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Chainsmokers More Than Just DJs

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart never imagined their paths would cross. Especially since before a cold day in 2010 they never knew each other existed. Pall grew up in Westchester County, New York and Taggart grew up in Freeport, Maine. Their love for EDM and Pall’s manager would bring them together. (See: Chainsmokers on Beatport: The Chainsmokers)


Alex was working at an art gallery in New York while attending New York University and Taggart was in Maine at Syracuse University when chance brought them together. When they met they immediately went to work? Taggart left Maine to move to New York and Pall quit his job. Both having fully committed to making this thing work the re-formed Chainsmokers were born. In the beginning the duo made remixes of indie bands, learning their craft and how they wanted to be presented to the world as artist. Alex and Andrew worked out the kinks. From the very beginning they both took the decision they had made serious. They didn’t meet once a week or twice a month to work on their music. They would get together from sunup to sundown every day.


All of the hard work paid off and the two released their debut single “Selfie”. Eventually making its way to the top of the charts “Selfie” was only the start. The pair went on to release hit after hit; coming in second in 2017 only to Drake and Justin Bieber. Since hitting success with “Roses” and “Don’t Let Me Down,” The Chainsmokers has added a new dimension to their work with Taggart, one half of the duo, adding his singing to their crowd-rousing sound beginning with the single “Closer,” in which Halsey also performs.


The Chainsmokers have taken the entertainment world by storm. The two have collaborated with some of the top known names in the industry. In 2017 they were listed as the third top paid DJs in the world. They are now trying to bring everything that they have learned thus far and make it into a musical experience that surpasses anything else the listener has ever felt. The plan to do this is by simply being true to their life experiences and their audience. This is just the beginning and the best is yet to come. Go Here for additional information.




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