The Chainsmokers have quickly risen to global stardom. Dominating billboards charts with countless top hits such as “Closer” and their recent album titled” Memories”. The duo has taken over the electronic dance music world by storm and have crashed into mainstream genres as well. But what makes the music by this now legendary duo so appealing to ears all around the globe? In a recent interview with billboard.com the two electronic dance music stars ripped off the covers of one of their hit songs from the “Memories” album titled “Somebody”. They gave a quick run down of the makeup of the song including the synths and sounds used.
In this exclusive interview by billboard.com the Chainsmokers dissect their own song for viewers to behold. The duo show their music production software called Ableton live, a popular music creation platform used by many world wide. They also go into detail about the specific plugins and synths used to create their hit song “Somebody”. From the interview we can gather that the synths are rather basic sounds, but the magic comes from the duos exceptional ability to make simple, but catchy melodies that gravitate to the ears of every listener. Coupled with honed mastering and mixing skills the couple is able to constantly pump out revolutionary music that captivates audiences everywhere regardless of race, language or nationality.
Electronic dance music and music as a whole, has long been thought of as a method to connect people of the world regardless of how different we are. The Chainsmokers have mastered the ability to create popular music that appeals to everyone, connecting the world through common enjoyment of their stunning, simple and catchy melodies. The legendary duo will likely continue to push the boundaries of electronic dance music and into other genres of music, inevitably dominating the industry as a whole.