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Four To The Floor

6:00pmTuesday

6:00pmTuesday

Longstanding friends of Melodic Distraction, Jimmy Allen & Kelly Ensor tackle a monthly show hailing devotion to the 4/4 with Four To The Floor. 

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Roots and Culture

8:00pmTuesday

8:00pmTuesday

Keith Marley's Roots and Culture radio show is strictly reggae, with each show dedicated to selecting tunes from across the various branches and offshoots of the pioneering genre.

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Wide Open

4:00pmWednesday

4:00pmWednesday

The Wide Open crew are live on the Melodic Distraction airwaves, for their show filled with tropical dancefloor grooves and killer selections!

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The Honey Pot

6:00pmWednesday

6:00pmWednesday

A familiar face across the Liverpool club scene, Bear Growls holdsdown The Honey Pot, a monthly show full of gloopy, sweet and sticky goodness.

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The Only Way Is Upitup

8:00pmWednesday

8:00pmWednesday

Join Upitup each month on one of our newest radio shows, shedding light on the 14-year-old record label and the mighty back-catalogue behind it. From hip-hop to footwork, the span of genres from Upitup is endless.

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Test Match Special

6:00pmThursday

6:00pmThursday

Richie Vegas cut his DJing teeth in his late teens – messing about with hip hop and breaks – before plundering his family’s record collections and forging a sound that includes soul, funk, jazz, afrobeat and reggae.

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Spaced Out

8:00pmThursday

8:00pmThursday

Chris Barker gets deep, weird and wonky with Spaced Out on Melodic Distraction. One half of Deep Space Orchestra, Chris brings a progressive sound to the airwaves.

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Archetype

6:00pmFriday

6:00pmFriday

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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Avant-Garde

8:00pmFriday

8:00pmFriday

With a characteristic style, he always sets out to find the right sentiment in his sets and he describes his sound as "rhythmic, percussive and atmospheric". Expect to hear an eclectic selection of electronic music, including a number of exclusives and edits prepared by Michael himself.

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Outer Banks

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

Al English is a DJ, musician & record collector based in Liverpool and we’re delighted that he hosts Outer Banks on Melodic Distraction. His show will feature all sorts of moods and tempos, acquired whilst digging in flea markets and record stores the world over.

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