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.
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Death Cab for Cutie's Transatlanticism (10th Anniversary Edition) comes out Oct. 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Avett Brothers' new album, Magpie and the Dandelion, comes out Oct. 15. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Dismemberment Plan's new album, Uncanney Valley, comes out Oct. 15. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Moby's new album, Innocents, comes out Oct. 1. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shovels & Rope: Tiny Desk Concert

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Chvrches' new album, The Bones of What You Believe, comes out Sept. 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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