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10 Questions With… A series that delves into fresh new releases from some of our favourite artists. With a focus on our Melodic Distraction hosts and wider community, this lil natter gives us an insight into their musical escapades when they’re in their studio, not ours.  For our second edition we’re excited to chat with […]

Our friends and pre-pandemic party starters Zuku are doing something a little different this weekend, all for a brilliant cause close to their hearts. An underground music event in Liverpool, Zuku are used to raising the roofs of IWF Substation and North Shore Troubadour, with past guests including Subb-an, Surge Recordings, Nathan Pinder and Eastfield […]

Our good friends over at Africa Oyé are releasing the third instalment of their Nyumbani series on Friday! This edition sees female stars from Haiti, Zanzibar, South Africa and the Wirral form an eclectic line-up for the online showcase. Africa Oyé prides itself on being the largest celebration of African and Caribbean music in the […]

10 Questions With… A series that delves into fresh new releases from some of our favourite artists. With a focus on our Melodic Distraction hosts and wider community, this lil natter gives us an insight into their musical escapades when they’re in their studio, not ours.  For our first edition, we’re delighted to chat with […]

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. Following the release of her first EP ‘Figuring It Out’ on 2000black, vocalist and songwriter Samii shares the sounds that helped shape her consummate, poised debut. With lyrical […]

For this edition, we chat to Netherlands-based producer and artist Santpoort! We dive into his influences ahead of the release of his lo-fi remix of Oregon-based musician Kennebec’s ‘Monsoon’.  The rework is part of Kennebec’s ‘Departure Remixed’ EP, due to land on 9th October on Night Time Stories. Following the release of his debut album […]

Lockdown Live Lounge returns with two more concerts from one home to another! We may still be (2 metres) apart, but now more than ever we need to connect with our online communities to bring us together. We hope to do just that this week, with some more fresh talent from around the globe. Lockdown […]

Lockdown Live Lounge returns with two more concerts from one home to another! We may still be (2 metres) apart, but now more than ever we need to connect with our online communities to bring us together. We hope to do just that this week, with some more fresh talent from around the globe. Lockdown […]

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’re delighted to sift through the selections of South London krautrock quartet, Monzanto Sound! Monzanto Sound combine a psychedelic aesthetic with an interest and awareness […]

Lockdown Live Lounge returns with two more concerts from one home to another! We may still be (2 metres) apart, but now more than ever we need to connect with our online communities to bring us together. We hope to do just that this week, with some more fresh talent from around the globe. Lockdown […]