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Mark Farina (born in Chicago on March 25, 1969) is a disk jockey and musician, known for his chicago house, acid jazz and downtempo works. Notable releases include Mood (KMS Records, 1989) and the Mushroom Jazz series (Om Records, 1996-). Nowadays known also from house compilations El Divinio. He is primarily identified with the house music scene in San Francisco, California, where he resides, but is involved in the production of numerous highly-regarded parties, including melodic.


There is another Mark Farina in Perth, Western Australia, he is also in the music industry but not as well known as his American namesake. He can do the robot quite well.

There is also an Italo Disco/Eurobeat artist named Mark Farina (real name: Mauro Farina) who runs his own studio in Verona, Italy named Team Factory (Factory Team). Team Factory studios produced and still produces the majority of popular dance tunes that come out of Italy, including "What's Up" by DJ Miko, Hey Hey Guy by Ken Laszlo, "If You Say Goodbye" by Kate Project, and plenty others. Team Factory studios has been around since 1982.

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