Laidback Luke performing on August 3, 2012
|Birth name||Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen|
|Also known as||LBL, Laidback Luke|
22 October 1976 |
|Genres||Electro house, dance, house, progressive house|
|Occupation(s)||DJ, producer, remixer|
|Instruments||Keyboard, software (FL Studio, Ableton Live)|
|Associated acts||Afrojack Sander van Doorn, Steve Aoki, Lil Jon, Tocadisco, Nicky Romero, David Guetta, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Junior Sanchez, Sidney Samson, Robyn, Avicii, Jonathan Mendelsohn, Kaskade, Sirah, Example, Benny Benassi, Congorock, Patrick Alavi, The Bloody Beetroots, Hardwell, DJ Gina Turner, Martin Solveig|
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, reaching #27 in 2009 and #17 in 2010.
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. He has released three studio albums: Psyched Up (1998), Electronic Satisfaction (2002), Cream Ibiza Super You & Me (2011) as well as a 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 released his own mix album, titled Ibiza Closing Party, as a free covermount CD in the October 2008 issue of Mixmag.
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.
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.
- Electronic Satisfaction (2002)
- Focus (2015)
- "Top 100 DJs". djmag.com. Retrieved 2014-08-09.
- "Laidback Luke Bio, Music, News & Shows". DJZ.com. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
- "Laidback Luke 101". YouTube. 2012-06-14. Retrieved 2014-08-09.
- "Laidback Luke Gets Engaged to Gina Turner | Digilove". Digi10ve.com. Retrieved 2014-08-09.