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As a young guy in New York City, Alex Pall was obsessed with dance music and worked as a DJ on the side of his regular job at an art gallery. He really wanted to turn DJing into a career and that opportunity came when he hooked up with Andrew Taggart and the Chainsmokers as we know them were born.
Taggart moved down to the big city from Maine and they obsessed together about music, the DJ scene and where they wanted to fit into it all. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart had grown up listening to much of the same music and they wanted to be able to express their own sound, not just fit into the electronic genre. The Chainsmokers set themselves apart from other DJs and electronic artists by writing their own songs about their own lives and even singing on some of the tracks. While they do enlist the help of talented friends and lyricists for some songs, they keep the direction going in the way they want it to go.
— Alex Pall (@AlexPallNY) July 18, 2018
Eventually, Alex Pall says, they hope to have a full album that is not just a collection of unrelated songs, but a cohesive body of work. He doesn’t just want to stick to the format of every other DJ album with a few hit songs, a couple of dance songs, some okay filler and an interlude.
As the popularity of the Chainsmokers grows, so does their audience. They aren’t just playing to the college crowd anymore. Their fans range from children to people their parents’ age. Thanks to the internet, they also have followers all over the world. Alex Pall finds this reassuring since they mainly make music for themselves and hope others like it as much as they do.
The expansion in their audience has inspired them to keep making their live performances bigger and more exciting. Special guests and big productions mixed with short acts keep the show interesting and keep fans wanting more.
Tidal is fulfilling all of your music steaming needs. Desiree Perez is the person that is making people take a look at Tidal. This is the wife of Juan Perez, and it appears that Desiree has the same great business mindset that her husband has.
Juan Perez is the guy that has our helped run the 40/40 Club that Jay-Z owns. Perez also had the advantage of helping run studios and building a friendship with Jay-Z. Now there is a lot of interest on what the wife of Juan Perez is doing. His wife, Desiree, has made her way into the leadership role at Tidal.
Dez is taking her time to make sure that she can give music fans something that is a standout from of the other music streaming services that are out there. Competition is definitely heavy, and it is going to take something that other companies do not have to make Tidal number one. Fortunately, all of the exclusive content that is being offered by this company is giving Shawn Carter and Desiree Perez the competitive advantage that is needed to draw in loyal customers. There has been a battle with the music streaming industry with lots of artists like Taylor Swift and Adele. These are women that do not feel like they’re getting the proper royalties for the music that they make. People are streaming the music that is being played, but many streaming sites are offering a small payoff. Taylor Swift has gone as far as taking all of her music off of Spotify. Lots of these artist have a problem with other websites like YouTube as well. Music streaming has become something of a fickle business, and many artists feel like they are not getting the proper due. What Dez Perez realizes is that she has to work with the artists and make them happy before anything can be done to make the customers happy.
That is why is there so much talk about how she has negotiated contracts for concerts that could also be shown on the Tidal website. She has helped artists get a lot more for the concerts, and this content can become exclusively shown on the Internet is order to secure reoccurring profits. There is lots of talk about an Apple buyout. When Apple wants to buy your company there is a strong chance that you’re doing something right.