Marc A. Gallo, CPO* at Mind The Gap®, is an award-winning music producer and sound designer. With over 35 years of creative experience and recognition, he has carved a unique path in the musical arts. Starting with the construction of Great Egg Studio in the early 90s, a passionate ambition evolved into a life-long vocation which resulted in cutting-edge works that have stood the test of time.
Immune from the demands of the marketplace, Gallo has received distinguished awards from the Berlin Flash Film Festival, London International Film Festival and numerous other nominations from festivals worldwide for his innovative vision in music and sound design.
Most notably, TARAC WIPPP by Gallospole, his award-winning dark musical satire, has achieved significant recognition from film curators, animators and sound designers alike. Challenging the norms of conventional song structures and sound designs has been Gallo’s trademark.
Gallo has worked with a variety of musical acts incorporating many genres. His wide musical landscape includes BAG, an eight-piece theatrical group; Alon, his solo act utilizing the Alonomorphic Control Station, a customized sonic rig; Gallospole, a dark musical satire incorporating animation and sketches as well as others.
For over three decades, his works have appeared at prominent venues and received impressive coverage in the arts and entertainment media.
He’s performed at the infamous CBGBs (NYC), the Chestnut Cabaret and Painted Bride (Philadelphia, PA) and the NEARfest (Bethlehem, PA), an annual progressive rock festival.
In addition, he’s appeared on NPR’s All Songs Considered, the Dr. Demento Radio Show, WXPN and WKDU (Philadelphia, PA) and the Gagliarchives, an international progressive rock radio station, as well as other radio stations throughout the world. Reputable music publications like Performing Songwriter, Progression Magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News have also covered a variety of his acts.
To advance the craft, he also lectures about music production and sound design at colleges and universities. As of January 2021, Gallo was selected to serve on the Steering Committee of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), Philadelphia Section.