The Chainsmokers, Adam Pall and Drew Taggart, have given their fans a rare glimpse into their inner working as artist by uploading a 1-minute clip for how “Somebody” came together as Songwriters. The allowed the work done in their private studio to be recorded and shared with others. Maybe that may be the reason why Kat Bein, a contributing writer for Billboard, asked the question in his recent write up about The Chainsmokers newly released single “Somebody.”
From Start to Finish and the 1% Inspiration
It was Thomas Edison what was the cause of his genius and he responded by saying “Genius is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.” This may be a good introduction to the 1-minute instructional video the Chainsmokers recently uploaded to their Facebook® page. It is only one minute, but it tells fans a lot about the workhabits of the Chainsmokers.
The video which was filmed on a narrow screen phone or camera shows Drew Taggart sitting at his studio chair with an open laptop where his Ableton Live® is set up with some vocal and instrumental tracks open. The video begins with Taggart playing on his synthesizer. Next shot is Adam Pall playing a series of chords at the piano. Following Pall Taggart with his smartphone in his hand.
An Open Window into the Inner Artist
Taggart turns to Adam Pall and explains that the original track which the vocal starts on is two and a half steps lower than the raised beat on the revised version of the vocals. Taggart plays the final version on his computer.
Taggart and Pall said they would upload another video later explaining more in detail how the Official video for “Somebody” was made. The later showed up on June 9th on their Facebook page thanks to the work of Rory Kramer whose produced videos and photo shoots for the EDM-Pop duo before.
Adam Pall and Drew Taggart began working together in 2012, having come together thru a mutual friend. They’ve produced several Billboard Top 10 hits since then. Drew Taggart just recently was a co-winner of Songwriter of the Year awarded by ASCAP.
The chainsmokers have become a huge music sensation over the past couple of years. The Chainsmokers are a duo group and consist of only two mebers which are Alex Pall, and Andrew Taggart.
The chainsmokers have had several hits that have been at the top of the charts. Some of their most popular hits include: “Roses” “Don’t let me down” “Paris” “Something just like this” “Closer,” and their most recent song “Sick boy.” They have also worked with other successful artists such as Halsey, Daya, and Coldplay.
The Chainsmokers have won several awards from the American Music Awards, the MTV Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and more. They also won a Grammy for the best dancing recording of 2017. And even though they have had this much success, they hope to grow their audience as they create more music, and they hope to create more music that their fans can relate to.
Before the Chainsmokers success, Alex and Andrew were just two regular guys living life. Alex lived in New York with a regular job. He also was a DJ part time, and he loved it, but didn’t see it as a job. One day, he finally decided that he wanted to try to make a career out of his DJing, so he told his manager and gave it a real shot.
Andrew Taggart lived in Maine where he also attended college. He also loved music and had played around and put a couple of songs out on his soundcloud. He also played in a couple of shows and was inspired by watching others getting their breaks. He was told about the chainsmokers needing a second member, and he instantly took a bus to New York and met Alex. They started creating music instantly and the rest was history.
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