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.
Will basically only be tweeting from the Chainsmokers cause social media pic.twitter.com/sMteXlL0jL
— Alex pall (@AlexPallNY) February 7, 2016