Any individual around the world who is highly involved about trends in the music industry has probably come across the Chainsmokers, a recently formed group that is taking the industry by storm. The group has produced some few songs in its short tenure, less than five years, but the songs produced have had a significant impact in an industry that has a high appetite for new songs. Here are some few but essential concepts that one can learn about the group.
This is a music, dance, and DJ squad that is made by two individuals; Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The two joined hands back in 2012 with the aim of performing their DJ activities together. Alex’s manager and official representative played a crucial role in bringing Andrew to the group. Alex was operating alone after DJ Rhett Bixler, who was his partner, left the group to continue with his own career as a solo DJ.
- Their Music Genre
The Chainsmokers perform a specific type of dance, electronic music dance, which they have brought back to the industry. The two individuals have DJeing skills and they usually make sure that every person attending to their live shows is on his or her feet through a sequence of hard metal electronic rock hits. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have really changed the dance industry, and they have brought the energy back to the sector.
- Their Honors
Despite working together for just a few numbers of years, the Chainsmokers have been able to win some of the most prestigious awards in the music industry. They have won two awards in the category of the American Music Awards, an achievement that has not been achieved by a large number of legendary musicians. They have also been able to win a Grammy in the category of Best Dance Recording in one of their hit single, Don’t Let Me Down.
- What about the Name, ‘Chainsmokers’
Some individuals might have a particular perception towards the group due to their stage name. However, the name has nothing to do with smoking as Alex Pall indicated in one of his interviews. It’s just a name that attracts the attention of the public.