This week in music: 7/8 – 7/14

Famous recording studio set to be sold

The property containing a historic Nashville studio, called RCA Studio A, is being sold to a developer. Even though the news has sparked protest among music enthusiasts, owner Harold Bradley said he has tried to sell to a music company for decades but was unsuccessful. (From NPR)

 

New application simplifies music sharing

A team headed by two former Boston College students has created an iOS application that allows people to share music across multiple music streaming services, such as Spotify and Soundcloud. The application became available on Apple products on July 11. (From BostInno)

 

Music found to help Alzheimer’s patients communicate

A small-scale study, published in the Journal of Music Therapy, shows that music therapy sessions can be beneficial for Alzheimer’s disease patients, confirming the results of prior studies on the subject. The study focused on playing music that was popular during the patient’s youth to stimulate diminished communication skills.(From FoxNews)

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