Steve Lamacq is acknowledged as one of the UK’s most avid supporters of new bands, and currently presents 4 - 7pm weekdays on BBC Radio 6 Music and a weekly one hour new music show 6Music Recommends.
Over the years he has championed numerous bands who have gone on to success, including Blur, Elastica, Idlewild, Muse, Coldplay, Bloc Party, Alt-J, Catfish & the Bottlemen and more recently Bristol punk band Idles.
Steve came to prominence on BBC Radio 1 on shows including the influential Evening Session which he presented for nine years, Lamacq Live and one of their flagship In New Music We Trust shows.
Steve's first radio experience was at XFM, where he presented the drive time slot. However, his background previous to this was in journalism.