Laidback Luke
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Laidback Luke
Laidback Luke
Laidback Luke
Laidback Luke performing in August 2012
Background information
Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen
LBL, Laidback Luke
Born (1976-10-19) 19 October 1976 (age 41)
Manila, Philippines
Origin Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Genres Electro house, dance, house, progressive house, dutch house, Techno
DJ, producer, remixer, martial artist
Instruments Keyboard, software (FL Studio, Ableton Live)
Labels Mixmash Records, Spinnin' Records
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 Nebat Drums

Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen (born 22 October 1976), better known under his stage name Laidback Luke, is a DJ, music producer and martial artist from Hoofddorp.[1]


Van Scheppingen was born to a Dutch father and Filipino mother in Manila and grew up in Hoofddorp, Netherlands together with his younger brother.[2][3] 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.[4] 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 was one half of Nouveau Yorican, a musical side project with Gina Turner. He appeared in the 2016 Grammy-nominated documentary film about American DJ and producer Steve Aoki, titled I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.[5]

Personal life

After a first marriage,[6] he announced on the maiden voyage of Holy Ship! that he was engaged to American DJ Gina Turner[7] and they married on October 1, 2012 at The View, Piermont, New York. In 2014, their daughter Evalina was born.[8] In 2017, he announced his separation from Turner.[9]

Laidback Luke practices Kung Fu, especially Choy Li Fut, and represented the Netherlands at the World Championship 2013 in China.[10]


  • Electronic Satisfaction (2002)
  • Focus (2015)


  1. ^ "Laidback Luke Talks Kung Fu, Techno, Vlogging, & More!". EDM Identity. 2017-05-15. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ Klijn, Mirla. "My son the DJ - Afl. 12: Laidback Luke |". Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Laidback Luke on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "Laidback Luke Bio, Music, News & Shows". Retrieved 2013. 
  5. ^ "Steve Aoki 'I'll Sleep When I'm Dead' Documentary Hits Netflix | The Nocturnal Times". Retrieved . 
  6. ^ "Laidback Luke 101". YouTube. 2012-06-14. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ "Laidback Luke Gets Engaged to Gina Turner | Digilove". Retrieved . 
  8. ^ "Here's Why Laidback Luke's 1-Year-Old Is A True 'Ultra Baby'". MTV News. Retrieved . 
  9. ^ Laidback Luke (2017-08-04), 4:54 - "Sadly enough Gina Turner and I just split up" / My top 10 DJ's & Producers, retrieved  
  10. ^ "Laidback Luke is competing in Kung Fu World Championships in March". 2017-02-01. Retrieved . 

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