Aika Mal (GB)
Aika Mal is a Northern Irish producer, singer/songwriter, multi instrumentalist and DJ. Based between Belfast and London and firmly placed in the underground dance world. She has played on line up’s alongside Fatboy Slim, Omar S and Fred Again and and venues such as Fabric, Koko, Ministry Of Sound and Renate (Berlin) as well as festivals including Field Day, Junction 2, ADE and Solid Grooves Festival. She also holds a monthly resident radio show on Foundation FM (a female focused radio station specialising in Dance Music), and has had guest shows on Rinse FM and has played on live stream platform Hör in Berlin.
After graduating with a degree in music which marked the end of six years in full time music education. She gained a deeper knowledge of music production, theory and composition while also developing her skills as a singer, guitarist, bassist and pianist.
Aika Mal’s recent release on Heist Recordings featuring vocals for Amy Dabbs EP ‘Only Breaks Can Love Your heart’. This has already gained a play on Danny Howards BBC R 1 show and a premier on DJ Mag.
2023 seems to be a pivotal year for Aika Mal as she sets out for a busy release schedule on various underground labels.