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Two years after a fateful live appearance on Melodic Distraction Radio, Dead Meat, the alias of artist Ryan Mahan, have just released their debut album – The End of Their World is Coming! Set and recorded in the deep woods of Southern Appalachia and in the burning streets of Atlanta 2020, The End of Their […]

As you all may know by now, we’ve recently left our home of four years on Jamaica Street. The gentrifying forces closing in on the area have made it impossible to stay and so, we’re on the move.   For now, we’ve chosen to set up shop at Jacaranda: Phase One thanks to the support of […]

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. An antidote to second-lockdown gloom this time with some classic French chanson.  Label: Impact  | Year: 1956 | Discogs: Henri Salvador – Henri Salvador This November is not good. Cold and wet is not the climate of […]

Liverpool’s LUNA, ethereal songstress, producer and performer is launching a club-ready remix EP of her debut record, ‘Hello Earth’. . The five reworks come via an extremely talented array of North West producers (and friendly faces) that include Stealing Sheep, Haku (Chris Barker) and Mystique. . Originally a downtempo electronica EP, these club-orientated remixes of […]

The label’s debut release “NYX” comes via label founders Empathy Slow & DaVak. The title and artwork of this EP are inspired by the sounds of the night. ‘Nyx’ represents the dawn of this beginning. The great Goddess of the night, who emerged as the dawn of creation. As Inflect starts their journey with their first […]

In case you missed it, this time last week we were packing down the studio and preparing to vacate the premises we’d called home for the previous four(ish) years.   As we packed the last cable into its box, unscrewed the final screw and the carried the last bits & bobs into our moving van (kindly […]

To all our listeners, extended community and musical family everywhere,  It’s no longer fresh news that the UK is heading into another national lockdown tomorrow. This announcement was made on Saturday, ironically the day we completed the build on our new temporary studio space. Over the past few days, we’ve taken the opportunity to  seek […]

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, the unmistakable vocals of Teddy Pendergrass on Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes’ “Bad Luck”.  Label: Philadelphia International Records  | Year: 1975 | Discogs: Harold Melvin and […]

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. A true disco legend this time, with Thelma Houston’s “If You Feel It”. Label: RCA  | Year: 1981 | Discogs: Thelma Houston – If You Feel It With one […]

VOICE ACTOR WANTED We’ve been running Public Service Announcements for a few months now with our good friend Mo, announcing between the shows. He’s tired of being all on his own, and he’s looking for a co-pilot to be the voice of the station. Melodic Distraction is looking for a freelance, ad-hoc voice actor to […]