Talks have ended between Interscope and Electronic Arts worldwide executive of music Steve Schnur with Schnur remaining at the video game company. There is no word on whether Interscope still plans to bring in someone for the strategic marketing position for which it was wooing Schnur.
Expect former Electronic Arts worldwide head of music Steve Schnur to start at Interscope Geffen A&M as early as Feb. 27. While details are still being worked out, sources says Schnur will oversee strategic marketing, which will include videogames and interactive media.
While some traditional record retailers continue to shutter stores, Starbucks is unveiling two new Hear Music Coffeehouses. The stores integrate a coffee shop with a traditional record store and digital download outlet.