Dublin, County Dublin
SYLK are an electronic duo based in Dublin. Showcasing a distorted black and white sound along with noise, harmony and visuals their tagline is Manipulate. Controversy. Distortion. SYLK are bass heavy, rhythmic, cinematic and lyrically dark. Following the release of their debut single ‘Am I Alone’, SYLK were named as the Irish Times ‘New Artist of the Week’ and described by Nialler9 as a “Cross between Massive Attack and FKA Twigs”. Following the release of SYLK's debut EP 'nwyr', they have performed in places such as Wah Wah club, Whelans, Body&Soul and Hard Working Class Heroes Showcase. SYLK have been featured in Hotpress Magazine as one of the rising acts you should keep an eye and an ear on.
SYLK named as one of the State Faces of 2018 - State.ie
SYLK HAVE BEEN FEATURED IN THE LAST MIXTAPED’S 20 MOST PROMISING EMERGING ACTS IN 2018.
SYLK “introduce themselves with ‘Am I Alone’, a brooding electronic track with pitched vocals that rolls around like a cross between Massive Attack and FKA Twigs. It’s only the beginning but there’s very much more to come from SYLK”. – Nialler9
Hot Press - 'These girls have been steadily carving a name for themselves on the circuit with their gothic electro / coldwave sounds and visually catching live show. Their use of lights create a fitting atmosphere for their ethereal set and really add an extra layer to their offering."
QUOTE FROM HOT PRESS MAGAZINE BY FUINNEAMH FESTIVAL ORGANISER
'SYLK! They’ve been dominating the up and coming scene, they really know how to put on a show and they do some very interesting things noise and lights wise. They’ve a whole package which is great.'
QUOTE FROM INTERVIEW WITH GCN // THE OUTMOST:
“We want to create audio-visual experiences with our music. We showcase our music with strong visual treatments including light installations and abstract projections; this is an integral part of the SYLK identity. We draw inspiration from art forms outside of music, especially visual arts, sculpture, fashion and dance. Musically, we are inspired every day in every genre, from electro acoustic experimental new music to pop to world music. Drawing on lived experiences, we created our signature sound and carved our aesthetics through iterations of extensive experimentation. Our
sound is bass heavy, distorted, rhythmic, cinematic and lyrically dark.” - SYLK