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Britta Plyler
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  • Chvrches are among the many famous artists contributing to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. Their song "Dead Air" takes full advantage of Lauren Mayberry's stunning vocals. The full soundtrack, curated by Lorde, drops on November 17. [Pitchfork]

  • With the November 11 release of their final album fast approaching, Royksopp have decided to ease the pain by streaming the full album a few days early. The Inevitable End can be head in all it's glory over on iTunes Radio. [SPIN]

  • Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit covered R.E.M.'s 1998 track "Walk Unafraid." Their ethereal, folksy version will blow you away. The song will be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Reese Witherspoon film Wild (out November 10). Listen to "Walk Unafraid" on SPIN. [Stereogum]

  • Kendrick Lamar's uplifting lead singe "i" now has an entertaining video to go along with it. Lamar sings his inspirational, self-love anthem while he traipses around the rough streets of Compton, California. Unfortunately, Lamar has yet to announce a release date for his upcoming album. [CoS]

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