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…