Matt Everitt

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Matt Stephen Everitt
Born (1972-09-13) September 13, 1972 (age 46)
Birmingham, England

Matt Everitt (born Matthew Blore, September 13, 1972 in Sutton Coldfield) is a British radio presenter, producer and writer. He currently works for BBC Radio 6 Music. He was a drummer for Britpop band Menswear and The Montrose Avenue in the 1990s.



Everitt replaced the original drummer of Menswear before their first release. They signed to London Records after their fifth gig for £90,000 and had five top 40 hits. Everitt left the band in 1997 to join The Montrose Avenue. They released one Top 40 album and split in 2000.


Everitt began his career in radio in 2002 on Xfm, where he presented various shows and documentaries.[1] He stayed with the station until 2007.

2007 saw Everitt join BBC Radio 6 Music, where he presented music news magazine show The Music Week for three years. He has since gone on to write and present the interview series The First Time With... [2] hosting more than 100 shows with guests including David Gilmour, Yoko Ono, Michael Stipe, Noel Gallagher,[3] Lars Ulrich,[4] Pete Townshend, Elton John, Mavis Staples, Brian Wilson, Jimmy Page, Bjork, Radiohead and Dave Grohl.[5]

He also presents the daily Music News on Shaun Keaveny's BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show and on Ken Bruce's morning show on BBC Radio 2.

Everitt produces and presents radio documentaries including Maximum RNB - The Birth Of The Who [6] for Radio 2, Bowie's Heroes [7] for BBC 6 Music and The Business of Music with Matt Everitt [8] for BBC Radio 4.

Production and Podcasts[edit]

In 2017 Everitt co-founded the content production company Cup & Nuzzle.[9] They developed and produced The Rolling Stones On Air podcast for Polydor,[10] the AM/PM playlist show [11] and Shaun Keaveny's Show & Tell podcast [12] both for Spotify, Daisy Lowe's Femme podcast [13] and Jessie Ware's Table Manners podcast for Acast.[14]


Everitt and Jim Stoten's book Where's My Welly?: The World's Greatest Music Festival Challenge was released in April 2018.[15]

A book collecting together interviews from the BBC 6 Music series The First Time will be published in late 2018 by Laurence King Publishing.


Everitt appears regularly on BBC 1, BBC 4, Sky News and Channel 4 as a music/culture/lifestyle commentator and co-hosted Your Vintage on British TV channel Vintage TV.[16]

Matt also acts as a music and sync consultant for One More Music Company [17]


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