Alex Pall grew up in New York and was passionate about DJing where he based his career. While in an art gallery he found out that dance music was taking much of his time and wanted to give it a shot. His manager introduced him to Andrew, and they started working immediately.

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Andrew Taggart, on the other hand, was a college student before meeting Alex. He was interested in DJing and was among the first people to love electronic music. He always made music and was starting to produce. He managed to play at a few shows and put a few songs on SoundCloud which was enough to encourage him. He attended Syracuse in L.A. and was an intern at Interscope who were in a way managing him. Four years ago he took a bus from Maine to New York City and met with Alex, and they got along.

Andrew with his incredible production talents and Alex with the many DJ gigs and his social marketing strategy got to work almost immediately after sharing ideas. The duo works with songwriters as well as writing the songs with them; they either write the songs or guide the writers.

Chainsmokers is at a point where they feel the need to identify themselves and make a long list of work to go along with it and not just three random hit singles, six good songs, few dance records and perhaps an interlude, which is common in most of the DJ albums available.Chainsmokers is getting more on the international scene with fans from South Africa and also the Philippines with an audience of 16 to 25, but the songs are still transcending age.

Lately, their audience has changed to over 30 and under 15, and the pressure is on when they have to perform their songs.The Chainsmokers believe that with the expansion of their audience, they try to keep up with the trends and also bringing new and vibrant shows. They think that when an artist gets complacent, then someone else takes the spot. For them, it’s about being at the forefront of pursuing new heights and giving their fans new experiences.

The Chainsmokers Lead Tributes To Avicii At The 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Award season is always a time when those who have been lost from a certain industry are remembered by their peers. At the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, electronic dance music duo The Chainsmokers led tributes to the late Swedish DJ, Avicii who died on April 20, 2018, in an apparent suicide. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart of The Chainsmokers took to the stage alongside their oft-collaborator, Halsey to present the Top Hot 100 Song to Luis Fonsi and took a few moments to remember the electronic dance music pioneer.

The award ceremony at the Las Vegas Grand Garden Arena was the first time many of the industry had assembled since the death of the Swedish DJ whose real name was Tim Bergling. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart stressed the need to remember the good work of the DJ before a room filled with their peers while Halsey made a point of the joy the DJ brought to his fellow musicians and his fans around the world. The Chainsmokers made a point of thanking Avicii when they picked up the award for the Best Electronic Dance Music Act for 2018 and dedicated their win to his memory. Andrew Taggart expressed his feelings by stating Avicii showed his fellow electronic dance music fans a career could be created from music.

The Chainsmokers have recently returned to the music scene after a short hiatus during which allowed them to develop a live sound featuring a full band for the first time. Rising to fame in 2014 with the release of their debut single, “#Selfie” before releasing their debut album, “Memories… Do Not Open” in 2017. The duo began their career as DJs in New York City and have continued to develop their skills as DJs with a residency at the Las Vegas nightclub, XS. The release of their “SickBoy EP included a single release each month to continue their impressive rise to prominence.

Wengie’s Matte Makeup Look For Hooded Eyes

Wengie is a beauty blogger and a healthy lifestyle YouTube “guru” of sorts. She makes videos on everything from beauty, makeup products, makeup tutorials, recipes for vegans, facial care, skin care, fashion and vegan restaurants. One of her makeup tutorial videos on her YouTube channel is for amatte makeup look for hooded eyes.


The products Wengie uses in her matte makeup look are the following makeup products and tools: Marc Jacobs Foundation, Banilla Co. CC Cream, Innisfree Foundation Brush, Maybelline Concealer, Beauty Blender, Anastasia Brow Whiz, The Face Shop Brow Mascara, Scotch Tape, Too Faced Chocolate Bar, TheBalm Schwing Eyeliner, Shiseido Eyelash Curler, Tiny Minx Lashes, Kat Von D Contour Shade + Light Palette, Etude House Fan Brush, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, ColourPop Lumiere Lipliner, The Balm Read My Lips Gloss in Grrr! and Charlotte Tilbury Blush.


Wengie starts the makeup tutorial off by mixing together a foundation with a CC cream to make her foundation look more lively. She blends her foundation in with her blending brush and a blender.


Her next step is to outline her brows with a brow pencil. Her trick to drawing perfect angled liner is to place a piece of sticky tape to the side of her eye at an upward angle. This allows her to draw a perfect angled liquid liner look and to create a sharp edge to her eye shadow look. She accents her eyes with a dark chocolate color above her eye’s arch so that her hooded eyes appear wider. Then she applies a lighter brownish hue above her eye lid crease. Her eye lid she applies a light cream hue. She aloso applies a touch of the light cream hue to the area below her eye brow arch. Last of all she applies angled black liquid liner onto her upper lash line.


She completes her eyelashes with some faux eyelashes that she cuts in half then glues on. She uses some brown eye shadow with a flat brush along her lower lash line to “accent” it.


She contours with a fluffy brush on the sides of her nose, temples and cheekbones. She applies a highlighter under her eyes, her nose bridge, her forehead, chin and her cupid’s bow of her lips. Lastly for contouring and highlighting she uses a blender brush.


She outlines her lips with a lip liner and then applies a lip gloss over her lip liner. For the final touch she applies blush to her cheeks lightly.


For further makeup tutorials and other beauty advice like this, you can check out Wengie’s YouTube channel and subscribe for updates from her YouTube.