Talal’s early love for world music gave him a great foundation to journey into the realms of sound and rhythm. His life has included stints in Bahrain, Riyadh, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Manila, Hong Kong, Boston, Jeddah, London, and Singapore. Talal began listening to punk rock in his early teens and went on to discover bands like Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, Interpol, Joy Division, and Tangerine Dream to name a few. In time, his global upbringing brought him into contact with electronic dance music and it provided him a context to capture and document his perceptions of sound. He soon began to experiment with his favorite records and to mix sounds across the genres that were his early and later influences. As DJ’ing became his passion, Talal started to sequence sounds together expressin..