Laidback Luke

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Laidback Luke
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Laidback Luke
Background information
Birth name Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen
Also known as Laidback Luke, Nouveau Yorican
Born (1976-10-22) 22 October 1976 (age 37)
Manila, Philippines
Genres Electro house, house, dance, progressive house
Occupations DJ, producer
Instruments Keyboard, Software (FL Studio, Ableton Live)
Years active 1993-present
Labels Mixmash Records
Associated acts Sander Van Doorn, Steve Aoki, Lil Jon, Tocadisco, Nicky Romero, David Guetta, Sidney Samson, Robyn, Avicii, Johnathan Mendelson, Kaskade, Sirah, Example, Benny Benassi, Congorock, Patrick Alavi, The Bloody Beetroots, Hardwell
Website laidbackluke.com

Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen (born 22 October 1976), better known under his stage name Laidback Luke, is a Filipino-Dutch DJ and producer. He was voted #46 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs list in 2008, before jumping to #27 in 2009 and jumping up 10 places in 2010.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Laidback Luke grew up in The Netherlands and made his name as a graffiti artist before turning to making music. He has worked with artists such as David Guetta, Steve Angello, the percussionist Nebat Drums, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Example and Junior Sanchez and played throughout Europe and North America as well as shows in Japan and Ibiza.[3] He has released two studio albums: Psyched Up (1998) and Electronic Satisfaction (2002) as well as a successful mix album, Windmill Skill (2003). In 2003, van Scheppingen did a remix of the Daft Punk song "Crescendolls" for the duo's remix album Daft Club. Luke has also released his own mix album, titled Ibiza Closing Party, as a free covermount CD in the October 2008 issue of Mixmag. He released his new album in July 2011, titled Cream Ibiza Super You & Me.

In 2012, Laidback Luke was nominated for the best European DJ award from the 27th Dance Music Awards. Luke is one half of Nouveau Yorican, a musical side project with his wife Gina Turner.

Personal life[edit]

After a first marriage,[4] he announced on the maiden voyage of Holy Ship! that he was engaged to Gina Turner[5] and they married on October 1, 2012 at The View, Piermont, New York.

Laidback Luke practices Kung Fu, especially Choy Li Fut, and participated with Team Kung Fu Holland at the World Championship 2013 in China. The team (4 men) won 23 gold medals and 5 silver medals.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
NL AUS AUT BEL
(Vl)
CAN FRA GER IRE UK US
2007 "Killing the Kitchen" Non-album singles
"Show Rocker"
"Hypnotize"
(with Stephen Granville)
"Get Dumb"
(with Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso)
45
"Ambition"
(with DJ DJG)
"Be"
(with Steve Angello)
"Rocking With The Best"
"Break The House Down"
"Chaa Chaa"
(with Sebastian Ingrosso)
2008 "Generation Noize"
(with Roman Salzger & Boogshe)
"Shake It Down"
(with A-Trak)
"Show"
(with Tom Stephan featuring Romanthony)
"Down With The Mustard"
2009 "Show Me Love"
(with Steve Angello featuring Robin S.)
64 25 93 25 11
"Leave The World Behind"
(with Axwell, Ingrosso and Angello featuring Deborah Cox)
75 14 Until One
"Blau!"
(with Lee Mortimer)
Non-album singles
"My G*O*D* (Guns On Demo)"
"Step By Step"
(with Gregor Salto)
"Shine Your Light"
(with Gregor Salto)
"Hey!"
(with Diplo)
2010 "Timebomb"
(featuring Jonathan Mendelsohn)
"Till Tonight"
(featuring Jonathan Mendelsohn)
2011 "Turbulence"
(with Steve Aoki featuring Lil Jon)
37 66
"Mortal Comeback"
(featuring Lady Bee)
"Speak Up"
(featuring Wynter Gordon)
"Natural Disaster"
(vs. Example)
92 49 37 Playing in the Shadows
"Who's Wearing the Cap"
(with Sander van Doorn)
Non-album singles
2012 "Trilogy"
(featuring Norman Doray & Arno Cost)
"1234"
(featuring Chuckie and Martin Solveig)
"We Are The Stars"
(featuring Martel)
"Night Like This"
(with Angger Dimas featuring Polina)
"Pogo"
(with Majestic)
2013 "Dynamo"
(with Hardwell)
"MORE"
(with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike)
"Mufasa"
(with Peking Duk)
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Remixes[edit]

  • 1996: Green Velvet – The Stalker (LBL Remix)
  • 1998: Lambda – Hold on Tight (LBL Remix)
  • 1998: DJ Hyperactive – Wide Open (LBL Remix)
  • 2000: Jark Prongo - Rocket Base (LBL Remix)
  • 2002: Damon Wild & Tim Taylor – Bang the Acid
  • 2002: Green Velvet – Land of the Lost
  • 2003: Daft Punk – Crescendolls (LBL Remix)
  • 2003: Patrick Alavi – To Be (LBL Remix)
  • 2004: Steve Angello – Voices (LBL Remix)
  • 2004: Jaimie Fanatic – B Boy Stance
  • 2005: MYPD – You're Not Alone (LBL Remix)
  • 2006: Hardrox – Feel the Hard Rock (LBL Remix)
  • 2006: Another Chance – The Sound of Eden (LBL Remix)
  • 2007: TV Rock vs. Dukes of Windsor – The Others (LBL Remix)
  • 2007: DJ DLG & Laidback Luke – Ambition (LBL Remix)
  • 2007: David Guetta featuring Cozi – Baby When the Light (LBL Remix)
  • 2007: Denis Naidanow – Ascension (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Natalie Williams – U Don't Know (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Roger Sanchez – Again (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Paul Johnson – Get Get Down (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Juice String – Sex Weed (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: David Guetta featuring Tara McDonald – Delirious (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: TV Rock featuring Rudy – Been a Long Time (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Steve Angello – Gypsy (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Underworld – Ring Road
  • 2008: The Black Ghosts – Repetition Kills You (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Martin Solveig – I Want You (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Roger Sanchez featuring Terri B – Bang That Box (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Hervé (DJ) – Cheap Thrills (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Madonna vs. Dirty South – 4 Minutes to Let It Go (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Joachim Garraud – Are U Ready (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Bob Sinclar – Gymtonic (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Chromeo – Fancy Footwork (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Beyoncé – Me, Myself & I (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Coldplay – Viva la Vida (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Tocadisco – Streetgirls (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Surkin – White Knight Two (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Zombie Nation – Kernkraft 400 (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2008: Daft Punk – Teachers (LBL Rework)
  • 2008: Dada Life – Rubber Band Boogie (LBL Remix)
  • 2008: Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters Theme (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy & Mase – Mo Money Mo Problems (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2009: David Guetta featuring Kelly RowlandWhen Love Takes Over (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Nas – Made You Look (LBL Bootleg)
  • 2009: Tiësto – I Will Be Here (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: MSTRKRFT featuring John Legend – Heartbreaker (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Junior Sanchez featuring Good Charlotte – Elevator (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Avicii – Ryu (LBL Edit)
  • 2009: The Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Dizzee Rascal featuring Chrome – Holiday (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Martin Solveig featuring Dragonette – Boys & Girls (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Sandro Silva – Prom Night (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Depeche Mode – Fragile Tension (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: Robbie Rivera – Rock the Disco (LBL Edit)
  • 2009: Calvin Harris – You Used to Hold Me (LBL Remix)
  • 2009: System F – Out of the Blue 2010 (Laidback Luke's remix)
  • 2009: Korgis – Need Your Lovin' (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Wynter Gordon – Dirty Talk (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Jay-Z featuring Swizz Beatz – On to the Next One (Laidback Luke Bootleg)
  • 2010: Moby – Wait For Me (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Christina Aguilera – Not Myself Tonight (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Carte Blanche featuring Kid Sister – Do! Do! Do! (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Bad Boy Bill featuring Eric Jag – Got That Feeling (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Lil Jon featuring Kee – Give It All You Got (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2010: Steve Angello vs. Dr. Dre – Knas Episode (Laidback Luke & Junior Sanchez Mashup)
  • 2010: Afrojack vs. Radioclit vs. Armand van Helden – I Want Your Divine Control (Laidback Luke Mash Up)
  • 2010: iSquare – Hey Sexy Lady (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Swedish House Mafia vs. Bingo Players – Save Everything Tonight (Laidback Luke Mashup)
  • 2011: Benny Benassi featuring Gary Go – Cinema (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Alice Deejay – Better Off Alone (Laidback Luke Bootleg)
  • 2011: Katy PerryLast Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (Laidback Luke Bootleg)
  • 2011: Jump Jump Dance Dance – 2.0 (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Laura LaRue – Un, Deux, Trois (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Skream featuring Sam Frank – Where You Should Be (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Anjulie – Brand New Bitch (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: GTA featuring Zashanell – U & I (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: Chris Brown featuring Benny BenassiBeautiful People (Laidback Luke Edit)
  • 2011: Patric La Funk – Time And Time Again (Laidback Luke Edit)
  • 2011: Kanye West featuring Rihanna – All of the Lights (Mata vs Laidback Luke Edit)
  • 2011: Pitbull featuring Marc AnthonyRain Over Me (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2011: David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj – Turn Me On (David Guetta & Laidack Luke Remix)
  • 2012: Aaron Smith featuring Luvli – Dancin' (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2012: Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.Give Me All Your Luvin’ (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2012: Madonna - Turn Up the Radio (Madonna vs. Laidback Luke Remix featuring Far East Movement)
  • 2012: Felix Cartal featuring Polina – Don't Turn On the Lights (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2012: Congorock - Ivory (Laidback Luke Edit)
  • 2012: Mariah Carey - Triumphant (Mariah Carey vs. Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2012: Chuckie & Junxterjack - Make Some Noise (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2013: Wallpaper. - Good 4 It (Laidback Luke Goes Melbourne Remix)
  • 2013: Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines (Laidback Luke Remix)
  • 2013: Donna Summer - MacArthur Park (Laidback Luke Remix)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ DJ Mag Top 100 2009 http://www.djmag.com/top100
  2. ^ DJ Mag Top 100 2009 http://www.djmag.com/top100
  3. ^ "Laidback Luke Bio, Music, News & Shows". DJZ.com. Retrieved March 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Interview with JustDoHits - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq4jJALKHAM&t=3m45s
  5. ^ http://digi10ve.com/2012/01/06/laidback-luke-gets-engaged-to-gina-turner/

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