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Barkers artists are frequently booked to provide music for fashionshows. Their professional contribution to these events like Amsterdam Fashion Week, resulted in more collaborations between Barkers and the fashion industry.
Joost van Bellen and Sander Stenger managed to develop a tool to serve fashion designers in the most flexible way of making custom-made mixes for their fashionshows. Their company Starstudded Studio’s is in business for several years.
With clients like Scotch & Soda, Viktor & Rolf, G-Star, Jan Taminiau, SuperTrash, Spijkers & Spijkers and Bas Kosters Studio they have concurred fame in their field.
Barkers, founded in '95 is an Amsterdam based bookingagency, with DNA formed by the diversity of DJ’s and music performers who kindly bark at the world of music. The business is run by owners Kim Tuin & Judith van Unen and their bookers. They are known to make business a pleasure and pleasure their business. Their broad taste in music reflects in their roster.
Barkers’s vision of working with an artist is all about supporting one’s qualities and passion for music. That’s why Barkers over the years labels loyalty, quality and trustworthiness towards artists and promoters. It’s their ability to have long-term alliances which makes them beloved and therefore they have been able to build an impressive network.
Over the years Barkers and their artists have been organizing parties by the name Barkers Bar, but also small gatherings under the radar like Kikkenstein and ‘t Portiershuisje. The intimate atmosphere of these events radiates the warmth of a family affair. Barkers Bar took place at several locations for instance at Sugar Factory, Trouw, Q-day Festival, Valtifest and Melkweg. There’s a Barkers Bath on it’s way at the upcoming Bungalup festival. This time in Europe’s largest swimmingpool..
Barkers has developed a fine skill for artisthandling so you can find them behind the scene’s of festivals like Valtifest, Bungalup, BuitenWesten, Milkshake. Barkers makes sure all artists on the festival are in a good mood because they are supported and well taken care of.
Barkers is also the founder of the succesful ADE Networkbash, which is a collaboration with Buma Cultuur (ADE), ID&T and The Good Guyz. Every Thursday evening during the ADE you can find them at De Duif where they invite all kinds of companies for a chat and a free drink. Companies who have been invited in past editions are Resident Advisor, Mix Mag, Wall of Sound, Planet E, Cadenza, Vice Magazine, MTV, We Transfer, White Noise, Boilerroom and many others. In 2013 there will be a 10 year anniversary!