Dan Van Casteele

DJ, Author & Music Producer

Dan Van Casteele is a DJ, Author, Music Producer, Entrepreneur and Owner of Danmar Recordings.

Soon after starting his career in the year 2000, he received the title of best European music composer & producer by MTV Music Television and had a video of his winning track on MTV International being broadcasted to all over the world in August of that same year, as well as several of his own tracks broadcasted worldwide by famous radios, among which was UK Galaxy Radio.

In 2003, he was 2x world 1st place in Techno and Dance Music, and had more than 30 tracks as Top 20 world for Trance Music in several websites dedicated to music production, such as Vitaminic, eJay and Besonic.

As a DJ, DVC played different music genres, namely, House, Electro, Trance, Techno, Hardstyle, Hardcore-Techno, Industrial, Hiphop, Dubstep, Breakbeat, Gothic and Metal, and was a resident DJ in a Gothic Club.

From 2006 to 2009, while still performing weekly as a DJ for Gothic and Metal music, was also known as one of the most popular DJs for rave parties, being always at the top of the DJs list for events in which he was invited to perform. But he also organized many music events himself and personally directed 5 companies, which intended to promote performances of original musicians. And this, while dedicating himself to the recruitment and promotion of unknown and amateurs DJs, and the training of those who wished to become DJs themselves, all of which gained a quick notoriety and popularity through his own events.

At the end of 2009, DVC moved to Asia, where he would then continue performing as a DJ, and quickly became one of the most popular foreign DJs in China.

Between 2014 and 2015, while still seeing his tracks reaching Top 10 charts in different but popular websites, like Soundclick and Myspace, he decided to upload all of his mixes online, most of which reached the Top 100 charts of Mixcloud and House-Mixes.

By 2017, 35 of his mixes had reached the Top 100 charts of Mixcloud and House-Mixes, and in different genres - Psytrance, Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Techno, Tech-House, Hard-Techno, Hardstyle, Hardcore, Speedcore, Frenchcore, and more.

His experience and knowledge remains published in books such as “Famous DJs Best Kept Secrets”, but also in online courses, and he has a total 17 Albums and 150 tracks for sale in the major music platforms.

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