Laidback Luke


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Laidback Luke

World class DJ/producer, Gold medal winning Kung Fu athlete, family guy, CEO of Mixmash Records, public speaker, and VLOG enthusiast, Laidback Luke is enjoying a hugely varied and consistently noteworthy career. From his origins in the house and techno underground through to his current more eclectic style, Laidback Luke has always been a leading light in the music of present day as well as the future. His A&R scouting skills have served up an impressive array of big hitters on their way up including Avicii, A-Trak, Bingo Players, Knife Party, Afrojack and Steve Angello to name just a few. Being a firm believer in ‘real djing’, Luke is a mainstay at festivals like Ultra Miami, Tomorrowland, EDC Las Vegas, and more. Through iconic collaborations such as “Show Me Love” (w/ Steve Angello feat. Robin S), “Leave The World Behind” and “Get Dumb” (w/ Swedish House Mafia’s Axwell, Ingrosso, and Angello), “Turbulence” (w/ Steve Aoki feat. Lil Jon), “Hey” (w/ Diplo), and recent releases like “It’s Time” (w/ Steve Aoki) and “Milkshake” (w/ Ale Mora & Shermanology), Luke is always on top of the industry’s latest musical developments and will contain to play a vital part in it for years to come

Testimonials

Having only missed the very first year of WMC in 1985, it was 1986-1990 that initially placed me on the map globally due to the international attendance of the entire dance music community. All throughout the 90s I was often getting written about by various high profile mags and websites for having contributed to help break many artists, DJs, producers and remixers. WMC enabled me to bring many top industry people together all under one roof, especially at Groove Jet, where house music officially met Techno in my sets and it’s all been uphill since…TBC


Danny Tenaglia

DJ, Producer

WMC is and has always been the lifeblood of the dance music scene. Never missed a year since ’96, I can’t imagine Amsterdam Dance Event or Ibiza Music Summit existing without the blueprint that WMC originated. Seeing this revived is absolutely essential to reunifying the North American scene surrounding electronic music and its fringes.


Tommie Sunshine

Producer/DJ/Activist/Netflix Host

I’m so glad to see WMC rebooted with such thoughtful content and first-class curation. It’s been a long time since the industry had a must-do American event and this is it. The reborn WMC!


Patrick Moxey

Ultra Music

If you want to know about our industry from the people that make it happen then go to WMC. It’s an accelerated masterclass in all things dance music.


Carl Cox

DJ/Intec Records

I first went to WMC ’87, the year I started Big Beat. It was an incredibly inspiring congregation of indie labels, DJs, artists, songwriters, producers and dance music lovers dedicated to breaking and discovering new music. WMC has been instrumental in furthering the dance and electronic cause; keeping the community connected, vital and relevant, and serving as an amazing springboard for talent. It’s a fantastic crucible for the future of dance music. Long may it live.


Craig Kallman

CEO & Co-Chairman Atlantic Records, Founder Big Beat Records