Hungarian DJ Simon Iddol has shared part one of his memoir of learning to DJ behind the Iron Curtain.
The audio podcast mixes music with stories and memories of growing up in Hungary in the 70’s, before the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Options for discovering music were limited and the idea of being a DJ didn’t exist, for most people.
Until a fateful visit to an uncle, where playing Deep Purple’s Highway Star on vinyl blew his mind, and Iddol’s thoughts of growing up to be a trashman or an astronaut were replaced with the the desire to be a DJ.
what was it like to live in the communism
were DJs big in Hungary in the 70’s?
how I became just in one night?
my early years
You can listen to the The Life And Times Of Simon Iddol (part ONE 1971-1991) via the embed below or via his podcast site.