Marc van Gale
Marco Toepfer, better known as Marc van Gale, was born in 1986. Since his early years he's been interested in music and it didn't take long before he discovered his passion for electronic dance music and got his first DJ gear when he was only 11 years old. He was recognised as a young upcoming artist and successfully made his way up to big gigs just 5 years later under his 'DJ4T' alias.
Not long after having success as a DJ he decided to start producing tracks and remixes in his preferred style 'Trance' back in 2003. He learned to produce very fast and developed his own sound till 2004. After he was forced to take a brake from his music career, he returned to a show at famous German dance radio Sunshine Live called 'Hire & Fire' where he got 92% for 'hire'. This show marked the re-start and way up of his career playing lots of gigs at different locations around the world alongside artists such as Paul van Dyk, Talla 2XLC, Pressureheads, Niels van Gogh, Dennnis Sheperd, Melanie di Tria, Nathalie de Borah, Eric Noize and many more. His popularity has been on a fast rise since then hosting a successful radioshow since 2007 aired on Beatnight.at, Globalbase.fm, Decksharks.fm, Trancesonic.fm, Projectradio.us. In 2009 he reached the 314th place at 'The DJ List', one year later he received a special award from the DJ Mag and TrackItDown DJ Top 100 voting poll.
In the meantime Marc continued to work on his own music and ended up achieving enough experience to start working as a DJing & Producing Trainer at Europe's biggest DJ School 'Vibra' in 2008. He also managed to get his first releases under the name 'Plastic Illusion' alongside Melodic Cuture, and as of 2011 he landed his first releases as Marc van Gale, a remix for Armin van Buuren's classic track 'Serenity', released via World 2 Media, and his single 'Far Away' featuring the professional guitarist Jens S., released via Only Trance Records, which has been already supported by many top artists like Giuseppe Ottaviani, Daniel Kandi, Pedro Del Mar, Der Mystik, Suzy Solar, Tamerlan & Djons, and even more.
Growing fast being a full-time artist and always looking forward to deliver top quality trance & progressive music Marc's tracks and DJ mixes are set to rock dancefloors all around the globe. Watch out, you might find yourself listening to them soon either in clubs, on festivals or big radio stations!