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Tofke

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Tofke

In 1989 Christphe Mark aka Tofke started djing at underground party's together with Deg (fuse). In 1990 Claude from City Parade discovered Tofke and gave him his chance to start at the age of 15 as Belgium's youngest dj in the very first afterclub in Belgium called The Globe.
At that time his music style was a new fresh techno sound. Soon he played all over Europe in clubs like:
Warehouse-Koln,E-Werk-Berlin, La Luna-Marseille, Rex-Paris...and raves like Mayday-Berlin, Love Parade-Berlin, Magic Kingdom-Switserland, Coalmine Rave-Croatia...
In all this places he played with dj's like:
Carl Cox ,Laurent Garnier, Jack de Marseille , Alex Patterson, Richie Hawtin, Marco Bailey... In 1993 he was elected third best Belgium dj by the readers poll of the magazine "Out Soon". Also that year he got in love with the Ibiza Island where he started to play on beach parties and private villa parties. From 1996 till 2002 he has been weekly resident for 2 years @ Pacha another 2 years @ Space. He also did one season @ Pin-Up for Coxwen. Beside that he played in all Ibiza major clubs such as Privilege, El Divino, Amnesia and more underground parties like Circo Loco @ DC10 and Km5. He also had the famous bar "Coolture Cafe Ibiza" together with his friend Carmello Martinez. Together with Daniel Munoz (former creative director @ Space) he started "Mad Productions". They where the first to organize Ibiza reunions in Belgium. As dj he played with all the Ibiza dj's like:
Pippi, Jose de Divina, Elias, Tania Vulcano, Bruno Cafe Del Mar, Smoking Jo, Javy Munoz, Oliver, Cesar de Melero... Back to Belgium he has been resident the last 15 years in almost every club such as:
La Rocca, Pacha Brussels, At The Villa, The Globe, Bump @ Fuse, Carat, Illusion, H2O, Creamm, Barocco... he's probably one of the most famous dj's from the early 90's scene in Belgium who still plays everywhere in clubs like:
Pacha-Marrakech, Cream-Gran Canaria, Ministry of sound London, Kadoc Portugal,
Panama Amsterdam ... and spinned with all superstar dj's of the planet:
Erick Morillo, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Bob Sinclar, Armand Van Helden, Pete Heller, X-Press2, Sharam Jey, Felix Da House Cat, 2 Many Dj's, The Glimmers, Erick Prydz , Faithless , Deadmau5 ... to mention only a few of them. in 2004 he started together with partners in crime Alec.Stylez and Art.B "THE CREAMMINALS".
In 2007 Tofke start his own concept in the Backstage of La Rocca once a month witch is know the rendez vous for the people of the nightlive. As from 2007 where the new club Noxx opened its doors , it was obvious that Tofke was chosen as resident for their Salle Noire .
It was here that he shared the decks with names such as DUBFIRE, LOCO DICE, STEVE LAWLER, JOHN DIGWEED, AUDIOFLY,
2009 was the year that Tofke and partner Ugur Akkus created LABYRINTH PRODUCTIONS (www.labyrinthproductions.be)
a event and booking agency that promotes underground parties like
CIRCOLOCO @ CAFE D'ANVERS and PEOPLES @ CAFE D'ANVERS .
Playing with Matthias Tanzman, Reboot, Livio & Roby, 2000 and One, Joris Voorn... ea
makes Tofke's one of Belgium's most wanted Techhouse dj's of 2010.