Winner of “Best American DJ” at the IDMA’s, Christopher Lawrence is recognized as one of the world's top DJs and producers. A dance music legend, he has been described as “One of America's most influential DJs” by DJ Mag and “A trailblazer” by SPIN. With twenty years behind the decks, Christopher...
Winner of “Best American DJ” at the IDMA’s, Christopher Lawrence is recognized as one of the world's top DJs and producers. A dance music legend, he has been described as “One of America's most influential DJs” by DJ Mag and “A trailblazer” by SPIN. With twenty years behind the decks, Christopher is one of the most credible names in dance music whose outspoken support of the underground has earned him the respect of industry and fans alike. Always pushing boundaries, Christopher’s tough techno trance and psy trance infused sets are a favorite on dance floors at the darkest downtown afterhours to the world’s biggest festivals.
Christopher has racked up numerous awards and accolades over the course of his highly successful career. Ranked #4 in DJ Mag’s Top 100 for 2007, he is also a winner of DJ Times “America’s Best DJ” award and IDMA’s “Best American DJ”. A recipient of "Best DJ" at both the Dancestar US Awards and Los Angeles Music Awards, he has been nominated in Dancestar UK Awards, DJ Awards, International Trance Awards and the Global DJ Mix Awards. Christopher has graced the covers of countless magazines, newspapers and music websites worldwide, and is the only DJ to make the cover of America’s DJ Times magazine twice in one year.
With a club touring schedule circling the globe, Christopher delivers his unique brand of high energy mayhem to dance floors from Avalon Hollywood and Ministry of Sound to Home Sydney. He has hosted his own arena at Dance Valley, and played every major festival including Ultra, Coachella, EDC, Creamfields, Nocturnal Wonderland, Global Gathering, Future Music Festival and Digital Dreams. Christopher 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 received a preliminary Grammy nomination for his single Renegade. A dance music pioneer since the nineties when he signed with Hook Recordings, Christopher’s tracks have been championed by Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, Tiesto, Simon Patterson and many more. Christopher’s reputation as a producer is superlative with a discography which includes two Billboard top ten artist albums All or Nothing and UnHooked, along with singles The Dark, Terminus, Tremor, Faith in the Future, Dark on Fire, Little Rush, Freefall, Beyond the Limit, Scorcher, Shredder and Rush Hour to name a few. On the remix front, Christopher has lent his talents to artists from LMFAO to U2. Christopher’s music has also appeared on TV shows from MTV’s Real World to Hotwheelz and an upcoming episode of Orange is the New Black, plus games including Need for Speed.
Pharmacy Music is a label for serious music fans. It has exploded over the past few years, dominating the Beatport charts with a thriving roster of cutting edge producers who continually push the boundaries, plus sell out international label tour dates. Pharmacy represents the new sound of the underground, a sophisticated hybrid of techno, progressive and psy trance, which is not only redefining the genre, but giving it new credibility. Pharmacy’s tracks can be regularly found in sets of tastemakers such as Indecent Noise, John Askew, Bryan Kearney, John 00 Fleming, Jordan Suckley, Daniel Kandi, Dash Berlin, Gareth Emery, M.I.K.E., Giuseppe Ottaviani, John O’Callaghan, Judge Jules, Lange and Ferry Tayle.
Christopher recently celebrated the sixth anniversary of his radio show Rush Hour which has become one of the worlds most groundbreaking dance music shows with syndication on Digitally Imported and 120+ FM stations worldwide. Christopher is also a frequent guest resident on Sirius XM’s Electric Area with guest mixes on radio shows including BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix and Tiesto’s Club Life.
In the early 2000’s, Christopher established himself as one of the America’s biggest selling DJs with a string of Billboard chart topping compilations including Rush Hour, United States of Trance, Around the World and Gatecrasher: Live in Moscow. He continues this success with several best selling series including Pharmacy: Phase and Rush Hour, plus an installment of Global Trance Grooves Presents Two Tribes on which he joined forces with UK legend and production partner John 00 Fleming under the moniker Fleming & Lawrence.
You don’t stay in the business this long unless you consistently deliver! A dance music legend with a career spanning two decades, Christopher Lawrence knows what it takes to rock a dance floor. He remains on the front line of the underground with his tough, high energy sets, cutting edge productions, prolific label and groundbreaking radio show. Along with a legion of hardcore fans, his skills behind the decks and integrity in music has brought him to the attention of a new generation who are discovering the underground for the very first time.
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