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A Chat with Alex Pall

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Alex Pall, one of the famous duos of “The Chainsmokers” band, had an interview with Mathias Rosenzweig around the release of their new track “Close” for “Interview Magazine,” on July 28, 2016.

Rosenzweig started his interview by asking Alex Pall to tell him how “The Chainsmorkers” started?

One day I was at an art gallery when it hit me that dance music was taking over my life and I was enjoying it. So I decided to see where this new love was taking me. My manager who is now our manager introduced me to Andrew Taggart, and we just hit it off well. That is how it all started.

Alex, how did you know it would work out after you two met?

We both grow up liking music we are both ambitious and driven. We both also pay close attention to what type of music works and which ones do not. Our working habits are the same we work hard to create our own identity as artists.

It surprises me that performers like you two actually sing your songs

Why shouldn’t we sing our songs? We wrote some of our songs, and sometimes songwriters write the other songs. However, no matter whether we write them or not it is still us.

How was it working with Halsey on “Closer” Alex?

Halsey is one of the artists that we have always wanted to work with she is the best. Halsey has a powerful voice; her sound is unique.

What type of people connect with your music?

Thanks to Social Media I am able to see actually who is connecting to our music. Our fans come from places like the Philippines and South Africa. We are reaching a demographic between 16 and 25. The demographic is half boys and half girls if I need to take a guess.

So Alex how is your music changing your live show?

We won’t be doing the same things; we want our show to be exciting to keep the audience coming. With “Closer” coming out it will dramatically change our shows.

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The Chainsmokers – Making Chart History

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Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, known musically as The Chainsmokers, hit the music scene hard in 2012. Their meteoric rise in the EDM genre is noteworthy. The music duo continually reinvents themselves as they grow individually and as musicians and that keeps their music fresh. While The Chainsmokers is comfortably topping the charts, they do not focus on the charts. Instead of letting the charts dictate where they want to go, they concentrate on making music that appeals to them and their dynamic and exciting live performances keep their fans wanting more.

Since their inception, The Chainsmokers have had five Top 10 hits and a Number 1 hit. Their first song to chart, “Closer” featuring Halsey peaked at Number 1. “Closer” stayed at its peak position for 12 straight weeks and it remained on the Billboard Charts for 52 weeks. “Don’t Let Me Down” featuring Daya on lead vocals charted for a full year, peaking at Number 3 on the Billboard Charts. “Roses” featuring Rozes on vocals resided on the Billboard Chart for 31 weeks peaking at Number 6 position, as did another chart-topping hit, “Paris” that stayed on the Billboard Charts for 20 weeks. Peaking at Number 3 on the Billboard Charts and charting for ten months was their hit “Something Just Like This,” a collaboration with Coldplay.

Staying on the Billboard Chart for 11 weeks and peaking at Number 16, “#Selfie” was another chart-topping hit for the dynamic duo. Other chart-topping hit songs are “All We Know” featuring Phoebe Ryan; “Sick Boy” released this year; “Setting Fires” featuring XYLO; “Honest” and “The One” round out their chart-topping successes.

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Pall and Taggart pride themselves on pushing the envelope and stepping outside of their musical comfort zone to stay relevant musically. Realizing making music is a subjective activity, The Chainsmokers make music they want to do. They put their music out into the world with the goal of reaching the heart of their fans. Staying fresh and current has helped the duo win one Grammy and nomination for a second Grammy award.

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Desiree Perez To Play An Important Role In The Next Roc Nation Music Deal

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The deal struck by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label and the Live Nation group will come to a close in 2018 with both sides being given the option to continue with the deal or to sell their stake in the record label to the other party. The other option Live Nation has is to step away from the $150 million deal it struck for ten years in 2008 and reduce its involvement in the recorded music industry; Live Nation is expected to take the third option and step away from the record label while maintaining its stake in the touring side of the company.  Read more on pagesix.com.

Jay-Z and his trusted advisor Desiree Perez have already made their first attempts to build interest in the recorded music side of Roc Nation with meetings beginning with the Universal Music Group in 2017. More to read on prettymanprettyman.com.

Any possible interest in Roc Nation taken by UMG would add to the distribution deal already established between the two music companies leading to the Universal brand holding a large stake in the artists already on the books of Roc Nation, including Desiree Perez’s own close associate Rihanna.  Read her blogs and her timeline activities, check linkedin.com.

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Desiree Perez has been a close confidante of Jay-Z and the management of Roc Nation for around 20 years as the company has moved to become one of the biggest record labels in the world. Perez can count herself as one of the leading figures in the management team of Roc Nation, which operates as a collective overseeing every aspect of the record label from accounting through to publishing rights; Desiree Perez has been instrumental in the development of the career of singer and actress Rihanna as she was the key negotiator in the recently signed deal linking Rihanna to electronics giant Samsung.  Added info on imdb.com

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Desiree Perez

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Desiree Perez’s Influence in the Entertainment Industry

So many people love and follow Jay-Z, Rihanna and sports men like Bryant. We are very appreciative of their talent and have mad respect for them. However, no one ever stops to think of the people behind their success. For Jay-Z and more, that person is Desiree Perez. Jay-Z considers having this no-nonsense lady in her team. She has been with him for more than 23 years now, during which time the artist and businessman has achieved immense growth, both in terms of talent and profits.  More to read on templeofthecave.com.

What makes her a prominent person in the entertainment industry is due to her tough negotiation skills. She is not one to back out even of the toughest negotiations. Her charisma and seriousness is something that you would want to have on your side, if you are an artiste or player. Perez will not only make you recognized, but will ensure that the recognition is positive and that it has a positive impact on your bank statements.

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Desiree Perez’ tough negotiation skills, is what made possible for her to arrange a world tour, for Beyonce, in the year 2016.   Check prettymanprettyman.com.   She then went on to help Rihanna get a deal with Samsung. But, this is just some of her accomplishments, which count themselves day by day.   To read timeline updates and blogs, visit Dez linkedin.com page.

As the wife of Roc Nation’s Juan Perez, and herself being an executive of the company, she is able to influence the life of their clients in so many ways. She is in charge of managing their reputation, which she does by integrating technology and making solid relations with fashion and management companies. Other than Roc Nation, Desiree Perez is on the management of the 40/40 club, owned by Jay-Z. The club is in New York and consists of a bar, lounge and sports club.  Check saltylens.com for more reading.

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Top highlights on Deseree Perez

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The rapper Jay Z is looking to start a new deal with Roc Nation. The deal prevails because its previous deal with live nation has come to an end. His time in the live nation involved a ten year deal of one hundred and fifty million dollars. Having marked an end to this deal, either he or live nation could buy stakes in Roc Nation and sell it to each other or just buy it completely. Even though the deal is ended, sources hint at live nation wanting to continue with the rapper’s touring deal. The source, however, state that live nation refutes the involvement of recorded music in the deal.

According to some music insider, there will be no extension of the rapper’s 360 deal. This is regardless of live nation’s action of buying into rights of artists or their music records. The live-events company no longer operates in purchasing of music records. The company, however, has had a great touring experience that was fruitful with Jay Z, says the insider.

On Wednesday, the rapper alongside his music entertainment company executive met the president of Universal Music Group. The two met Sir Lucian Grainge in California. This would be a beneficial move to Jay Z since he would gain access to more resources, this way. He can better create upcoming artists with the resources. Suspicions were ignited by this move claiming that Universal Music Group intends to purchase stakes in Roc Nation. With the distribution arrangement that exists between Roc Nation and Universal Music Group, a large investment by UMG would increase its small fraction in the business of artists to its great stake in artists of Roc Nation. Being that the relationship between the two companies has been great, they are likely to continue in business.  Check saltylens.com for related article.

Desiree Perez Bio

A producer widely known for her hand in Beyoncé and Jay Z’s tour in 2014 and Change in 2013, Desiree Perez is a famously tough negotiator. To learn more about Desiree, visit her linkedin.com page.  She was involved in negotiating the stadium for Beyoncé’s Formation tour. She also serves as Roc Nations Chief operating officer.  For updates on Desiree’s recent timeline activities, click crunchbase.com.

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She has had over two decades of working with the rapper Jay Z. Desiree also is great in SC enterprises administration. Desiree’s husband, Juan Perez runs the sports for Roc Nation

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