The Chainsmokers: Another Link on The Chain

Exploding onto the mainstream music scene a little over three years ago, The Chainsmokers have come in with a passionate vengeance to claim the title. The duo have already accomplished numerous chart topping hits, not only in America but all over the world, and collaborated with some quite prominent names in the industry. While well known globally, the pair have also helped new artists, such as Daya, come into the spotlight almost over night. Recently putting out a completely different sound compared to previous tracks, The Chainsmokers are continuing to turn heads, and minds, towards them and the electronic sounds they produce.

Beginning as a sole DJ in New York, Alex Pall was already on his way to becoming known. With the assistance of his long time manager, Pall was introduced to Andrew Taggart and from there it was a rush of almost instantaneous success. In December 2013, the track titles “#Selfie” was released and instantly topped charts internationally, sending the duo spiraling into stardom. The Chainsmokers have been known to produce and release new tracks almost monthly, but with a different feel to their newer tracks, the pair have spent almost a full year getting ready to release.

Priding themselves on being very open and self evident in their music, Taggart and Pall have taken a new “dark” turn with the track “Sick Boy”. Each and every song produced by the duo holds a piece of the lives of these two men within it. With this original track comes a new side of the duo not seen before, something not filled with romance or typical pop beats of their generation. When questioned about the “darkness” in the song, Taggart was quoted as saying, “Our stuff is always a reflection of what’s going on in our lives and the world around us.” The Chainsmokers duo feels that they are growing up, not only as individuals but as artists.

With a major following and an international reputation already under their belts, The Chainsmokers are sure to continue to produce edgy, brilliant electronic dance music for the world to enjoy. With each and every song more and more of the souls of these two chart toppers will be poured out and felt my millions globally.

Alex Pall’s Musical Career Behind The Chainsmokers

Alex Pall the musician from The Chainsmokers was interviewed for Interview Magazine on by Mathias Rosenzweig. The article was published on July 28, 2016 and talks of Alex Pall’s life in New York City engaging in music. Alex Pall became an artist in music through DJing and has learned how to make music. The Chainsmokers developed because Pall and Andrew Taggart formed a musical duo that expressed their interests in electropop. The band is very passionate about producing this type of pop music, and has managed to produce EP albums and music videos. The Chainsmokers are well known for their DJing careers in New York City while they were growing up. When they became music professionals, they were directed toward collaborating with other groups and bands, such as Coldplay. Alex Pall and Taggart are photographed in the interview on the website noted above. They express themselves through electronic music, and their own personal styles. With such a heavy background in DJing, Alex Pall became very enthralled with experimenting with music and eventually put his own songs up on Soundcloud when he was first starting out. Pall became very well known for DJing and gained more attention as a young artist, and realized that he was gifted in playing music. The duo, Pall and Taggart, produced songs together known as “Roses”, “Don’t Let Me Down”, and “Waterbed”. Their other popular songs are “Closer”, as they have managed to create many DJ albums together. As a group, Pall and Taggart formed their own ideas by writing together and brainstorming in a room together about what they were going to play on their instruments. Pall encourages original songwriting with friends and other musicians, and likes the real aspects and rawness of each story that songs tell about his life.