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Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Atoms for Peace is one of many musicians concerned with Spotify's small royalty payments. isifa/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Jury Executioner Atoms for Peace 0:20

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Nothing's Changed The Zombies 1:00

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Excursions A Tribe Called Quest 0:10

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The beaked whale is one of the most vulnerable of all whale species to underwater noise pollution. Robin Baird/Cascadia Research hide caption

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Echolocation is second nature to animals such as bats and dolphins. Can humans also find their way using sound as a tool? Ian Waldie/Getty Images hide caption

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The Asian tiger mosquito, an invasive, disease-carrying pest, was likely introduced to the United States from used tires shipped over from Asia. Jim Newman/University of Florida/IFAS/AP hide caption

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Noble Insect Guided by Voices 0:30

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George Reid and Aluna Francis have become darlings of the European music festival circuit without releasing an album. Body Talk, their full-length debut as AlunaGeorge, is out Monday. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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You Know You Like It AlunaGeorge 1:00

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Feel It All Around Washed Out 0:55

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