Music Gear News
ABBA and Adele top CD list
The list looked at how well CDs had sold in the UK during the format's lifetime, with Gold by ABBA – a group well known for their music instruments playing – at number one.
The CD contains tracks such as Money, Money, Money, Mama Mia, Dancing Queen and Gimmie! Gimmie! Gimmie! (A Man After Midnight) – all very well-known examples of the pop song format.
According to the BPI, the CD version of the record – a round-up of greatest hits – has sold more than four million copies.
"Even 30 years after its launch, [the CD] still remains the leading album format in the British music market," said Geoff Taylor, chief executive of BPI. Yesterday saw CDs turn 30 years old.
Second in the list, put together by the Official Charts Company, was 21 by Adele, the woman who was recently revealed to be behind the new James Bond theme song.Posted on 2 Oct 2012 14:01 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
At the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony which took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and Lorde took turns fronting Nirvana.
Damon Albarn has spoken to NME about the future of Blur, dismissing rumours that they won't play together again.
Ableton have released a new short documentary exploring the production of Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince's collaborative album with The Bell Laboratory.
Dynamic electronic duo, Daft Punk and Grammy award winning sound engineer, Mick Guzauski, have disclosed the secrets of the unique sound of Daft Punk's latest album, Random Access Memories.
Marcus Mumford, lead singer in Mumford & Sons, has been hired as Associate Producer for the soundtrack to the new Coen Brothers movie, Inside Llewyn Davis.
The record for the longest drum session in a retail store was set in New York yesterday by musician and party-devotee Andrew W.K.
Recent Music News
Receive your free pair of Frameworks speaker stands when you purchase a pair of JBL EON600 series loudspeakers.
Take a look at Audient's new releases at Musikmesse 2015.
Introducing the new Akai MIDImix, the compact and easy-to-use MIDI controller that gives musicians and producers the ability to control their Digital Audio Workstation with the touch of a button.
The Egg 100 Monitoring System from Munro Sonic has been designed to provide the greatest accuracy in near-field conditions.
The DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay features four delay modes which can create everything from lo-fi tape emulation to backwards playback and repeat/hold effects.
Six models in the EBS Black Label bass pedals series have been updated for 2015.