The Chainsmokers formed as electronic dance music producer DJs in 2012 under the management company 4AM in New York City. Their signature style incorporates unique dance music melodies with indie vocals. Their live shows are becoming the most sought after in EDM. Their wild antics, hilarious personalities, and addicting productions have fans interacting with them non stop and running to see them live every chance they get. Their signature sound has its foundations in indie, progressive and pop music.
On the production front, their original tracks have all reached the Beatport top charts and their remixes always hit #1 on the HypeM charts, all of which get hundreds of thousands of plays on Soundcloud and posted on countless blogs such as Dancing Astronaut, Elektro, Chubby Beavers, Earmilk, and more. They've been featured on the podcasts of Afrojack, Tiesto, W&W, Felix Cartal and more. Their first real record company release, "#Selfie", was on January 28, 2014 on Dim Mak Records. The song peaked at #38 on the US Billboard Pop Songs chart.