Matt Everitt

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Matt Stephen Everitt
Born (1972-09-13) September 13, 1972 (age 45)
Birmingham, England

Matt Everitt (born 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.

Career[edit]

Music[edit]

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.

Radio[edit]

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]

Books[edit]

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

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

Television[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Xfm "Xfm 10th Anniversary Documentaries" 31 August 2007
  2. ^ BBC 6 Music "The First Time With..."
  3. ^ 6 Music "The First Time… Noel Gallagher on meeting Paul McCartney" 10 March 2015
  4. ^ 6 Music "The First Time… Michael Stipe” 14 April 2017
  5. ^ 6 Music "The First Time… Dave Grohl” 23 April 2015
  6. ^ Maximum RNB - The Birth Of The Who [1]
  7. ^ Bowie's Heroes [2]
  8. ^ The Business of Music with Matt Everitt [3]
  9. ^ Cup & Nuzzle Productions [4]
  10. ^ Cup & Nuzzle "The Rolling Stones On Air podcast”
  11. ^ Cup & Nuzzle "Spotify Originals AM/PM”
  12. ^ Cup & Nuzzle "Shaun Keaveny's Show & Tell”
  13. ^ Cup & Nuzzle "Femme by Daisy Lowe”
  14. ^ Cup & Nuzzle "Jessie Ware's Table Manners”
  15. ^ Where's My Welly?: The World's Greatest Music Festival Challenge "Where's My Welly?: The World's Greatest Music Festival Challenge”
  16. ^ Vintage TV. "Matt Everitt: My Mixtape”
  17. ^ One More Music Company. [5]

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