Budapest: The Podcast

by Brandon Krueger

Budapest: The Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 27
  • Last: 14 Dec 2015
Interviews and banter with Hungarians and non-Hungarians working in creative fields in Budapest. Made by Brandon. Brandon is an American who has been living in Budapest since what seems like the beginning of time. His primary occupation is manager of Central European University’s website presences. Aside from web + technology, music and event management are passions of his and as such he’s been a long time music blogger, party organizer, and dj in Budapest. Through these channels he’s built up quite the rolodex of friends doing awesome stuff in Budapest. This podcast serves as a natural extension of those relationships.

Episodes (27)

  • #27: Jonas Togay (Kozpont, NVC promoter)
    #27: Jonas Togay (Kozpont, NVC promoter)
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    Published: 14 Dec 2015 Duration: 55:48
    As the public face of Kozpont, the chilled and popular Budapest hang-out, Jonas Togay is well-known to the city’s Madách tér warriors. A distillation of Hungarian, Finnish, and Turkish ancestry, Jonas also promotes for the NVC crew, known f... Read more →
    As the public face of Kozpont, the chilled and popular Budapest hang-out, Jonas Togay is well-known to the city’s Madách tér warriors. A distillation of Hungarian, Finnish, and Turkish ancestry, Jonas also promotes for the NVC crew, known f... Read more →

  • #26: Craig Hull (photographer, creative entrepreneur)
    #26: Craig Hull (photographer, creative entrepreneur)
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    Published: 25 Aug 2015 Duration: 01:02:43
    After a too long hiatus, Bp da P is back in action! This time around we chat with Craig Hull, an English-born and long-time Budapest resident who has observed his fair share of Hungarian reality over the past decade-ish. At first (and still... Read more →
    After a too long hiatus, Bp da P is back in action! This time around we chat with Craig Hull, an English-born and long-time Budapest resident who has observed his fair share of Hungarian reality over the past decade-ish. At first (and still... Read more →

  • #25: Bence Simonfalvi (interior designer, Position Collective)
    #25: Bence Simonfalvi (interior designer, Position Collective)
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    Published: 21 Jan 2015 Duration: 38:28
    Bence is an interior designer and one of the founders of the Position Collective (aka Pos1t1on). From its origins in design, architecture and installations, Position has evolved into a company offering a full suite of services around the ap... Read more →
    Bence is an interior designer and one of the founders of the Position Collective (aka Pos1t1on). From its origins in design, architecture and installations, Position has evolved into a company offering a full suite of services around the ap... Read more →

  • #24: Ildi Amon (editor, We Love Budapest, English)
    #24: Ildi Amon (editor, We Love Budapest, English)
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    Published: 21 Jan 2015 Duration: 52:36
    Ildi Amon is an Australian of Hungarian origin and a journalist, for the past year working as lead editor of the increasingly popular We Love Budapest website. The English language version of WLB has become a goto Internet site for both new... Read more →
    Ildi Amon is an Australian of Hungarian origin and a journalist, for the past year working as lead editor of the increasingly popular We Love Budapest website. The English language version of WLB has become a goto Internet site for both new... Read more →

  • #23: Tom Select (DJ, Girls and Mathematics party)
    #23: Tom Select (DJ, Girls and Mathematics party)
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    Published: 21 Oct 2014 Duration: 50:13
    Tom Select is a fixture in Budapest if quality house-oriented music parties is your thing. His Girls and Mathematics party series first started in mid-2000s, around the time he moved back to Hungary from London. In addition to one-off dates... Read more →
    Tom Select is a fixture in Budapest if quality house-oriented music parties is your thing. His Girls and Mathematics party series first started in mid-2000s, around the time he moved back to Hungary from London. In addition to one-off dates... Read more →

  • #22: Andrea Giuliano (gay activist, photographer)
    #22: Andrea Giuliano (gay activist, photographer)
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    Published: 16 Oct 2014 Duration: 01:02:20
    Andrea is a long-time Budapest resident, gay activist, photographer, and DJ who I had the pleasure to meet a year ago when we both hosted a Halloween party at Vittula. He also happens to the second Italian i’ve now had as guest of the pod (... Read more →
    Andrea is a long-time Budapest resident, gay activist, photographer, and DJ who I had the pleasure to meet a year ago when we both hosted a Halloween party at Vittula. He also happens to the second Italian i’ve now had as guest of the pod (... Read more →

  • #21: Rita Balogh (Budapest International Documentary Festival) and Johnny Burke (documentarian, Tashi and the Monk)
    #21: Rita Balogh (Budapest International Documentary Festival) and Johnny Burke (documentarian, Tashi and the Monk)
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    Published: 19 Sep 2014 Duration: 01:06:03
    It’s a pleasure to have two back-to-back guests in this episode, both related to the upstart Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF). I first spoke with festival organizer, Rita Balogh, who together with a friend in London, turne... Read more →
    It’s a pleasure to have two back-to-back guests in this episode, both related to the upstart Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF). I first spoke with festival organizer, Rita Balogh, who together with a friend in London, turne... Read more →

  • #20: Tamas (TMX)
    #20: Tamas (TMX)
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    Published: 16 Sep 2014 Duration: 57:55
    Tamas, known by his DJ moniker TMX for almost a decade, has been making parties and music since his teenage years. These days in addition to DJing solo, he organizes several party brands, most notably Kollektiva (with Fullstereo) as well as... Read more →
    Tamas, known by his DJ moniker TMX for almost a decade, has been making parties and music since his teenage years. These days in addition to DJing solo, he organizes several party brands, most notably Kollektiva (with Fullstereo) as well as... Read more →

  • #19: Tibor Varady (Espresso Embassy and artisanal coffee)
    #19: Tibor Varady (Espresso Embassy and artisanal coffee)
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    Published: 14 Aug 2014 Duration: 44:53
    Tibor is a trained lawyer who had a change of heart after finishing university and transformed his life into one devoted to coffee. His is now the owner of one of downtown Budapest’s favorite coffee haunts, Espresso Embassy. The shop is amo... Read more →
    Tibor is a trained lawyer who had a change of heart after finishing university and transformed his life into one devoted to coffee. His is now the owner of one of downtown Budapest’s favorite coffee haunts, Espresso Embassy. The shop is amo... Read more →

  • #18: Gergo (Gustave Tiger, The Moog)
    #18: Gergo (Gustave Tiger, The Moog)
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    Published: 13 Aug 2014 Duration: 54:34
    Gergo is a sound engineer by day, musician contributor extraordinaire to many bands by night. I’ve known him as part of some half-dozen bands/projects over the years, but his most notable role to date is probably as drummer of the Moog, whi... Read more →
    Gergo is a sound engineer by day, musician contributor extraordinaire to many bands by night. I’ve known him as part of some half-dozen bands/projects over the years, but his most notable role to date is probably as drummer of the Moog, whi... Read more →

  • #17: Gergely Kovari (Csak a Jo Sor and craft beer)
    #17: Gergely Kovari (Csak a Jo Sor and craft beer)
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    Published: 25 Jul 2014 Duration: 54:34
    For a long time, beer lovers in Hungary have been out of luck as they live in a country renowned for its wines and spirits. Craft beers were almost unheard of here a decade ago. Fortunately for us, for Gergely Kovari, beer has been a way of... Read more →
    For a long time, beer lovers in Hungary have been out of luck as they live in a country renowned for its wines and spirits. Craft beers were almost unheard of here a decade ago. Fortunately for us, for Gergely Kovari, beer has been a way of... Read more →

  • #16: Marton Perlaki (photographer)
    #16: Marton Perlaki (photographer)
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    Published: 30 Jun 2014 Duration: 56:54
    You might not know Marton Perlaki’s face, but there’s a very good chance you know a face that he’s photographed. Marton (affectionately known as Marci in Hungary) has shot for the Room Magazine since its inception, and has since moved to Ne... Read more →
    You might not know Marton Perlaki’s face, but there’s a very good chance you know a face that he’s photographed. Marton (affectionately known as Marci in Hungary) has shot for the Room Magazine since its inception, and has since moved to Ne... Read more →

  • #15: Fatum Tattoo (via Dorca)
    #15: Fatum Tattoo (via Dorca)
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    Published: 12 Jun 2014 Duration: 39:48
    Fatum Tattoo is the new kid on the block of Budapest’s tattoo salons, but it has quickly established itself as to goto place for Hungarians in-the-know and foreigners alike. I sat down for a second time with one of the artists originally af... Read more →
    Fatum Tattoo is the new kid on the block of Budapest’s tattoo salons, but it has quickly established itself as to goto place for Hungarians in-the-know and foreigners alike. I sat down for a second time with one of the artists originally af... Read more →

  • #14: Bergi (DJ/promoter)
    #14: Bergi (DJ/promoter)
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    Published: 29 May 2014 Duration: 59:10
    Bergi’s life has been synonymous with music. At the moment he wears many hats for the A38 party boat: as DJ, promoter, organizer, ticket taker, or maybe all at once on some nights. Previously in Pecs as a youngster, he recorded music off Vi... Read more →
    Bergi’s life has been synonymous with music. At the moment he wears many hats for the A38 party boat: as DJ, promoter, organizer, ticket taker, or maybe all at once on some nights. Previously in Pecs as a youngster, he recorded music off Vi... Read more →

  • #13: David Ungvari (filmmaker/producer)
    #13: David Ungvari (filmmaker/producer)
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    Published: 20 May 2014 Duration: 01:00:47
    David is a freelance filmmaker and producer who’s been working on movie sets -- ranging from blockbuster Hollywood, to independent Hungarian -- since childhood. At the moment he is working on the set of Spy and thus rubs shoulders daily wit... Read more →
    David is a freelance filmmaker and producer who’s been working on movie sets -- ranging from blockbuster Hollywood, to independent Hungarian -- since childhood. At the moment he is working on the set of Spy and thus rubs shoulders daily wit... Read more →

  • #12: Márton Miovác (fashion designer, The Four)
    #12: Márton Miovác (fashion designer, The Four)
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    Published: 7 May 2014 Duration: 49:40
    Marton couldn’t wait to graduate to get started on his next phase of life. Two years ago, he and two classmates began building a nascent clothing brand called “The Four” (one of the original members left, just like Destiny’s Child ;)). Now,... Read more →
    Marton couldn’t wait to graduate to get started on his next phase of life. Two years ago, he and two classmates began building a nascent clothing brand called “The Four” (one of the original members left, just like Destiny’s Child ;)). Now,... Read more →

  • Sophie Rotas, NERO homme, episode 11
    Sophie Rotas, NERO homme, episode 11
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    Published: 29 Apr 2014 Duration: 53:11
    After working for several years in the magazine editorial and photography world, Sophie Rotas decided it was time to blaze her own trail and is now the primary publishing force behind NERO homme, which focuses on male fashion and erotic con... Read more →
    After working for several years in the magazine editorial and photography world, Sophie Rotas decided it was time to blaze her own trail and is now the primary publishing force behind NERO homme, which focuses on male fashion and erotic con... Read more →

  • Bede Marton, journalist, 444, episode 10
    Bede Marton, journalist, 444, episode 10
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    Published: 25 Apr 2014 Duration: 44:21
    Bede Marton has been a journalist and writer for most of his life. Most recently, he’s joined forces with the tip of the Hungarian blog/journalism sphere called 444 (or “negy negy negy” in local parlance). In terms of coverage he’s a jack-o... Read more →
    Bede Marton has been a journalist and writer for most of his life. Most recently, he’s joined forces with the tip of the Hungarian blog/journalism sphere called 444 (or “negy negy negy” in local parlance). In terms of coverage he’s a jack-o... Read more →

  • Sandor Lenard and Adrian Zador, nightlife historians, episode 9
    Sandor Lenard and Adrian Zador, nightlife historians, episode 9
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    Published: 16 Apr 2014 Duration: 01:06:12
    In addition to being good friends of mine, Sanyo and Adrian are both longtime Budapest residents and dedicated appreciators of quality music and nightlife events. We convened in order to discuss the city’s parties from the late 1990s until ... Read more →
    In addition to being good friends of mine, Sanyo and Adrian are both longtime Budapest residents and dedicated appreciators of quality music and nightlife events. We convened in order to discuss the city’s parties from the late 1990s until ... Read more →

  • Paolo, DJ/entrepreneur, episode 8
    Paolo, DJ/entrepreneur, episode 8
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    Published: 10 Apr 2014 Duration: 48:37
    Paolo is a man with a motor. Part one of each day begins with his 9 to 5 job -- after that the real adventure begins -- most recently with operation of a tasty new pizza joint called Pizzica. On top of that he’s been a long time fixture on ... Read more →
    Paolo is a man with a motor. Part one of each day begins with his 9 to 5 job -- after that the real adventure begins -- most recently with operation of a tasty new pizza joint called Pizzica. On top of that he’s been a long time fixture on ... Read more →

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