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Oli Silk: So Many Ways

Oli Silk is clearly gunning for fans who gobble up the bright, catchy vibe of Paul Hardcastle and Brian Culbertson. Silk, like Hardcastle, is from the U.K. and favors a smooth, grooving sound that’s romantic for ballads and thick and percussive for upbeat tunes. It’s probably no surprise, then, that the 27-year-old keyboardist and composer is one of the latest signings of the U.K.-based Trippin N Rhythm label, home to Hardcastle. Silk caught the label’s attention while collaborating with saxophonist James Vargas and with his own band called Sugar and Silk.

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