Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have joined hands to create one of the most promising and unique bands. The two founded Chainsmokers and their songs are becoming more popular by the day. They bring a fresh sound to the music industry.
Since a young age, they both enjoyed music, and Alex Pall even learned Djing . He worked as a Dj for a short while but never took it as a real job because of the fun involved in it. He however discovered music was all around him and thus decided to give it a trial and pursue music as his job. Andrew Taggart, on the other hand, enjoyed electronic music, and during his college years his peers would make fun of his style, electronic has emerged into a favorite genre among many.
Andrew and Alex shared a manager, and he introduced the two during an art gallery, before deciding to be music partners. Alex and Drew first grew as friends and during their meeting discovered they had a lot in common, their shared ideals influenced them to start the group ‘Chainsmokers.’
In a recent interview, the duo explained some of the challenges they have faced especially with their kind of music. Introducing a new sound in the industry is not easy, and this has been the case for Chainsmokers, introducing their electronic style and incorporating their Djing skills has been a walk in the park. Though according to Alex it is normal that a particular group will embrace their style fully while the other group needs persuading.
Owing to this, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have been on several tours with the aim of attracting more listeners and interacting more closely with their fans; the trip was in the European countries. Apart from the trip, the duo also believes that social media has played a crucial part in reaching their audiences and understanding how their fans relate to their music.
In addition to their fresh sound, another thing that stands out about the duo is how they sing about their real lives. It is especially new since they are young and it is not common among young people to sing about their experiences. Alex and Andrew work with songwriters and explain how they feel and allow the songwriters to put their feelings into words. This has also contributed to their popularity as young people can relate to them.