I am a pro British session singer, songwriter & composer and I have been specializing in online sessions since 2005. My tone is very versatile yet unique: if you're looking for a singer who will listen to you and bring your vision to life but always add emotion, personality, urgency, top-notch audio quality and dedication look no further.
I work from my own recording studio and having recorded for many sync pitches with super-tight deadlines, I have developed a very fast turnaround - always guaranteeing quality and care.
My studio is equipped with high end preamps, compressors and mics (Chandler, Neve, API, UA, Neumann, Flea) and it has a beautifully sounding live room.
I have engineered my own sessions for years and I take extra care in choosing the right mic-pre combination for each track, whether I am looking for a sparkly pop sound, a smooth and intimate acoustic vibe or a steaming hot rock tone.
I am a trained musician with great ear and a songwriter & composer, and I will always be happy to provide vocal arrangements and top lines on request.
My voice has appeared on tracks featuring amazing musicians such as Dominic Miller (Sting) Andy Treacey (Faithless) and Paul Winter-Hart (Kula Shaker) , producers like Matt Butler (Paul McCartney) and Tommaso Colliva (Muse) and labels like Sony Music, Universal Music, Defected Records and Almighty Records. I have worked extensively on music for media (movies, TV series, adverts) for brands like Fox, Netflix, Showtime Networks, MTV, Nivea, Breil, Miller, Lotos, Gabriele Muccino, Channel 4, New Look, Ferrero, Applebees, Harvester Games and more.
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- Showtime Networks
- Channel 4
- Almighty Records
- Universal Music Jazz
- Gabriele Muccino
- Jc Pennys
- Calibro 35
- Urban Myth Club
- Daybreak Hotels
- Black Casino and the Ghost
- Diego Buongiorno
- The Z
- New Look
- Mouth of Ghosts
- Candy Says
- Eva Leone
- Toby Bricheno
- Matt Butler
- DJ Restlezz
- Milleville Records
- Francesca Comencini
- Harvester Games
- Miller Beer
- Sony Music
- CARLO VERDONE
- Defected Records
100 Reviews - 20 Repeat ClientsEndorse Silke
Silke is just amazing, super professional, delivers quality work and is always punctual. You can tell that she actually wants your project to be the best it could ever be and puts 110% in everything she does. Plain awesome.
Professional, helpful and kind. Excellent work definitely to be contacted again for other work.
Working with Silke was amazing. She really managed to understand and live the song, asked questions, took feedback on board, and overdelivered. Lead vocals, backings, harmonies, everything was spot on... a real pro! Thanks Silke!
Silke did a great job! She is working professional. Also the communication with her was very easy and friendly. Of course, her voice is wonderful and it was perfect for our project.
Silke was a real pleasure to work with on my Top Line project, super fast coms, quick turnaround. Genuinely nice person to go back and forth with. Happy to receive detailed feedback and concise on how that was handled. Huge attention to detail, very creative. Silke's powerful voice had some real character to help ensure the track will stand out from the crowd and her ability to switch it up or down in dynamics and tone when needed was super cool. Will defo work with again!
Thanks Silke for helping make the track better than I could have ever hoped for!
Your professionalism and talent made this project really a great experience.
Silke gave me a couple of options; both were creative and added a lot to the song. She has a really cool sound. Her tracks were clean and she was prompt and professional. If I don’t have another song to use her in I’ll write one.
Highly recommend. Silke is a wonderful singer and a pleasure to work with.
Great singer, very professional! Perfect match for this song, looking forward to working with Silke on the next song! Thanks Silke!
Very communicative and easy to work with, turned in great quality product!
Easy to work with, welcomes feedback, and turned in a great final product!
I've worked multiple times with Silke now, and will definetly work more with her in the future. Her voice is very flexible and she's able to nail a lot of different approaches with ease!
Silke is our fave singer to collaborate with. Her vocal skills are
excellent and the way she delivers the entire job is really
professional and can lets you continue working smoothly on your track.
She also has a great creativity in adding her particular lyric and
vocal taste when i'ts required.
Hope to work again with her soon.
Great And professional Singer
Silke is a fantastic vocalist with a great voice.
She works professionally and I couldn't be happier with the results.
I'm looking forward to working with her in the future.
It’s hard to describe how happy I am I hired Silke. She puts all her heart and skills in the project. She’s a brilliant singer and true professional. She reads the intentions/instructions instantly. Very talented, skilled and communicative. Thank you so much.
Silke did a superb job on the vocals for my track.
With minimal direction and maximum professionalism the results were creative,pitch perfect and far beyond any expectations I had -I will be using Silke again in the future and if you are looking for a creative gifted then vocalist, then look no further.
When I wait for her inspiring vocal lines, it feels like looking forward for Christmas when I was a kid :-).
Amazing vocals and incredible to work with. Silke never ceases to amaze me!
Hired Silke once. Pleasant, efficient, professional. Superb vocal, just what I wanted for the song. So I immediately hired her again for another song. Same outcome again! What more can I say?
Very professional/timely/communicative, and delivered an amazing performance on what is admittedly a challenging track to write to! very pleased and would highly recommend working with Silke.
Mega talented artist, unique tone, Silke delivered exactly the vibe i was going after, great comunication and fast delivery!, search no more!
Amazing work realy. Her unbeatable creativity and energy is a gift!
If I could give her six stars I would! She was everything you could want in a vocalist - professional, very fast, kind, and above all, an elite vocal and musical talent. She listened to my directions perfectly and was able to adapt to my needs without a problem. Her voice is adaptable and can fit on nearly anything, and she made this track special on her own. Thanks so much Silke!
Professional and easy to work with. Brought my song to life. Loved her vocal so much. On the strength of the first ‘take’, I’m hiring her immediately to do another song. What more can I say!
Silke knocked the topline and vocal out of the park. Very professional, very creative, and very easy to work with. Outstanding!
Incredible work and very professional & pleasant to work with!
she the best <3 !
My second work with Silke in a short period. She is incredibly emphatic and versatile, creative and talented, in both technical and compositive aspects. Professional and precise.
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I had a song that I had previously produced but never was really happy with the vocals. I ran it past Silke and she gave the chorus a fresh take and consequently revived my adoration for the song. Throughout the process Silke was very accommodating to direction and generous with her ideas. She is a delight to work with. Her dynamic style, ear for harmony and overall vocal talent make her one of the best on SoundBetter.
I greatly enjoyed working with Silke. She has incredible vocal power and range and never did I hear one syllable out of pitch. She excels in taking direction and executing true to a vision or being handed the reins to make a piece her own. Her turnaround time was very quick too! Really added depth and flavor to my composition. 5+ stars for sure.
It was a Great Experience working with Silke for this Album we have made. Her voice is lovely for all styles of Music, from high energy to soft emotional stuff! 10/10
One of the Best at her Craft!
Beautiful and super professional work. Amazing voice! Thank you!
5 stars to all aspects, creativity, quality of recordings, delivery time. TOP.
Very good singer, I totally recommend, fast and precise. Very easy to work with and most of all, a great voice!
Superb voice, an absolute pleasure to work with.
Very inspiring collaboration....
Silke is amazing! We are consistently floored by the results, and it's been many times now. I'll keep it simple: hire her!
Silke is a total pro. She was so meticulous and ensured that she had every single aspect of the song the way I wanted it. She actually got the vibe of the song perfect right out of the gate. Then she worked to perfect one tiny section of the song. I'm extremely pleased with the result and will definitely be back. Thank you so much, Silke!!!
Silke is a tour de force, loaded with talent. Love working with her!
Very simple to work with! Great turn around time! Very reliable! Great Voice!!
Silke was amazing! I gave her a detailed outline of what I wanted and she completed it to the letter and then added some of her own ideas as a bonus, all of which were great and used in the final mix. Her voice is sultry and warm and recorded exquisitely. To top it all off she turned the project around in a day. I highly recommend her!
A unique vocal tone which I really like and a speedy delivery, Silke was very helpful in doing some changes for me to make sure I was happy with the vocals. Highly recommended.
Superhappy! Thanks for the excellent work!
I don't normally write reviews because it is difficult to find people that meet high standards but... Silke was great. She nailed the vocal I needed and we're in the process of working on another one very shortly. The vocal she did for me was not easy by any means. It took a unique voice to get to where she needed to get to. Straight up, I couldn't be happier. She's a pro.
Workin with Silke was Effortless! Great Vocals and Engineering! She went above expectations. Looking forward to Future projects.
Excellent delivery. Silke provided me with top quality recordings, adding her personal touch. She understood perfectly my needs and every review went closer to my idea. Plus, she added some spark with amazing backings, overcoming my expectations for the final product. I'll definitely contact her again!
Silke has a great ear and an equally good voice. It was a pleasure working with her. She delivered a high quality product before the deadline.
Amazing songwriter & Singer ! enjoyed every step in our collaboration.
I have wanted to work with Silk for a while as I wanted a British female singer with personality coming through in her vocals and a unique tone which I found she had in buckets. When I finally had the right project we got it all done in 2-3 days with changes and the results were amazing. A warm and friendly experience too. Highly recommended
Working with Silke was absolutely fantastic. She is very talented with a versatile voice. She definitely added something very unique to our song that makes it sound powerful, smooth and professional. Her voice will make you dream; with her voice and her vocal skills she makes a song a Radio-ready product on vocal side.
She is very fast in delivering the music, so it will take just a little to finish your project.
We definitely will hire her in the future for other songs.
Such amazing singer, so professional ..Thanks again silke ❤️
Silke was awesome to work with! Quality work and done during crazy covid-19 shutdowns. She crushed it!
the beauty of working with professionals. Working with Silke was really interesting, a truly versatile singer. Fast in communication and always available. I hope to do other jobs with you.
Silke is a highly talented singer and songwriter and conducts herself in a highly professional manner. Our song came out incredibly well and our process was very smooth. great communication and chemistry! Job well-done! I highly recommend Silke for your projects and I know I will utilize her skills in the near future! Jeff D. of Dembiak Music Productions
He has a lot of experience. With just a few details she is able to practically guess what the producer wants.
Very easy to work with.
Provides excellent quality files.
I recommend her work to everyone.
It was an honor to work with Silke and I hope to work with her again soon.
She is amazing 100% Professional !!! 5 stars !!
Just amazing ! very pro, good communication
I would definitely recommend Silke
Awesome experience working with Silke. Everything went very smooth and easy and she delivered a splendid vocal performance according to my needs. Will definitely come back again!
More brilliant work from Silke. Simply amazing!!
Silke's passion and emotion behind every note never ceases to amaze us. We've hired her a ton, and every time the end result just blows our minds. She continuously brings a bunch of her own ideas, and most of them have helped to shape some our very best songs. Love working with Silke and have many more projects planned with her. HIGHLY recommend!
Fantastic job done, understood what was required and nailed it. Will use again
I'll get right to the point—Silke is just plain awesome! Her voice, her instincts, her creativity and work ethic, all are at the highest levels. We can't recommend her enough. Oh, and she's super cool too! Always a great experience with SUPERIOR results!
Brilliant work from Silke as usual! Love working with her!
Working with Silke, you not only have a great voice in your songs. But also a person totally predisposed to help the Musical Project. You see the quality in every field, the voice, the production, the personal attention. Professionalism without a doubt. After working with her, my confidence in online production returns. I hope to come back soon. Thanks¡
I'm definitively glad I chose to work with Silke!
Really great voice but more than that she really tries everything to fit your vision of your track!
She takes the time and put her best to get the best of the track. For example she provided new recordings when we realised together that changing the key would improve the track. She also provided additional and alternative takes. The human side is also a 10/10 .
I definitely recommend anyone to work with her!
Silke did a good job recreating the vocals I sent her, while still adding a bit of her own flare. She communicated well, and recorded/delivered the tracks professionally. Good experience!
Silke is the best!
I had a challenging vision of the vocals for my song and she was open to collaborate and experiment with different styles. She finished the job much earlier than we planned and we have been communicating really easily. All of the great quality. Definitely looking forward to working with her again!
Silke just sent me her vocals for my track it was pure magic. Also her personality shines through due she really want you to be happy with the project and she's so so humble. If you want a QUEEN vocalist with the best person behind the mic, hire her!
Beautiful Epic Voice and super receptive to edits and making sure the job is finished in high quality detail - She is wonderful
Silke was just as amazing the second time around! Incredible talent and attention to detail. Everything turned out wonderfully.
professional, quality work, awesome communication and great results, I will certainly work with her again and highly recommend Silke to others.
Silke took my project to another level! She is very professional and communicative, and knew exactly what needed to be done even when I didn't! Thank you for everything Silke!
I have been searching for quite some time for the right voice for my music project, and after discovering Silke and reading all her rave reviews, I had high expectations. She was without a doubt the best décimo made on my project! Exceptional quality, extremely talented vocals and results, and an absolute pleasure to work with. She goes the extra mile, and it makes a major impact. I’m finally nearing the completion of my project after several years of searching, and much of that is due to Silke.
What can I say? Silke has proven to me that the more talented you are the easier you are to work with. It has been such a pleasure working on this song and she works so quickly. When you make a suggestion to her she comes back with something even better and she must have some great equipment because the sound quality is top notch. Can't wait to work with her again! Thanks, Silke
Silke is exactly who I was looking for. She nailed it! A very pleasant woman and great to work with. She knows what's up!
Silke is absolutely fabulous! I really can not fault her in any way. Her vocal is excellent. It's exactly what I was looking for. She gave me different versions of the lead and in the chorus many extra harmonies and different approaches to the harmonies so I have loads of great ideas of hers to choose from. She communicated at each stage and delivered quickly. A cut above the rest. I highly recommend Silke.
Silke is a brilliant singer! You could tell she takes every song very personally, expressing joy and enthusiasm in every note. Truly!! The amazing end results reflect this and make the mix an easy one. Thank you Silke for being so awesome and so much fun to work with. HIGHLY recommend!
We've already finished another one:) Silke is a musician with a capital letter that can live your song with you, also she's very creative. Silke makes my dreams come true:):):) Thank you really much!!!))))
I really got a lot of great emotions working with her! She's amazing daaamn truly amazing!!!
Silke....she's cooler than the other side of the pillow. Very professional. Much more so than me, that's for sure. She seems very genuine and I can tell she cared about the project and what she could bring to the table. Silke has a beautiful voice and can handle whatever you throw at her. It was a total pleasure.
Amazing singer and songwriter. We found her very professional and open to reach the standard of our client. 🙏
Very professional and fast, really enjoyed working with her! she got exactly what I needed and adapted really well to what I asked for! Highly recommended :)
Silke is awesome. She speaks the language of music fluently, and your final product will reflect her expertise. Sonically, musically, and most importantly, emotionally, she will help craft your final product to mirror that voice you hear in your head. Can't recommend enough!
I am so glad that Silke was the first for me here on soundbetter! She is a true professional, amazingly good at what she does, very kind and easy to work with! I couldn’t be more satisfied with the whole process and the result of her singing! I will definitely work with her again!
Yes indeed, all the good you read about Silke is really true. Its been several years now that I had the pleasure of working for the first time with Silke her voice. And I can not stop now, not only because she delivers every time the absolute best, pitch right on, full of depth, great emotional reach, rhythmically stunning, and in unbelievable short time. But she keeps on inspiring me every single time, because she puts in that little extra that makes all the difference. And people like her make, producing music really fun. And thats why I can never get enough.
Silke is the ABSOLUTE BEST....takes direction like a pro and has her own great ideas...great vocal sound too...cant say enough good things about working with her and the results.
Great session singer. She performs exactly as requested and contributes ideas of her own as well. Reasonably priced and very quick turnaround. So far have used her vocal on 4 of my tracks; am sure we'll be doing more. 10/10!
Beyond awesome. Fast, reliable and communicative but above all, a fantastic vocalist who can sound like anyone you wish. If you are ever pondering between options, don't. Just go with her.
Silke has provided fantastic vocals on many tracks for us over the years in the Hi-NRG / electronic genre, with consistently fast turnaround, great harmonies and great production every time. She's always very friendly, professional and just great to work with - we would definitely recommend her!
I used the lovely vocals of Silke on several of my song demos. One of the songs she sang did well in the UK Songwriting Contest. As a songwriter, I highly recommend Silke for quality vocals on your songs.
Silke recorded vocal harmonies for a track of mine remotely. They were fantastic out of the ordinary, tight and unique sounding. Surpassed my expectations. She has is a very talented musician and engineer. Nigel Barker
Silke has provided vocals on many of my Electronic Dance / Pop songs. Some of which have been released in Europe. Others have been used for Demo's to publishing companies. She always has a fast turnaround, and always provides a great quality vocal.
Silke has provided vocals and harmonies on a number of our songs over the last few years and I cannot recommend her services enough. She is a fabulous talent and very professional as well as friendly, helpful and inventive in her interpretation and delivery of the vocals. Great sounding recordings and fast turnaround I would not hesitate to use her services again in the future.
Silke sang on a number of dance tracks for me, most of the songs made it to compilations that reached sales charts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It's always fun and uncomplicated to work with her since her brilliant voice and enthusiasm always adds that extra spark to the production that makes the difference. Looking forward to many more vocal performances by Silke!
Silke is a super pro singer with an amazing talent, producing amazing vocal tracks that perfectly match the brief. Fast delivery, pro sound quality, clean tracks and a big plus: she know how to add something unique, and personal if needed. I've worked with her also for lyrics, she can write lyrics sticked with the melody with a surprising sense of storytelling and universal feeling. Perfect from retro to modern, from alternative to pop but i found she's absolutely stunning on intimate stuff.
I have used Silke to sing on 3 albums and her ability to breathe life into a song is phenomenal, as is her contribution in terms of ideas and nuance. She is my go-to voice, great turnaround speed wise and easy to deal with. Very highly recommended!
Silke recorded complex harmonies & lead lines for my Steel Skin Soul project. Powerful, emotive, dramatic, pitch perfect, soulful - everything I could have asked for. Inately musical she immediately grasped the project, got “inside” the songs & performed the parts with real feeling, energy, character & expression. Really exceptional vocal range too. So great to be able to record the parts “remotely” at her own studio - this saved so much time. Amazingly fast turnaround & no revisions needed as each take was perfect. Super-professional attitude & communications. Really a pleasure 🖤
Quite simply a wonderful singer! I have worked with her now for several years and always find the vocals to be beautifully sung, well recorded and inventive. Always goes the extra mile to make the song work exactly the way you want it to. Highly recommended.
Great artist with an awesome voice. She's talented and very professional. Really a pleasure to work with. She can adapt to a wide variety of styles, brings in great ideas, and listens to your feedback. I highly recommend her.
Interview with Silke
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I am a pro session singer, I can be found in my studio recording vocal tracks for producers, composers, labels - for album releases, publishing pitches, music for media, soundtracks etc I either record following pre-written guides and lyrics, or write my own if requested. If needed I can cover all stages from top line writing to vocal arrangements, performance, recording and production.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work from a pro recording studio with a 25 square meter control room and 30 square meter live room, with versatile acoustics that allow me to switch from a completely dry environment to a more live one (with the use of removable panels). The studio is equipped with high end analogue outboard (Chandler, API, Neve, Universal Audio preamps & compressors) and a selection of beautiful mics (Flea, Neumann, Mojave, AKG, EV)
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A vocal performance with emotion, passion and a top quality recording.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I am very focused on the producer/composer's vision for a song, so first and foremost I would say I am a good listener. My priority is bringing that vision to life, connecting with the song's emotional world and resonating with it, enabling it, enhancing it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Most of the time pop, rock, dance, indie, trip hop, electronica and folk.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Find what emotion brought a song into existence, what made a songwriter write it, and never take your eyes off that. That is your flashlight in the dark.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Nigel Godrich and Radiohead or Tchad Blake and the Black Keys, 'cause they are sonic gods. Or the Doors, if I could travel back in time...
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I am very versatile, I can sing clean pop EDM songs or raw husky rock tracks, ethereal choirs or sharp in-your-face lines, ranging from a deep and round low end to sorpano parts.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have started recording vocals professionally in 2001, and I have specialised in online remote sessions in 2005.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A computer, audio card, speakers, pre, mic.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Do you have any reference tracks, vocalists, mood boards etc? :) If you don't that's absolutely fine too, I'll just do my thing and we'll take it from there!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That one person can only have one voice and that a song can only be approached in one single way by the same person.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will be fast, professional, reliable and really give it my all.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "Will you send the final vocal files as dry hi res tracks with no reverb or delays?" "Yes of course, they will be dry seaprate files, ready for you to drop into your project and mix as you please. I can also throw in the effected versions if you want them"
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: My job allows me to connect to a very deep side of other humans, drawing from my own. Hearing a client say they are happy I brought their song to life and that they were moved by my recordings... Well that's just the best feeling ever!
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am inspired by singers who are versatile and who have many "voices", and by true artists who convey deep emotion and urgency.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I am sent a backing track and separate guide (either sung, played or scored) and lyrics & production notes, reference vocalists, songs, moods etc. Within roughly 48/72 hours I send out a roughly mixed test of my vocals for the client's consideration. At that point, if needed, I go and make any tweaks or sound re-approach changes that the client asks for. When everything is 100% approved, I send out the separate hi res tracks, both unprocessed and with effects.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Don't by shy about suggesting reference tracks, vocalists, mood boards etc if you have any in mind. Any information is precious especially when working remotely!