Mark Farina (Moulton Music showcase)
Saturday, December 17
MARK FARINA:

Mark Farina has solidified himself in the world of Dance Music as a trailblazing DJ, Producer, tastemaker and bona fide House Music icon. After 3 decades crisscrossing the globe, he shows no signs of slowing down remaining innovative, humble, and firmly rooted in the underground.“I look at my job as a ‘modern day traveling minstrel’ bringing new music to as many places as I can and exposing audiences to obscure records that otherwise might go hidden.”

As an early House Music pioneer in the late 80’s, Farina’s history includes an impressive long standing residency at Smart Bar Chicago and a job at the legendary Gramaphone Records. In the 90s, Mark pushed musical boundaries and blended hip hop with downtempo grooves to create an entirely new genre, “Mushroom Jazz”. Eventually, Mark made San Francisco his home as his legendary DJ sets sparked a constant demand in clubs and festivals across the US. The Bay Area proved to be a perfect match for Mark’s musical vision and he released a string of major mix compilations including his Mushroom Jazz series. With a tireless passion for playing extended sets, B2B shows with fellow House Music icons, or playing both of his signature styles on 2 stages on the same night, Farina continues to entertain his incredible fans all over the globe with over 100 shows per year.

w/ HOMERO ESPINOSA

A familiar force in contemporary dance music, Homero Espinosa has emerged as one of the preeminent purveyors of the modern West Coast House Sound. His distinctive production approach has kept this Northern California native in the Top 20 Traxsource Deep House Artists racks, consecutively, over the last half-decade.

Equipped with a mission objective to make you Boogie Till You Drop , Espinosa—appearing to be unstoppable—evangelizes the beat as he magically transforms dance floors of cocomotion into comatose cosmic discos, but it wasn’t all double-o-disco for this panhandle prince, who learned from the Bay Area’s best before he unleashed his own brand of stone-cold grooves upon the world. Over the last two decades, he has developed a unique musical perspective that blends elements of jazz, soul, and hip hop to melodically produce a sound that is as contemporary as it is timelessly classic. Along the way, gaining the valuable support of house music thought leaders such as Mark Farina, DJ Heather , and Miguel Migs with Farina featuring his tracks on his Fabric and Ministry of Sound DJ mixes, while Migs recently tapped Espinosa for an EP on his Salted Music imprint. Located inside the world-renown Moulton Media complex in downtown San Francisco—home to Miguel Migs, Claude Von Stroke , Chris Lum , and many others—Espinosa runs Moulton Music, a venerable West Coast brand where he hosts his Yerba Buena Discos team alongside an all-star cast of the Bay Area’s finest and beyond.

Armed with an ever-growing discography of accolades, 2022 sees Espinosa releasing new productions with Mark Farina, DJ Heather, David Harness , and Doc Martin as he prepares for his debut full-length LP, slated to be released in early 2023. From his weekly residencies and his quarterly label events at Halycon SF to national showcases and beyond, Homero Espinosa’s ever-expanding tour schedule will see this valiant stalwart rise through the ranks—as he rises to the occasion—passing through many of the revered international venues of the world as he makes you Boogie Till You Drop.

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DOORS: 9PM
AGES: 21+