Mike Walsh – Head of Music Radio X
Mike Walsh has over 25 years experience in music and media – and has been part of managing the XFM / Radio X brand since 2005. Currently a Mercury Prize judge, previous roles Mike has worked with the likes of Coldplay and Blur in the promotions department of Parlophone Records, and programmed various successful radio formats for a number of major commercial radio operators. As well as staging gigs with household names like Noel Gallagher, Kings of Leon, and Mumford & Sons, his tireless appetite for new music has lead to first time airplay for many emerging, and now widely recognized, artists. Mike has also devised successful compilation albums and written a book about the ‘best songs of all time’.