Clint Boon is the Inspiral Carpets' keyboard player /vocalist/ songwriter and is also a radio presenter on Radio X (Previously called XFM), where he’s been since it’s launch in 2006. Clint has presented well over 2000 shows for Xfm. He also presents an 80's show on BBC Radio Manchester on a Saturday night.
Since 1985, his work with the Inspirals has taken him around the world several times and resulted in many hit singles and four highly acclaimed studio albums. The band are seen as one of the definitive ‘Madchester’ bands alongside Happy Mondays, James and The Stone Roses. Inspiral Carpets have just released their first new album in twenty years and are back doing gigs around the world with recent trips to Argentina, Spain, Greece and Italy.
Clint has been instrumental in helping some of our most important bands achieve their success. He recorded Elbow’s first ever demo in his loft studio. He helped Gary Mounfield (Mani) become The Stone Roses bass player. He took Noel Gallagher around the world as his roadie and introduced him to the music industry.
For the last 19 years, he has also carved out a successful career as one of the country’s most sought after club djs. His weekly Saturday night at Manchester’s South Nightclub is now in it’s fourteenth year, the longest running weekly club night in the city.
Clint also dabbles in the world of acting. He played a small role opposite Steve Coogan in the film ‘24 Hour Party People’ and has been involved in several other independent short film projects. He spends a lot of time visiting schools and colleges talking about his career and is constantly involved in fundraising for various charities.
A true renaissance man, Clint is an accomplished presenter and can host your awards event, facilitate a conference, chair a panel session and interview your speakers. If you are looking for a way to end your event on a high, Clint delivers a DJ set guaranteed to get audiences of all ages dancing.