100 Day #WEAVSTREAK with Matt Ward, Weav's Senior Music Producer
We’re back with another 100 day run-streak milestone to celebrate!
Matt Ward, Weav’s Senior Music Producer, started his #weavstreak at the beginning of 2019. He hit the 100-day mark earlier this month, and he’s still at it — running a mile a day with Weav Run.
Check out the Q&A below where Matt kindly answered 100 questions about himself — one question per running day.
Morning or night? Night
Coffee or tea? Tea
Summer or winter? Summer
Dogs or cats? Dogs
Sweet or savory? Savory
Sunrise or sunset? Sunset
Zodiac sign? Gemini
Favorite meal of the day? Dinner
Favorite vacation destination? Provence, France
Do you have siblings? Yes, two brothers. I’m in the middle.
Where were you born? London
What do you do at Weav Run? Senior Music Producer
What’s the most recent song you ‘weaved’ for Weav Run? I’ve been working on a classical music playlist that should be out very soon!
Favorite band? Goldfrapp
Favorite way to listen to music? iTunes, Wav’s, Vinyl
Match-my-stride or fixed tempo? Match my stride
Outdoors or treadmill? Outdoors
All-time favorite song? Passing Me By - The Pharcyde
Can you concentrate on other things when you are listening to music? Yes
If so, what music do you play when you’re working? Making music is my work :-)
Favorite Weav Run feature? I love going through the different playlists depending on what songs will motivate me on a certain day, time, weather conditions, etc.
Dream artist you’d like to see on Weav Run? Janelle Monae
What’s the one thing you’d tell someone before they start a running streak? Keep it going for as long as possible!!
Favorite running shoe brand? Asics
Favorite Weav song? Game Playin’ - Rising Seas
Favorite place to run? Down to the beach
Go-to Weav Run playlist? Blast From The Past
Speed intervals or tempo run? Tempo run
Farthest distance you’ve ran? Never much more that one mile. I love jogging and walking which is also awesome with Weav Run! I always do at least 10,000 steps a day, which for me is around 5.1 miles.
Last race? Haven’t raced since high school apart from in a car ;-)
If you could run with anyone, living or deceased, who would it be? Frank Sidebottom
Running shorts or running tights? Shorts
Solo running or group running? Solo
Have you run a marathon before? No chance
Favorite genre of music to run to? EDM
If you could listen to only one adaptive song for the rest of your life, what would it be? The Final Countdown - Europe
What’s your ideal running weather? Mid-morning when it’s warm but not too hot.
What brand are your earbuds/headphones? Apple AirPods
Do you play an instrument? Yes, keyboards and turntables.
Favorite holiday? Honeymoon in the South of France
What was your first job ever? Worked in a bank
Do you have a tattoo? No
Favorite hobby? Djing
iPhone or Samsung? iPhone
Last movie you watched? An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
Last book you read? Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib
Favorite movie? My Summer Of Love
Favorite book? When The Beat Was Born by Laban Carrick Hill
Can you sing? If so, what’s your favorite song to sing? I’m not great, but maybe Unhooked Generation by Freda Payne.
What’s your nickname? I don’t really have one, but my two-year-old niece calls me Mattman :-)
What’s the last thing you purchased? Vinyl records. I have 1000’s.
Country you’d most like to visit? Italy
What’s a pet peeve of yours? Inconsiderate people
If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Spongebob Squarepants
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Where I live now :-)
Best meal you’ve ever had? Fireplace cooked leg of lamb at Hotel Crillon le Brave in France .
What’s one place you haven’t been but would love to go one day? The Moon
Favorite thing about where you live now? My recording studio
Favorite restaurant? Riddle & Finns on Brighton Beach, UK. We got married there!
What is one thing you’d put on your “bucket” list? Winning a Grammy rather than a nomination :-)
Who is your favorite superhero and why? Super Bungle ….Google it ;-)
Where do you want to retire? I don’t want to retire.
What’s the last thing you ate? Vegan Bolognese
Where is the worst place you could get stuck? In a lift
What what the first concert you went to? Art Of Noise, Hammersmith Apollo 1986
What’s the funniest/weirdest costume you’ve ever dressed up in? A banana
What do you do for fun (other than running, of course!)? Music, always music!
If you had access to a time machine what would you do? I’d hang out with Doctor Who.
What was your favorite cartoon show growing up? Dastardly and Muttley
What are you currently learning? Analogue synthesizers
Favorite day of the week? Friday
Would you rather be able to speak every language in the world or be able to talk to animals? Every language in the world
Favorite junk food? Chicken wrap
Cake or pie? Lemon meringue pie
Favorite ice cream flavor? Mint chocolate chip
Have you ever worn socks with sandals? No chance!
What’s the best age? Any, as long as you’re having fun!
How many hours of sleep do you need? More than I get at the moment.
How many cups of coffee do you drink per day? Gave up caffeine two years ago
Other than Weav Run, what app do you use the most? TuneIn Radio
Dark Chocolate or milk chocolate? Dark
Swim in a pool or in the sea? Near the sea rather than in it
What’s your favorite pizza topping? Shrimp
Mountains or beach? Beach
How do you like your eggs? Scrambled
Craziest thing you’ve ever done? Parascending in a field when I was around 16. They didn’t do up the hardness correctly so I had to hold on all the way for dear life, and I nearly ended up in a tree. Scarred for life ;-)
Silver or gold? Platinum
Favorite board game? Monopoly
Favorite condiment? Mayonnaise
How many unread emails are there in your inbox currently? Too many
Truth or dare? Truth
Saltwater or freshwater? Saltwater
Uber or Lyft? Walking
Theme park or water park? Theme park
What’s the farthest road trip you’ve ever taken? My Mum and Dad live 2 hours away, so probably that :-)
Hidden talent? World-class beatboxer ;-)
What's your alma mater? Trinity High School, Woodford Green, London
What’s your college degree? The University of Life :-)
Favorite animal? The one from The Muppets
Where are you going on your next trip? Patmos, Greece!!!
Don’t forget to tag us on social media using #weavstreak so we can follow your run streak adventure!
Interview by Kelley MacDonald.