Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre starts this Friday, with a line-up curated by rapper, producer, director and artist, M.I.A.

Bringing together emerging and established artists on one bill, the line-up features the likes of Soulwax, Young Fathers, Crystal Castles and the Sri Lankan-born, London-bred M.I.A. – real name, Mathangi ‘Maya’ Arulpragasam – as well as the artist’s long time protégé, Afrikan Boy, among others – representing a fusion of global sounds and culture. The festival runs until June 18.

For the full schedule of events, head to the Southbank Centre website.