With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums and projects from Matt Berninger of the National, Kevin Morby, Autechre, Omar Apollo, Oliver Coates, Helena Deland, and Open Mike Eagle. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s New Music Friday newsletter to get our recommendations in your inbox every week. (All releases featured here are independently selected by our editors. When you buy something through our affiliate links, however, Pitchfork earns an affiliate commission.)

Matt Berninger: Serpentine Prison [Book/Concord]

Nearly a full year has passed since the National’s Matt Berninger announced his debut solo album, Serpentine Prison. Booker T. Jones, of the famed Booker T. & the M.G.’s, produced and arranged the album, and it arrives on the Book Records imprint that Berninger and Jones launched with Concord Records. Berninger shared a few tracks from the album ahead of its release: “Distant Axis,” “One More Second,” and “Serpentine Prison.”

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Kevin Morby: Sundowner [Dead Oceans]

Sundowner is the sixth solo album from Kevin Morby, which he worked on with a four-track Tascam 424 recorder. “I was mesmerized by the magic of the four track not only as a recording device, but also an instrument, and considered it my songwriting partner throughout the whole process,” he said in a statement. Katie Crutchfield, Morby’s partner and the leader of Waxahatchee, appears in the videos for “Campfire” and “Wander.”

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Autechre: SIGN [Warp]

SIGN is the first new album-length work from Autechre since 2013’s Exai. At 11 tracks, it clocks in at just over an hour long. In his review of the album, Philip Sherburne writes, “SIGN is surprisingly direct: lean, intermittently sedate, frequently quite pretty.”

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Omar Apollo: Apolonio [Warner]

Omar Apollo’s nine-track Apolonio comprises a handful of singles released over the course of this year—“Dos Uno Nueve,” “Kamikaze,” and “Stayback”—along with a few new songs. Kali Uchis joins Apollo on “Hey Boy,” while Ruel appears on “Want U Around.” The new project from the singer-songwriter arrives ahead of a performance at Paisley Park and a documentary coming this month.

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Oliver Coates: skins n slime [RVNG Intl.]

Oliver Coates—the British cellist and producer known for his work on Radiohead’s A Moon Shaped Pool—follows 2018’s Shelley’s on Zenn-La with skins n slime. Coates is donating a portion of the proceeds from skins n slime to Down’s Syndrome Scotland.

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Helena Deland: Someone New [Luminelle]

Someone New is the debut studio album from Montreal singer-songwriter Helena Deland. She led the album with “Lylz,” “Someone New,” “Truth Nugget,” and “Pale.”

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Open Mike Eagle: Anime, Trauma and Divorce [AutoReverse]

Los Angeles–based rapper Open Mike Eagle made Anime, Trauma and Divorce after a period of “a few personal crises,” as he put it in a press release. Eagle’s album of “painful rap songs” was produced by Jacknife Lee, and features guest spots from Video Dave, Lil A$e, and more. Upon announcing the LP, Eagle shared his Kari Faux collaboration “Bucciarati.” The album follows Eagle’s 2018 EP What Happens When I Try to Relax and his 2017 full-length Brick Body Kids Still Daydream.

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