportunity to not only put some of this extra time to good use, but to also put it towards another avenue […]

As most of you are probably aware, the current Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us now have a lot of time on our hands. At Melodic Distraction, we saw this as an opportunity to not only put some of this extra time to good use, but to also put it towards another avenue […]

Paul Alty is an electronic music producer from Liverpool and continues his solo career with his newest release infuturo; a driving, hypnotic yet dark and sophisticated collection of tracks. infuturo follows 2019’s acclaimed Skyline, but taking the mood, the emotion and the audio hypnosis further, deeper and darker…but with extra birdsong. Initially inspired as an […]

As most of you are probably aware, the current Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us now have a lot of time on our hands. At Melodic Distraction, we saw this as an opportunity to not only put some of this extra time to good use, but to also put it towards another avenue […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. A recent trip down under before coronavirus struck is the continued inspiration for this week’s Label of Love, as Grace takes a look at another Melbourne indie in the […]