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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Efterklang's new album, Piramida, comes out Sept. 25. Rasmus Weng Karlsen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sera Cahoone's new album, Deer Creek Canyon, comes out Sept. 25. Hilary Harris/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grizzly Bear's new album, Shields, comes out Sept. 18. Barbara Anastacio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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