Stephen Thompson Stephen Thompson is an editor and reviewer for NPR Music, where he writes the advice column The Good Listener and fusses over comma placement. He is also a frequent panelist on All Songs Considered, and appears every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour.

Sigur Ros performs at Celebrate Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell on July 31, 2012. Ryan Muir for NPR hide caption

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Sigur Rós In Concert

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Blind Pilot, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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Albatross

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Redd Kross' first album in 15 years, Researching the Blues, comes out August 7. Jonathan Krop hide caption

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Researching the Blues

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Is Your Love Big Enough?

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Alabama Shakes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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The Walkmen: Tiny Desk Concert

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Megafaun, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires perform at the Fort Stage at the Newport Folk Festival. Erik Jacobs/Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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Spirit Family Reunion, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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Blitzen Trapper, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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First Aid Kit, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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