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The Chainsmokers’ Somebody “Inside the Studio” Video Released

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Pre-release of The Chainsmokers Somebody Video

The Chainsmokers just released another video of a single off their recent “Somebody Remixes.” It is not the “Official” video, which they promise they will be issuing at a later date. It is “official” in that it came from their live studio work recently and posted to their Facebook feed on May 25, according to Billboard contributing writer, Kat Bein.

Taggart and Pall at their Home Studio

The video shows Taggart and Pall in their home studio working on different grooves, when Taggart turns to Pall, with Ableton Live® studio setup on his desk and phone in hand. On his cellphone, Taggart plays the original sample of “Somebody” he had recorded, then he turns to his Ableton setup and plays the final version of the same vocal, but now played two and a half steps lower and a different groove.

As Bein says, it consists of “modular synth work and pitched-up samples.” According to the clip, there was alot that went into the song that is not on the short clip video, but will be covered in an “intensive tutorial.”

“Somebody” Remixes Issued

The Chainsmokers issued an album of 6 mixes of “Somebody” earlier in the year and told their fans on Twitter.The video uploaded to their Facebook feed on March 25 was the final remix that was recently released March 20, 2018.

Original color art for the video was done by Molly Crabapple and directed by Jim Blatt and Kim Boekbinder. When asked to comment on the meaning of the video the Chainsmokers responded on twitter ” It tells the story of temptation which we all deal with in our ways but often consumes us.”

The Chainsmokers

Andrew Taggart was just honored recently by ASCAP, as Co-Winner of Songwriter of the year, for “1-800-273-8255.” Taggart shared the award with three other ASCAP artists.The Chainsmokers began their Duo career in 2012 with “Selfie” which brought them to national attention. Since 2012 they have had a series of Billboard Top 10 hits as well as “Closer,” which stayed at #1 for twelve weeks on the Billboard Charts.

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Desiree Perez Makes Her Name Know in Roc Nation Entertainment

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Desiree Perez is making Roc Nation one of the hottest management companies around in the entertainment industry. She has been able to move up in the ranks and become exactly what Jay-Z needed her to be when it came to building a strong entertainment management company. Desiree Perez is definitely building the roster for Roc Nation, and Jay-Z could not be happier with all of the progress that she has made.

Desiree has a lot under her belt, and it appears that management skills are highly regarded because she is so in tune with her ability to negotiate contracts. This is where she gets a lot of accolades for the things that she has done. It is true that people are going to be able to see how she has progressed because they are witnessing the way that so many aspects of business are changing for Jay-Z. He is getting a lot of things done when it comes to music streaming, and that is just a small aspect of where Desiree Perez has been able to shine.

She has proven herself to be valuable and negotiating contracts for entertainers. She has made her way through great contract negotiation for people that work in sports. She has also managed to help hurting bring forth a lot of other talent in the area of fashion. There are so many things that Desiree Perez has become good at when it comes to the style that she has taken to managing Roc Nation. She is a strong leader, and Jay-Z knows that she is a very valuable asset to his circle of influence. He has been able to make some great decisions and Desiree has a great amount of respect for his work. She has followed through on many decisions that he has made.

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