Shortly after the dynamic duo; Chainsmokers released their new jam “Closer,” in 2016, Mathias Rosenzweig of Interview Magazine held a thrilling interview in New York. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart talked about how they started The Chainsmokers and their remarkable journey to stardom.
The interview goes into detail on the founding of the group settling for Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart as a Production team itself. They reveal that it wasn’t a walk in the park, the journey to fame came with its share of challenges and sleepless nights to produce a quality that would catch their target audience’s attention.
Alex Pall revealed to Rosenzweig, his source of Djing experience began in the Big Apple he met Drew, who at that time had already started his career as a DJ and Producer. Upon receiving that opportunity, Alex quit his job to begin his career in music and together, the duo developed their unique EDM-Pop style of music. They came into the limelight with their hit singles, “Selfie” and “Roses” which were received positively having an audience of from all around the globe of groups from the ages of around 15 years to adults or even 30 years and above.
Alex and Drew added that their songs based on their real-life stories despite having to include songwriters during the composing lyrics sessions. They both draw their inspiration from the then already established and talented musicians like Avicii. It was about killing anything that didn’t work for them and built any skill that would linger well with their music production. Alex quoted that the duo continued to put more effort into achieving their dreams and would meet up and work daily like a paying job. With time, they identified their weaknesses and strengths, and when they were ready, the world would receive them with open arms.
While concluding, Drew talked about the duo talked about releasing an album that they had been working on for their audience. The Chainsmokers unveiled their plans on enlightening the world on their identity and brands as artists. They continue to push for new experiences and limits on the forefront to become the best in the competitive music industry.