Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2009


01
Dignan
Cheaters and Thieves

4.4
20 votes
02
Tigers on Trains
Songs By And About Whales

4.4
20 votes
03
The Blue Angel Lounge
The Blue Angel Lounge

4.32
28 votes
04
Driftless Pony Club
Expert

4.32
28 votes
05
The Antlers
Hospice

4.2
3116 votes
06
Tigers on Trains
Grandfather

4.17
478 votes
07
Karnivool
Set Fire to the Hive

4.17
21 votes
08
Alexi Murdoch
Towards the Sun

4.17
15 votes
09
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
What It Takes to Move Forward

4.16
654 votes
10
Karnivool
Sound Awake

4.15
1295 votes
11
Hypomanie
Hypomanie EP

4.15
20 votes
12
O'Brother
The Death of Day

4.14
334 votes
13
Jon Gomm
Don't Panic

4.13
30 votes
14
Noah Gundersen
Saints & Liars

4.13
15 votes
15
Elora Danan
In The Room Up There

4.13
20 votes
16
John Frusciante
The Empyrean

4.12
548 votes
17
Metric
Plug In, Plug Out

4.12
26 votes
18
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice

4.11
90 votes
19
Monster Machismo
Aye Aye Porcupine

4.11
36 votes
20
Future of Forestry
Travel II

4.11
37 votes
21
Gregory Alan Isakov
This Empty Northern Hemisphere

4.11
47 votes
22
Parabelle
A Summit Borderline/A Drop Oceanic

4.09
65 votes
23
Charles Spearin
The Happiness Project

4.09
22 votes
24
Eleventh He Reaches London
Hollow Be My Name

4.09
222 votes
25
Local Natives
Sun Hands

4.09
34 votes
26
Paul Dempsey
Everything Is True

4.09
162 votes
27
Ling Tosite Sigure
just A moment

4.08
214 votes
28
Archives
Decline

4.08
107 votes
29
Cassino
Kingprince

4.08
30 votes
30
Dorena
Holofon

4.08
19 votes
31
Gavin Castleton
Home

4.08
102 votes
32
HRVRD
The Inevitable And I

4.07
296 votes
33
toe
For Long Tomorrow

4.07
270 votes
34
The Paper Chase
Someday This Could All Be Yours Vol.1

4.07
99 votes
35
Mono
Hymn to the Immortal Wind

4.07
1926 votes
36
Tubelord
Our First American Friends

4.06
116 votes
37
The Brave Little Abacus
Masked Dancers

4.06
57 votes
38
Horseback
The Invisible Mountain

4.06
68 votes
39
The Tumbled Sea
melody/summer

4.05
37 votes
40
Manchester Orchestra
Mean Everything to Nothing

4.05
2700 votes
41
The Waters Deep Here
Sunden

4.05
29 votes
42
Sleeping at Last
Storyboards

4.04
120 votes
43
Sarah Fimm
Red Yellow Sun

4.04
24 votes
44
El-Creepo!
El-Creepo!

4.04
26 votes
45
Cougar
Patriot

4.04
13 votes
46
Children of Nova
The Complexity of Light

4.04
136 votes
47
Crippled Black Phoenix
The Resurrectionists / Night Raider

4.04
41 votes
48
Sweet Trip
You Will Never Know Why

4.03
60 votes
49
The Life and Times
Tragic Boogie

4.03
32 votes
50
Former Ghosts
Fleurs

4.02
23 votes
51
Animal Collective
Fall Be Kind

4.02
699 votes
52
Jordaan Mason and The Horse Museum
Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head

4.02
142 votes
53
Grammatics
Grammatics

4.02
50 votes
54
From Indian Lakes
The Man With Wooden Legs

4.02
113 votes
55
Future of Forestry
Travel

4.02
29 votes
56
The Dear Hunter
Act III: Life and Death

4.02
1728 votes
57
Minus the Bear
Into the Mirror

4
210 votes
58
Mew
No More Stories

4
1116 votes
59
The Republic of Wolves
His Old Branches

4
262 votes
60
Junius
The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist

4
210 votes
61
Pretend
Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil

4
55 votes
62
Karkwa
Le Volume du Vent

4
32 votes
63
Akira Kosemura
Polaroid Piano

4
25 votes
64
Wild Nothing
Summer Holiday 7"

4
24 votes
65
Sleep Dealer
The Way Home

4
22 votes
66
Kellermensch
Kellermensch

4
22 votes
67
Ship Thieves
Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves

4
19 votes
68
Hey Rosetta!
Red Songs

4
18 votes
69
Ben Howard
These Waters

4
16 votes
70
Various Artists (Indie)
Dark Was The Night

3.99
297 votes
71
Laura Stevenson
Holy Ghost!

3.99
150 votes
72
The Swell Season
Strict Joy

3.99
71 votes
73
Kauan
Aava Tuulen Maa

3.99
39 votes
74
The Dangerous Summer
Reach For The Sun

3.99
235 votes
75
Sights and Sounds
Monolith

3.98
366 votes
76
Relient K
Forget and Not Slow Down

3.98
306 votes
77
Do Make Say Think
Other Truths

3.98
249 votes
78
And So I Watch You From Afar
And So I Watch You From Afar

3.98
511 votes
79
All the Day Holiday
The Things We've Grown To Love

3.98
24 votes
80
Vic Chesnutt
At The Cut

3.98
22 votes
81
Cast Spells
Bright Works and Baton

3.98
20 votes
82
Solstafir
Köld

3.97
132 votes
83
the GazettE
DIM

3.97
71 votes
84
The Reptilian
Boys Life EP

3.97
34 votes
85
Mouse On The Keys
An Anxious Object

3.97
123 votes
86
MUCC
Kyuutai

3.97
15 votes
87
Oneida
Rated O

3.96
13 votes
88
Archive
Controlling Crowds

3.96
63 votes
89
Wild Beasts
Two Dancers

3.96
314 votes
90
Consider the Thief
Signs and Wonders

3.96
104 votes
91
Maybeshewill
Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony

3.96
434 votes
92
Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion

3.95
2558 votes
93
David Bazan
Curse Your Branches

3.95
68 votes
94
St. Vincent
Actor

3.95
908 votes
95
Land Of Talk
Fun And Laughter

3.94
18 votes
96
Paper Route
Absence

3.94
122 votes
97
Prawn
False Institutions

3.94
104 votes
98
This Armistice
(New Breath+New Heartbeat)=Change

3.94
17 votes
99
fun.
Aim and Ignite

3.94
943 votes
100
Nana Grizol
Love It Love It

3.94
41 votes
101
Planning for Burial
Leaving

3.94
196 votes
102
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Blue Version

3.94
88 votes
103
Rooftops
A Forest Of Polarity

3.94
40 votes
104
Airbag
Identity

3.94
16 votes
105
Needtobreathe
The Outsiders

3.93
53 votes
106
Soap and Skin
Lovetune for Vacuum

3.93
119 votes
107
The Joy Formidable
A Balloon Called Moaning

3.93
70 votes
108
All the Empires of the World
Blessings

3.93
42 votes
109
Emery
...In Shallow Seas We Sail

3.93
1126 votes
110
Destroyer
Bay of Pigs

3.92
78 votes
111
Braveyoung
Bloom

3.92
13 votes
112
Irepress
Sol Eye Sea I

3.92
227 votes
113
Bill Callahan
Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

3.92
102 votes
114
Letting Up Despite Great Faults
Letting Up Despite Great Faults

3.92
48 votes
115
Pomegranates
Everybody, Come Outside!

3.92
24 votes
116
Sunset Rubdown
Dragonslayer

3.92
214 votes
117
CSTVT
Summer Fences

3.91
316 votes
118
Closure in Moscow
First Temple

3.91
751 votes
119
Long Distance Calling
Avoid The Light

3.91
130 votes
120
The Twilight Sad
Forget The Night Ahead

3.91
190 votes
121
Sunlight Ascending
All the Memories, All at Once

3.91
39 votes
122
Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots

3.91
372 votes
123
Grizzly Bear
Veckatimest

3.91
2108 votes
124
Sholi
Sholi

3.91
81 votes
125
Blueneck
The Fallen Host

3.91
32 votes
126
port-royal
Dying in Time

3.91
16 votes
127
Lucero
1372 Overton Park

3.9
21 votes
128
Rishloo
Feathergun

3.9
351 votes
129
Portugal. The Man
The Satanic Satanist

3.9
1314 votes
130
Dinosaur Jr.
Farm

3.9
1074 votes
131
Richard Hawley
Truelove's Gutter

3.9
15 votes
132
Phoenix
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

3.9
2144 votes
133
Now, Now Every Children
Cars

3.9
29 votes
134
P.S. Eliot
Introverted Romance In Our Troubled Minds

3.9
24 votes
135
As Cities Burn
Hell Or High Water

3.89
610 votes
136
The Builders and the Butchers
Salvation is a Deep Dark Well

3.89
14 votes
137
Jolly
Forty-six Minutes, Twelve Seconds of Music

3.89
14 votes
138
Mount Eerie
Wind's Poem

3.89
494 votes
139
Arizmenda
Within the Vacuum of Infinity...

3.89
96 votes
140
Augury
Fragmentary Evidence

3.89
263 votes
141
Shinobu
Strange Spring Air

3.89
18 votes
142
Coheed and Cambria
Neverender 12%

3.89
49 votes
143
Cheap Girls
My Roaring 20s

3.89
62 votes
144
The Wonder Years
I Refuse to Sink: A Collection of Prior Recordings

3.89
22 votes
145
Matthew Good
Vancouver

3.89
184 votes
146
Patrick Watson
Wooden Arms

3.88
104 votes
147
Desire (CAN)
II

3.88
34 votes
148
The Horrors
Primary Colours

3.88
243 votes
149
Transit
Stay Home

3.88
200 votes
150
Balmorhea
All Is Wild, All Is Silent

3.88
61 votes
151
Sucioperro
Pain Agency

3.88
20 votes
152
Simple Minds
Graffiti Soul

3.88
16 votes
153
Brand New
Daisy

3.87
6398 votes
154
Showbread
The Fear of God

3.87
71 votes
155
Weatherbox
The Cosmic Drama

3.87
46 votes
156
Russian Circles
Geneva

3.87
618 votes
157
Epic45
In All the Empty Houses

3.87
30 votes
158
Freelance Whales
Weathervanes

3.86
321 votes
159
Brother/Ghost
Black Ice

3.86
33 votes
160
Kwoon
When The Flowers Were Singing...

3.86
18 votes
161
Jeniferever
Spring Tides

3.86
50 votes
162
Regina Spektor
Far

3.86
874 votes
163
A Fine Frenzy
Bomb In A Birdcage

3.86
57 votes
164
The Jezabels
She's So Hard

3.86
84 votes
165
Other Lives
Other Lives

3.86
21 votes
166
In Case of Fire
Align the Planets

3.86
21 votes
167
Brendan Benson
My Old, Familiar Friend

3.86
14 votes
168
Young the Giant
Shake My Hand

3.85
24 votes
169
The xx
xx

3.85
2510 votes
170
Kings of Convenience
Declaration of Dependence

3.85
160 votes
171
Scale the Summit
Carving Desert Canyons

3.85
599 votes
172
Cymbals Eat Guitars
Why There Are Mountains

3.85
702 votes
173
Deas Vail
Birds & Cages

3.85
76 votes
174
Nothing More
The Few Not Fleeting

3.85
87 votes
175
Cloudkicker
Portmanteau

3.85
150 votes
176
Silversun Pickups
Swoon

3.85
2505 votes
177
Miike Snow
Miike Snow

3.84
218 votes
178
He Is We
He Is We

3.84
32 votes
179
Nico Vega
Nico Vega

3.84
16 votes
180
Marissa Nadler
Little Hells

3.84
70 votes
181
Faunts
Feel.Love.Thinking.Of.

3.84
41 votes
182
Timber Timbre
Timber Timbre

3.84
88 votes
183
Thrice
Beggars

3.84
3656 votes
184
The Boxer Rebellion
Union

3.84
138 votes
185
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
World is Yours

3.84
92 votes
186
Chevelle
Sci-Fi Crimes

3.84
1131 votes
187
Kiss Kiss
The Meek Shall Inherit What's Left

3.83
75 votes
188
From Monument To Masses
On Little Known Frequencies

3.83
27 votes
189
Best Coast
Sun Was High (So Was I)

3.83
18 votes
190
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids EP

3.83
18 votes
191
Supercell
Supercell

3.83
15 votes
192
Florence and the Machine
Lungs

3.83
1810 votes
193
Bat For Lashes
Two Suns

3.83
360 votes
194
Pianos Become the Teeth
Old Pride

3.83
658 votes
195
Patrick Wolf
The Bachelor

3.83
84 votes
196
Ramona Falls
Intuit

3.83
86 votes
197
BLK JKS
After Robots

3.83
20 votes
198
Washed Out
Life of Leisure

3.82
273 votes
199
Oceana
Birth.Eater

3.82
381 votes
200
Girlfriends
Girlfriends

3.82
42 votes



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