Tag: Mark Farina

Interview: Mark Farina

As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Mark Farina is known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats. Drawing from his vibrant youth, Mark found his passion for the luscious world of vinyl, turntables and nightclubs. At 16, he began his career at Chicago’s Medusa’s while joining forces with emerging DJs Derrick Carter and Chris Nazuka. See also: Pacha Festival Podcast #001 by Mark Farina Farina relocated to San Francisco in ... Read more

Minimal Effort Podcast By Steve Bug

Having grown up in Germany’s techno and acid-house heyday, Steve Bug’s love for a perfect groove is as apparent now as it was back then. His DJ skills and a keen, innovative ear led him not down the typical path of the early nineties trance and harder dance scene, but instead towards a fresher, hybrid sound–merging stripped deep house, tweaked out acid and more minimal forms of techno and electronic music. With annual label compilations, a variety of artist albums, and new concepts like the Forward to the Past series, Steve Bug continues to steadily develop his Poker Flat imprint, ... Read more

PIV Podcast by Fred Everything

In anticipation for his performance at the PIV label night at Chicago Social Club, Fred Everything provides an exclusive vinyl-only mix for DHA. Emerging from the heydays of Canada’s 90s rave scene with a TR909 and SH101, the French-Canadian producer and DJ became known for his stylistic curation of ‘everything’ at his performances. Fred Everything has released a whopping amount of records throughout his career, crediting at least over 100 productions across multiple labels. He’s gone on consistently touring worldwide for over 12 years, playing alongside artists such as Sasha, Pig & Dan, Basement Jaxx, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, and Detroit Swindle. Run and organized by Prunk, PIV Records is an Amsterdam-based House ... Read more

Full Premiere: Mark Farina & Homero Espinosa – Mistreated (Original Mix)

  “Have you ever been mistreated by someone you love?” asks a clean smooth Afro-American voice in this uplifting, feel-good tune ‘Mistreated’, to which we are going to give a pedestal this Friday afternoon in our Premier section, besides totally grooving to it’s jazzy harmonica tunes at the moment of writing. One of the men behind it, is the author of an eye flashing, bright-coloured, incredibly angled real life stills, which his Instagram profile is filled with. In the dance music industry, he is recognized by the name Mark Farina. I could not go on but mention, since this already ... Read more

The Ultimate Summer Mixtape Selection

Seeing as the temperatures in Europe are rising through the roof we thought it would be a good idea to present you the soundtrack to these sunny days that lay ahead of us. We have a selection of  six mixtapes with a sunny, laid back vibe, to perfectly enjoy your summer day.    1. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/ricardo-miranda-deep-house-amsterdam-mixtape-137″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] 2. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/rahaan-mix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] 3. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/melon-deep-house-amsterdam-mixtape-134″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] 4. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/pacha-festival-podcast-001-by-mark-farina” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] 5. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/tony-humphries-deep-house-amsterdam-mixtape-118″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] 6. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/deep-house-amsterdam-mixtape-frits-wentink” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Pacha Festival Podcast #001 by Mark Farina

Modern day record minstrel, Mark Farina, has thrilled crowds globally, entertaining over 1 million fans per year. As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Farina’s known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats.  Voted as one of the top DJ’s in the world by URB, MUZIK and BPM magazines, Mark Farina’s taste making skills continue to turn the heads of seasoned Dance Music veterans as well as newcomers to the scene. Drawing from his vibrant youth, which included ... Read more