Alex Pall is one half of the group known as The Chainsmokers. He and Andrew Taggert worked hard to get where they are today. Now they have become one of the most popular duos to hit the music scene in recent memory. In an interview with Mathias Rosenzweig, both members of the duo talk about how the met and what it felt like to work on their new song with Halsey called Closer.
Both Alex Pall and Andrew Taggert were in college at the time. Alex loved working as a DJ and Andrew was doing it as a way to make some extra money. Both men had the same manager and thought the two should meet. Taggert was to come from Maine to New York City and once he met Alex Pall both of them knew they were on to something. A day after they met they began the difficult process of writing new music. As their popularity has grown over the years, they have begun to do collaborations with other stars. One star that both wanted to work with was Halsey and they fulfilled that dream.
When they went into the studio to work on the song Closer Pall said that she was great to work with because she held nothing back she was completely herself the entire time that they worked together. Alex says that she has a very powerful voice and that is why they wanted to work with her. It also helped expand their audience base.
One thing that both members of the group are trying to do in the music business is to be original and be themselves. They say with the advent of new technology and the internet songs can become instant hits and fans can interact with them on a daily basis. One of the new formats that they use is Instagram and both Alex Pall and Andrew Taggert realize how powerful social media can be.
Alex Pall has always wanted to make a career out of singing for people. Now with the help of Andrew Taggart, both can do just that.
The music industry is filled with many musicians that come and go. While most of the new pop singers are only a one-time hit, the Venezuelan singer Norka Luque is different. Her voice has burnt up dance floors with the Latin American music fire in the Western parts of the United States. Norka can become a superstar in the music industry, for she has the help of Emilio Estefan. Emilio is a famous music producer known to produce the best hits in the music industry. When Norka released her first single dance music in 2011, she was nominated for the best pop female vocalist award in 2011. Since she released the song titled How can I do it, doors opened up for her and was nominated for other awards.
Norka credits most of her music success to Archie Pena and Emilio Estefan because they have helped her nurture her music to become world famous. However, Pena and Estefan refuse to take the whole credit, stating that Norka’s magical voice is the reason behind her success. Norka’s music reaches far and beyond because it is a story of her life.
In a recent interview, Estefan stated that he decided to work with Norka because he knew she had the talent seen in other raw singers such as Shakira, Gloria Estefan, and other Latino musicians. Luque was born to be a singer and not an ordinary one. According to Archie Pena, Norka Luque is a superstar the world hasn’t discovered yet.
Norka Luque’s musical journey is a simple and beautiful one. Her parents recognized her talent at a young age of five. When she turned to eight years, she joined a music school where she trained her vocals and started singing. Norka fell in love with Shakira’s kind of music since the musical school feature Shakira’s music. Norka continually advanced her music with the study of piano, and she took vocal lessons throughout her secondary education. Knowing that Norka would need an education and a profession, Norka Luque’s parents sent her to France where she studied business administration.
She has engaged in other interests in her life. Her travel to study in France shows her love for travel, food and appreciating other cultures in the world. She loves traveling to different parts of the world, has a love food and enjoys sports.