NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out this week include rapper Black Thought's stunning Streams of Thought Vol. 3, a solo debut from The National's Matt Berninger, Beabadoobee and more.
1. Black Thought ? Streams Of Thought Vol. 3: Cane & Abel
Featured Song: "State Prisoner"
2. Autechre ? Sign
Featured Song: "M4 Lema"
3. SPAZA ? Uprize!
Featured Song: "Bantu Education"
4. Beabadoobee ? Fake It Flowers
Featured Song: "Care"
5. Matt Berninger ? Serpentine Prison
Featured Song: "Distant Axis"
6. Open Mike Eagle ? Anime, Trauma And Divorce
Featured Song: "Asa's Bop"
7. Good Sad Happy Bad ? Shade
Featured Song: "Blessed"
8. Deep Sea Diver ? Impossible Weight
Featured Song: "Impossible Weight"
9. Helena Deland ? Someone New
Featured Song: "Dog"
10. Mipso ? Mipso
Featured Song: "Big Star"
Bonus Album: Sturgill Simpson ? Cuttin' Grass - Vol. 1: (Butcher Shoppe Sessions)
Featured Song: "I Don't Mind"
Other notable Oct. 16 releases: Annie ? Dark Hearts; Cordovas ? Destiny Hotel; Growing Concerns Poetery Collective ? Big Dark Bright Futures; Gulfer ? Gulfer; Goldmund ? The Time It Takes; Homeboy Sandman & Quelle Chris ? Don't Feed the Monster; Jennifer Castle ? Monarch Season; James Blake ? Before; Kevin Morby ? Sundowner; Low Cut Connie ? Private Lives; Manu Grace ? No Room for Error; Mr. Gnome ? The Day You Flew Away... Visit www.npr.org/allsongs