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 from Julianna Barwick, My Morning Jacket, Margo Price, Apollo Brown and Ché Noir, Kacy Hill, and Asher Gamedze. 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.)
Julianna Barwick: Healing Is a Miracle [Ninja Tune]
Healing Is a Miracle is ambient composer Julianna Barwick’s first studio album on the iconic London label Ninja Tune. The new album, which follows 2016’s Will, has collaborations with Sigur Rós’ Jónsi, Nosaj Thing, and Mary Lattimore. Check out Barwick’s video for the Jónsi collaboration “In Light.”
My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall II [ATO]
It’s been five years since My Morning Jacket released their last studio album, The Waterfall. Now, they’ve unveiled its sequel: The Waterfall II. The 10-track LP includes My Morning Jacket’s 2016 protest song “Magic Bullet” and “Welcome Home,” which first appeared on 2011’s iTunes Session EP.