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Alex Pall Reveals Much about His Career as Part of Chainsmokers

During a recent interview with interviewmagazine.com Alex Pall of the Chainsmokers mentioned that he started off as a DJ. This was his hobby and he did this around New York City although he had a small career going on. He was at an art gallery that he eventually realized that dance was gradually consuming his life. He wanted to give it a good shot.

His current manager whom he worked with then, introduced Alex to Drew. They hooked up and started working together right away. Drew moved from Maine. Alex quit his day job and that is where his career kicked off. From the onset, Alex mentioned that he and Andrew Taggart knew what they brought to the table.

They talked mostly about what they liked in terms of music and what they were into as they grew up. The two were observant about the ongoings around them and what was working and what was not working. They worked together as a team daily and worked on their music. This helped them to create their identity as artists. They still have the same values and still continue to work better to be better artists.

Alex Pall understands that their audience is expanding and thus they need to keep pushing themselves and do new and exciting things. He recently had an opportunity to showcase his home in the Hollywood Hills to Wall Street Journal. He bought the house two years ago. The 1930s classic bungalow is fitted with slate floors and stone fireplaces. The entryway accommodates a huge tree that gives 3,600 square foot home a mid-century feeling.

The renovations done to it in the 1980s and 1990s gave the residence an industrial edge. The interior decor by Peti Lau reflects the eclectic style of Alex. A walk into the different rooms will reveal that Pall does not fear to blend together things that may not traditionally match to come up with new and outstanding works of art. The stylish bungalow is indeed revealing that Chainsmokers are doing quite great in their career.
http://chronicleweek.com/2018/12/alex-pall-lends-unique-art-background-to-the-chainsmokers-new-production-company/

A trip to the darker side for The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers burst onto the mainstream music scene in 2015 with the song “Roses” which gave them their first top ten single. This duo is made up of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart and they have taken the music scene by storm with their edgy and some might say addictive brand of techno music. The Chainsmokers followed up the first top ten song with further hits Paris and in a collab with Coldplay on the song Something Like This. Usually trying to follow up the success can be a daunting task as a band tries to keep churning out similar sounding songs. However The Chainsmokers took a different route.

The song Sick Boy which came out earlier this year is the first taste of this band’s new and darker sound. Hugh McIntyre from Forbes.com spoke with Pall and Taggart before a show they performed earlier this year to discuss the new song, and the darker sound. AFter not putting out music for nine months, The Chainsmokers surprised their fans and the music industry by releasing a song that was just a taste of the story they hope to tell with the darker tunes.

Not only is the sound different, but the band has grown up a lot in the last few years and this is a reflection of how that growing up has changed them. The darker sound was shaped by anger and frustration at how they were portrayed. The band feels like with how present social media is to just about everyone these days had made it so that no one gets a whole look at a person, and they want to use music as a way for people to relate to each other better and more completely than what is shown through glimpses of online profiles and actions.

The Chainsmokers hope that Sick Boy and the songs that follow it will help people see that we can relate to each other better. Music is a great way for people to relate to each other and express themselves to each other, and The Chainsmokers hope that their music can help achieve a more connected community.

 

https://www.thetelegraph.com/entertainment/the-wrap/article/The-Chainsmokers-Launch-Production-Company-Set-13364384.php