Something's Brewing

Schultz, Howard
October 2004
Billboard;10/23/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 43, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses trends in the U.S. music industry as of October 20, 2004. Significance of the launch of the Starbucks Hear Music media bar from the coffee company Starbucks; Hindrances to the creation of a workable economic model for traditional music sales.


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