101 Part Time Jobs with Giles Bidder

101 Part Time Jobs with Giles Bidder

101 Part Time Jobs is about the gumption and elbow grease in music. Giles Bidder hosts immensely engaging conversations with a variety of musicians about the many jobs they’ve taken to ensure that the show can go on. Whether they’re casual jobs taken between tours or a full-time career that runs in tandem with their music, 101 Part Time Jobs demonstrates just how much effort, commitment and inventiveness it can take a name musician to be able to make a living. Previous guests include Self Esteem, Yard Act, The Hives, IDLES, Teenage Fanclub, Belle & Sebastian, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Jamz Supernova, Ezra Furman, Built to Spill, Big Joanie, Martha, Gabrielle Aplin, Kevin Morby, Thurston Moore, Tim Burgess, The Mountain Goats, The National & many more. Confess your least favourite work story, WhatsApp a voice note or message at 07904243 101.

Episodes

May 24, 2024 28 mins
Uploading personal photos to your company's iCloud is a life lesson in work gaffes. Bri and Lila from Crumb join on today's episode, the week after the release of new album AMAMA - a contender for 2024's album of the year. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid...
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Molly Lewis whistled on Barbie, with Dr. Dre, Karen O and Parkway Drive, and left Elon Musk hanging. Her new record On The Lips is out now and if you want to save money on that immersion bath, you can listen to it now. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid mak...
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On Episode 350, British legend Suggs joins us about his shortlived careers as a butcher/gardener/painter/plasterer, being caught skiving on MotD and getting kicked out of Madness, and writing a book as well as his one man play. The expanded edition of Madness' first Number 1 album Theatre of the Absurd Presents C'est La Vie is out 7 June. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album...
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On Villagers' excellent new record That Golden Time, Conor O'Brien returns to lone intimacy. Conor chats painting houses in Dublin, tragicomedy and finding new life in physical excercise. Photo: Andrew Whitton Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music ...
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As Lauren Mayberry gears up for life as a solo artist, she chats about freedom and sexuality, TikTok cats and the DIY Glasgow scene. Lauren has a new documentary on iPlayer as part of 6 Music's Change The Tune campaign against online abuse, and her new track Change Shapes is out now. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://rough...
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May 14, 2024 34 mins
On the day Jordan Rakei moved from Australia to London, he knew nobody in his new city. Now a fully fledged Londoner, Jordan tells us about fighting through his shyness in the name of sharing music, balancing family and writing life, and that one memorable work gaffe. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club a...
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Joe and Callum reflect on their years of sh*t jobs, getting signed after a tiler was playing them while working at an A&R's house, waste removal and working at Wetherspoons. Postindustrial Hometown Blues is out today! Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid mak...
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Katherine Priddy's album The Pendulum Swing is a sweeping, timeless snapshot of folk. Here she tells us about bigger gigs, moving beyond a hobby and supporting Fairport Convention’s Richard Thompson. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribut...
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Two of the youngest artists at Sound City, Yee Loi and Alex Turner, and Grace from gothic shredders of the north VENUS GRRRLS speaks about their youth music organisation. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimit...
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Callum from The Mysterines and all four Crawlers join from Liverpool Sound City - talking working at Anfield and spilled milk at McDonald's. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping ...
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At Sound City we spoke with Antony Szmierek about his former life as a secondary school English teacher, Kwoli Black on the grind and Joshua Epithet about opening up. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited u...
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We hear from Brooke Combe, Home Counties and The Lottery Winners from this year's Liverpool Sound City. Thank you LSC, Virgin Music Group and Modern Sky for having us. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited ...
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Are Other Half east anglia's best band? You decide! Announcing their new album Dark Ageism with a very cool track 'Lifted Fingers' (ft. Nada Surf's Mathew Caws), Sophie joins on today's Stop 'N' Chat with the funniest memories of her late dad, stories from the estate and the Bouncing Souls memory device. Dark Ageism is out 21 June on Big Scary Monsters. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Roug...
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Disneyland in Dagenham is a collection of Scott's memories and jaunts, out next Friday. Here he tells us about life changing in his 40s, working at a detox clinic and leaving the front door open. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month on exclusive varient. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music distribution ...
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Renowned indie shredder El Kempner joins on today's episode, on Elliott Smith, taking a step back from touring with Palehound, and a Zoom acoustic version of 'Independence Day'. Palehound's awesome record Eye On The Bat is out now. Photo: Tonje Thilesen Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold. Head t...
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April 25, 2024 31 mins
Their fifth album comes out tomorrow, so William and Charlie talk working in the restaurant industry, kitchens, power-washing garbage and a bit about Anthony Bourdain. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes mus...
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Miles Kane And The Evils join us from Record Store Day 24, talking parents' record collections, surf guitar and an alternative life in hairdressing. Miles Kane And The Evils is streaming on 3 May. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your...
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Junodream guitarist Dougal Gray tells us about their aspirations, the reality of being a band in 2024 and getting fired. Their debut Pools of Colour is out now. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD' as your voucher. DistroKid makes music dis...
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From working as a teacher in China to trying to find a crapper for his pre-show ritual at Berghain, Lias tells us about his various ups and downs of trying to live an honest life in music. Fat White Family's fourth album Forgiveness Is Yours is out this Friday. Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold...
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April 22, 2024 15 mins
Sam and Lucy of Dog Unit, who just released the excellent At Home album, chat to me about their record shop counter days, darker days, and the trick to a good recommendation (ask the record shop counter). Become a member of Rough Trade Club New Music, and you’ll receive 1/3 off Rough Trade's Album of the Month, English Teacher's 'This Could Be Texas' on exclusive Galaxy Gold. Head to http://roughtrade.com/club and use 'CLUB101POD'...
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