101 Part Time Jobs with Giles Bidder

101 Part Time Jobs with Giles Bidder

101 Part Time Jobs is about the resilience and elbow grease of musicians. 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.

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July 11, 2024 31 mins
Ahead of their UK dates supporting Ocean Alley, Hockey Dad talk early years of touring, lifeguarding and their new album Rebuild Repeat. Photo: Chris Frape DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off your weekend ticket to 2000 Trees festival: where ...
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Ahead a string of dates supporting IDLES, Angélica Garcia joins us on working at a raunchy nightclub in NYC, playing piano in rural Richmond and the pamphlets about Jesus that look like $1. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off your weekend tic...
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Chicago songwriter Kara Jackson joins today on the arts scene she came up through, self-production and doing all the music-adjacent jobs as a musician. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off your weekend ticket to 2000 Trees festival: where The ...
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Man of mischief and soul nourishing songwriter Fran Healy joins to talk about LA Times (out 12 July), supporting The Killers, being a wet donkey jacket and getting stuck at Glastonbury. Photo: Steve Gullick DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off ...
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After teaching himself how to shred and self-produce, Alfie Templeman talks self-doubt, London and Nando's with Nile Rodgers. Radiosoul is out now on Chess Club Records. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off your weekend ticket to 2000 Trees fes...
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June 25, 2024 28 mins
New York wonderkinds Been Stellar join on today's episode, on awkward label meetings, having the practice space downstairs, infinite regression and injuries from ice cream scooping under the influence. Scream from New York, NY is out now via Dirt Hit. Photo: Gabe Long DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service ...
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June 20, 2024 46 mins
Ahead of their new album Afraid of Tomorrows, out in the morning, Lia and Callum talk boozing, health, and finding new sounds on the album. Catch The Mysterines at 2000 Trees next month. DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 off your weekend ticket...
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On the week of their debut album Fine Art, Mo Chara, Móglaí Bap and DJ Próvaí weigh in on drugs, Irish Americans, sperm banks and bee keeping. Fine Art is out now on Heavenly Recordings. Photo: Peadar Ó Goill DistroKid makes music distribution fun and easy with unlimited uploads and artists keeping the ENTIRETY of their revenue. Get 30% off the first year of their service by signing up at https://distrokid.com/vip/101pod Get £50 of...
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We join Orlando Weeks at his Loja exhibition in Peckham, where he was making art prints during the day and performing at night, to talk industriousness, specificity, and what success means. His wonderful new album Loja, featuring guest spots by Katy J Pearson and Wet Leg's Rhian Teasdale, 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...
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June 11, 2024 32 mins
With their stellar Top 10 album Western Approaches, Liverpool's Red Rum Club put their SAS level of hard work to good use. On this chat with an audience at Liverpool Sound City, Fran and Simon tell their story of bar band to stadium headliners. 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 yo...
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About to release their tenth record Stung!, here is POND's Nick Allbrook on being a landscape gardener, trying to assimilate into regular society after touring, and one sketchy trial shift that ended in... success! 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 mu...
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June 4, 2024 52 mins
AURORA joins Giles talking about her work on Frozen Planet II and Disney's Frozen, having a powerful voice in social and political movements, and what you should name your cat. Her new album What Happened To The Heart? lands this Friday. Photo: Wanda Martin 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 'CLU...
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Owen's Mike Kinsella, on parenting, not knowing people were listening to American Football for years, and whether or not he's ever played a powerchord. Owen's new album The Falls of Sioux is out now, and he's on tour in the UK next week. Photo - Alexia Viscius 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 '...
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About to release their new album Below The Waste (7 June), Goat Girl's Lottie Pendlebury discusses anxiety, taking time to figure out what the artform is, Universal Credit and being open to learning. 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 distributi...
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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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