Some people may know the Chainsmokers for their wildly popular single “Closer” which features debut artist Halsey. Mathias Rosenzweig sat down with Alex Pall, who is one half of the duo. Alex stated he was originally a DJ growing up and was DJing around New York and self admittingly had a little career out of it. He goes on to say how passionate he was and that dance music was ultimately consuming his everyday life. Alex wanted to do something about it rather than just have a hobby of it. He went on to meet Drew who had moved down from Maine and began working on some music together. Alex said he quit his job and basically that is where the do began to form into a music milestone.
Mr.Pall was asked how he knew the duo would just work out and he stated they both knew what was being brought to the table. It seems they had similar goals and just really worked well together. Alex stated they went on to discuss just how badly each of them wanted this and soon it became a very pressed understanding. Music seemed to be not only an understanding between the duo but also a self discovery journey. It soon became a rite of passage.
The interview also touches of the growth of the duo and all the hard work that was out into their music. It becomes a revelation that not only were these gentleman providing literal music but songs from the soul. It helps to know where artists come from and where they want to go. It gives the audience a really in tune look at whom they have been fans of. Interviews like these seem to make fans admire Alex Pall and his partner even more and provide a real sense of unity.