The Chainsmokers is currently one of the most popular music groups across the United States of America. Consisting of just two members – Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall – The Chainsmokers have landed their unique mixture of popular and electronic dance music has managed to breach the ranks of the United States Billboard Hot 100 list several times, including the songs “Roses,” “Don’t Let Me Down,” and “Closer,” the latter-most of which became number one on the list.
Though the duo is relatively new – Pall and Taggart joined musical forces with one another in New York City just six years ago – its hottest hit, “Closer,” featuring one of the most popular pop music stars in the industry in Halsey, has reached a whopping two billion views on YouTube, an accomplishment very few artists or content creators have managed to surpass, let alone reach with an equal count of two billion views, across the entirety of YouTube’s history.
Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart’s unique process of making songs involves the two creating just about everything except for the vocals heard – Taggart does sing on at least half of most of The Chainsmokers’ songs – is the fuel for the duo’s chart-topping musical successes throughout the past few years.
It’s interview time with Alex Pall
In 2016, Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers sat down with Mathias Rosenzweig of Interview Magazine for an in-depth interview that is known by many music industry critics as both one of the most genuine and entertaining Mr. Pall has ever given.
Since Pall’s adolescent years, he maneuvered his way around New York City’s nightlife scene and performed countless sets as a disk jockey for amateur-level parties. Though Pall was then involved in his professional career in the field he would have chosen if not for The Chainsmokers’ resounding success, he soon quit after Taggart relocated from Maine to NYC.
Me. Pall also expressed that he felt his knack for narrowing down the average listener of The Chainsmokers honed thanks to Instagram – listeners hail from South Africa to Southeast Asia.