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Alex Pall and the Chainsmokers interview

The chainsmokers have been successful in their hits “Roses” and “Don’t let me down.” But they have recently paired with the amazing, Halsey, and created their most popular hit yet. Their song was called “Closer” and it became known as one of the biggest songs of 2016. The two members of the chainsmokers, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, are hoping that their new music will reach more people and that their audience will increase.

As Alex Pall explains it from his point of view. Before he was famous, he was just a typical man with a hobby. DJing was considered his hobby at the time, and he had a small career from it in New York City where he lived. DJing felt more like fun than it did a career to him, which mate it intimidating. Then one day, while he was at an art gallery, he realized that he wanted to pursue DJing and make a career out of it, and so his manager introduced him to Andrew and they immediately got to work.

From Andrews point of view, He was a regular college student with a love for electric music and he had an interest in DJing. He created some music and started getting into production, so he produced a couple of songs and put them out on SoundCloud, and he played in a couple of shows which encouraged him to continue. He continued to watch many DJs becoming successful and it inspired him. He lived in Maine, but he had planned to move to L.A. after college and pursue DJing. Finally, his break came when a kids who worked for Alex’s manager told him that a duo named the chainsmokers needed another man to play in their shows. He immediately hopped on a bus and headed to New York. As soon as he met Alex they started working, and the rest became history.

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Alex Pall: The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers keep getting bigger and bigger and as they are growing, their audience is growing with them. Alex Pall is one half of the iconic dance music along with Andrew Taggart. Alex Pall has produced hits like “Closer”, “Roses”, and “Don’t Let Me Down” with the Chainsmokers.

 

When Alex Pall was growing up, he took on DJing as a hobby while in New York City. As time passed Pall realized that his hobby was consuming his life and he wanted to turn his passion into his full-time career. Alex Pall spoke with his manager about his intent and at that point, he was introduced to Taggart. The pair immediately hit it off when they met and started working together as the Chainsmokers. Pall quit his job and Taggart moved all the way from Maine to New York City.

 

Unlike most dance musicians, the Chainsmokers have begun singing on their tracks alongside using vocalists. Furthermore, Taggart and Alex Pall are heavily involved in the songwriting process. On the songs that they don’t write completely by themselves, they work with the songwriters and either contribute their thoughts and ideas or guide them in the process to ensure the songs truly fit the pair as people. Alex Pall and Taggart are bringing emotion and heart into a genre that is usually just filled with heavy bass drops and beats. The DJ duo want to take something different to the genre that’s about more than just being young and carefree like the other songs being produced today. (See: The Chainsmokers New Song Video)

 

Recently, the Chainsmokers duo had the opportunity to work with Halsley on the hit song Closer. Halsey is one of the hottest artists right now and Alex Pall was excited to get the chance to work with her. Closer features Taggart on vocals as well as Halsey.

 

Alex Pall and the Chainsmokers’ fans can be found around the globe from the United States to Europe and even South Africa. Social media allows him to connect with his fans and see what impact his music is making. As time goes on and their fans get older, it will be interesting to see how the Chainsmokers evolve. Visit This Page to learn more.