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Unexpected Records

Independent record label based in Amsterdam and established in March 2001 by producer/composer Perquisite. The main purpose of the label is to release original, authentic music with a focus on hip-hop, jazz, soul and indie. Artists that have released their music on the label include Pete Philly, Kris Berry, Perquisite, Arts the Beatdoctor, Benjamin Herman and Jeangu Macrooy.

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Hands-on talent development, clear business vision, close-knit team, dedication through both out-of-the-box thinking and putting in a vast amount of hours.

Target group

National and international music industry and the broadest possible array of listeners.

Selection criteria

Talent, drive, personality.

Intended results

Successful creation, production, release, and promotion of quality music, acknowledged by the music industry and appreciated by fans.


Jeangu Macrooy (artist)


Pieter Perquin (general manager/owner, producer/composer, artist manager)
Kristel Nijs (assistant artist manager, tour manager)
Marieke McKenna (assistant artist manager, label matters)

Contact details

p. +31.20.772.44.63