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The Chainsmokers are Changing Their Tune

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DJ duo, The Chainsmokers have taken the pop industry by storm, setting records over the last two years with their addictive jams, but it looks like they’ll be changing their tune once again. Having started out in the more niche genre of EDM, The Chainsmokers took a slight shift to popular music with songs that deeply resonated with the younger generations. This was by no means accidental; the Chainsmokers have made an effort to stay current with their music by addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their own generation of listless and hopeful twenty-somethings. Their songs paint pictures of passionate, young love, smoke-filled crash pads, and naïve adventure.


After a long hiatus following the success of their hit “Closer,” the Chainsmokers have returned with a new song and a new outlook on life. They say this next chapter will take a darker turn as their new songs reflect their own life experiences in the music industry as well as echo what their generation is experiencing in modern-day America.


Eager to remain pertinent and involved with their fanbase, the Chainsmokers are turning to a new atmosphere for inspiration. Their current release “Sick Boy” draws from the experiences of the social media-driven generation and the frustration that can come with putting life on display online. The duo believes that their music will continue to be relatable while still pushing their own personal boundaries. They hope to continue challenging themselves to work outside their comfort zone with future music and are confident their fans will follow them on the journey. See Related Link for additional information.


The Chainsmokers got their start in 2012 when original member Alex Pall was joined by DJ Andrew Taggart. The production duo started in electronic music before incorporating a pop sound. Their first big hit in 2014, “#Selfie,” successfully charted and put the Chainsmokers in the public eye. They began working with several artists, both new and well-known, on successful songs with Andrew Taggart singing on several tracks including their newest release, “Sick Boy.”



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Alex Pall And Andrew Taggert Reach New Heights With The Chainsmokers

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Alex Pall and Andrew Taggert, the talented DJ duo of The Chainsmokers, broke away from their booth to exclusively chat with the New York-based columnist Mathias Rosenzweig, about the future of their EDM pop influenced music, honing their identities within the genre and how they plan to evolve as their fan base continues to grow. Mathias kicked the interview off by asking the pair about their beginnings. Alex Pall explained he was initially DJing as a hobby until he formed the group and played all throughout New York, NY, with his former member Rhett Bixler and his still current manager. As Brett departed the group, Alex’s manager introduced him to Andrew Taggert, an aspiring producer and songwriter, at a gig in an art gallery. The two meshed well together from the start and The Chainsmokers were a dynamic duo once again.


In 2016, they released their track “Closer” that featured the electropop artist Halsey. It quickly became their very first single to reach No. 1 on the charts and the increased exposure kept the strobe lights shining on the group and on the dance floor. Mathias continued and inquired if the two had found it hard to form a solid identity as artists within the electronic dance genre. Andrew’s response was very mixed in his views, he stated that every single genre has individuals that put out stuff that sounds similar to others that have reached popular heights. Everyone is competing to be the one that truly “stands out.” He shares that all artists are guilty of that until they get comfortable with their own style and breakthrough sounds.  (More about Pall on Interview Magazine: The Chainsmokers)



The Chainsmokers weren’t afraid to experiment with their style and have incorporated different genres such as indie, pop, hip hop and dance into their most popular songs. They shared that they often change their live shows and its visuals as their audience expands. The pair have already toured the entire world thrice and find the challenge of putting out fresh shows extremely exciting. They talk to their ‘visualist’ on how to dramatically change their shows to make it unique for themselves and the crowd. Click Here for more information



Music/Latin Singers

Norka Luque Makes a Splash in the Music Industry

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There are many stars that have been interested in building careers, but few people have been able to make the type of impression that Norka Luque has made. She was fond of music for most of her life, but she had to wait until the time was right to get into the entertainment business. She has degrees in other areas outside of entertainment, but she has become dedicated to the craft of music in recent years.



Lots of people are going to be impressed with what Norka brings to the table. She is a Latin artist that is not about to break away from her roots. She loves Venezuela, and she is bringing forth songs that will encourage people that live here. There is also a lot of praise for the way that she has shown people that she is diverse. There is no doubt that she is a singer that wants to expand to an American audience as well.



There is no one better equipped to help a Latin artist like Norka Luque make a transition on to American charts than Emilio Estefan. He has been able to make this happen with many other singers down through the years. This career spans several decades, and his discovery of young talent shows that he still has what it takes.



The combination of Norka and Emilio is a great one. She was already part of a band when he discovered her, but he felt that she would be a great solo artist on her own. This is what led Norka to bring the sound to America. The great thing about someone like Norka Luque is that she is willing to expand her sound in order to build her audience. She doesn’t want to abandon her roots and totally get thrown in pop music. Instead, Norka wants to bring the pop world into her Latin music world and fuse the two genres.



So far the remixes of her singles have been helping her do this quite well. She has managed to take things to a new level and carve out a place for herself in the industry with ease. There is no doubt that she is going to be one the top selling Latin artists when her album hits stores. There is a lot of love for what she is doing, and her fans see magic in her eyes when she performs.


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