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9:00amMonday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amMonday

10:00amMonday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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Red Brick Picnic

12:00pmMonday

12:00pmMonday

Introducing a new daily show during the lockdown; Red Brick Picnic. Our pal Elliot Ferguson comes at ya with great tunes and waffle to brighten up your lunch hour each and every day!

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9:00amTuesday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amTuesday

10:00amTuesday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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Red Brick Picnic

12:00pmTuesday

12:00pmTuesday

Introducing a new daily show during the lockdown; Red Brick Picnic. Our pal Elliot Ferguson comes at ya with great tunes and waffle to brighten up your lunch hour each and every day!

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4:00pmTuesday

Stepping Tiger’s founder & resident DJ Ben The Roman drops in to shine light on today’s freshest acts of UK jazz and beyond.

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L100

6:00pmTuesday

6:00pmTuesday

We welcome a sure shot Liverpool staple to Melodic Distraction Radio, celebrating urban music situated 100% within Merseyside...tune in for L100 with DJ 2Kind and guests!

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Dharma Collective

7:00pmTuesday

7:00pmTuesday

Tune in each month to Liverpool’s Dharma Collective for a selection of afro-fusion, funk and disco…

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Boogaloo

9:00pmTuesday

9:00pmTuesday

Our good friend, venue owner and top party planner Jack Tilston comes through with Boogaloo!

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9:00amWednesday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amWednesday

10:00amWednesday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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Red Brick Picnic

12:00pmWednesday

12:00pmWednesday

Introducing a new daily show during the lockdown; Red Brick Picnic. Our pal Elliot Ferguson comes at ya with great tunes and waffle to brighten up your lunch hour each and every day!

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Outhouse Sounds

6:00pmWednesday

6:00pmWednesday

Joining the Melodic Distraction Radio roster, Outhouse Sounds are a multi-genre DJ duo spanning all forms of bass music from garage and dubstep through to jungle and DnB.

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The Garage Hour

8:00pmWednesday

8:00pmWednesday

Nathan Clarke, aka DJ TRON, is resident and founder of Liverpool’s only garage specific night ‘Pinnacles Of Garage’.

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LR+C

9:00pmWednesday

9:00pmWednesday

Formed in March 2018 Left, Right & Centre has built up a presence in Manchester’s clubbing circuit with an array of parties spread across the four corners of the city as well as the four corners of the darker side of the electronic music spectrum. 

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9:00amThursday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amThursday

10:00amThursday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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Red Brick Picnic

12:00pmThursday

12:00pmThursday

Introducing a new daily show during the lockdown; Red Brick Picnic. Our pal Elliot Ferguson comes at ya with great tunes and waffle to brighten up your lunch hour each and every day!

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Lose Your Mind

4:00pmThursday

4:00pmThursday

Hailing from Brighton but residing in Manchester, Lucy Hopson aka DJ Luz finds herself in the thick of the North West's bubbling underground scene. 

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Club Dread

5:00pmThursday

5:00pmThursday

Studio cat Lupini pisses in your litter again

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Bruits

6:00pmThursday

6:00pmThursday

Léa Ben Saïd joins us for her first musical venture with her own radio show: Bruits.

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Altered Voltage

8:00pmThursday

8:00pmThursday

Altered Voltage is a brand new collective based in Liverpool, headed by All Trades, that looks set to bring the best electro and breakbeat to Merseyside.

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9:00amFriday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amFriday

10:00amFriday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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Red Brick Picnic

12:00pmFriday

12:00pmFriday

Introducing a new daily show during the lockdown; Red Brick Picnic. Our pal Elliot Ferguson comes at ya with great tunes and waffle to brighten up your lunch hour each and every day!

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Guest Shows

4:00pmFriday

4:00pmFriday

Worldwide friends! Our beautiful networks of artists, DJs, producers, labels, venues, promoters, movers, shakers n trouble makers from across the UK and beyond.

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Wild Forts (Live)

5:00pmFriday

5:00pmFriday

We’re really excited to welcome Wild Forts back into the studio for an hour long live set.

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Behind The Daydream

6:00pmFriday

6:00pmFriday

Behind the Daydream is the soundtrack to the life of a 22 year old lad born and raised in Yorkshire who has now planted his roots in the Merseyside scene. 

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Archetype

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

Subcora joins MDR on a voyage of sound. She's taking us through deep, groovy house with jazz influences and afro-tinged edges.

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Aoibhneas

9:00pmFriday

9:00pmFriday

Aoibhneas (/*eev-ness): The sense of joy, wonder and delight we get from music, art and the wonderful world around us. 

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Inflect Records

10:00pmFriday

10:00pmFriday

Inflect is a record label based in Liverpool UK, launching on the 6th December with a very special launch event in the city.

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9:00amSaturday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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MDR’s Breakfast Club

10:00amSaturday

10:00amSaturday

Melodic Distraction welcomes our very first morning broadcast during our time of quarantine.

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NuNorthern Soul Sessions

12:00pmSaturday

12:00pmSaturday

Since the 1990s, Phat Phil Cooper has been on a journey through DJ culture and electronic music with more twists and turns than your average million-selling novel.

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Music is Nice

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

Brought to you by Josh Aitman & James Zaremba, Melodic Distraction’s first weekly show explores everything and anything, old and new - just as long as it sounds sweet.

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The Holy Mountain

5:00pmSaturday

5:00pmSaturday

In a corrupt, greed-fuelled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

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It’s A Spiritual Thing

6:00pmSaturday

6:00pmSaturday

Longstanding friend of Melodic Distraction, Jimmy Allen tackles a monthly show hailing devotion to the 4/4 drawing on disco, soulful house, afro grooves and techno.

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Dance Floor Mechanics

8:00pmSaturday

8:00pmSaturday

Fresh to the airwaves; Dance floor mechanics is transmitting an array of guest mixes, emerging artist and unreleased dance music to a speaker near you...

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Almost Grown

10:00pmSaturday

10:00pmSaturday

Almost Grown is an outlet shared by a group of close friends to express their tastes in music, especially within the realms of electronic sound. 

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9:00amSunday

Rise and shine folks - it's gonna be a glorious day today!

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Mates’ Crates

11:00amSunday

11:00amSunday

Mates’ Crates is about sharing the stories behind music, whether the story of how a record came about or how we came to love it. 

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Harvest Time

12:00pmSunday

12:00pmSunday

Studio head and Kinder Bueno enthusiast, Zaremba, brings a gentler touch to Sunday mornings.

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An’ All That

1:00pmSunday

1:00pmSunday

Meandering through jazz, hip hop, disco and boogie,  Joseph Kaye comes from a family synonymous with the Liverpool music scene. He holds down a monthly Sunday soundtrack. 

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Krakatoa Soundsystem

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

Welcome to Dr. Jive's Record Rummage!

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5:00pmSunday

What started off as a passionate conversation about Christopher Nolan films soon became ‘Through The Celestial Curtain’ with our dear friend Pierre Don’t Care.

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KERF

6:00pmSunday

6:00pmSunday

An experimental hour of nutrient rich sound ecology built from terra-firma recordings and direct internet biomass.

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