101 Part Time Jobs hosted by Giles Bidder

Mighty Moon Media

Giles Bidder (Soho Radio, the i) investigates how artists have worked to keep themselves afloat. A Mighty Moon Media podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Fix Yourself, Not The World is The Wombats new album - arriving 7 January. Dan Haggis joins me talking about teaching drums, studying French, being a billing clerk at a solicitors, staying collaborative and more.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Seity Socks in Brighton have a new range of seriously soft socks, made from organic cotton in the Ukraine and delivered in sustainable packaging. You can get 10 per cent off your order on seitysocks.com - with 10 per cent of all profits going to Gig Buddies, who are enabling people with learning difficulties to fully enjoy their communities through attending live music events.Songs: The Wombats 'Everything I Love Is Going To Die', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 23

41 min 56 sec

Tim Atlas joins me talking about moving to Brooklyn, building a home studio, writing songs with people online, expectations with co-writing sessions, moving to LA and sleeping on a friend’s floor, growing up in the Bay Area, indoor climbing, his parents’ attitude to him playing music - and his job at a photography studio.Get Tim's latest EP QUOTA: https://timatlas.bandcamp.com/album/quotaGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Tim Atlas 'Water', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 11

27 min 55 sec

Priya Ragu, who'll be performing on Later... with Jools Holland this Saturday, tells me about how becoming a full-time artist felt impossible to achieve, making music with her brother, opening for Jungle at Brixton Academy - and working at Swiss Airlines.Interview recorded 23 September 2021.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Priya Ragu 'Chicken Lemon Rice', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 4

31 min 40 sec

Abi Woodman tells us about working in animal welfare, dealing with expectations, becoming less private, signing to Communion and more.Treat yourself to Something Good Will Happen - https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/counter/product.php?pid=138685Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: MarthaGunn 'Giving In', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 26

35 min 16 sec

Matthew E. White joins me talking about the beginnings of Spacebomb, Fight the Big Bull, Richmond, studying at VCU, teaching guitar lessons, emailing Steven Bernstein and having a lesson with him, how Sounds of the South came about, email determination and more.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Matthew E. White 'Let's Ball', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 23

41 min 23 sec

Scott Lavene joins me talking about success and perceptions, being destined to be a "cult artist", quitting music for six years, the folk group he played in, working with arts groups and workshops, having a second chance at life, writing a novel and more.Listen to and buy Milk City Sweethearts: https://scottlavene.bandcamp.com/album/milk-city-sweetheartsGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Scott Lavene 'The First Time', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 8

40 min 8 sec

Laura Stevenson tells me of her years in Brooklyn, not being much of a planner, her Patreon, her daughter, her battle with a housefly, working at a movie theatre, living with lots of roommates, studying art history, getting in trouble for her fake moon landing-inspired 'Telluride', the permanence of songwriting, and couple of sideline job stories...Photograph by Bon JaneLaura Stevenson is out now via Don Giovanni Records (or Specialist Subject Records in the UK).Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Laura Stevenson 'Children's National Transfer', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 1

52 min 8 sec

Steve Rawles talks to me about touring 200+ days a year, running a booking agency, burning out and breaking up, their new album Hindsight Is the Sixth Sense & more...Hindsight In The Sixth Sense is out now on Lockjaw Records in the UK & EuropeGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Belvedere 'Good Grief Retreat', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 24

37 min 15 sec

Charlotte joins me to talk about Harlow and The Square, taking everything as it came, the importance of talking, playing Glastonbury when she did her A-Levels, training as a postnatal nurse, their new album and much more.'Fight' is out now via Alcopop RecordsGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Subways 'Fight', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 16

31 min 17 sec

Myles McCabe tells me the oral history of Megabear, the tour that changed his perception, selling his dad's invention of magnetic glasses frames, a short stint as a children's entertainer, working for a charity for people with learning difficulties now, the process of making Megabear - including years of working on it without knowing it would work, making the album with Rich Mandell and the Jono Ganz artwork, how we wants other artists to follow the shuffle-album concept - and more, probably.Megabear is out now via bsmrocks.com / megabear.co.uk Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: ME REX 'Galena', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 10

39 min 29 sec

Ritzy - or birth certificated Rhiannon, as I call her on this - tells me her story of moving to Utah, the tougher times in The Joy Formidable, how they would have struggled to make the new album without TJF Music Club, being independent and self-sustainable, working temp jobs after moving to London with Rhydian, how Into The Blue is about reclaiming yourself, and more!Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Joy Formidable 'Into The Blue', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 9

47 min 46 sec

John Myrtle, whose new album Myrtle Soup is out now on Sad Club Records, discusses being self aware, working at a library, door to door sales, keeping his determination to keep playing, surviving in London & more.Find John Myrtle / Sad Club Records on Bandcamp: https://johnmyrtle.bandcamp.com / https://sadclubrecords.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: John Myrtle 'Remember Holly Park', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 28

30 min 47 sec

nudista join me today, talking about home recording, Pilar growing up in Madrid, Robbie in Devon, how nudista has evolved casually over time, Pilar working at Dice, Robbie working as a receptionist at UCL, plus former jobs at the Huel factory, The Other Art Fair and seeing Rihanna, other famous encounters, and more.Their latest track 'confess' is out now via Sad Club Records. Find it on their Bandcamp: https://nudistaband.bandcamp.com/Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: nudista 'confess', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 27

40 min 7 sec

Justin Young joins me talking about the anxieties of early success, learning to enjoy the stresses of the band, getting a text from the person who would become their manager, the heavier side of Back In Love City that we haven't heard yet, and lots more. Back In Love City is out 10 September.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Vaccines 'Headphones Baby', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 24

38 min 27 sec

Rebecca Lucy Taylor talks about fully committing to her art, learning lessons along her way, life throughout her 20s, former jobs as a phlebotomist, a PA (after she thought she was interviewing for a TV part) and lots more.Prioritise Please is out 22 October - you can pre-order it herePhoto: Olivia RichardsonGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Self Esteem 'Prioritise Pleasure', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 19

49 min 23 sec

Tyler tells me about being a teacher, being a welder, Tasmania and that Triple J article, Party In The Paddock, making Everything Is Tenuous from home, going to David Boon's house and lots more.Photo credit – Kane HibberdLuca Brasi - Everything Is Tenuous is out nowGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Luca Brasi 'Tangled; Content', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 14

47 min 6 sec

Toby joins me talking about finding out Rehearsal was number 1 while he was fishing, making surf videos, starting a surf hardware company so he could hang out with his friends more, growing up on the South Coast of New South Wales, early days playing with Brett from Dune Rats, the influence of working at a beer factory behind Rehearsal, being nervous, going to therapy, touring with a feature length surf film, and more.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Skegss 'Bush TV', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 13

54 min 45 sec

Amy Taylor recounts the first time Amyl and The Sniffers got to pay themselves, having two jobs at 15, transparency in the band and her lyrics, Dolly Parton and more.Amyl and The Sniffers - Comfort To Me is out 10 SeptemberGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Amyl and The Sniffers 'Security', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 12

35 min 43 sec

Ahead of his new solo album The Sound of Yourself (24 September) Mac joins me to talk about all things Merge, college radio, early European tours and early sideline jobs.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Mac McCaughan 'Dawn Bends', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 3

51 min 45 sec

Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip joins me this week, talking about first getting signed to Moshi Moshi, his job at Domino and what life was like there, going to gigs every night for two years, the Buffalo Bar, NME, the excellent story of meeting DFA - signing to EMI / Astralwerks as a result, Prince, working at a record store before all that, and more.His new solo album Silence is out 17 September.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Alexis Taylor 'Dying in Heaven', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 27

46 min 17 sec

Jamz Supernova joins us today, with stories from how she started at BBC and Reprezent, gate keepers, resilience of getting a presenter slot on 1Xtra, being determined but having humility, building her brand, discovering old music after being so hot on new music, documentaries, and an excellent gaffe when she was a producer at Radio 1Xtr, and lots more.Her podcast DIY Handbook is available to hear nowGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Daniel Avery 'Hazel and Gold', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 20

37 min 15 sec

Billie Marten joins me over Skype, talking about having to decide her future at 15, growing up alongside her songs, being self-employed and being aware of what that means, how she needed lockdown for her health, her stress-free studio environment, spending more time listening to music than making it, making her nest over the last year, the tectonic manipulation of the music industry, and MUCH MORE...Her new album Flora Fauna is out now.Photo: Katie Silvester Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Billie Marten 'Human Replacement', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 13

32 min 48 sec

Singer and songwriter Ed Robertson joins me from the room he recorded vocals for the new album Detour de Force, talking about being Wendys Employee of the Month in 1985, the band's early years of hard work, social media and music, dealing with the pressures of expectations, how he's felt so free making Detour de Force, Barenaked Ladies' relationship with the UK, an ace story from playing at Glastonbury, how a hit single isn't everything, what the superpower of Barenaked Ladies is, and more...Detour de Force is out 16 JulyGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Barenaked Ladies 'Flip', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 9

50 min 39 sec

Bert from Teen Creeps speaks to me this week about holding off their new album Forever (out now!) over the first lockdowns, being a band in Belgium, establishing himself as a producer, maintaining a youthful energy, deciding to not produce or mix Teen Creeps, and lots more.Edited by Rory HughesBuy Forever - https://sentimentalrecords.bandcamp.com/album/foreverGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Teen Creeps 'Toughen Up', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 6

32 min 3 sec

Jamie Hall joins us today, talking about sacrificing work for gigs, FOMO from not playing gigs, having high hopes and low expectations, playing in cover bands, the cost of living in Brighton, bulk-buying and re-selling second hand Levis, learning to feel like a 'real band', James and Allix working in a recording studio and a venue, starting Nancy, the twists and turns leading up to As Blue As Indigo, coming out on his own BLAME Records, and much more...As Blues As Indigo is out nowGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Tigercub 'Stop Beating on My Heart (Like A Bass Drum), Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jun 28

40 min 58 sec

This week, Barney Artist talks to me about working in retail, fighting the stigma of artists having part time jobs, starting to rap at 17, growing up and working with Alfa Mist, connecting with music, getting his first microphone and making LOFI LOCKDOWN in a week, joining bubbles with Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club to make The Locket, him and Jack learning from each other, feeling like he's in a band, not so much enjoying the video to Vibrate, how he's making experiences for the first time with The Locket, and more... The Locket is out 6 August.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Mr Jukes & Barney Artist ft. Kofi Stone 'Check The Pulse', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 23

32 min 32 sec

With his new album Miracle out on Friday, Francis Lung joins us this week: talking about his first band WU LYF, producing Miracle with collaborator Brendan Williams, super furry animals - NOT the band - and a strong selection of jobs he's had along the way.Miracle is out on Friday (did I mention that?) and you can get it through Memphis Industries and your local record shop.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Francis Lung 'Bad Hair Day', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jun 15

33 min 30 sec

Wyldest's Zoe Mead joins me today, talking about her studio in Greenwich, making music videos, being caught by an old boss playing at a festival when she'd called in sick, growing up in Swindon, doing some guerilla producing on a karaoke machine when she was younger, working at ASDA and H&M, the tour they just did, having a good team around her, knowing you can pick and choose what you do, having a song on Love Island, and more...You can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Wyldest 'Buddy', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jun 8

47 min 58 sec

Mera Bhai (aka Karthik Poduval) joins me to talk about being a chef at a rehabilitation centre, Flamingods, studying 3D design, running club nights, the shift in London clubbing, The Birds Nest in Deptford, the concept of inclusivity in Mera Bhai, becoming a producer, living in Albania, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Italy growing up, eating on tour, levelling up on tour riders, using lockdown to level up, Moshi Moshi, Squeeze and Nile Rodgers and more...Mera Bhai's Futureproofing EP is out now on Moshi Moshi - click here to buy itYou can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Mera Bhai 'You, Me, Us - with Andrew Ashong', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jun 1

50 min 48 sec

Faris from The Horrors joins me on today's episode, talking about things including but not limited to: Junk, the Southend club run by Rhys Webb, managing expectations, focusing on what he loves about being an artist, anti-structure of his art, periods of productivity, not having control over when creativity comes, the changing music industry, managers, falling into music by accident, The Horrors' anti-formula, his day on Soccer AM, being followed for tabloid toss, working as a computer game tester, getting fired from that, working at Velvet Illusion a '60s clothing shop in Camden, the unveiling of the Cyberdog robots, doing something different every time and more.The Horrors' new EP Lout is out now You can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Horrors 'Whiplash', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 12

40 min 47 sec

Kathryn Woods of Fresh joins us this week talking about being confident in yourself, writing for yourself, having good communication in your group, how indie/punk rock is written about, being a music writer so she could see more bands play, being active about trying to join bands as a teenager, getting an early write up on PropertyofZack, the importance on Bandcamp's functionality, the band being a refuge during rough teenage years, going to university in London after clearing, moving to France for a year to teach and the effect that year had on her, suffering mental health illnesses and the impact that has on her band life, plus LOTS more...Fresh's new EP The Summer I Got Good at Guitar is out now through Specialist Subject Records - order your record hereYou can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Fresh 'My Redemption Arc', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 5

1 hr 6 min

Craig Finn joins me on today's episode, telling us all about working at a a finance company in Minneapolis during Lifter Puller, the shift in his life when they were getting busier, booking their tours using a payphone, forming his identity as a writer, moving to New York, getting a job at a webcasting service, finding himself more in NY, starting The Hold Steady for pure fun, their community fanbase and the energy that informs it, how the band operates today with their yearly schedule, and lots more. Thanks to Jay Taylor :) The Hold Steady's new record Open Door Policy is out now!You can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Hold Steady 'Family Farm', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 1

54 min 2 sec

On the 101st episode of the show, Stu Mackenzie tells me about self-managing the band, how Head On/Pill was a turning point for the band, always putting music first, teaching guitar to teenagers, growing up in Wangaratta, Anglesea and Geelong, 60s garage rock, staying motivated and having fun, being comfortable in his situation, the story of making their new record L.W., making albums for $0, finding a stride in their shows just before lockdown... and more.King Gizz's 17th studio album L.W. is out now!You can order your 101 Part Time Jobs coffee/toilet book at 101parttimejobs.comGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST''Songs: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard 'If Not Now, The When?' , Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 28

50 min 29 sec

EPISODE 100! ORDER YOUR COFFEE/TOILET BOOK AT 101PARTTIMEJOBS.COMI woke up Courtney Taylor-Taylor after he'd had a long night, who told me about being a trainee Volkswagen mechanic, how he and Peter Holmström worked as roadies for a swing band, learning to demo himself, working at convenience stores to put himself through jazz college, taking classes to inform and develop his songwriting, being prepared for the art of being in a band but not other elements, the story of Welcome to the Monkey House, making Dandies music videos, Fisher-Price cameras and homemade fisheye lenses, MTV, buying the Odditorium and a wine bar, living through different generations of record production, signing a bad deal, learning about managers, and a whole bunch more... probably.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Dandy Warhols 'Smoke It (Big Bass 2020)', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 27

1 hr 6 min

Kip Berman of The Natvral - and formerly The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - joins me for a comprehensive life analysis. We talk about subjects including(but not limited to): becoming a father, moving to New Jersey, booking shows at his university ping pong room in Portland, working at call center with pre-paid calling cards, being a local news reporter, the further importance of pre-paid calling cards in The Pains' existence, first UK tour with Manhattan Love Suicides, the affect of that tour, being influenced by older Glasgow bands and indie pop that was happening at the time, first Euro tour memories, everything that was going on around them in New York, Crystal Stilts, Vivian Girls, being close with his grandparents, Fairport Convention, Richard Thompson, Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, making Tethers with Andy Savours and Black Country, New Road.Press photo credit: Remy HolwickGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Natvral 'Why Don't You Come Out Anymore?', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 13

1 hr 17 min

Chart battle! The Snuts are in with a sniff of beating Demi Lovato (?!) to the Number 1 Albums Chart spot this Friday with W.L. - their DEBUT. I had a lovely chat with Jack where he tells me about being an "indie band", staying true to yourself and being yourself, vulnerable songwriting, The Beatles, his personal experience of that TRNSMT performance, ragged gigs in their early days, the band being a round the clock job, moving with the times, digging holes, leaving school at 15, pressure he puts on himself, not being able to sit still, anxiety, W.L. 10 Years in the making, being motivated, and lots more.Order The Snuts' debut album W.L. at thesnuts.co.ukPhoto: Gaz WilliamsonGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Snuts 'Elephant', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 6

37 min 24 sec

Jazz multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter Leron Thomas joins us this week, talking about Free - the album he co-wrote with Iggy Pop - and his life in music; having a Michael Jackson Coca-Cola advert moment with Roy Hargrove, online chess, The Queen's Gambit, having fun while working and lots lots more.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'This episode was edited by Rory Hughes.Songs: Pan Amsterdam 'Carrot Cake', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 30

39 min 47 sec

Welcoming Ed Cosens to the show, of Reverend and the Makers, who's about to release Fortunes Favour - his debut solo album. He talks about working behind the bar at the Boardwalk in Sheffield with Alex Turner, Sheffield bands in that minute in their mid 20s, early days of Reverend and the Makers early days, streaming platforms, social media, publishing and writing with other people, and how he's got a lot more songwriting in him.Get your copy of Fortunes Favour through Distiller Records hereGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Ed Cosens 'On The Run', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 25

37 min 58 sec

Valley Maker - aka Austin Crane - has a new record out, When The Day Leaves, and is absolutely fantastic. Austin tells us about balancing academia and teaching with being a musician, how he sees himself as an artist, moving from Seattle to South Carolina, playing solo and playing as a band, his PHD on migration and much more.Listen to and buy When The Day Leaves here Photo by Bree BurchfieldGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Valley Maker 'No One Is Missing', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 16

47 min 35 sec

Justin Courtney Pierre joins us this week to talk about his journey with Motion City Soundtrack, writing outside of MCS, The Matches and the new Chelsea Christer film Bleeding Audio, My Blood Valentine, Sonic Youth, The Jesus and Mary Chain, drinking, getting sober, signing to Epitaph, filmmaking, music videos, Limbeck, Tony Thaxton playing drums and Brett Gurewitz producing his new EP An Anthropologist On Mars, and more!An Anthropologist On Mars is out this Friday - find it through Epitaph Records hereGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Justin Courtney Pierre 'Dying To Know', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 9

1 hr 5 min

Lonely The Brave drummer Mo talks us through the long life of the band, new members, their new record The Hope List... and being an ambulance driver.You can order Lonely The Brave - 'The Hope List' hereGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Lonely The Brave 'Bound', Cock Sparrer 'Working'Edited by Sophie PorterPhoto credit: Carla Mundy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 2

42 min 13 sec

Raymond McGinley joins me to talk about Teenage Fanclub's new album Endless Arcade (out on 30 April), using the same guitars they had when they're started the band in 1981, how they never discuss lyrics, and much more.You can pre-order Endless Arcade from Rough Trade Records herePhoto: Donald MilneGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Teenage Fanclub 'I'm More Inclined', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 23

46 min 40 sec

Championed by Jessie Ware on Radio 1 and making a DIY masterpiece video, The Last Morrell has had a successful lockdown. We get behind the doors into the session work James has done, fighting for his right to be up there with the best and knowing all the music uploaders are worth his time.The Last Morrell - Sarcasm EP is out now.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Last Morrell 'The Party', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 18

31 min 41 sec

Matt Baty went through a lot before working at Wipeout Music Publishing and fronting the excellent Pigs x7. A service station job featuring brushes with Natalie Imbruglia, Derren Brown and Paul Daniels, moving to Manchester early on to attempt music full time, academic pursuits and Amazing Radio, Matt's seen a lot of it. Edited by Sophie Porter.Viscerals is out now - purchase it hereGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs 'Crazy In Blood', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 16

1 hr 12 min

Ryan and James gather round the weeknight table with me on this week's episode - a variety show of old bands, new jobs, universal basic allowance (income) and cameos on Emmerdale.Their 7" is superb and you can buy it now from most British indies if there are any left.Photo: James Brown Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Yard Act 'Dark Days', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 11

47 min 5 sec

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Feb 9

29 sec

Ian Farmer, bassist, producer and recording engineer at The Metal Shop in Philadelphia, joins us to discuss the beginnings of Modern Baseball, being interested in the 'behind the scenes' stuff from an early age, how he's been able to work on what he wants to do now, and lots more in this time-hopping chat.Special notes: chat on Wilco, The Replacements, The Mars Volta and a lovely piece of advise at the very endEdited by Sophie PorterPhoto provided by talentSlaughter Beach, Dog - At the Moonbase is out now on Lame-O RecordsGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Slaughter Beach, Dog 'A Modern Lay', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 4

48 min 4 sec

We hear Amelia's stories of joining The Ninth Wave, studying at uni when she joined, indie noir, online communities, lockdown starting right after they'd finished recording Happy Days, self care during lockdown and their ever shapeshifting sound.Photo: Neelam Khan VelaEdited by Rory HughesOrder The Ninth Wave - Happy Days hereGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: The Ninth Wave 'Everything Will Be Fine', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jan 25

31 min 55 sec

I had a great laugh with Sam & Adam and HYYTS up in Glasgow about working at Brew Dog, cast as Prince Charming in a pantomime, being a professional gamer, the origins of HYYTS' early writings intended for Sing Street, Spotify playlists, prison systems, working at nightclubs and much more.Their new single Bad Tattoo is out this Friday - and it's excellent synth pop. I'll have it on my playlist with Florence and the Machine and Future Islands.Get your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Photo: Cian McKenzieSongs: HYYTS 'Dreamkiller', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jan 19

40 min 32 sec

Suede bassist and author Mat Osman joins me to today to discuss the early years of the band, working as 'being cheaper than a taxi' for the BBC and his novel The Ruins, which you can purchase through Repeater Books.Thank you for listening, and please do tell ONE friend to listen to the show.Edited by Sophie PorterGet your beers delivered! 101 Part Time Jobs is supported by Signature Brew: listeners can get 10% off all their beers by visiting signaturebrew.co.uk and using the code '101PODCAST'Songs: Suede 'Cold Hands', Cock Sparrer 'Working' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jan 15

55 min 55 sec