MIRI // In Five – Mental Health Awareness Week

MIRI is a campaigner and champion of all things LGBTQ+ and works extensively with mental health awareness charities and community projects, therefore we couldn't think of anyone better to choose their favourite five poignant tracks which highlight important messages about mental health to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Week this week in the UK.

Frenzy // In Five

Meet the the Hackney born community activist who is climbing the ranks with his exceptional lyricism and genuine care for his community. We caught up with Frenzy to listen to his latest single 'Ceaser' and he shared with us five tracks that have influenced his sound.

Simian Mobile Disco // In Five

This year Scala celebrates 20 years of being at the epicentre of the London music scene with a series of exciting events. One particular celebration, on Tuesday 19th March, will host veteran electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco. We caught up with the pair to find out what we can expect to hear from them on the night. Their chosen theme? Techno can and does exist without open 909 high-hats...

UPSAHL // In Five

Building on the excitement of a growing fan base and widespread critical acclaim, 19-year-old recording artist UPSAHL has finally gifted us with her new EP, Hindsight 20/20. We spoke to the Artista Records singer to find out about five tracks that have influenced her new work.

Madison McFerrin // In Five

As the Jazz Cafe link back up with gal-dem to once again celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to one of the three rising stars on the bill, Madison McFerrin, and she shared with us five stunning tracks by women that have inspired her.

Flamingods // In Five

As well as releasing forthcoming album, Levitation, Flamingods are set to bring their incendiary live show to venues around the UK in April and May in support of the record. We chatted to the band to find out about a few tracks that have influenced their new work. 

Linn Koch-Emmery // In Five

Stepping into the limelight in 2017, Linn Koch-Emmery has been stated as one of the most rapid rising stars in modern indie rock. Ahead of her performance tonight at Ja Ja London, we spoke with Linn to find out about a few tracks that she's got on repeat.

Jasper James // In Five

Jasper James brings Fred P and Nick Höppner to FOLD this weekend in a Mitchel Street Records takeover.

Rejoicer // In Five

We spoke to Rejoicer to find out about a few tracks that have influenced his new album, Energy Dreams, ahead of his enchanting audiovisual show featuring Jengo and Ben Hayes at Camden Assembly on 1st February.

Hak Baker // In Five

A maverick artist with a penchant for story-telling, Hak Baker ended his landmark 2018 on a high last month with the release of new single ‘Dopehead’. Ahead of a long-awaited extended project due early this year, the artist has shared with us five tracks that have inspired his sound.

Skinny Malone // In Five

We spoke to Skinny Malone about five tracks that have influenced his sound ahead of his appearance at Spotlight x Casscade Presents for The Spotlight Series at Camden Assembly and we're lucky enough to give you the first look at the official video for Skinny's latest single 'Rudeboi'.

Lafawndah // In Five

We caught up with Lafawndah to find out about a few tracks that influenced her recent mixtape, Honey Colony, in the run up to December's show featuring a melting pot of talented artists pushing bounderies including Tirzah, Bonnie Banane, Kelsey Lu and more.

The Tuts // In Five

We caught up with The Tuts ahead of their performance at the Solidarity Not Silence benefit show alongside Dream Nails, Girli and Alice Go & Bella Pod.

Javeon // In Five

We spoke to R'n'B artist Javeon to find out about a few tracks that have influenced his sound as we get ready to hear a lot more from him in 2019...

Ragz Originale // In Five

We caught up with West Londoner, Ragz Originale, to find out about a few tracks that influenced his sound.

Kyan // In Five

With his new single 'Lonely River' having just dropped, we caught up with Cambridge musician Kyan to find out about a few songs that have influenced him over the years.

Art School Girlfriend // In Five

We caught up with Art School Girlfriend to find out about a few tracks that have influenced  her brand new EP Into The Blue Hour.

Louise Lemón // In Five

We spoke to Sweedish 'Death Gospel' star Louise Lemon about a few tracks that have inspired her sound in the lead up to her London show at The Black Heart.

Joel Culpepper // In Five

We spoke to rising start Joel Culpepper to find out about a few tracks that he's digging right now in the run up to his headline show at London's Jazz Cafe.

Elkka // In Five

We spoke to London DJ, dance producer and founder of record label and DIY art collective femme culture - Elkka.

RB // In Five

We asked RB to select five records that have inspired him, get to know the influence behind South London’s silkiest R&B…