Mark Farina interview: 5 minutes with the deep-house legend
Farina in his record room
If you love house music, you know Mark Farina. The jazz-house pioneer got his start in Chicago and San Francisco in the late '80s and has stayed true to his funky flavors of mellow house, downtempo and hip-hop ever since. He self-released the seventh installment of his famous Mushroom Jazz series last year after ending a career-spanning run with Om Records that pretty much made the imprint and defined its character.
A chill dude with a quiet demeanor, Mark and Gimme Noise had a quick conversation before his headlining set at Bassgasm, the ravetastic City Pages-sponsored party on its 5th incarnation.
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