Rob Fitzpatrick

Rob Fitzpatrick is the Head of Editorial for Original Content at Spotify. He joined the company as their Music Consultant in 2012 after more than a decade spent writing about music, television, books and films for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, NME, Mixmag and, just the once, Private Eye. He has held Pharrell’s gold chains while he had a fight, been called on his mobile by Usher's mum while in a pub in Camberwell, spent an interview talking about night feeds while bouncing Beck's new baby on his knee, given his last two cigarettes to Elliott Smith and stroked Barry Gibbs' knee while in a recording studio in Miami. He lives in Surrey with his wife and two kids and according to the internet he invented the expression "mashup".

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