Author: Tom Lye

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One of our closest and dearest friends, Jack Rogers aka Flossy steps up to provide us with a monthly show shining a light on the sounds that encompass the Down To Funk name. Blending hip-hop, funk, disco, techno and house, his taste in music is eclectic to say the least! Down To Funk have brought […]

Based in Sheffield, Don’t Look Now exists to bring sounds from the peripheries of electronic music to intimate dance floors across the city as well as further afield. Although loosely residing within the field of techno, they have had a diverse range of past guests including Anthony Naples, Beneath, Karen Gwyer, Jon K, Trevino, Volte-Face […]

After their belter launch party back in September with anu, Huma join the Melodic Distraction airwaves with a Sunday slot of disco, boogie and that niceness which you can see at their parties. As their second party approaches with none other than Jayda G, the Huma crew lock it down for 2 hours and play […]

A radio show for sore heads and sore feet, stick the kettle on and let Better Days ease your reality. A founding member of Melodic Distraction Radio, Tom Lye has been integral to the launching of the online station. As resident DJ for Abandon Silence, he has regularly supported internationally-acclaimed DJs such as Omar-S, Dan […]

A monthly instalment with one of Liverpool’s most respected techno parties. This month sees Paddy Hooley return to the decks with 303 head honcho Kenny Muir playing ahead of his birthday… 4 years and going strong, 303 have brought some of the finest and most groundbreaking names to the city. With line-ups including artists such […]

Having celebrated their 12th birthday this year, BEEF release their inaugural compilation series entitled Selected Works, showcasing a range of artists and producers on their back catalogue. We picked out Moon Rhapsody by Vanilla Dinosaurs, ahead of its release on October 27th.  It is testament to their unorthodox approach as a label, putting a mysterious newcomer to the scene […]

Factotum; a literal translation of the Latin words facere (“to do”) and totum (“everything”). To do everything…? That’s a pretty tall order! However, this word provides an accurate description of the new record label and radio show, hoping to push a wide range of music projects and ideas. Headed by Liverpool DJ and producer Chris Shennan, the monthly […]

Al English is a DJ, musician & record collector based in Liverpool and we’re delighted that he joins for a new monthly show on Melodic Distraction, entitled Outer Banks. You can expect his monthly shows to feature Swedish progg, Polish jazz, German kosmische, Spanish ambient, Italo disco, UK library music or none of the above. As […]

A monthly instalment with one of Liverpool’s most respected techno parties. This month sees Paddy Hooley return to the decks with 303 head honcho Kenny Muir playing ahead of his birthday… 4 years and going strong, 303 have brought some of the finest and most groundbreaking names to the city. With line-ups including artists such […]

Join Emma Steele, on ‘Cloud 9’ as she represents her musical tastes in a seamless two hour mix each month; featuring a broad range of dance and down-tempo choices… Emma Steele wets the appetite for those who dare to be different and discerning and choose choice and individuality over common following. Individuality is an attribute […]


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