The death of the Swedish DJ Avicii has brought electronic dance music into the public consciousness with The Chainsmokers continuing the legacy of the DJ by changing the face of the music scene forever. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have been pushing forward with their own changing music since coming together in 2012 to create one of the most successful EDM bands in the history of popular music.
The Chainsmokers have developed their own brand of music based around the electronic dance music they love and integrated their own creativity into a musical genre which has traditionally had a set number of rules. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have spent a large amount of time exploring the different options open to them in developing the sound of the band which was originally similar to many other DJ’s in the genre; The Chainsmokers have moved into the writing room alongside some of the most impressive and respected songwriters in the world.
Electronic dance music has been at the heart of the musical history of The Chainsmokers since Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart came together in 2012 to cement their relationship as musical collaborators. Taking authorship of their musical future is something Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart believe in very strongly as this is the first way the collaborators believed they could come up with a better way of developing their future and making sure they stay at the top of the electronic dance music scene.
Alex Pall believes the ways in which he and Taggart work together helps them create both impressive music and a style which is easy to follow for those who have signed up for their social media accounts. By taking advantage of the success they achieved early in their careers as DJ’s, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are stepping out from behind the decks and taking over performing the vocals for their songs in a positive way.