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Laidback Luke

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Born within the Philippines and raised in Holland, Laidback Luke, aka Luke truck Scheppingen, was raised in a music household, learning electric guitar and immersing himself in hip-hop and graffiti lifestyle at a age. Following a possibility encounter with Dutch DJ Dobre — who was simply booked to try out at a higher college party — Scheppingen understood that he previously a reference to the vibe and energy of dance music. Employing a simple creation setup, he go about creating his very own tracks and delivered a demonstration to Dobre. Recognizing his potential, Dobre helped to champ the young manufacturer, with Scheppingen launching his initial 12″, Loud Flava, Vol. 1, in 1995. Pursuing up with Vol. 2 several months later, then transformed heads along with his Action the Fool 12″ on Dobre’s label Contacté. His infectious mixture of home and techno shortly captured the ears from the music press, with many produces throughout 1996, a remix of Green Velvet’s The Stalker (that was found by leading DJ Carl Cox), and the beginning of a specialist DJ profession, Laidback Luke acquired become an immediately recognizable name within the techno and home scenes. Along with his creation work picking right up speed, Scheppingen continuing to DJ to sold-out crowds to the end from the ’90s, and in 2000, he released his initial major-label one, Rocking with the very best, after he agreed upon a cope with Virgin Information. Pursuing up with Spacefunk and Popmusic, both extracted from his 2002 debut record, Electronic Fulfillment, Scheppingen’s design shifted to a far more electro-house audio, and noticed him remixing many high-profile performers including Daft Punk. In 2003, he fulfilled Swedish DJ and manufacturer Steve Angello after dazzling up a camaraderie via his very own website’s community forum. While carrying on to forge their very own paths within the ever-evolving dance music picture, the set finally collaborated in 2006 using the launch of Otherwize After that. Because the Swedish home sound stuffed the graphs, Scheppingen joined makes with Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Axwell for the large 2007 hit Obtain Dumb. With Angello and business company favorites at super-clubs all over the world, Scheppingen’s account rose once more, along with his name becoming from the world-famous Swedish Home Mafia. Because the digital dance picture in the us grew by the end from the noughties, the mixture of electro-house, dubstep, and trance that got taken your hands on Europe a couple of years previously exploded as EDM. Collaborations with famous brands EDM mainstay Steve Aoki, dubstep and hip-hop maker Diplo, and U.K. chart-topper Example in 2011 securely place the Laidback Luke name within the map. Although Scheppingen’s personal produces slowed after 2011, his remix function continued, viewing him rework a few of pop music’s biggest celebrities, including Madonna, Depeche Setting, Robin Thicke, and Tiësto. His long-awaited sophomore launch materialized in 2015 when Concentrate premiered with efforts from Yellow Claw, Benny Benassi, among others.

Quick Facts


Full Name Laidback Luke
Profession Disc jockey, Music Producer
Nationality Philippine, Dutch
Spouse DJ Gina Turner
Parents Lucy van Scheppingen, Kees van Scheppingen
Music Songs Turbulence - Radio Edit, Be, Mad Man, Natural Disaster, Leave the World Behind, Mufasa, Fcukin Beats, Rocking With The Best, We're Forever, Move To The Sound, Flashing Lights, XOXO, Till Tonight, Get Dumb, Snap That Neck, Shake It Down, Paradise, Let It Go - Radio Edit, With Me, To The Beat, Front 2 the Back, Night Like This, We Can Not Get Enough, Promiscuous, Jaguar, Like This, Hey, Otherwize Then, Generation Noise, We Are the Stars, Act The Fool, Boom Fatty Boom
Albums Psyched-Up, Electronic Satisfaction, Cream Ibiza, Focus, Windmill Skill, My G*O*D - Guns On Demo, Shine Your Light / Step By Step, The Chase (Remixes), AfterDark Volume 03: Mixed By Laidback Luke, The Audio Art EP
Nominations DJ Award for Best House, World Music Award for World's Best Electronic Dance Music Artist, DJ Award for Best Breakthrough


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sundown 2016/II performer: "Turbulence" / writer: "Turbulence" - as Lucas van Scheppingen
Leave the World Behind 2014 Documentary music: "Leave the World Behind" / performer: "Leave the World Behind", "Lick My Deck" / writer: "Lick My Deck"

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead 2016 Documentary Himself
Electric Daisy Carnival Experience 2011 Documentary

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