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
1212 votes
05
Good Health
Cool

Rating: 4.3
15 votes
06
Gareth Liddiard
Strange Tourist

Rating: 4.27
11 votes
07
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3520 votes
08
The Narrative
The Narrative

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
09
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - November

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
10
Liam the Younger
Revel Hidden Worlds

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
11
Emanuel and the Fear
Listen

Rating: 4.17
18 votes
12
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.17
1690 votes
13
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3257 votes
14
Hawk Eyes
Modern Bodies

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
15
Pond (AUS)
Frond

Rating: 4.14
28 votes
16
Lord Huron
Mighty EP

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
17
Balthazar
Applause

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
18
Parabelle
Reassembling the Icons

Rating: 4.11
45 votes
19
Anamanaguchi
Airbrushed

Rating: 4.11
37 votes
20
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Red Version

Rating: 4.11
112 votes
21
Raised By Swans
No Ghostless Place

Rating: 4.11
28 votes
22
Haruka Nakamura
Twilight

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
23
Balance And Composure/Tigers Jaw
Split

Rating: 4.1
96 votes
24
The Jezabels
Dark Storm

Rating: 4.1
208 votes
25
Cloudkicker
Beacons

Rating: 4.09
636 votes
26
Mae
(e)vening

Rating: 4.09
121 votes
27
Radical Face
Touch the sky EP

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
28
Jizue
Bookshelf

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
Wild Nothing
Evertide

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
30
Proceed
Curious Electric

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
31
Happy Body Slow Brain
Dreams of Water

Rating: 4.09
23 votes
32
Boom Boom Satellites
To The Loveless

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
33
The Bulletproof Tiger
Stab The New Cherry

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
34
Toundra
Toundra (II)

Rating: 4.08
44 votes
35
Sed Non Satiata
Sed Non Satiata

Rating: 4.08
229 votes
36
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort

Rating: 4.08
70 votes
37
Meursault
All Creatures Will Make Merry

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
38
(The) Slowest Runner (In All The World)
We, Burning Giraffes

Rating: 4.08
92 votes
39
Susanne Sundfor
The Brothel

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
40
Agent Fresco
A Long Time Listening

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
41
Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest

Rating: 4.07
1610 votes
42
Jukebox the Ghost
Everything Under the Sun

Rating: 4.07
72 votes
43
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

Rating: 4.07
88 votes
44
Clever Girl
No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
45
Ling Tosite Sigure
still a Sigure virgin?

Rating: 4.06
124 votes
46
Olafur Arnalds
...And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness

Rating: 4.06
181 votes
47
Mimicking Birds
Mimicking Birds

Rating: 4.06
33 votes
48
Yasushi Yoshida
Grateful Goodbye

Rating: 4.06
26 votes
49
Maybeshewill
To The Skies From A Hillside

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

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
51
Suis La Lune
Demo 2010

Rating: 4.05
28 votes
52
Twelve Foot Ninja
Smoke Bomb

Rating: 4.05
97 votes
53
Parades
Foreign Tapes

Rating: 4.05
273 votes
54
The Bear Romantic
Firewood

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
55
Engine Three Seven
Atmosphere

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

Rating: 4.04
846 votes
57
Sara Bareilles
Kaleidoscope Heart

Rating: 4.04
77 votes
58
Roar
I Can't Handle Change

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
59
Crosses
Demo

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
60
Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz

Rating: 4.03
1796 votes
61
Jonsi
Go Live

Rating: 4.03
15 votes
62
John Grant
Queen Of Denmark

Rating: 4.03
64 votes
63
Akira Kosemura
Grassland

Rating: 4.03
17 votes
64
Pile
Magic Isn't Real

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
65
Crippled Black Phoenix
I, Vigilante

Rating: 4.03
151 votes
66
Basia Bulat
Heart of My Own

Rating: 4.03
38 votes
67
Jericco
Nice To See You

Rating: 4.03
19 votes
68
Tame Impala
Innerspeaker

Rating: 4.02
688 votes
69
PS I Love You
Meet Me At The Muster Station

Rating: 4.02
46 votes
70
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex?

Rating: 4.02
70 votes
71
Rinoa
An Age Among Them

Rating: 4.02
161 votes
72
Destrage
The King is Fat'N'Old

Rating: 4.02
28 votes
73
Listener
Wooden Heart

Rating: 4.02
562 votes
74
The Graduate
Only Every Time

Rating: 4.01
300 votes
75
Alcest
Ecailles De Lune

Rating: 4.01
1888 votes
76
Ty Segall
Melted

Rating: 4
126 votes
77
Wild Orchid Children
The Wild Orchid Children Are Alexander Supertramp

Rating: 4
29 votes
78
Crystal Fighters
Star of Love

Rating: 4
26 votes
79
Nana Grizol
Ruth

Rating: 4
25 votes
80
Gregory and the Hawk
Leche

Rating: 4
22 votes
81
WU LYF
Heavy Pop / Concrete Gold

Rating: 4
22 votes
82
The Like
Release Me

Rating: 4
17 votes
83
Perfume Genius
Learning (Bonus Track Edition)

Rating: 4
16 votes
84
Coma
Excess

Rating: 4
14 votes
85
Anamanaguchi
Aurora

Rating: 4
14 votes
86
The Front Bottoms
Slow Dance To Soft Rock

Rating: 4
12 votes
87
Lantlos
.neon

Rating: 3.99
215 votes
88
My Epic
Yet

Rating: 3.99
328 votes
89
Whirr
Distressor

Rating: 3.98
168 votes
90
Dionaea
Grounds

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
91
Anamanaguchi
My Skateboard Will Go On

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
92
Goldmund
Famous Places

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
93
Chuck Person
Chuck Person's Eccojams Vol. 1

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
94
Fences
Fences

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
95
The Echelon Effect
Mosaic

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
96
The Reign Of Kindo
This Is What Happens

Rating: 3.98
202 votes
97
Women
Public Strain

Rating: 3.97
237 votes
98
Lone Wolf
The Devil and I

Rating: 3.97
86 votes
99
Karkwa
Les Chemins de Verre

Rating: 3.97
34 votes
100
Buke and Gase
Riposte

Rating: 3.97
34 votes
101
Devil Sold His Soul
Blessed & Cursed

Rating: 3.97
323 votes
102
Circa Survive
Blue Sky Noise

Rating: 3.97
3258 votes
103
Boy & Bear
With Emperor Antarctica

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
104
Cherry Ghost
Beneath This Burning Shoreline

Rating: 3.97
15 votes
105
Dead Letter Circus
This Is The Warning

Rating: 3.97
554 votes
106
Sully Erna
Avalon

Rating: 3.97
73 votes
107
Six Gallery
Breakthroughs in Modern Art

Rating: 3.96
128 votes
108
A Swarm of the Sun
Zenith

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
109
James Vincent McMorrow
Early In The Morning

Rating: 3.96
68 votes
110
Joanna Newsom
Have One on Me

Rating: 3.96
343 votes
111
Those Poor Bastards
Satan Is Watching

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
112
Disco Ensemble
The Island Of Disco Ensemble

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
113
Meg and Dia
It's Always Stormy in Tillamook

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
114
The Tallest Man on Earth
Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird

Rating: 3.95
297 votes
115
Hollerado
Record in a Bag

Rating: 3.95
38 votes
116
Triggerfinger
All this dancin' around

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
117
Future of Forestry
Travel III

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
118
Switchfoot
Eastern Hymns For Western Shores

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
119
Brasstronaut
Mount Chimaera

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
120
So Hideous
I Balance Daydreams On The Tip Of A Knife

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
121
Sioum
I Am Mortal, But Was Fiend

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
122
Charlie Simpson
When We Were Lions

Rating: 3.93
63 votes
123
The Best Pessimist
To Whom It May Concern

Rating: 3.93
35 votes
124
Koji
Some Small Way

Rating: 3.93
28 votes
125
PVT
Church With No Magic

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
126
Lights
Acoustic

Rating: 3.93
74 votes
127
Foals
Total Life Forever

Rating: 3.93
1818 votes
128
PMtoday
In Medias Res

Rating: 3.92
153 votes
129
&U&I
Kill The Man That Shot That Man

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
130
The World is a Beautiful Place...
Formlessness

Rating: 3.92
400 votes
131
The Menzingers
Chamberlain Waits

Rating: 3.92
230 votes
132
Chalk Talk
the food chain

Rating: 3.92
19 votes
133
Poets of the Fall
Twilight Theater

Rating: 3.92
105 votes
134
The Republic of Wolves
Varuna

Rating: 3.92
480 votes
135
Airs
Rainclouds over the Remains of Hope

Rating: 3.92
36 votes
136
U.S. Christmas
Run Thick In The Night

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
137
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - December

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
138
Apollo
Apollo EP

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
139
Prefab Sprout
Let's Change the World With Music

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
140
Beach House
Teen Dream

Rating: 3.91
656 votes
141
Joie de Vivre
The North End

Rating: 3.91
156 votes
142
Iselia
Adaptations

Rating: 3.91
43 votes
143
The Felix Culpa
Sever Your Roots

Rating: 3.91
117 votes
144
Oceansize
Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up

Rating: 3.9
353 votes
145
Laura Marling
I Speak Because I Can

Rating: 3.9
145 votes
146
Digital Summer
Counting The Hours

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
147
The Ember Days
Finger Painting EP

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
148
Wild Nothing
Golden Haze

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
149
Hammock
Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts

Rating: 3.9
282 votes
150
The Elijah
A Son : A Disease

Rating: 3.9
24 votes
151
A Silent Film
The City That Sleeps

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
152
Blue Hawaii
Blooming Summer

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
153
Year of No Light
Ausserwelt

Rating: 3.89
135 votes
154
Sailors With Wax Wings
Sailors With Wax Wings

Rating: 3.89
69 votes
155
Tocotronic
Schall und Wahn

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
156
One OK Rock
Niche Syndrome

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
157
Land Of Talk
Cloak and Cipher

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
158
Slow Six
Tomorrow Becomes You

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
159
Jonsi
Go

Rating: 3.88
383 votes
160
Arcade Fire
The Suburbs

Rating: 3.88
3932 votes
161
Merchandise
(Strange Songs) In the Dark

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
162
River City Extension
... And The Unmistakable Man

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
163
Hail the Villain
Population: Declining

Rating: 3.88
57 votes
164
Enemies
We've Been Talking

Rating: 3.88
126 votes
165
Les Discrets
Septembre Et Ses Dernières Pensées

Rating: 3.88
512 votes
166
Marble Sounds
Nice Is Good

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
167
Midas Fall
Eleven Return and Revert

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
168
Her Name Is Calla
The Quiet Lamb

Rating: 3.87
158 votes
169
Envy On The Coast
Lowcountry

Rating: 3.87
213 votes
170
Paramore
The Only Exception

Rating: 3.87
26 votes
171
Future Islands
In Evening Air

Rating: 3.86
306 votes
172
Allo Darlin'
Allo Darlin'

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
173
Sunlight Ascending
You Don't Belong Here

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
174
Fields of Locust
Subtopia

Rating: 3.85
17 votes
175
Grinderman
Grinderman 2

Rating: 3.85
118 votes
176
The Black Keys
Brothers

Rating: 3.85
2052 votes
177
Sufjan Stevens
All Delighted People

Rating: 3.85
556 votes
178
Past Lives
Tapestry of Webs

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
179
Cloud Control
Bliss Release

Rating: 3.85
30 votes
180
I The Mighty
Hearts & Spades

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
181
Tides of Man
Dreamhouse

Rating: 3.85
332 votes
182
Thera
If This is the End

Rating: 3.85
36 votes
183
Hammock
North West East South

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
184
Self Defense Family
You Are Beneath Me

Rating: 3.84
41 votes
185
Geographer
Animal Shapes

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
186
Menomena
Mines

Rating: 3.84
182 votes
187
Funeral for a Friend
The Young And Defenseless

Rating: 3.84
140 votes
188
A Hope For Home
Realis

Rating: 3.83
103 votes
189
Lissie
Catching a Tiger

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
190
The Growlers
Hot Tropics

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
191
Jarrod Gorbel
Devil's Made A New Friend

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
192
Horse Feathers
Thistled Spring

Rating: 3.83
64 votes
193
CSTVT
The Echo and the Light

Rating: 3.83
122 votes
194
Wild Nothing
Gemini

Rating: 3.83
153 votes
195
Los Campesinos!
Romance Is Boring

Rating: 3.83
567 votes
196
The Coral
Butterfly House

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
197
And So I Watch You From Afar
The Letters

Rating: 3.82
76 votes
198
Tera Melos
Patagonian Rats

Rating: 3.82
322 votes
199
Yann Tiersen
Dust Lane

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
200
Tokyo Incidents
Sports

Rating: 3.82
11 votes



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