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In 2008 Massive Attack became the first band to curate the iconic festival
Relive Patti Smith’s 2005 Meltdown with tracks from the festival’s acts
Enjoy tracks from Meltdown festival’s past curators
Listen to music that explores complex human emotions, chosen by our Director of Music, Gillian Moore
Listen to visionary composers and performers in this Spotify playlist
Our Director of Music shares a playlist inspired by Hayward Gallery exhibition Among the Trees
Feel the joy with a playlist featuring some of the composer’s most brilliant works, including the well-known choral movement of his Ninth Symphony. 
Enjoy a 21 track Spotify playlist curated by our head of Contemporary Music, Bengi Unsal.
Be taken far beyond the confines of your home with this special Spotify playlist of Shankar’s music
Listen to some of the best up and coming artists with our music programmer, Lexy Morvaridi’s playlist
Celebrate the life and work of a giant among composers
Listen to a Spotify playlist of tracks inspired by trees and forests
Listen to the sound of our 2020/21 season
Get ready for Grace Jones’ Meltdown with this special Spotify playlist
A Spotify mixtape of tracks from artists the musician finds influential and inspiring
The Danish band’s lead singer picks out six of his favourite tracks
A Spotify playlist from innovative music duo Ed Handley and Andy Turner
The bass player picks out six of his favourite tracks for a special Spotify playlist
Listen to some of the Australian rock musician’s most memorable tracks.
Listen to a Spotify playlist of the music of the Meltdown festival curator
TRC’s Lex Blondin curates this special Spotify playlist
Electro-pop’s Pi Ja Ma shares a Spotify playlist of her current inspirations
Listen to a Spotify playlist specially curated by the singer
Listen to this Spotify playlist and hear some of the big beasts of the instrument world
Listen to this Spotify playlist and step away from the bustle of everyday life
If you are a romantic at heart listen to this Spotify playlist and stir your inner emotions
The Austrian percussionist and composer shares a special Spotify playlist of his favourite artists
The Icelandic composer shares some of his favourite artists in this Spotify playlist
Watch a short video interview with the artist and hear a playlist of his work
Enjoy a Spotify playlist of music crafted by the man behind the sound of the 1980s
A Spotify playlist to help you relive the CHIC-est of Meltdowns
Enjoy the sarod players’ favourite music in these Spotify playlists
Listen to a chronological Spotify playlist of the revolutionary composer’s work
Enjoy this Spotify Playlist of tracks featuring samples from Nile Rodgers’ music
Enjoy a Spotify playlist packed with hits from the 2019 Meltdown curator’s remarkable back catalogue
Listen to a specially curated Spotify playlist from Sam Pillay
Enjoy nine inspirational pieces of music from the jazz saxophonist in this Spotify playlist
The singer shares ten tracks she’s listening to right now in a special Spotify playlist
The pianist and composer shares a specially curated Spotify playlist of his influences
Listen to covers of some of the composer’s most iconic songs in this Spotify playlist
Listen to this specially curated playlist of ‘the father of South African jazz’
Listen to specially curated Spotify playlist from the former Mercury Prize nominee
Listen to this Spotify playlist curated by Dom Thomas of the psychedelic pop group
Listen to this Spotify playlist put together by founder member John Helps
Enjoy this atmospheric twelve track Spotify playlist from the hypnotic, electronic Italian band
Take a look back and listen to 1998’s Meltdown with this Spotify playlist
Enjoy ten top tracks, handpicked by the electronic pioneers
Listen to three powerful Spotify playlists from Carleen Anderson, Rod Youngs and Renell Shaw
The composer and electronic musician picks out the tracks she's listening to right now.
Enjoy this specially curated Spotify playlist featuring artists from the 25th Meltdown festival
Joan Wasser picks out the tracks she's listening to right now.
Listen to this Spotify playlist of eight classical pieces to get you in a festive mood
Revisit the summer of 2017 with music from the acts who appeared at M.I.A.'s Meltdown festival

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