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Key career and business principles with Alex Pall.

Alex Pall is a member of the Dj duo Chainsmokers, Chainsmokers have brought a new sound to the music industry. Their career journey began when they were introduced by their manager at a gallery in New York. Alex Pall has always loved music and even started Djying at a tender age.

In their journey, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have gained experience and learned some key lessons on how to run a business, especially in the music industry. Some of the essential lessons include;


Believe in yourself, Alex Pall worked as a Dj for a while. He, however, did not have so much confidence that his passion and hobby would turn out to be a good career. Alex then noticed that music was all around him and this triggered him to make the bold step and turn his passion into a job. This decision has not disappointed.


Andrew Taggart on the other hand was made fun off while in college, Andrew enjoyed electronic music and his collegues in college made fun of him. Drew did not focus on the negativity, he, however, pursued his passion for music. It is therefore vital to believe in yourself no matter what other people think. If something makes you happy and brings positive change in society, then go ahead and pursue it.


Marketing, in any business lesson one of the major things one is required to understand and put into practice is marketing as well as branding. For your business to succeed, it needs to be known by many people. And Alex and Andrew have put this lesson into practice. One of the platforms the duo has used as a marketing tool is social media, the other tool they have incorporated are tours. The two in previous years have visited several countries with the aim of reaching out to their audiences as well as attracting more listeners. This has been a helpful tool in developing their career.


Understand your audience, in music it is essential to understand your audience. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have made it their aim to ensure they understand how their fans relate with their music. This has helped the duo connect more with the listeners.


Identify your strength, the music industry has changed, and for one to remain relevant, it is crucial to identify your strength. Work on projects you are confident about. For the Chainsmokers, working on electronic music is one of their strengths, and this is evident from the success in their career.


The Chainsmokers is an American production and DJ consisting of two members Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. Alex Pall was born on 16th may 1985 from a housewife mother and an art dealer father. He grew up in New York, Westchester County. He graduated from the University of New York where he pursued business and art history. Andrew Taggart was born on 31st December 1989 his mother was a teacher, and his father was a businessman selling prosthetics. Taggart is a graduate of Syracuse University. He was raised in Freeport in Maine. At the Age of 15 when he was in Argentina, he was revolved onto EDM where he was presented to the music of daft punk and David Guetta. The Chainsmokers were reformed as an EDM DJ two in 2012 in the administration of Adam Alpert in the New York City. Pall was familiarized to Taggart by Alpert while he was DJing. They made remixes of indie bands. In 2012 together with Priyanka Chopra an Indian actress and a recording artist they collaborated and produced the single ‘Erase’ and ‘The Rookie’ in early 2013.The two EDM- pop hit the ground in 2014 with their new song Selfie. This track was best 20 solitaries in various states. In 2015 they emerged into top ten with their song ‘Roses’ which rendered them persistent for years. At the fifty-ninth awards ceremony, the Chainsmokers won the best dance recording Grammy Accolade from their first top five single, Don’t Let Me Down. They are the champions of 2 American Music Honor and 5 Heart Radio Music Medal after the production of their 1st number 1 single named Closer.

In January 2017 Paris another international single was released, and on 30th January the track was specialized gold in Canada and the United States. The Chainsmokers understands their fans well, and they know what to give them. They have carried their fans collected with them. This is evident in their new single Sick Boy. This is considered the 1st check of the following stage of their career. As per Taggart they always release a song nearly every month but for the Sick boy took them a long time.