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  • Electronic singer-songwriter and producer, Santigold has shared her contribution for the upcoming film Paper Towns soundtrack. It's a bright and catchy pop track that's perfect for summer. The soundtrack drops on July 10 and features music from Son Luxxe, HAIM, The War on Drugs, Twin Shadow, and more. [SPIN]

  • Although Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's brief stint as the duo Darkside has come to an end, they've released footage from one of their last live performances. The concert film - titled Psychic Live - is from last year's March 21 performance in Nantes, France , and it's out now digitally and on DVD. [Pitchfork]

  • During a session for CBC Music, Father John Misty covered Arcade Fire's 2010 hit "The Suburbs." Misty's acoustic guitar and flawless falsetto adds a bit of solemn melancholy to this rendition. Check it out. [CoS]

  • Four Tet, aka Kiernan Hebden, recorded several albums with late jazz drummer Steve Reid before his death in 2010. They also recorded their own version of Derrick May's song "Strings of Life," but it was never released...until now. Hebden shared the song via twitter and a limited 12" should be released soon. [SPIN]

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