Having recently been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize 2019, Marie Davidson announces her new 12″,which includes the previously unreleased track ‘Chasing The Light’. Released alongside the Soul Wax remix of ‘Work It’ and the Daniel Avery remix of ‘Lara’, the record marks the artist’s final foray into club music, before she embarks on an exciting, […]

Following up from their exciting first outing “Nothing To Worry About”, “I need (it)” is the latest single from Liverpool based producer Yannu (Daniel Martindale) and Levi’s Music Project graduate, Remy Jude, as part of their new collaborative partnership. The collaboration came into being after the two were brought together to work on “Nothing To […]

MDR Selects, a series where we invite our favourite artists, record stores, labels and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. This edition invites local singer, songwriter and producer Niki Kand to share her selections. Originally from Iran, Niki uses alt.pop to create imaginary dream worlds. Her own music […]

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, we’re back in the UK with Pigbag’s Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag. Label: Y Records | Year: 1981 | Discogs: Pigbag – […]

Backtracks; a new 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. In our first edition, local rising DJ, Ben Sleia tells the story […]

Following up from their exciting first outing “Nothing To Worry About”, “I need (it)” is the latest single from Liverpool based producer Yannu (Daniel Martindale) and Levi’s Music Project graduate, Remy Jude, as part of their new collaborative partnership. The collaboration came into being after the two were brought together to work on “Nothing To […]

MDR Selects, a series where we invite our favourite artists, record stores, labels and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. This edition sees local alternative grunge trio Lennie Dies take to the floor! Renown for their energetic live shows guaranteed to make you sweat, the three-piece are made […]

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. In the spotlight this week (wasn’t he always?),  the iconic Sylvester with I (Who Have Nothing). Label: Fantasy | Year: 1979 | Discogs: Sylvester – I (Who Have Nothing) Though I bought […]

MDR Selects, a series where we invite our favourite artists, record stores, labels and more to curate a playlist of songs that hold specific meaning to them. We recently invited our good friend Låpsley back into the studio for a radio show and while she was at it, she’s kindly shared some of her selections […]

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 up,  Eartha Kitt’s Where Is My Man.  Year: 1983 | Label: In The Mix (Scorpio) | Discogs: Eartha Kitt – Where Is My Man A sultry disco comeback […]


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