DEEP Radio Presents: Mark Farina Live (ALL VINYL)
You order a DJ set? Ya’ wanna’ party? Perhaps this might do the trick then. Last month, DJ Mark Farina visited LA to throw an epic alleyway party off of Hollywood Blvd, and it’s been released for free download! Despite the dominating mainstream glamour that Los Angeles is known for, Hollywood in particular has a surprisingly tasteful underground presence. While Billboard artists were likely filling up the Nokia or the Hollywood Bowl, DEEP Radio hosted an old-school shindig at the King King nightlcub. Farina rocked the place right into Easter Sunday with nearly 4 hours of all-vinyl house music. Grab the recordings below and check it out!
“I look at my job as a modern traveling minstrel, to bring music to as many places as I can, and expose obscure records that, otherwise, might go hidden”. -Mark Farina
Live is all that Mark Farina knows. Since 1989 (the year Family Matters aired on TV) he has toured the world, sometimes performing over 100 shows in a single year. His home is on the stages across the globe. BPM Magazine named him as one their Top 20 DJ’s In The World. Although currently based out of San Francisco, he began his music career in Chicago as a part of the mid-to-late 80’s house music movement. Once a purist of the genre, he has since changed the dynamic of his performances to an incredibly versatile format. His sets typically have themes, one night it could be disco, the other night maybe all house music. Mark Farina is a storyteller, filling the true role of DJ (as opposed to a producer), improvising tales of different rhythms unique to each crowd. He embodies everything great about DJing, and disregards any of it’s potential weaknesses.
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