1.65 Billion Music Purchases Took Place in 2012

Over 1.65 billion music purchases took place in the U.S. in 2012, an all time high according to a new report just released from Nielsen and Billboard. Physical albums, digital albums and digital songs accounted for the sales figures which are up overall 3.1% from 2011.

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The World’s Highest Paid Music Makers 2012

Forbes has just announced their list of ‘The World’s 25 Highest Paid Musicians’. Although they are not all necessarily ‘musicians’ we get their point and it’s no surprise that the U.S. & UK dominated list of top earners is comprised of mostly household names.

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Scoring 007: The Sound Of Skyfall

What’s it like to create the sound for the 23rd film in the James Bond series you might wonder? You could say it’s probably almost all been done already, SoundsWorks sits down with the sound crew to find out how they went about creating the sound for Skyfall.

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