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Eyes on Miami: Quavo, Laidback Luke, Ras Terms, and Others

It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with World Red Eye, New Times brings you a solid recap of all the recent experiences you might've missed around Miami. It's impossible to be everywhere, but, hey, we can try to keep our Eyes on Miami.
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Laidback Luke Debuts Dark Chanell Alias at Space Miami

Laidback Luke is known as a legendary technical DJ, well qualified to hit the decks in any venue. Though it was still surprising to see him take the decks at Miami’s Club Space. The reason being that the club is more known for its techno, tech house, and underground sounds. Rather than a traditional Laidback Luke performance, the artist debuted his own underground alias, Dark Chanell.
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Laidback Luke Drops Techno ‘No. 1’ EP as DARK CHANELL

Laidback Luke debuts his techno alias DARK CHANELL with the release of his 4-track EP titled No. 1 via his own imprint Mixmash Records. Lucas van Scheppingen, known professionally by his stage name Laidback Luke, has dominated the electronic dance music scene with his nearly two-decade longstanding career. First stepping into the spotlight with his techno work, Laidback Luke garnered support from Marco Bailey and Joachim Garraud. Additionally, events like I Love Techno and Technoparade saw the Dutch-Filipino producer taking its stages. Laidback Luke also continued his career in techno, releasing two EPs under his techno alias as BOOM!. Fast forward to today, the producer returns to the techno world with his new project underway, DARK CHANELL.

Laidback Luke debuts new techno moniker Dark Chanell with "No. 1"

In 2020. a number of mainstream electronic artists in the dance music scene had tapped into the underground scene of the industry. Notable talents including Calvin Harris' side project Love Regenerator , had such a tremendous amount of success dabbling in the house and techno scene. Now, yet another popular name in electronic music world, Laidback Luke debuts his new techno-focused project under the alias Dark Chanell. Luke channels his inner techno side in the form of a four-track ep that debuts on his own imprint Mixmash Records. The announcement of the new moniker was more of a rebirth for Luke, as he has displayed his passion for the genre of techno in past. Luke has done a number of techno-only sets over the years and he was even previously a resident for the iconic Awakenings parties. This high energy techno EP entitled No. 1 is out now via Mixmash Records.