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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Cheyenne Mize's new album, Among the Grey, comes out June 25. Meagan Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mavis Staples' new album, One True Vine, comes out June 25. Chris Strong/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Primal Scream's 10th album, More Light, comes out June 18. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Surfer Blood's new album, Pythons, comes out June 11. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eleanor Friedberger's new album, Personal Record, comes out June 4. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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