Tag: Minimal Effort Halloween

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

Pete Tong Talks Favorite New Acts In Midst Of North American Tour

In the midst of a multi country North American ‘Its All Gone Pete Tong” debut tour, the BBC Radio 1 host will touch down in Los Angeles for a very special Minimal Effort Halloween event. Joined by the likes of Lauren Lane, Amtrac, Kolsch, Claptone, Felix Da Housecat, and more the 29 October sees a particularly exciting date for Pete as he dishes out on the two artists he is most excited to see play: Satori and Jonas Rathsman. On the former, Pete says: “Satori: live – keen to see more “live” acts breaking through and this guys is getting ... Read more

Minimal Effort Announces Most Impressive Lineup To Date For Hallloween Event

For three years Minimal Effort shifted the paradigm of the modern rave for the North American underground. Now, with a full-scale festival laid before it, the Los Angeles based collective brings forth its most impressive lineup to date for its annual October 29 Halloween event. This year’s event sees the likes of Pete Tong, Dosem, Edu Imbernon, Jonas Rathsman, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaur, Kidnap Kid, and Mark Farina, alongside the standout pairing of Tiga’s Live LA Debut and Satori: Live, with Steve Bug, Tensnake, Thugfucker, Waze & Odyssey, Coyu and Human Resources bringing the underground flavor (more artists to be ... Read more