Alex Pall is a member of the electronic dance music group known as Chainsmokers. The group was formed when Alex Pall met Andrew Taggart and prior to their meeting, he had been working as a DJ in New York City where he also lived. Being a DJ was part of his hobby even when growing up, and it became his little career while in the city. He has expressed that being a DJ in the city pursuing something he did not view as a job but a passion, was a little scary.
Alex Pall later realized his interest in dance music while at an art gallery and he developed the interest to pursue it seriously and see what he would make out of it. He began working with his current manager who later introduced him to Andrew and the two began working together on their music almost immediately. Alex Pall later quit his job to concentrate fully on music with his new-found partner.
He was interested in forming the duo because he understood what he was bringing to the table and he understood what would work and what would not. Alex Pall goal when they were starting was to create an identity around the kind the of music the group would be making. Alex Pall regards his partner as a talented producer and easy to work with since, from the beginning they have been like-minded individuals
Alex Pall sees his music career as more than a job because it is a continuous journey that he has to push himself to get better each time. He is expectant that even if the future, people shall keep on relating with their music on a deeper level as they do now. Alex Pall considers music career as a journey of self-discovery and one has to keep on trying new things.
Paul expressed that what makes Chainsmokers different is that they do not wholly rely on songwriters but they make sure to become part of songwriting so that they can be part of making the song. Alex Pall makes music to make the listeners feel better or connect emotionally with it whether they be old or young