Alongside his journalism work, Matt Anniss also takes on copywriting commissions for selected clients. Due to his knowledge, skills and experience, he is most in demand within the music industry. However, he has also provided copy for community groups, professional sports clubs and organisations and even national governing bodies.

Existing and previous clients include:

DFA Records / Planet E Records / Safe Trip / Rush Hour Records / Shall Not Fade / Artificial Dance / Osare! Editions / Jura Soundsystem/Isle of Jura / CLEAR / Into The Light Records / Echovolt RecordsHope Works / No Bounds FestivalMusic From Memory / Melody As Truth / Claremont 56 / Leng Records / Spacetalk Records / Voyage Select DJ agency / Voyage Direct Records / NuNorthern SoulScenery Records / Happy Skull / Good Vibrations Music / Magic Feet RecordingsBristol Sonics RLFC / Sheffield Eagles RLFC / West of England Lionhearts Rugby League / The British Triathlon Federation / Rugby League World Cup 2013 / Cook Islands Rugby League / T.I.E.S (textile art collective)

Types of copy provided for clients include:

  • Press releases aimed at generating news stories and media coverage
  • Info sheets and sales notes for music releases
  • Liner notes for compilation albums
  • Artist biographies (DJs, producers, musicians, groups etc)
  • Text for company and personal websites
  • Record label biographies
  • Text for annual handbooks sent to NGO members
  • Event previews and listings information to be used on websites and social media accounts


“Matt is my go to guy when it comes to any one sheet press, forewords and general info about the three labels I’m involved with. He always understands a brief and gets across what we’re trying to say perfectly in his own words. He’s also very punctual, so we can always rely on him.”
Paul Murphy, Claremont 56/Leng Records/Spacetalk Records

“Working with Matt is a joy. He is punctual and delivers fast, but most of all, his writing is creative and he is flexible when needed.”
Christiaan MacDonald, Society of Fools/Safe Trip