The Hidden Track is specialized in (project)management, consultancy and strategy, providing not only a powerful leading or helping hand on your business plans, but offers a strong wide network of relationships from media to recording and live industry as well. Owner Jasper van den Dobbelsteen has over 20 years of experience in the international music industry.
In 1996 Jasper joined Travoltas, a Dutch punk rock band. Travoltas did some intensive touring and released records all over the world. In 2001 Jasper called it quits and did focus on his job as editor in chief of FRET Magazine, a Dutch music magazine. This magazine was issued by the Dutch Rock and Pop Institute. in 2003 Jasper became manager of Dutch affairs, promoting Dutch music through many compilation albums, projects and such. In 2008 Jasper took of to become talent buyer at Groene Engel venue in Oss. Meanwhile he started Into The Great Wide Open on the ilse of Vlieland with a bunch of friends. In 2011 Jasper moved from Groene Engel to 013, the largest pop venue of The Netherlands as talent buyer. During this period Jasper was asked to join a lot of projects and set up his own company in 2013: The Hidden Track. The company has been focussing on artist management more and more over the years.
The Hidden Track has worked together on beautiful projects with:
Labels: Nettwerk Music Group, V2 Records, Beggars, Warner, PIAS, Excelsior Recordings, Butler Records, Music on Vinyl and many others
Bookers/agents: Live Nation, Friendly Fire, Boom Agency, Goomah, Monkeyman, Mojo Concerts, FKP Scorpio, Listen Collective and many others
Venues: 013, Effenaar, Mezz, Willem Twee, Groene Engel, Gebouw-T, Cacaofabriek, ECI Cultuurfabriek, Ekko
Publishing: Downtown Music Group, Sounds Like Publishing, BMG Publishing
Media: Liveguide, Entertainment Business
Festivals: Eurosonic Noorderslag, Into The Great Wide Open, Here Comes The Summer, MTV Brand New Live, Incubate, Paaspop, Boulevard Festival.
Acts: Rosemary & Garlic, JW Roy, Mercy John, Bewilder, Black Oak, The Black Atlantic, Jeroen Kant, Van Wyck, The Maureens, Eva van Pelt, Guus Meeuwis, Diggy Dex, Simon Keats