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Christopher Lawrence

Los Angeles, CA, USA Psy-Trance Trance

Winner of ‘DJ Times America’s Best DJ’ award and “Best American DJ” at the IDMA’s, Christopher Lawrence is recognized worldwide as one of the World's top DJs and producers. Dubbed "A Superstar DJ" by the US’s URB and “One Of The Most Popular DJs On The Global Circuit” by DJ Magazine, Christopher Lawrence is one of the biggest, most respected and popular names in dance music today.

Christopher Lawrence is considered a key player in the global dance scene, playing his tough techno trance sets main stage at the world’s biggest festivals and superclubs.

Over the past few years, Christopher has received numerous awards and accolades. Previously reaching #4 on DJ Mag’s Top 100, Christopher is a winner of "Best DJ" at both the Dancestar US Awards and Los Angeles Music Awards, Christopher has additionally been nominated in Dancestar UK Awards, DJ Awards, International Trance Awards and the Global DJ Mix Awards. Christopher has also topped dance music polls worldwide. He has graced the covers of countless magazines, newspapers and publications worldwide, and is the only DJ to make the cover of America’s DJ Times magazine twice in one year.

Described as the "Biggest DJ in the USA” by the BBC’s Radio 1, Christopher clocks up over 400,000 frequent flyer miles a year and a list of international events too long to mention. One need look no further than the top international clubs and dance festivals from Creamfields to Global Gathering to find Christopher’s name. Meanwhile, back in North America, Christopher continues to be one of the country’s most sought after DJs, breaking attendance records in cities across the country. A festival favorite, Christopher is a regular at festivals from Coachella to EDC, and was also the only DJ invited to headline all three of the inaugural Ministry Of Sound, Cream and Gatecrasher tours of America.

Described as "A Highly Respected Producer" by Mixmag, Christopher won a preliminary Grammy nomination in 2002. A trance pioneer since the nineties when he signed with Hook Recordings, Christopher’s tracks have been hammered by DJs from Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Paul van Dyk and Tiesto to Paul Oakenfold. Christopher’s reputation as a producer is superlative with a discography including two chart topping artist albums ‘All or Nothing’ and ‘UnHooked’ along with groundbreaking singles ‘A Little Rush’, ‘Lie to Ourselves’, ‘Freefall’, ‘Continuation’, ‘Beyond the Limit’, ‘Scorcher’, ‘Shredder’ and 'Rush Hour to name just a few. On the remix front, Christopher has lent his talents to artists from LMFAO and U2 to Enrique Iglesias. Beyond the dance world, Christopher’s music has appeared on TV shows from MTV’s ‘Real World’ to ‘Hotwheelz’, as well as computer games including ‘Need for Speed 2’. Christopher also recently signed an exclusive remix deal with Motorola for their forthcoming series of international mobile phones. Christopher is currently working on his third artist album, due in Summer 2012.

Christopher’s label Pharmacy Music is the new face of underground trance with a slew of solid releases by frontline trance producers that have been kicking ass on dancefloors worldwide. In 2011, Pharmacy launched a sell out series of label club nights on the US West Coast and with plans to take the tour on the road internationally, the sky is the limit in 2012. The motto of Pharmacy Music is “You’ll never be embarrassed to admit that you like our trance”.

On the airwaves, Christopher recently celebrated the four year anniversary of his radio show ‘Rush Hour’ which has become one of the fastest growing and most popular dance music shows on the planet with syndication on Digitally Imported and 120+ FM stations around the world, plus as an iTunes podcast. In April 2012, Rush Hour joins Sirius XM for a guest residency.

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