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Get to know Jon 

Jon Hodgson presents the Abyss Radio Show on Hot Radio, but what makes him tick?

Quick Fire Questions!!

Tea or Coffee?  Coffee
Sweet or Savory?  Sweet
Spicy or plain food?   Spicy
Casual or Smart?   Smart
Trainers or shoes?   Shoes
Dogs or Cats?   Both!
Summer or Winter?   Summer
Spring or Autumn?  Spring
Town or Countryside?   Countryside
Morning or Evening?   Evening
Shower or Bath?   Shower
Posh nosh or pub grub?   Pub Grub
Night on the town or quiet night in?   Night on the town
Early bird or night owl?   Night Owl
Bar or Club?    BOTH!!

 

Get to know more about what makes Jon tick

What was your first 'proper' job?  Royal Air Force
What was the first record you ever bought?   Steve “Silk” Hurley - Jack Your Body
What was the first gig you went to?  The Wurlzes cover band (early 80’s)
Top 5 choons of all time? 
1. Foo Fighters - Monkey Wrench
2. Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams
3. Dire Straits - Telegraph Road
4. Chicane - Offshore
5. Josh Wink - Higher State of Consciousness

What is your favorite local place (non business)?  The Tree on the hill by the stone circle on Michael’s farm in Pilton
What is your favorite food?  Bacon, Egg & Chips
What is your favorite film/TV show of all time?  The Twilight Zone
If you could work with anyone (dead or live) who would it be and where?  Rick Mayall in a pub
Most famous person you have met or worked with?  The Queen
You are hosting a dinner party.... which 5 famous guests - dead or alive would you invite?

1. Rick Mayall
2. Nicola Tesla
3. Ryan Sampson (Plays Grumio in ‘Plebs’)
4. Bill Bailey
5. Sir Patrick Moore


When and where was your first gig?  NAAFI playing to very drunk squadies
You have the day off..... from everything... a day totally for yourself.... How would you spend it?  Honestly, probably sleeping
What was the best piece of advice given to you and by who?  Don’t try to fix things that aren’t broken by my dad
If you had one super power, what would it be and how would you positively use it?  The ability to learn anything instantly and use it to invent some proper funky shizzle
What do you get up to when not doing your show on Hot?  Consultant Technical Architect as “normal career” work, DJ with Shuddervision Soundsystem at festivals and gigs, Dad to my four children, and try and squeeze sleep somewhere in-between!

 

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