-- Madison Square Garden Entertainment is looking for a venue in Washington D.C. "According to sources close to the company, MSG would open a venue of a 6,000 seats or more, requiring up to 100,000 square feet near shopping and public transit." MSG owner Cablevision announced earlier this month it would spin off MSG into a separate, publicly owned company. (Washington Business Journal)

-- OurStage, a music discovery site, raised $3 million in second-round funding to bring its total funding to $20 million. The company disclosed it has added former Sony Music CEO and chairman Don Ienner to its board of directors. OurStage has built a formidable list of partners through which to place its artists: Bonnaroo, Camp Disco, Bumbershoot, Noise Pop, Rothbury and JetBlue, among others. (paidContent)

-- Until more specifics are known about the major labels' upcoming CMX format, there is little to do but speculate about the final product. Based on previous issues with digital formats, however, it's safe to say consumers' expectations will need to be met. CNET's Crave blog summed it up like this: "if you don't get standalone, DRM-free MP3s as part of your CMX download, it is absolutely, entirely and completely doomed." (Crave)

-- The company behind Slim's and the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco has proposed to renovate the UC Theater in Berkeley to be used as a concert hall. An important zoning board meeting is Thursday night at 7pm. (SF Weekly)

-- This week only, Pitchfork is streaming the movie "RiP! A Remix Manifesto." The movie is about the scene behind and issues surrounding mash ups and remixes. Girl Talk is prominently featured and copyright, called a thing of the past, is regularly bashed. The entire movie, broken up in ten-minute parts, is also available on YouTube. (Pitchfork)

-- The prices of the upcoming Zune HD has leaked: $219 for the 16GB and $289 for the 32GB. (CNET)

-- Spotify has hired Faisal Galaria to be its new global head of business development. Galaria was GM at Jaman, an online movie site, and before that director of Europe for Skype. (Spotify blog)

-- A judge has granted to movie studios a preliminary injunction that stops the sale of RealNetworks' DVD-copying software. (Reuters)

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