photo by  Scott Kaplan

photo by Scott Kaplan

Luke Isaac

Luke was born in Spanish Harlem, grew up in Brooklyn, lived and studied in Chicago, and currently lives in Berlin and Brooklyn.


Formerly Cool Hand Luke.  Starting in 2008, Luke has played hundreds of shows in 15+ countries on 3 continents, both solo and alongside an impressive and eclectic list of artists. These include Pete Rock, Method Man, DJ Rashad, Death Grips, Araabmuzik, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Venus X, Nguzunguzu, Chance The Rapper, Pusha T, The Gaslamp Killer, Mike Q...  He is also the tour DJ for Le1f (XL Recordings) for international dates.

He has numerous affiliations to different creative collectives and DJ crews including:

Music Supervision

Luke Isaac & Sam Rosenberg form 261Krome, a supervision/composition collaborative team for work with film, tv, advertising, & other A/V projects.

Awesome Agency Booking

Luke is also part of a small international team that runs Awesome Agency, a niche booking agency based in Berlin with operations throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, & New Zealand.