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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The Lone Bellow's new album, Then Came The Morning, comes out Jan. 27. Steven Sebring/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Things Considered director Monika Evstatieva offers a little last-minute advice to the day's in-house band, Thievery Corporation. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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Thievery Corporation: All Things Considered's In-House Band For A Day

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Belle And Sebastian's new album, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, comes out Jan. 20. Søren Solkær/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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