Tali is internationally renowned as one of the most prolific Female MC/Vocalists to emerge from the Electronic Dance music scene – particularly for her work and groundbreaking achievements within Drum n Bass.
After moving from NZ to the UK in 2001 to pursue a career in MCing and Drum n Bass music, She went on to work with some of the genres biggest names, including being signed to Drum n Bass legend Roni Size’s ‘Full Cycle’ Imprint in 2004 and releasing the first ever MC driven album in Drum n Bass.(‘Lyric On My Lip’)
Tali has with worked with some of the biggest names in DnB and toured the world several times over as both an MC and with a live band. She has released six studio albums, numerous singles both as a solo artist and collaboratively, has won three Drum n Bass awards, had a UK top 40 hit and is one of handful of Female artists to ever grace the cover of DJ Mag International.
Classically trained from a young age in both piano and singing, Tali was inspired by Jazz, Soul, Blues, Show tunes and Rap music, creating a unique concoction of material that has influenced her songwriting and more recently – her production.
Her last album ‘Wolves’ (2015) is a self produced effort of Electronic Soul infused with Hip Hop elements which went to #14 in the NZ album charts. Her latest release ‘KETA’ (2016) is a collaborative EP which features vocals from Kings and a cameo from Bailey Wiley, and contains production from both NZ and International producers.
Over the years Tali has combined her experience as a professional touring artist, songwriter, producer and trained teacher, to become a music mentor both through the NZ Music Commission In – schools program and independently. She is the music co ordinator at Sylvia Park School, a guest tutor at YAMI in Wanaka, and is also a sought after inspirational speaker, aiding in the development and support of Women in Electronic music.
Tali is also an author with her blog www.darkdayshighnights.com and soon to be published work ‘The Little White House’ (Pegasus UK)