Chainsmokers have managed to become one of the most popular groups around. They have managed to gain this type of popularity because they are known for producing one hit after another. This duo has managed to captivate the audience that is into the EDM music. They have also managed to gain a bit of crossover appeal by sometimes adding low base driven elements to their sound.
For their latest video, “Somebody” they made it possible for people to see what goes on in the production process. A lot of producers that are up-and-coming want to make a name for themselves so they are interested in what is happening in the world of super producers like the Chainsmokers.
This duo does not fit what typically looks like a rockstar Duo, but they have mastered the art of looping beats and creating a dance worthy sound that resonates with the millennial generation. This duo also happens to have great songwriting talent as well. This stellar songwriting ability has allowed them to gain access to other singers, mostly females, that are featured on their tracks. This allows them to gain an audience that may not necessarily have known about The Chainsmokers. When they produced tracks for others they had the ability to take their sound and give it to other artists that have already established themselves. This is how The Chainsmokers became big in the industry in the beginning.
They essentially found a way to market themselves with a a lot of different artists, and this gave them the ability to gain mainstream success.
More people are checking out The Chainsmokers because this group is now making more music for themselves. They are still producing for others, but they take great pride in building their own careers as musicians themselves. This is why they are taking their fans behind the scenes. This is why they are dissecting and giving people a front row seat into the start to finish production process for their music. It makes the fans feel closer to this duo, and this gives them a chance to tell their story.
With smash hits such as “Roses”, “Don’t Let me Down”, and the recently released “Closer” featuring fellow indie pop artist Halsey. Alex Pall, one half of up and coming indie pop band, The Chainsmokers. It’s interesting to note the humble beginnings that sprouted this unique musician. Starting out as a DJ in New York City, music was a hobby Alex was passionate for. After realizing his potential at a local art gallery, the Westchester native took to his current manager, and shortly thereafter met fellow bandmate Anderew Taggart.
Sharing the same drive and ambition, the two hit it off, determined to bring about a new type of music, and a brand new name for themselves. The “Closer” singer looked at this project as more than just a job, but a whole new experience as far as performing went. Blending styles such as synthpop and electriconica, the goal was to create a unique style that audience could relate to on a deeper level. A sound that people could listen and jam to, but also connect with lyrically.
At this stage in their career, the duo are at a point where the sound and where there headed is all that matters. Their not exactly looking to make a record composed of several new ideas, but rather a cohesive album that illustrates the image of EDM the band has painted. As far as their fanbase goes, Pall thanks social media, especially Instagram for being able to tie every fan out there right back to him. With fanclubs stretching as far north as Iceland and Norway, to Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand in the Southeast. Each latest hit managing to pull the group higher and higher on the Billboards top 100 list.
With shows ranging from New York, to Las Vegas, the duo continue to chart in countries worldwide, bringing about their original style to the millions with each passing day. For some the duo may come off as just another music group, but for others, the duo have become a staple in the world of EDM music