Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2010

Genre:  Year:  

01
Japandi
Decorative Duck

Rating: 4.57
14 votes
02
Frog Eyes
Paul's Tomb: A Triumph

Rating: 4.38
16 votes
03
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Beaver Records EP

Rating: 4.35
13 votes
04
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Wild Hunt

Rating: 4.3
1211 votes
05
Good Health
Cool

Rating: 4.3
15 votes
06
Agent Fresco
A Long Time Listening

Rating: 4.28
25 votes
07
Gareth Liddiard
Strange Tourist

Rating: 4.27
11 votes
08
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3474 votes
09
Radical Face
Touch the sky EP

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
10
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - November

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
11
Liam the Younger
Revel Hidden Worlds

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
12
Pond (AUS)
Frond

Rating: 4.18
28 votes
13
Emanuel and the Fear
Listen

Rating: 4.17
18 votes
14
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.16
1688 votes
15
Boom Boom Satellites
To The Loveless

Rating: 4.16
28 votes
16
Hawk Eyes
Modern Bodies

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
17
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3224 votes
18
The Narrative
The Narrative

Rating: 4.15
13 votes
19
Lord Huron
Mighty EP

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
20
Balthazar
Applause

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
21
Buke and Gase
Riposte

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
22
Parabelle
Reassembling the Icons

Rating: 4.11
45 votes
23
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Red Version

Rating: 4.11
109 votes
24
Raised By Swans
No Ghostless Place

Rating: 4.11
28 votes
25
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

Rating: 4.1
86 votes
26
Balance And Composure/Tigers Jaw
Split

Rating: 4.1
96 votes
27
Happy Body Slow Brain
Dreams of Water

Rating: 4.1
24 votes
28
The Jezabels
Dark Storm

Rating: 4.1
208 votes
29
Anamanaguchi
Airbrushed

Rating: 4.09
37 votes
30
Haruka Nakamura
Twilight

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
31
Jizue
Bookshelf

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
Wild Nothing
Evertide

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
33
Proceed
Curious Electric

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
34
Cloudkicker
Beacons

Rating: 4.09
632 votes
35
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort

Rating: 4.08
59 votes
36
Mae
(e)vening

Rating: 4.08
120 votes
37
The Bulletproof Tiger
Stab The New Cherry

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
38
Sed Non Satiata
Sed Non Satiata

Rating: 4.08
228 votes
39
Mimicking Birds
Mimicking Birds

Rating: 4.08
32 votes
40
Meursault
All Creatures Will Make Merry

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
41
Suis La Lune
Demo 2010

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
42
Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest

Rating: 4.07
1602 votes
43
(The) Slowest Runner (In All The World)
We, Burning Giraffes

Rating: 4.07
91 votes
44
Toundra
Toundra (II)

Rating: 4.07
42 votes
45
Clever Girl
No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room

Rating: 4.07
29 votes
46
Maybeshewill
To The Skies From A Hillside

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
47
Ling Tosite Sigure
still a Sigure virgin?

Rating: 4.06
120 votes
48
Yasushi Yoshida
Grateful Goodbye

Rating: 4.06
26 votes
49
Jukebox the Ghost
Everything Under the Sun

Rating: 4.06
70 votes
50
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - October

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
51
Twelve Foot Ninja
Smoke Bomb

Rating: 4.05
94 votes
52
Susanne Sundfor
The Brothel

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
53
Parades
Foreign Tapes

Rating: 4.05
274 votes
54
The Bear Romantic
Firewood

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
55
Ty Segall
Melted

Rating: 4.04
118 votes
56
Anathema
We're Here Because We're Here

Rating: 4.04
837 votes
57
Engine Three Seven
Atmosphere

Rating: 4.04
12 votes
58
Sara Bareilles
Kaleidoscope Heart

Rating: 4.04
77 votes
59
Roar
I Can't Handle Change

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
60
Crosses
Demo

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
61
Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz

Rating: 4.04
1784 votes
62
Jonsi
Go Live

Rating: 4.03
15 votes
63
John Grant
Queen Of Denmark

Rating: 4.03
64 votes
64
Akira Kosemura
Grassland

Rating: 4.03
17 votes
65
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex?

Rating: 4.03
69 votes
66
Jericco
Nice To See You

Rating: 4.03
19 votes
67
Tame Impala
Innerspeaker

Rating: 4.03
678 votes
68
Rinoa
An Age Among Them

Rating: 4.02
161 votes
69
Crippled Black Phoenix
I, Vigilante

Rating: 4.02
150 votes
70
Listener
Wooden Heart

Rating: 4.02
564 votes
71
Alcest
Ecailles De Lune

Rating: 4.01
1874 votes
72
The Graduate
Only Every Time

Rating: 4
300 votes
73
Crystal Fighters
Star of Love

Rating: 4
26 votes
74
Nana Grizol
Ruth

Rating: 4
25 votes
75
The Echelon Effect
Mosaic

Rating: 4
22 votes
76
Gregory and the Hawk
Leche

Rating: 4
22 votes
77
WU LYF
Heavy Pop / Concrete Gold

Rating: 4
22 votes
78
Pile
Magic Isn't Real

Rating: 4
17 votes
79
The Like
Release Me

Rating: 4
17 votes
80
Perfume Genius
Learning (Bonus Track Edition)

Rating: 4
16 votes
81
Anamanaguchi
Aurora

Rating: 4
14 votes
82
Coma
Excess

Rating: 4
14 votes
83
The Front Bottoms
Slow Dance To Soft Rock

Rating: 4
12 votes
84
My Epic
Yet

Rating: 3.99
328 votes
85
Lantlos
.neon

Rating: 3.99
210 votes
86
Wild Orchid Children
The Wild Orchid Children Are Alexander Supertramp

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
87
Destrage
The King is Fat'N'Old

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
88
Dionaea
Grounds

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
89
Anamanaguchi
My Skateboard Will Go On

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
90
Fences
Fences

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
91
Goldmund
Famous Places

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
92
The Reign Of Kindo
This Is What Happens

Rating: 3.97
201 votes
93
Sully Erna
Avalon

Rating: 3.97
72 votes
94
Basia Bulat
Heart of My Own

Rating: 3.97
36 votes
95
Lone Wolf
The Devil and I

Rating: 3.97
86 votes
96
James Vincent McMorrow
Early In The Morning

Rating: 3.97
67 votes
97
Women
Public Strain

Rating: 3.97
233 votes
98
Whirr
Distressor

Rating: 3.97
166 votes
99
Joanna Newsom
Have One on Me

Rating: 3.97
341 votes
100
Karkwa
Les Chemins de Verre

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
101
Boy & Bear
With Emperor Antarctica

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
102
Cherry Ghost
Beneath This Burning Shoreline

Rating: 3.97
15 votes
103
Dead Letter Circus
This Is The Warning

Rating: 3.97
548 votes
104
Circa Survive
Blue Sky Noise

Rating: 3.97
3234 votes
105
Six Gallery
Breakthroughs in Modern Art

Rating: 3.96
128 votes
106
A Swarm of the Sun
Zenith

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
107
So Hideous
I Balance Daydreams On The Tip Of A Knife

Rating: 3.96
24 votes
108
Those Poor Bastards
Satan Is Watching

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
109
Meg and Dia
It's Always Stormy in Tillamook

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
110
Hollerado
Record in a Bag

Rating: 3.95
38 votes
111
Future of Forestry
Travel III

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
112
The Tallest Man on Earth
Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird

Rating: 3.95
294 votes
113
Switchfoot
Eastern Hymns For Western Shores

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
114
The Best Pessimist
To Whom It May Concern

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
115
Brasstronaut
Mount Chimaera

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
116
PS I Love You
Meet Me At The Muster Station

Rating: 3.94
48 votes
117
The World is a Beautiful Place...
Formlessness

Rating: 3.93
390 votes
118
Charlie Simpson
When We Were Lions

Rating: 3.93
63 votes
119
Sioum
I Am Mortal, But Was Fiend

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
120
PVT
Church With No Magic

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
121
Foals
Total Life Forever

Rating: 3.92
1806 votes
122
&U&I
Kill The Man That Shot That Man

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
123
PMtoday
In Medias Res

Rating: 3.92
155 votes
124
Joie de Vivre
The North End

Rating: 3.92
142 votes
125
Chalk Talk
the food chain

Rating: 3.92
19 votes
126
Poets of the Fall
Twilight Theater

Rating: 3.92
105 votes
127
The Menzingers
Chamberlain Waits

Rating: 3.92
225 votes
128
U.S. Christmas
Run Thick In The Night

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
129
Triggerfinger
All this dancin' around

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
130
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - December

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
131
Apollo
Apollo EP

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
132
Prefab Sprout
Let's Change the World With Music

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
133
Chuck Person
Chuck Person's Eccojams Vol. 1

Rating: 3.91
23 votes
134
The Republic of Wolves
Varuna

Rating: 3.91
482 votes
135
The Felix Culpa
Sever Your Roots

Rating: 3.91
117 votes
136
Disco Ensemble
The Island Of Disco Ensemble

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
137
Beach House
Teen Dream

Rating: 3.91
653 votes
138
Iselia
Adaptations

Rating: 3.91
43 votes
139
Oceansize
Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up

Rating: 3.9
352 votes
140
Digital Summer
Counting The Hours

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
141
The Ember Days
Finger Painting EP

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
142
Laura Marling
I Speak Because I Can

Rating: 3.9
144 votes
143
Blue Hawaii
Blooming Summer

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
144
A Silent Film
The City That Sleeps

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
145
Wild Nothing
Golden Haze EP

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
146
Year of No Light
Ausserwelt

Rating: 3.89
134 votes
147
Sailors With Wax Wings
Sailors With Wax Wings

Rating: 3.89
69 votes
148
The Elijah
A Son : A Disease

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
149
Tocotronic
Schall und Wahn

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
150
Land Of Talk
Cloak and Cipher

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
151
Slow Six
Tomorrow Becomes You

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
152
Enemies
We've Been Talking

Rating: 3.88
124 votes
153
Jonsi
Go

Rating: 3.88
385 votes
154
Merchandise
(Strange Songs) In the Dark

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
155
Paramore
The Only Exception

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
156
River City Extension
... And The Unmistakable Man

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
157
Hammock
Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts

Rating: 3.88
272 votes
158
Arcade Fire
The Suburbs

Rating: 3.88
3914 votes
159
Hail the Villain
Population: Declining

Rating: 3.88
57 votes
160
Marble Sounds
Nice Is Good

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
161
Midas Fall
Eleven Return and Revert

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
162
Her Name Is Calla
The Quiet Lamb

Rating: 3.87
158 votes
163
Les Discrets
Septembre Et Ses Dernières Pensées

Rating: 3.87
506 votes
164
Envy On The Coast
Lowcountry

Rating: 3.87
214 votes
165
Koji
Some Small Way

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
166
Allo Darlin'
Allo Darlin'

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
167
Airs
Rainclouds over the Remains of Hope

Rating: 3.86
36 votes
168
Grinderman
Grinderman 2

Rating: 3.86
118 votes
169
Future Islands
In Evening Air

Rating: 3.86
303 votes
170
Sunlight Ascending
You Don't Belong Here

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
171
Fields of Locust
Subtopia

Rating: 3.85
17 votes
172
The Black Keys
Brothers

Rating: 3.85
2036 votes
173
Past Lives
Tapestry of Webs

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
174
Cloud Control
Bliss Release

Rating: 3.85
30 votes
175
Sufjan Stevens
All Delighted People

Rating: 3.85
552 votes
176
Thera
If This is the End

Rating: 3.85
36 votes
177
Tides of Man
Dreamhouse

Rating: 3.85
328 votes
178
Hammock
North West East South

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
179
One OK Rock
Niche Syndrome

Rating: 3.84
16 votes
180
I The Mighty
Hearts & Spades

Rating: 3.84
19 votes
181
Self Defense Family
You Are Beneath Me

Rating: 3.84
41 votes
182
A Hope For Home
Realis

Rating: 3.84
104 votes
183
Geographer
Animal Shapes

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
184
Funeral for a Friend
The Young And Defenseless

Rating: 3.84
140 votes
185
Menomena
Mines

Rating: 3.84
182 votes
186
Lissie
Catching a Tiger

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
187
Jarrod Gorbel
Devil's Made A New Friend

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
188
Wild Nothing
Gemini

Rating: 3.83
151 votes
189
Los Campesinos!
Romance Is Boring

Rating: 3.83
570 votes
190
CSTVT
The Echo and the Light

Rating: 3.83
120 votes
191
The Coral
Butterfly House

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
192
And So I Watch You From Afar
The Letters

Rating: 3.82
76 votes
193
Tera Melos
Patagonian Rats

Rating: 3.82
321 votes
194
Tokyo Incidents
Sports

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
195
Monument
Goes Canoeing

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
196
The Reign Of Kindo
Christmas EP

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
197
Yann Tiersen
Dust Lane

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
198
Hellogoodbye
Would It Kill You?

Rating: 3.82
107 votes
199
Bear Hands
Burning Bush Supper Club

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
200
The Unwinding Hours
The Unwinding Hours

Rating: 3.81
70 votes



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