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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. For our latest edition, Cartier 4 Everyone & PMS Extra’s George Maund looks […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. This time, guest writer Georgiana LD – host of The Why Aren’t You Listening Show – shares her lifeline track, ‘Showdown’ by Pulse.   Year: 1985 | Label: Qwest | Discogs: Various Artists – Fast […]

This Friday 1st May, Bandcamp are waiving their share of all sales revenues on the platform for 24 hours! In anticipation, we check out releases from our roster of Melodic Distraction Radio hosts to find out what local nuggets you can purchase to help support them during this difficult time. This list will continue to […]

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 time around, Dig Vinyl’s Yvonne Page flips from crate stocker to crate […]

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 […]

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. Inspired by recent Covid-19 chaos & unjust discrimination, a brilliant NTS show from Yu Su & a severe lack of knowledge, for the next 4 weeks we look at Chinese […]

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 […]

Mates’ Crates, a series headed up by our friend Andrei Sandu, dives into the tales behind records and digs deeper into our connections to music. This time a niche, personal connection to Vladimir Cosma’s Sapato Rosa. Year: 1974 | Label: Phillips | Discogs: Vladimir Cosma – Le Retour Du Grand Blond Since the start of the year, I’ve […]

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. For this edition, local artist & DJ Chris Cooper explores the legacy of […]