Sept. 9, 2021

Special Guest: MTV Legend Matt Pinfield (Interview)

Special Guest: MTV Legend Matt Pinfield (Interview)

Matt Pinfield the MTV legend is our co-host all week with Barnes and Leslie while Cubby is away on vacation. Find out about Matt’s extensive knowledge of the music industry, his uncanny ability to remember more about bands than they often remember about themselves, and some of the stories that have made him the icon he is today. He’ll tell you what it's like to face tough interviews, explain how it’s not always a great idea to start a band with your brother, and surprise you with how many musical legends he’s befriended.


Matt Pinfield the MTV legend is our co-host all week with Barnes and Leslie while Cubby is away on vacation. Find out about Matt’s extensive knowledge of the music industry, his uncanny ability to remember more about bands than they often remember about themselves, and some of the stories that have made him the icon he is today. He’ll tell you what it's like to face tough interviews, explain how it’s not always a great idea to start a band with your brother, and surprise you with how many musical legends he’s befriended.

0:50 - Today in Pop Culture - Elvis debuts on The Ed Sullivan Show, 1956

2:45 - Matt’s start at MTV

3:57 - Interviewing The Rolling Stones in 2005

5:02 - Matt’s most dreaded artist interviews

6:30 - What Oasis was like back at their height

7:20 - Brothers’ bad blood in bands

8:20 - The Black Crowes are killer live

9:50 - Congrats on your Global Rock Icon Award, Matt!

10:20 - The latest projects for Matt

10:40 - Matt’s in Chris Cornell’s favorite movie remake - D.O. A.

11:15 - Matt’s Amazon show “Paradise City”

11:40 - Matt’s Podcast, “Missed Riffs”

13:50 - VICE “Dark Side of the 90s” Docuseries

13:45 - Matt’s friendship with David Bowie

17:45 - Matt wrote a book - “All These Things that I’ve Done” 

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Hosts: Steve Barnes, Leslie Fram, Paul Cubby Bryant

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Matt Pinfield

Matthew Pinfield is an American television host, disc jockey, and music executive. He first reached national prominence as VJ on MTV. He served two stints as the host of the alternative music program 120 Minutes, from 1995 to 1999 on MTV and from 2011 to 2013 on MTV2.