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Alex Pall Leads The Chainsmokers Around The World November 6, 2018

The Chainsmokers have been a top electronic dance music act since the release of their single, “#Selfie” which allowed Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart to travel the world marketing the song. The question DJs often face is, how to build on the success of a single song? For DJs and producers, this problem is magnified by the fact they are often struggling to get their face known as the lead vocals of most songs are taken by a guest vocalist who often takes credit for the success of the track.

Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are known for the success they have achieved as DJs and producers of their own songs, but they understand the need to move forward with their recordings and their image. The Chainsmokers image is closely monitored by Pall through various social media platforms, such as Instagram providing instant feedback on the choices made by The Chainsmokers regarding their image and song choices. As the fanbase of the duo has grown to include many nations around the world, the ability to monitor the growth of the producers is made simpler through the use of social media.

The release of any album is stressful and the period before the launch of the debut album, “Memories… Do Not Open” was described by Alex Pall as a difficult time. One of the most impressive aspects of the work of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart has been their desire to change the way the DJ is seen in the mainstream. Both performers believe it is important to allow their image to be seen by as many fans as possible who expect more from a show than DJs standing behind decks. In the buildup to the release of their debut album the pressure was on The Chainsmokers from their record label but now fans have high expectations about the direction of the duo. Collaborations with guest vocalists continue but both Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have sung on their latest releases to give the world a view of what they can achieve.

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A look into the Chainsmokers’ “Somebody” video June 14, 2018

The song “Somebody” by the Chainsmokers talks a lot about the duo. The song not only connects with the fans on a deeper level but also reveals the high level of expertise possessed by Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. Today, every person is talking about this. What is so special about this hit song? It combines a lot of elements from Pop music, R&B and Electronic Dance Music. They are synchronized uniquely, and this makes a person want to listen to it severally.


The Chainsmokers have also established a way of connecting to the fans by talking about real life issues. In the song “Somebody”, the duo talks about how difficult it can be for someone to be true to themselves. While people aim at reaching material stuff, a person should focus on who they are by not being fake.


This duo has appreciated the positive responses that they have gotten from their fans. They even released a short clip to show how the song was produced and the variations of the pitches. Listening to this video shows how multitalented Pall and Taggart are in their music genre. They promised her fans that in future, they will teach them more about the production of the music video through a tutorial.


Chainsmokers have come a long way since 2012 when they both met. After the music partner of Alex Pall left, Andrew Taggart travelled to New York City to join him. Both of them had a lot of interest in this music genre. Their collaboration, commitment and hard work have seen them achieve immense growth in the industry.


The Chainsmokers creativity and originality in producing music has enabled them to be awarded severally even in the Grammys. For instance, on the 59th Grammy Awards Ceremony, their song “Don’t let me down” was ranked number one in dance music. They have been awarded twice in AMA and won five times in the iHeartRadio Music Awards. The US Billboard ranked their song “Roses” as number ten. This shows the ability of the duo to produce quality music and entertain their fans.

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The Success of Tour Manager Clayton Hutson March 2, 2018

Clayton Hutson is a well-respected tour manager. He wears many hats in order to get the job done, and bring an artists’ vision to reality. Clayton has worked with musicians from all genres on tours both small and large. He also has 25 years of live sound experience, and extensive credits in assignments requiring production management, production design, show producing, monitor engineering, rigging, logistics, and stage management. As tour manager, his knowledge of musical engineering and mixing has contributed to his success and longevity in the business. Clayton has been known to quickly find solutions to problems that may arise on tours. One of his early, tours where he did just that, took place in 2005 for the “Bleed Like Me” Tour as monitor engineer for the alternative rock band Garbage. It has continued ever since to the delight of his clients.

He contributed to the “Appetite for Democracy 3D: Live at the Head Rock Casino Las Vegas” for the band Guns & Roses as monitor and production manager, stage designer and lighting designer. Hutson played an integral part in the co-bill tour with soul singer Maxwell, and soul/R&B singer-songwriter Jill Scott. He utilized the SD7 console which enabled Clayton to control both acts in a timely and well-synched fashion. The stage production went off without a hitch due to the mastermind and expertise of Clayton.

Clayton is proud to have brought along the first SD11 console on tour with singer Arron Lewis. Hutson had been using this system for several years which is produced by DigiCo. Clayton decided to obtain the very first SD11 for this specific tour where he worked as the day to day production tour manager, and FOH /monitor engineer. He has incredible skill using almost every console on the market including SD7’s and SD8’s on several one-off gigs. It was a milestone in Hutson’s career to use this technology, and debut it here since Arron Lewis was in an acoustic duo setting entertaining to sold out stages. Lewis headlined 700-seat casinos, churches and honky tonks. He played to 50,000 seat arenas and festivals. Clayton Hutson’s success keeps escalating as he remains a top choice in the industry. Learn more:

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