Laidback Luke (born Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen; 22 October 1976) 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. 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 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. ClearartWide ThumbFanart Banner User Comments