DJ Tokz is Timothy Penfold Schmidt (formerly DJ Toax)
He got his start in 1993 in Santa Barbara, California, and was introduced to DJ Yoshi and the Justice League. From the mid to late 90’s he teamed up with DJ’s Nukie, Chryptic, Vinnie and Yoshi to create Beatnix Labs subsonic record label. In full swing, they were residents at 4-5 different clubs a week including Wildcat, Chameleon, Zelo and ???
Being in places at key times, performing with fishing weights taped to his stylus he was just scratching it up! After a severe back injury in 2013, followed by spine reconstruction, “At that point I sell all my gear to pay bills figuring I’d never mix again…taking us to mid-2017, where I start to remember who I am or was or wanted to be ???”
Smoke Break With DJ Tokz started in August 2017 and has been a platform along with other shows, The Variety Mixed Up Show, 2 Steps Ahead, Smoke Break from Coast2Coast, Alone Sessions, The Electronic Healing Infusion Shows and now Smoke Break at night. Launching dozens of careers and beats that need to be heard!
“My main goal…to have fun!”