Alex Pall on The Chainsmokers New Direction

The popular music scene has evolved greatly in recent years, with hit songs now often based more on an aural electronic feel rather than based around a major singer’s voice. Yet even as innovative DJ’s have taken over much of the music scene, things do keep evolving and circling back again to where they started. Case in point is the new single from The Chainsmokers, “Closer,” which features the vocals of music star Halsey, along with vocals from one half of the duo, Alex Pall. Both Pall and bandmate Andrew Taggart were involved in the writing and creation of the new song, which marks a departure for the band. Pall and Taggart got together after one of the original members left the band, and they took the synth electronic band’s music to new levels together. Today, their shows sell out months in advance, and they tour constantly, always keeping in touch with the hottest sounds out there, while trying to stay ahead of the sound as well. White Middle Class Guys In the past, Pall and Taggart created an epic aural sound by sampling and adding their own synth sounds, to create an electronica feeling that is often dreamy. Both…

The Dedicated Audio Engineer, Clay Hutson
Music Entertainment , People / March 13, 2018

Clay Hutson is a renowned manager in production and also has quite some talent when it comes to sound engineering. In 2005, he and the Garbage band were involved in a world tour. Clay served as a monitor engineer at the time. He also took part in the Honda Civic Tour where he showed his expertise with the One Republic rigging system. His love for live music has seen him grow in the industry and participate in various functions that have been significant in the music industry. Having acquired various skills along the way, Clay Hutson decided it was time to start his own business. As much as it involved a high amount of risk, Clay was determined that this was the right call for his career.     Clay develops new designs and audio with the help of computer designs. He has to very closely monitor his equipment as he wants it to fit in well with the type of concert he plays at. Over the years, he has shown great dedication to his work and this has made him a reliable source for his clients. Additionally, he has gotten a couple of recommendations for his professionalism and working…