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Tuff Love Soul Club lead man, Liam Flanders, sat down with Russell Paine, head of the renowned Super Disco Edits to talk release processes and what’s next for the record label… These days we’re spoiled with access to music and thus the wealth of our musical knowledge has spread like wild-fire. You can walk down […]

Introducing the Roots & Influences series; a mix showcasing the music driving and inspiring some of Melodic Distraction’s favourite artists and DJ’s. In this edition we showcase the talents of French producer Llorca also known for his dance music creations under the alias Art Of Tones…  With over 25 releases since his first record came […]

Upcoming as the second instalment in their brand new monthly Live Series, Constellations welcome soul-queen, Fatima and her Eglo Live Band for what will be the venue’s first garden party of the spring season.  Born in Sweden and now residing in the UK, Fatima’s career was first launched by Alexander Nut and Floating Points’ Eglo Records back in 2010. Having received […]

The orange megalomaniac has risen. All hail Donald of the tribe Trump, the 45th President of the United States of America.  Living proof that no amount of money can buy you class or integrity, it’s often hard to distinguish what part of Donald Trump instills the most fear. Treating his new-found premiership as an exercise […]

“It’s not just about getting young people into work; people who ask me that are missing the point. It’s about whether or not we can change someone’s mindset by providing them with a sense of belonging. That for me would be a success.” Speaking of his work at Manchester’s Reform Radio, co-director Sam Oliveira’s enthusiasm […]

With our 2nd Birthday fast approaching, we are excited to announce plans for our next project; Melodic Distraction Radio… As we set the finishing touches to our studio and fine tune our sound system, we are excited to delve into the mysterious world of online radio. As a hub for music in the Baltic Triangle, Melodic Distraction […]

Or:la has been based in Liverpool for several years now. Whilst she hails from Derry, she has very much made the city her own. The multitalented producer, DJ and party host has been making her mark since her student days – First co-founding the LJMU Dance Music Society before graduating to the Meine Nacht parties […]

Enriching shop windows, city streets and social media pages across the North West, Mumptown’s unique poster artwork is emphatically adding colour to the musical landscapes of Liverpool and Manchester. We caught up with the man himself to discuss the marriage between his art and music; his influences and future plans.  Setting the vibe for some of the most […]

Label Focus: A brand-new monthly series exploring Melodic Distraction’s favourite labels from around the UK. Introducing: Fly High Society… Based in their adopted city of Liverpool, Fly High Society is a creative collective of producers, DJs and artists from Ireland and the UK. We spent an afternoon in the studio with label boss, Bolts as he showcased some […]

In a year that saw us celebrate our 1st birthday with Max Graef at the historic Williamson Tunnels, bring Damiano von Erckert back to town and most recently welcome the legendary Dego and Canadian newcomer, Jayda G: we thought it only right to close out a great 12 months with a performance from a true master: an artist whose music […]

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