Alex Pall is one of the members of The Chainsmokers, a popular band is known for their hit singles like “Roses,” “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Closer.” According to Alex Pall, he was working as a DJ and an assistant at an art gallery before he met Drew Taggart and his manager. He was performing around the city of New York, but his career is highly unnoticed. He also revealed that being a DJ is just a sideline, and he is focusing more on becoming an art gallery assistant because it is paying more than his gig as a DJ. However, as more and more clubs around New York City knew of his skills and talent, his talent fee gradually increased, and it came a time that it has already surpassed his salary at the art gallery. Alex Pall revealed that music was already calling him, so he gave it a short and left his job at the art gallery to pursue a career on being a full-time DJ. He met his present manager in New York City, and his manager became the bridge for him to meet Drew Taggart, who came all the way from Maine to start a career in New York City.
In the beginning, Alex Pall does not have any idea what their manager’s plan is, but they slowly found out that their manager is creating a brand name for them, and they came up with The Chainsmokers as the duo’s name. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart started talking about their private lives, and because of their similarities and sharing the same interests, the two instantly became close friends. The two clicked immediately, and their manager started calling his networks to present the two. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart began their career by being a DJ around the city. Their manager would be the one looking for a place for them to perform, and they will be paid for the entire performance.
As Alex Pall and Drew Taggart discovered some of their hidden talents, they started to acquire more fans and their pay increased. In a short period, since their formation in 2012, the group has now transformed to become a global phenomenon.