• 03Apr

    The Chainsmokers consists of DJs Alex Pall and Drew Taggart. In the interview, the duo discuss their rise to fame, how they met, and more importantly how they want to push the boundaries of what an EDM artist can do to create an unique identity. The interview was released right after “Closer” was released. This song is different than their other hits such as “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Roses”, because it features Taggart singing.

    This is something that is not common in EDM music, but shows how the Chainsmokers have become an unique act in a field that lacks diversity.

    Alex Pall explains that the met in New York, when a friend explained that the two would likely get along. Taggart went to Syracuse and came from NY City to meet Pall.

    Both had gotten into DJing because of its growing popularity, and the access to the scene that it provided. After meeting, the two connected, and decided to begin working on music together by the next day. After tirelessly playing in bars and music scenes throughout the city, the two began to gain national, and then worldwide recognition with their hit selfie. Pall says that the problem however, was that the two wanted to create an identity and blur the lines between multiple genres. Their first hit, #selfie, was not anything unique, and either was their next two hits “Roses”, and “Don’t Let Me Down.” Both songs were hits, but did not stand out, or express the identity of the two as anything out of the ordinary.

    The two wrote “Closer” along with the singer Halsey, with the idea to not only help write the lyrics but for Taggart to sing in it as well. Closer was about Taggart’s reflection of society, and his college years. He was from Maine, and went to a school with wealthy, superficial girls. He wanted to tell his story and express his voice through this song. This song would go on to be a large hit, and in many ways the chainsmokers

    https://youtu.be/_hMQe2U4c6w

  • 30Mar

    Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are a production duo, called The Chainsmokers. They have been climbing their way to the top very quickly. With their number one song “Closer”, reaching the top of the billboard chart for 12 weeks and multiple other songs also reaching for the stars. The Chainsmokers have broken many records and now they have a message for the people in their generation, including the younger ones who feel that their social media platforms are the most important things, with their new single “Sick boy”.

    The Chainsmokers reflect their frustration involving today’s society that gives social media complete importance above all other things. This generation engorges themselves in multiple social outlets, they even try to create jobs with them. Their music is relatable and mirrors how they feel. “Sick Boy” is a little darker than their usual musical tones, but as Taggart said in a Forbs interview, “I think that’s the tone of society right now.”

    “How many likes is my life worth?”

    The Chainsmokers are addressing the implications that social media has on us. They express to us, through their song, how much we feel the need to be liked by others and how many likes we need to feel a sense of acceptance. Unfortunately, we place ourselves in that situation, only to find out the feeling is not liberating. Their message is strong and could ultimately be a big risk for their career, but they are ready to accept the judgment that they may receive. Regardless, The Chainsmokers are voicing their opinions through their music, and they are grateful to see their single is receiving so much love and support from their fans. The song has already reached the top 100 on the US Billboard and at the top of radio lists in multiple countries all over the world.

    https://www.pandora.com/artist/the-chainsmokers/ARXX6jwckzwk4nw

  • 06May

    Music streaming is one of the expanding business in the industry with artists getting millions of dollars from its participation. There is a tough competition in the industry, and tidal family has been thriving through all these challenges. The firm has been facing challenges with many of its executives stepping down, members leaving and the management being unstable. The founder of the company Jay-Z had a lot of tasks trying to deviate the business to ensure that it survives with many people thinking it was going to freeze. Although Jay-z doesn’t understand all the tricks in the trade business, he knows how to get and place professional personnel in the area needed.   Related article on businessinsider.in.

    Fortunately, the tidal family got a professional in the music industry Desiree Perez. Desiree tried to win back customers, and the business witnessed increased number of members and clients.

    Desiree Perez is a musician producer who came to redeem Tidal from collapsing. Jay-Z gave Desiree the responsibilities of finalizing some of the multi-million contracts which she performed excellently. She assisted and made it easier for Jay-Z in the transition from rap music to streaming. The tidal app and the music streaming are also part of her works, bringing a lot of impact to the tidal family by attracting youths and also becoming the popular app in the industry. In her music service to tidal family, Perez has tried to focus on the new and upcoming music rather than the old music making it more famous and popular.  To know more about Dez, visit her facebook.com page.

    Useful link here.

    Desiree is a talented music producer who has shown a lot of excellent managerial, accounting and negotiation skills, read her daily tweets, follow her on twitter.com.. She has always received credit in the music industry working for famous musicians like Beyonce, Rihanna, and Jay-Z. She knows how to finalize most valuable deals for the artists, and that is why many customers are joining the tidal family. She has also helped Rihanna’s business with the Samsung project and also in Beyonce’s tour. Due to her experience and skills, Perez owns her business and is also to cooperate with Roc Nation as well as the Hova circle in their business.

    For additional reading, hit https://www.tumblr.com/blog/desireeperezblog

 
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