Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2006

Genre:  Year:  

01
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
Christian & the Hedgehog Boys

Rating: 4.91
11 votes
02
Kunek
Flight of The Flynns

Rating: 4.71
14 votes
03
The Cambiata
Into the Night

Rating: 4.71
14 votes
04
Brand New
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Rating: 4.47
8782 votes
05
Foals
Try This On Your Piano

Rating: 4.36
21 votes
06
CapaRezza
Habemus Capa

Rating: 4.33
18 votes
07
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Typhoon

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
08
mewithoutYou
Brother, Sister

Rating: 4.33
2762 votes
09
The Pants Situation
The Ugly Man

Rating: 4.31
16 votes
10
Indorphine
Glowsticks For Clubbing Baby Seals

Rating: 4.27
22 votes
11
Ever We Fall
We Are But Human

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
12
A Bunny's Caravan
Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures

Rating: 4.25
342 votes
13
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet & Mogwai
The Fountain

Rating: 4.24
119 votes
14
Grace Cathedral Park
In The Evenings Of Regret

Rating: 4.23
13 votes
15
Tom Waits
Orphans

Rating: 4.22
275 votes
16
Rx Bandits
...And the Battle Begun

Rating: 4.22
467 votes
17
Page France
Hello, Dear Wind

Rating: 4.22
23 votes
18
Joanna Newsom
Ys

Rating: 4.22
472 votes
19
Hammock
Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo

Rating: 4.2
532 votes
20
Mono / World's End Girlfriend
Palmless Prayer / Mass Murder Refrain

Rating: 4.19
132 votes
21
Moros Eros
I Saw The Devil Last Night and Now The S

Rating: 4.15
23 votes
22
Jeremy Enigk
World Waits

Rating: 4.15
23 votes
23
Tokyo Incidents
Adult

Rating: 4.15
24 votes
24
The Mayan Factor
Heaven & Hell

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
25
The Twilight Singers
Powder Burns

Rating: 4.14
18 votes
26
Sarah Blasko
What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
27
Owen
At Home With Owen

Rating: 4.13
263 votes
28
Lovehammers
Marty Casey and Lovehammers

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
29
The Swell Season
The Swell Season

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
30
Amesoeurs
Ruines Humaines

Rating: 4.11
121 votes
31
Brigade
Lights

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
32
The Veils
Nux Vomica

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
33
...Of Sinking Ships
...Of Sinking Ships

Rating: 4.1
34 votes
34
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
The Dust of Retreat

Rating: 4.1
402 votes
35
Hop Along Queen Ansleis
Freshman Year

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
36
Oceansize
New Pin

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
37
Trespassers William
Having

Rating: 4.1
72 votes
38
The Dudes
Brain Heart Guitar

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
39
David Bazan
Fewer Moving Parts

Rating: 4.1
21 votes
40
Arctic Monkeys
When The Sun Goes Down

Rating: 4.09
64 votes
41
Arctic Monkeys
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor

Rating: 4.09
102 votes
42
Guillemots
Through the Windowpane

Rating: 4.09
47 votes
43
Enablers
Output Negative Space

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
44
Poets of the Fall
Carnival of Rust

Rating: 4.08
111 votes
45
Cire
Wholesale Buyout

Rating: 4.08
50 votes
46
Last Winter
Transmission Skyline

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
47
Howling Bells
s/t

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
48
Jakob
Solace

Rating: 4.08
176 votes
49
Mono
You Are There

Rating: 4.08
521 votes
50
Malajube
Trompe-l'oeil

Rating: 4.07
54 votes
51
Shora
Malval

Rating: 4.07
34 votes
52
Joseph Arthur
Nuclear Daydream

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
53
Rise Against
The Sufferer and the Witness

Rating: 4.07
2371 votes
54
Pure Reason Revolution
The Dark Third

Rating: 4.07
156 votes
55
The Morningside
The Wind, The Trees And The Shadows...

Rating: 4.07
75 votes
56
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Fanclub

Rating: 4.06
78 votes
57
The Paper Chase
Now You Are One of Us

Rating: 4.06
47 votes
58
Sylvan
Posthumous Silence

Rating: 4.06
33 votes
59
Helios
Eingya

Rating: 4.05
185 votes
60
Liars
Drum's Not Dead

Rating: 4.05
185 votes
61
The Red Paintings
Destroy The Robots

Rating: 4.05
56 votes
62
Linda Martini
Olhos de Mongol

Rating: 4.05
40 votes
63
Arctic Monkeys
Leave Before The Lights Come On

Rating: 4.05
64 votes
64
Sunset Rubdown
Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Rating: 4.05
77 votes
65
Joan as Police Woman
Real Life

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
66
Ling Tosite Sigure
Feeling Your UFO

Rating: 4.04
46 votes
67
The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America

Rating: 4.03
277 votes
68
Rookie of the Year
The Goodnight Moon

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
69
The Butterfly Effect
Imago

Rating: 4.02
252 votes
70
Hey Rosetta!
Plan Your Escape

Rating: 4.02
66 votes
71
Laura
Radio Swan is Down

Rating: 4.02
68 votes
72
Kayo Dot
Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue

Rating: 4.02
392 votes
73
Algernon Cadwallader
Demo

Rating: 4.02
76 votes
74
Daitro
Laisser Vivre Les Squelettes

Rating: 4.02
229 votes
75
Beth Orton
Comfort In Strangers

Rating: 4.02
11 votes
76
Boris With Michio Kurihara
Rainbow

Rating: 4.01
102 votes
77
Year of No Light
Nord

Rating: 4.01
108 votes
78
Jesu
Silver

Rating: 4
626 votes
79
Sigur Ros
Sæglópur

Rating: 4
88 votes
80
Voxtrot
Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Wives

Rating: 4
48 votes
81
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

Rating: 4
32 votes
82
The Coma Recovery
Drown That Holy End in Wine

Rating: 4
28 votes
83
Dead Combo
Quando a Alma Não é Pequena

Rating: 4
16 votes
84
B.M. Sharp
Music is Tight

Rating: 4
14 votes
85
Lvmen
Mondo

Rating: 4
13 votes
86
Suis La Lune
Quiet, Pull the Strings!

Rating: 3.99
217 votes
87
The Format
Dog Problems

Rating: 3.99
313 votes
88
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
The Letting Go

Rating: 3.99
52 votes
89
P.O.S.
Audition

Rating: 3.99
245 votes
90
Kashiwa Daisuke
April. #02

Rating: 3.99
82 votes
91
Neko Case
Fox Confessor Brings The Flood

Rating: 3.99
80 votes
92
Destroyer
Destroyer's Rubies

Rating: 3.98
240 votes
93
Two Gallants
What the Toll Tells

Rating: 3.98
82 votes
94
Wolves in the Throne Room
Diadem of 12 Stars

Rating: 3.97
492 votes
95
The Thermals
The Body, The Blood, The Machine

Rating: 3.97
312 votes
96
Colour Revolt
Colour Revolt

Rating: 3.97
58 votes
97
Khoma
The Second Wave

Rating: 3.96
142 votes
98
Moving Mountains
Moving Mountains Demo

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
99
Arctic Monkeys
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What...

Rating: 3.96
4274 votes
100
Electric President
Electric President

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
101
Parenthetical Girls
Safe As Houses

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
102
The Angelic Process
We All Die Laughing

Rating: 3.96
16 votes
103
Midlake
The Trials of Van Occupanther

Rating: 3.96
250 votes
104
Sondre Lerche
Duper Sessions

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
105
Belong
October Language

Rating: 3.95
63 votes
106
Bad Astronaut
Twelve Small Steps, One Giant Disappointment

Rating: 3.95
62 votes
107
The Mountain Goats
Babylon Springs

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
108
As Tall As Lions
As Tall As Lions

Rating: 3.95
784 votes
109
Patrick Watson
Close To Paradise

Rating: 3.95
94 votes
110
Coheed and Cambria
Kerrang! / XFM UK Acoustic Sessions

Rating: 3.95
119 votes
111
Hisato Higuchi
Dialogue

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
112
andtheywillriot!
Kick Up The Leaves, This Is Autumn

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
113
Slow Dancing Society
The Sound of Lights When Dim

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
114
Starflyer 59
My Island

Rating: 3.94
34 votes
115
My Epic
This Is Rescue

Rating: 3.94
34 votes
116
Sam Roberts Band
Chemical City

Rating: 3.94
67 votes
117
toe
New Sentimentality

Rating: 3.94
58 votes
118
Asobi Seksu
Citrus

Rating: 3.94
320 votes
119
Anberlin
Godspeed

Rating: 3.94
16 votes
120
Tool
10,000 Days

Rating: 3.93
4395 votes
121
State Radio
Us Against the Crown

Rating: 3.93
56 votes
122
Talkdemonic
Beat Romantic

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
123
The Decemberists
The Crane Wife

Rating: 3.93
1544 votes
124
Sucioperro
Random Acts of Intimacy

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
125
Grizzly Bear
Yellow House

Rating: 3.92
1012 votes
126
Ingrid Michaelson
Girls And Boys

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
127
Fightstar
Grand Unification

Rating: 3.92
277 votes
128
Jay Reatard
Blood Visions

Rating: 3.92
79 votes
129
Shearwater
Palo Santo

Rating: 3.92
31 votes
130
Mutemath
Mute Math

Rating: 3.92
330 votes
131
The Gathering
Home

Rating: 3.92
156 votes
132
I Am Spoonbender
Buy Hidden Persuaders

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
133
The Goslings
Grandeur of Hair

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
134
Rocky Votolato
Makers

Rating: 3.91
29 votes
135
Manchester Orchestra
I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child

Rating: 3.91
1346 votes
136
Evaline
Postpartum Modesty. A Portrait of Skin EP

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
137
Russian Circles
Enter

Rating: 3.91
522 votes
138
The Velvet Teen
Cum Laude

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
139
The Spinto Band
Nice And Nicely Done

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
140
Faunts
M4

Rating: 3.91
64 votes
141
Callisto
Noir

Rating: 3.91
106 votes
142
House Of Heroes
Say No More

Rating: 3.9
47 votes
143
Giant Squid
Metridium Fields

Rating: 3.9
114 votes
144
Gotye
Like Drawing Blood

Rating: 3.9
250 votes
145
Sleeping at Last
Keep No Score

Rating: 3.9
60 votes
146
Cornelius
Sensuous

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
147
the GazettE
NIL

Rating: 3.9
49 votes
148
Nightmare
The WORLD Ruler

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
149
After The Sirens
What I Have To Give, Let It Be Enough

Rating: 3.89
28 votes
150
June Paik
June Paik

Rating: 3.89
37 votes
151
Silversun Pickups
Carnavas

Rating: 3.89
2361 votes
152
Deftones
Saturday Night Wrist

Rating: 3.89
2362 votes
153
iLiKETRAiNS
Progress Reform

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
154
Les Discrets
Les Discrets

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
155
Say Hi
Impeccable Blahs

Rating: 3.89
22 votes
156
M. Ward
Post-War

Rating: 3.89
100 votes
157
Man Man
Six Demon Bag

Rating: 3.88
156 votes
158
Kaki King
Until We Felt Red

Rating: 3.88
42 votes
159
The Evens
Get Evens

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
160
That Handsome Devil
That Handsome Devil EP

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
161
Danielson
Ships

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
162
Mono
Memorie Dal Futuro EP

Rating: 3.88
20 votes
163
Wax On Radio
Exposition

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
164
This Will Destroy You
Young Mountain

Rating: 3.87
462 votes
165
Portugal. The Man
Waiter: ''You Vultures!''

Rating: 3.87
984 votes
166
Ef
Give Me Beauty... Or Give Me Death!

Rating: 3.87
79 votes
167
Thrice
Red Sky

Rating: 3.87
243 votes
168
Beirut
Gulag Orkestar

Rating: 3.87
636 votes
169
Amusement Parks On Fire
Out Of The Angeles

Rating: 3.87
90 votes
170
Nick Oliveri and the Mondo Generator
Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
171
Tokyo Police Club
A Lesson in Crime

Rating: 3.86
284 votes
172
Bossk
.1

Rating: 3.86
42 votes
173
Voxtrot
Your Biggest Fan

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
174
The Dear Hunter
Act I: The Lake South, the River North

Rating: 3.85
657 votes
175
Gregor Samsa
55:12

Rating: 3.85
91 votes
176
Attack in Black
Widows EP

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
177
Regina Spektor
Begin To Hope

Rating: 3.85
434 votes
178
Alexi Murdoch
Time Without Consequence

Rating: 3.85
55 votes
179
TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain

Rating: 3.84
512 votes
180
Ben Kweller
Ben Kweller

Rating: 3.84
74 votes
181
Monty Are I
Wall Of People

Rating: 3.84
37 votes
182
The Pineapple Thief
Little Man

Rating: 3.84
82 votes
183
Stolen Babies
There Be Squabbles Ahead

Rating: 3.83
111 votes
184
Aidan Baker
The Sea Swells A Bit...

Rating: 3.83
33 votes
185
Switchfoot
Oh!

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
186
Chad VanGaalen
Skelliconnection

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
187
Watashi Wa
Eager Seas

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
188
Horse Feathers
Words Are Dead

Rating: 3.83
82 votes
189
So Many Dynamos
Flashlights

Rating: 3.83
35 votes
190
Califone
Roots and Crowns

Rating: 3.83
32 votes
191
Annuals
Be He Me

Rating: 3.83
55 votes
192
Beirut
Lon Gisland

Rating: 3.82
250 votes
193
Leeland
Sound of Melodies

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
194
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
The Chronicles Of A Bohemian Teenager

Rating: 3.82
14 votes
195
Boy Hits Car
The Passage

Rating: 3.82
25 votes
196
Kevin Devine
Put Your Ghost To Rest

Rating: 3.82
126 votes
197
Disco Ensemble
First aid kit

Rating: 3.82
30 votes
198
The Black Keys
Chulahoma

Rating: 3.82
278 votes
199
Gomez
How We Operate

Rating: 3.81
68 votes
200
Anathallo
Floating World

Rating: 3.81
208 votes



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