Silky, Tara Brooks
SILKY (My Favorite Robot/Nurvous/Faceless Recordings)
With a glittering career spanning over a decade he's established himself as an ever growing presence on the global circuit. Spending years perfecting his craft under some of the biggest talents in the industry, Silky has emerged as one of the most forward thinking, perceptive and well respected talents on the scene today.
Mentored by the "Godfather of House" himself, Frankie Knuckles, Silky's productions are continually supported from some of the biggest names in dance music.
A vinyl junkie at heart and a lover of all music influences the sounds that you hear in a typical set. However, what is the sound of Silky? It can only be described as the freshest future sounds of the underground; a desire to forge new directions in contemporary House music amplifying his roots in early Deep House & Techno.
Silky's dynamic releases have gained the attention of many; attracting rave reviews from clubbers, international music aficionados and peers. His 2010 EP titled KUNDALINI on Uberbeat Records drew huge support from industry giants such as Dubfire, Laurent Garnier, Slam, Mark Knight, Underworld, Groove Armada, Brothers Vibe, Osunlade, Parupa & Pigi etc, with Mark Knight quoting "One word = Amazing".
Fast forward one year, and Silky has released and remixed on labels such as Lucidflow (Berlin), Uberbeat, Lowbit, Muak, Noice, Dae Records and many more. His forthcoming 2012 release titled 'Flash' on Midnight Social is already generating a buzz on the underground circuit.
In his hometown of London – Silky is regularly featured on the same bill alongside the who's who of House & Techno, names such as Guy Gerber, Gregor Threshor, Italoboyz, Peace Division, Scarlett Ettiene, Simon Baker, Gorge (8bit), Kreon, Glimpse, Lemos, Spencer Parker, Luca Bachetti, Argy, Kabale Und Liebe, Rocky (Xpress 2), Ark, Einzelkind, Thomas Melchior are just a few. However, globally he has toured at prestigious clubs throughout the U.K, Asia, Europe, North America & Australasia.
With a string of high profile releases scheduled for 2012 Silky continues to show the world that his next decade in music will be even better than the first!
TARA BROOKS (Mur Miami/Expmental Records)