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An In-Depth Interview with Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart (The Chainsmokers)

It comes a time in our lives where we have to go out of our way to chase our career dreams. Alex pall a vibrant and ambitious self-driven individual willing to do what it takes to make his dreams come true.

In an interview with Rosenzweig titled “The Chainsmokers,” Alex Pall together with his counterpart Andrew Taggart reveal that they were making music like a side hustle. Alex Pall reveals the love for music was intrinsically driven and he loved doing it just for fun and passion. He stated that his career started way back in New York City where he worked as a DJ.

He tells Rosenzweig that he was doing DJ work just like a side hustle and it came a time when he wanted to make music. He, therefore, talked to his manager who introduced him to Drew who is his producer.

On his way to the career ladder of success, Alex Pall meets this man, Andrew Taggart who was filled with the desire and love for music decided to give it a try. They made music partially according to Alex Pall, and they intended to ensure that the joy and passion for making music were kept intact.

The duo started their music career as a full-time hustle after they realized that they could do better than what they were doing prior. When Rosenzweig asked about there experience with Halsey, they commented that they loved working with her since she expressed a unique sense of maturity and originality an artist requires.

Rosenzweig also asked about how difficult it was for them to find identity in the Electronic music genre and Taggart responded saying that it had actually it had taken them almost 1½ years to be heard and this was mainly attributed to the popular song syndrome. This, therefore, made them devise their mechanism and started doing what they wanted to do best.

Taggart also said that their desire was now to write music that touches there own personality and this was going to act like there brand. He concludes by saying that ethics and hard work is what it takes to succeed.