DJ Tally’s introduction to music came quite early and started off by listening to artists such as The Beatles,Bob Dylan,The doors and Rolling Stones. From then it was no looking back. Exploring different avenues in the industry from background scoring to live sound setup's, tally is an all rounder with anything to do with sound.
After finishing his training in disc jockeying in 1998 from India’s 1st DJ Workshop – Spin Dj Academy in mumbai, there has been no stopping this young man. With no other formal training in sound engineering or sound design, self educated DJ Tally has been resident at some of India’s most popular venues such as Piano Bar, Mumbai, Boomerang, Area 51, High Spirits and other venues in Pune, B.E.D in Kolkata and many other venues in various cities of India, Bangladesh and the Middle East.
Technically sound and conversant with software such as Cubase, Nuendo, Reason, Ableton Live, SoundForge, Fruityloops, Dr. Rex along with various studio plugins, Tally has also arranged, composed music for various jingles, soundtracks and remixes with some of the country’s top music labels. such as Times music, Barista, McDonalds,Adidas,Radio Mirchi, Radio City to name a few.
One of the reasons for DJ Tally’s popularity is his vibrant personality - he can get the adrenaline up for even the quietest of crowds till they are up on their feet, as he entertains on the microphone whilst playing music. Befitting his popularity and ability to entertain any crowd DJ Tally is often hired by many to host and entertain at private functions.
DJ Tally stands by his rather interesting and quirky motto: “I love my job that's why I do it better”. He is passionate enough to actively support and tirelessly promote new talent. Besides Djing, Tally has efficiently been running and managing the popular Denon Dj Academy in Pune, India for the past 6 years, that offers courses on Dj'ing in Basic, Intermediate and Advanced level's. DJ Tally elucidates that music has a profound influence on people’s lives.
1st Runner up at the famed WAR of DJ’s in 2007, there is no looking back on his past laurels for this multitasking man on a mission whose plans are to establish himself as a producer, enhancing his DJ career and taking his talents on the road with as many shows as possible.
Behind the simple looks and down to earth personality, there is a talented musician and helpful person. “Only by giving will you get” he says soberly. A strong stage presence makes him stand out in a crowd. With more than 10 years of work experience under his belt and countless performances at various places in the country make him one of the best dj's/producers in India.
Written by Karishma Jamwal