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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Lana Del Rey. Her latest release, Norman F****** Rockwell, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Aug. 30. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out Aug. 30

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The Regrettes' new album is titled How Do You Love? Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums For August 9

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All Songs Rewind: The Worst Songs Of All Time?

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Clairo's debut album Immunity is featured on All Songs Considered's list of the best albums out August 2. Hart Leshkina/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums For August 2

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Cuco is the solo project of 21-year-old Omar Banos. His album Para Mí is on our shortlist for this week's best new albums. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out July 26

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The Flaming Lips. Their new album, The King's Mouth, is on our shortlist for the week's best new releases. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 19

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Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. His latest project K.R.I.T. IZ HERE is on our shortlist of the best albums out on July 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 12

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