Laidback Luke performing in August 2012
|Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen|
|LBL, Laidback Luke|
19 October 1976 |
|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|
Van Scheppingen was born to a Dutch father and Filipino mother in Manila and grew up in Hoofddorp, Netherlands together with his younger brother. 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 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.
After a first marriage, he announced on the maiden voyage of Holy Ship! that he was engaged to American DJ Gina Turner and they married on October 1, 2012 at The View, Piermont, New York. In 2014, their daughter Evalina was born. In 2017, he announced his separation from Turner.