Rami Talgi also known for some works as Rami Abdou (Mohamed Rami Metwalli El-Sayed Metwalli Abdou El-Talgi) is an Egyptian-Polish music producer, dj, sound designer and audio engineer based in London, Cairo and Warsaw. Rami makes electronic music, produces records for pop artists and creates/composes sound for film. Rami also mixes, masters and records audio.
Rami was awarded by Universal Music New York and Mercury Records for re-creating/remixing the track ‘Only The Winds’ by Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds in a music production competition hosted by Indaba music (now Splice) in 2013. As a record producer and a recording/mixing engineer, Rami’s work for UK based singer-songwriter Dominic Saul track ‘Don’t You Walk Away’ was broadcasted in 2014 on BBC Radio One Introducing. Rami also worked with UK based artists including singer-songwriter Emmanuel Nwamadi (The Voice UK Finalist), Òlah Bliss, Shumbaa Massai, Shanty Band and The Invisible band of Ninja Tune.
As for his work in Egypt, Rami worked, collaborated and produced records for pop singers/indie artists: Hatem Fahmy, Ahmed El Ruby, May Abdel Aziz, Karim Abu Zaid and rock band Rokam. He was also encouraged by music producer/composer Adel Hakki (Producer for Middle Eastern best selling pop artist Amr Diab, Elissa) and mentored by Fathy Salama (Grammy award winner, music producer and composer).
Rami’s film sound design and music works were featured in film festivals, among them are: The Trinidad & Tobago Animation Film festival, NFFTY USA and London Short film Festival. In 2015 his work as a sound designer and composer for horror animation film ‘One Of Two Evils’ was featured in French Pop-Corn Magazine. In 2018 the film ‘Boody: The Sumo Pharaoh’ which he worked on as a sound designer and mixer won ‘Best Feature Documentary’ at the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival and the Ouchy Film Awards in Switzerland. It also took part in several film festivals, such as Largo Film Awards, Poland International Film Festival, International Independent Film Awards in Germany, and Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. Beside Rami's sound and music works, he explored being an actor in short films, and creatively assisting on film sets, film pre/post production and creating fictional characters and stories.
Rami majored in sound art school studying audio, music production and film sound at Westminster University in London. He achieved that after majoring in audio engineering and acoustics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Rami also studied music composition for a year at Frédéric Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.