This is a seriously smart…

This is a seriously smart idea 

A new coffee shop, created jointly by Starbucks and Hewlett-Packard so customers can create their own music CDs, will open in Santa Monica, Calif.

More such music-centric facilities, called Hear Music Coffeehouses, are expected to open later this year

For you locals, I’m guessing the location is the ever-trendy Third Steet Promenade.