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.

Matt’s favorite running view: the beach!

Matt’s favorite running view: the beach!

  1. Morning or night? Night

  2. Coffee or tea? Tea

  3. Summer or winter? Summer

  4. Dogs or cats? Dogs

  5. Sweet or savory? Savory

  6. Sunrise or sunset? Sunset

  7. Zodiac sign? Gemini

  8. Favorite meal of the day? Dinner

  9. Favorite vacation destination? Provence, France

  10. Do you have siblings? Yes, two brothers. I’m in the middle.

  11. Where were you born? London

  12. What do you do at Weav Run? Senior Music Producer

  13. 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!  

  14. Favorite band? Goldfrapp

  15. Favorite way to listen to music? iTunes, Wav’s, Vinyl

  16. Match-my-stride or fixed tempo? Match my stride

  17. Outdoors or treadmill? Outdoors

  18. All-time favorite song? Passing Me By - The Pharcyde

  19. Can you concentrate on other things when you are listening to music? Yes

  20. If so, what music do you play when you’re working? Making music is my work :-)

  21. 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.

  22. Dream artist you’d like to see on Weav Run? Janelle Monae

  23. What’s the one thing you’d tell someone before they start a running streak? Keep it going for as long as possible!!

  24. Favorite running shoe brand? Asics

  25. Favorite Weav song? Game Playin’ - Rising Seas

  26. Favorite place to run? Down to the beach

  27. Go-to Weav Run playlist? Blast From The Past

  28. Speed intervals or tempo run? Tempo run

  29. 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.

  30. Last race? Haven’t raced since high school apart from in a car ;-)

  31. If you could run with anyone, living or deceased, who would it be? Frank Sidebottom

  32. Running shorts or running tights? Shorts

  33. Solo running or group running? Solo

  34. Have you run a marathon before? No chance

  35. Favorite genre of music to run to? EDM

  36. If you could listen to only one adaptive song for the rest of your life, what would it be? The Final Countdown - Europe

  37. What’s your ideal running weather?  Mid-morning when it’s warm but not too hot.

  38. What brand are your earbuds/headphones? Apple AirPods

  39. Do you play an instrument? Yes, keyboards and turntables.

  40. Favorite holiday? Honeymoon in the South of France

  41. What was your first job ever? Worked in a bank

  42. Do you have a tattoo? No

  43. Favorite hobby? Djing

  44. iPhone or Samsung? iPhone

  45. Last movie you watched? An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

  46. Last book you read? Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib

  47. Favorite movie? My Summer Of Love

  48. Favorite book? When The Beat Was Born by Laban Carrick Hill

  49. Can you sing? If so, what’s your favorite song to sing? I’m not great, but maybe Unhooked Generation by Freda Payne.

  50. What’s your nickname? I don’t really have one, but my two-year-old niece calls me Mattman  :-)

  51. What’s the last thing you purchased? Vinyl records. I have 1000’s.

  52. Country you’d most like to visit? Italy

  53. What’s a pet peeve of yours? Inconsiderate people

  54. If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Spongebob Squarepants

  55. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Where I live now :-)  

  56. Best meal you’ve ever had? Fireplace cooked leg of lamb at Hotel Crillon le Brave in France .

  57. What’s one place you haven’t been but would love to go one day? The Moon

  58. Favorite thing about where you live now? My recording studio

  59. Favorite restaurant? Riddle & Finns on Brighton Beach, UK. We got married there!

  60. What is one thing you’d put on your “bucket” list? Winning a Grammy rather than a nomination :-)

  61. Who is your favorite superhero and why? Super Bungle ….Google it ;-)

  62. Where do you want to retire? I don’t want to retire.

  63. What’s the last thing you ate? Vegan Bolognese

  64. Where is the worst place you could get stuck? In a lift

  65. What what the first concert you went to? Art Of Noise, Hammersmith Apollo 1986

  66. What’s the funniest/weirdest costume you’ve ever dressed up in? A banana

  67. What do you do for fun (other than running, of course!)? Music, always music!

  68. If you had access to a time machine what would you do? I’d hang out with Doctor Who.

  69. What was your favorite cartoon show growing up? Dastardly and Muttley

  70. What are you currently learning? Analogue synthesizers

  71. Favorite day of the week? Friday

  72. Would you rather be able to speak every language in the world or be able to talk to animals? Every language in the world

  73. Favorite junk food? Chicken wrap

  74. Cake or pie? Lemon meringue pie

  75. Favorite ice cream flavor? Mint chocolate chip

  76. Have you ever worn socks with sandals? No chance!

  77. What’s the best age? Any, as long as you’re having fun!

  78. How many hours of sleep do you need? More than I get at the moment.

  79. How many cups of coffee do you drink per day? Gave up caffeine two years ago

  80. Other than Weav Run, what app do you use the most? TuneIn Radio

  81. Dark Chocolate or milk chocolate? Dark

  82. Swim in a pool or in the sea? Near the sea rather than in it

  83. What’s your favorite pizza topping? Shrimp

  84. Mountains or beach? Beach

  85. How do you like your eggs? Scrambled

  86. 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 ;-)

  87. Silver or gold? Platinum

  88. Favorite board game? Monopoly

  89. Favorite condiment? Mayonnaise

  90. How many unread emails are there in your inbox currently? Too many

  91. Truth or dare? Truth

  92. Saltwater or freshwater? Saltwater

  93. Uber or Lyft? Walking

  94. Theme park or water park? Theme park

  95. What’s the farthest road trip you’ve ever taken? My Mum and Dad live 2 hours away, so probably that :-)

  96. Hidden talent? World-class beatboxer ;-)

  97. What's your alma mater? Trinity High School, Woodford Green, London

  98. What’s your college degree? The University of Life :-)  

  99. Favorite animal? The one from The Muppets

  100. Where are you going on your next trip? Patmos, Greece!!!

DJ Matt! :)

DJ Matt! :)

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Good Times!

-Team Weav

Interview by Kelley MacDonald.