The Chainsmoker Drop Their Latest Music Video Featuring Emily Warren

The Chainsmokers latest music video features Emily Warren. It is about an overworked employee of a hotel who ends up dancing through an unanticipated shift they were assigned. The director of this video is Matthew Dillon Cohen. the hotel employee is played by Camila Mendes of Riverdale’s fame.

In the video, the character played by Camila Mendes answers the phone only to be told by her boss that she’s going to have to work throughout the weekend. She does show up at work but ends up yanking her uniform off and spends her shift dancing away to The Chainsmoker’s bubbly dance diddy.

“Side Effects”, the song that plays in this video, is the fifth single that The Chainsmokers have dropped in 2018. It joins, “Somebody”, “Sick Boy”, “Everybody Hates Me”, and “You Owe Me”. This DJ/production duo is hard at work on their second studio album, Sick Boy, which is the follow-up to their first studio album, Memories…Do Not Open.

The Chainsmokers have a number of concerts lined up over the next few months. These concerts will take place in throughout the fall. The Chainsmokers are made up of Alex Pall, who handles the DJ duties, while Andrew Taggert does the production. Their music is a mix of different genres with a mix of dance music, indie, hip-hop, and pop music. Both Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have cited their biggest musical influences as deadmau5, Pharrell Williams, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Blink-182, and Taking Back Sunday.

Alex Pall was born in 1985 and grew up in Westchester County, New York. His dad is an art dealer while his mom stays at home. Andrew Taggert was born in 1989 and he grew up in Freeport, Maine. His dad sells prosthetic devices and his mom is a school teacher. Andrew says that when he was 15 years old he got to visit Argentina where he first learned about electronic dance music (EDM) and became a huge fan of Trentmoller, Daft Punk, and David Guetta.

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Alex Pall Branding the Chainsmokers

Ever since Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart first met and started collaborating and creating music it has been a joy ride. Alex Pall has been on a journey that is continually challenging and changing him. As a DJ he loves making music with his partner Andrew Taggart. Together with the Chainsmokers, they are tested to continually define themselves in an ever-evolving soundscape.

Today it’s just not good enough to be good. Your fans and the music industry expect nex and better material and that added touch that makes you stand out from the rest of the other DJ’s. Then there is always the new talent that wants to follow and compete. Alex Pall realizes adding a twist to DJing by bringing in your songs is a unique way to set yourself apart.

Pall finds songwriting fin but a challenge because he doesn’t want to sing someone else’s words, but to make them his own. Alex Pall intends to make the words about his life and his experiences, so he always makes sure he puts his stamp of approval on whatever he and Andrew Taggart are showcasing. That can be a challenge because not everyone has the same experiences, but its possible to limit yourself to your message and not get so full in the stories you tell that your listeners are like wondering whose represented in the song.

Alex Pall is also interested in meeting the demands of his record label which applies the pressure on he and Andrew Taggart to present a unique and consistent base for their fans. Allex Pall feels their latest release “Closer,” is a step closer to identifying who they are as a group; plus, working with Halsey was an opportunity to work with a specially gifted person who adds to our identity.

Allex Pall sees the use of social media, like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as good ways to get to know your fans and those who love your music.

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