Mark Farina

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Kedd Cook's DJ Career Is Hot and Heady

    There are plenty of DJs who are masters at giving people exactly what they want. After all, it's kinda their job. But on a Thursday night inside Mesa's tiny barroom dance floor with dim light and swanky ambiance, Kedd Cook hopes to give the crowd a little bit of what they need. On this night, that m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Damian Lazarus Plays Music For 24-Hour Party People...Literally

    Revered as the man behind Resident Advisor's number one label of 2011, Crosstown Rebels, owner Damian Lazarus is bringing his deep house and minimal sounds to the US while making waves in LA. With the success of his "Get Lost LA" party, a festival in Playa Del Carmen on the horizon and the release o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Eric Prydz & Audrey Napoleon - Yost Theater - 8/16/2012

    Eric Prydz Yost Theater August 16, 2012 See Also: *Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12 *Despite Being Underrepresented, Female DJs Say There's No Crying in EDM *Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Last night the legendary Swedish producer/DJ Eric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Kaskade at Staples Center and Exchange LA--Which Show Was Better?

    See Also: Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Coachella: Top Five Acts at the Sahara Tent Kaskade invaded the West Coast over the weekend as part of his summer Freaks of Nature Tour with sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Top Five Codes of Conduct For Opening DJs at EDM Shows

    See Also: Chuckie - Yost Theater - 7/7/12 Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12 Last weekend, local selector Deone opened for Chuckie at the Yost Theater in garish fashion, playing a slew of hard-hitting bangers an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12

    See Also: Afrojack - Monday Social's 16 Year Anniversary at Playhouse - 6/26/12 Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12 Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC Mark Farina & Colette 6/26/12 Focus OC Last night, we headed to Focus-- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Top Five Parties During EDC Week

    See also: * EDC 2012: High Winds Knock Speakers Around During Markus Schulz' Set * What's So Important About the EDMbiz Conference?* Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC Now that the dust has settled in Sin City, it's time to take a look at all that went o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top Five New Year's Parties in Orange County

    ​So many big names, so little time. Have you ever seen this many gigantic parties in Orange County happening on the same weekend? Sure, the OC Fair's annual New Year's Eve block party is always loads of fun, but Tiesto is performing in Santa Ana. White Wonderland (with Paul van Dyk and Kaskade) wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    On the Line: Jenny Ross of 118 Degrees, Part One

    ​ 118 Degrees is a place I've been meaning to try since it first opened, but that doesn't mean I haven't been fantasizing about their Restaurant Week menus every year. Jenny Ross is the brains and beauty behind this vegan gem, and this week we have the opportunity to learn more about her backgroun ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Sean Hayes

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Dance Music Pick of the Week: Mark Farina at Code

    ​In the often futuristic realm of electronic dance music it's easy to forget there is also a strong strain of reverence for the highest forms of pop musicianship. DJ Louie Vega often recalls his salsa heritage, Dennis Ferrer elevates his grooves with gospel, and jazz accentuates the palette of one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Dance Music Pick(s) of the Week: Jujubeats, Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe Party, More

    ​It's a big weekend for electro-insomniacs in Orange County. First and foremost, the annual Jujubeats party doubles up with its sister event, How Sweet It Is, for an outdoor rave Saturday at Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Z-Trip, DJ Dan Set For This Year's Jujubeats Festival in Irvine

    Oak Canyon Ranch: It's not just for Hootenanny anymore! The massive electronic music carnival known as Jujubeats Festival, which returned last year after a hiatus, is back against in Irvine on August 1, with acts like Z-Trip (pictured) on the bill. Read more for...more!

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009
  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Spinnin' & Singin' Pretty

    DJ Colette Vox the House

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Fo' Sizzle!

    Summer concerts/festivals to heat the beat

  • Music

    May 10, 2007


    Dr. Freeclouds Record Shoppe

  • Music

    March 23, 2006


    Dr. Freecloud's

  • Unknown

    September 1, 2005

    Scourging: the Only Word

    The week in nightlife and more: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    A Rave in the Middle of a Bullfight

    Super DJ Wally Callerio gets his deep-house groove on