Chris Walker, aka DJ Toph, is a DJ & Producer from Essex, UK. A standout performer with an interactive appeal, Toph is heavily influenced by a host of the most renowned House music staples on the planet, including Defected, Glitterbox, Let There Be House, Hed Kandi, Toolroom & many more.
Championing energy and animation throughout his performances - Toph’s spirited performances take inspiration from the sounds of Mark Knight, Armand Van Helden, Mousse T, Devstar, Melvo Baptiste, Low Steppa and Simon Dunmore - among others.
His unique blend of Jackin, Funky, Soulful & Disco House continues to dazzle the masses, most notably through his Stay Positive House Party.
Toph’s weekly live streams began in 2020 & included a 24-hour charity set in aid of mental health charity, Mind - raising over £8,000 and seeing him featured by BBC Radio, The Daily Mirror and earning Toph a place on The Independent’s ‘Happy List’ for 2020.
Toph remains ever-present in his commitment to providing audiences with memorable and explicitly enjoyable experiences. He holds a weekly radio residency with FunkySX 103.7FM, which floods the airways every Friday with the sounds of his ‘House Heat’ show. Toph also took part in Last Night A DJ Saved My Life & Let There Be House’s ‘1440 Minutes Of House Music Set For Love’, raising money for underprivileged children in East Africa - also appearing for Let There Be House at Boxpark in Shoreditch, London.
Through physical and virtual mediums, Toph has had the fortune of appearing alongside celebrated industry names, including Angie Brown, Graeme Park, Seb Fontaine, Milk & Sugar, Glen Horsborough, DJ Rae, Ridney, Sebb Junior, Angelo Ferreri & many more.
Now expanding into the realms of music production - Toph’s first self-released track ‘Destiny’ received praise from Chicago House icon Marshall Jefferson - further driving his burning aspirations to find his feet as an established and well-rounded artist. In the meantime, Toph continues to stamp his authority on the House music universe via creatively captivating DJ performances.