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As part of the Electronic Sound Summit 2020, the Liverpool Audio Network invited Melodic Distraction to host a panel discussion exploring the ever-changing landscape for one of the music industry’s most powerful mediums; radio. Radio has long been at the heart of the music industry. It brings people together, educates listeners and catapults artists into […]

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. For this week’s Label of Love, we head down under to hear the story of one of Australia’s most acclaimed & enduring dance-music indie labels, Vicious Vinyl. Vicious Vinyl […]

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 […]

Gala Festival launch a brand new concept forging the worlds of architecture, music and design together to create a unique forward thinking take on festivals. Melodic Distraction is excited to bring you up to speed on the incredible line up, who’s involved and some exciting news about Melodic Distraction’s participation in the festival. Yes you […]

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. These are not reviews, they’re stories. Next in the spotlight, Arthur Russell’s This Is How We Walk On The Moon.  Label: Arc Light Editions | Year: 2013 (originally 1994) | Discogs: Arthur Russell – Another […]

After 3 years of window shoppin’ we are excited to announce The Drop, a new series brought to you by Go Play Studios in collaboration with DJ 2Kind and his Melodic Distraction show L100, celebrating urban music in Liverpool. Once a month we flip the camera for an intimate live session from right inside our tiny […]

Ethereal songstress LUNA has just released the first single ‘Night Drive’ off her upcoming debut EP Hello Earth. Over the next month we’ll be following her journey, which starts with this week’s single release and heads to a very special EP launch at St Bride’s Church on Friday 13th March.  Hello Earth is LUNA’s introduction […]

I have always assumed that the arts industry is a melting pot for creative minds. A space to come together and make music, art and all things good for the soul. Whilst this conjecture may be true, the youthful ignorance of my university days has since been wiped away by the grit of everyday life. […]

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. These are not reviews, they’re stories. This time, a guest post from Melodic Distraction’s own Toby Taylor, cratedigger extraordinaire and boogie virtuoso behind It’s Good For The Soul.  Label: Hope Record Company | Year: 1984 […]

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’, […]