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
1200 votes
05
Good Health
Cool

Rating: 4.3
15 votes
06
Gareth Liddiard
Strange Tourist

Rating: 4.27
11 votes
07
Agent Fresco
A Long Time Listening

Rating: 4.27
24 votes
08
The National
High Violet

Rating: 4.24
3422 votes
09
Mimicking Birds
Mimicking Birds

Rating: 4.2
30 votes
10
Radical Face
Touch the sky EP

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
11
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - November

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
12
Liam the Younger
Revel Hidden Worlds

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
13
Emanuel and the Fear
Listen

Rating: 4.17
18 votes
14
Boom Boom Satellites
To The Loveless

Rating: 4.16
28 votes
15
Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

Rating: 4.16
1680 votes
16
Hawk Eyes
Modern Bodies

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
17
Deftones
Diamond Eyes

Rating: 4.16
3202 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
Clever Girl
No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
22
Pond (AUS)
Frond

Rating: 4.12
26 votes
23
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Red Version

Rating: 4.11
107 votes
24
Parabelle
Reassembling the Icons

Rating: 4.11
45 votes
25
Buke and Gase
Riposte

Rating: 4.11
28 votes
26
Raised By Swans
No Ghostless Place

Rating: 4.11
28 votes
27
Typhoon (USA-OR)
Hunger and Thirst

Rating: 4.1
86 votes
28
Happy Body Slow Brain
Dreams of Water

Rating: 4.1
24 votes
29
Balance And Composure/Tigers Jaw
Split

Rating: 4.1
93 votes
30
The Jezabels
Dark Storm

Rating: 4.1
208 votes
31
Anamanaguchi
Airbrushed

Rating: 4.09
37 votes
32
Haruka Nakamura
Twilight

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
33
Jizue
Bookshelf

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
34
Proceed
Curious Electric

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
Wild Nothing
Evertide

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
36
Cloudkicker
Beacons

Rating: 4.09
630 votes
37
The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back from the Discomfort

Rating: 4.08
53 votes
38
Mae
(e)vening

Rating: 4.08
120 votes
39
The Bulletproof Tiger
Stab The New Cherry

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

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
41
Sed Non Satiata
Sed Non Satiata

Rating: 4.07
226 votes
42
Toundra
Toundra (II)

Rating: 4.07
41 votes
43
Ty Segall
Melted

Rating: 4.07
112 votes
44
(The) Slowest Runner (In All The World)
We, Burning Giraffes

Rating: 4.07
91 votes
45
Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest

Rating: 4.07
1584 votes
46
Maybeshewill
To The Skies From A Hillside

Rating: 4.06
33 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
The River Empires
The River Empires

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
53
Susanne Sundfor
The Brothel

Rating: 4.05
32 votes
54
Parades
Foreign Tapes

Rating: 4.05
274 votes
55
Those Poor Bastards
Satan Is Watching

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
56
The Bear Romantic
Firewood

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
57
Engine Three Seven
Atmosphere

Rating: 4.04
12 votes
58
Anathema
We're Here Because We're Here

Rating: 4.04
833 votes
59
Sara Bareilles
Kaleidoscope Heart

Rating: 4.04
77 votes
60
Roar
I Can't Handle Change

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
61
Crosses
Demo

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
62
Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz

Rating: 4.04
1778 votes
63
Jonsi
Go Live

Rating: 4.03
15 votes
64
John Grant
Queen Of Denmark

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
65
Akira Kosemura
Grassland

Rating: 4.03
17 votes
66
Tame Impala
Innerspeaker

Rating: 4.03
665 votes
67
Jericco
Nice To See You

Rating: 4.03
19 votes
68
Crippled Black Phoenix
I, Vigilante

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

Rating: 4.02
46 votes
70
Wild Orchid Children
The Wild Orchid Children Are Alexander Supertramp

Rating: 4.02
27 votes
71
Listener
Wooden Heart

Rating: 4.02
554 votes
72
Alcest
Ecailles De Lune

Rating: 4.02
1856 votes
73
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex?

Rating: 4.01
68 votes
74
Rinoa
An Age Among Them

Rating: 4.01
157 votes
75
The Graduate
Only Every Time

Rating: 4
300 votes
76
Crystal Fighters
Star of Love

Rating: 4
26 votes
77
The Echelon Effect
Mosaic

Rating: 4
22 votes
78
Gregory and the Hawk
Leche

Rating: 4
22 votes
79
WU LYF
Heavy Pop / Concrete Gold

Rating: 4
22 votes
80
The Like
Release Me

Rating: 4
17 votes
81
Pile
Magic Isn't Real

Rating: 4
17 votes
82
Perfume Genius
Learning (Bonus Track Edition)

Rating: 4
16 votes
83
Coma
Excess

Rating: 4
14 votes
84
Anamanaguchi
Aurora

Rating: 4
14 votes
85
The Front Bottoms
Slow Dance To Soft Rock

Rating: 4
12 votes
86
My Epic
Yet

Rating: 3.98
161 votes
87
Dionaea
Grounds

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
88
Destrage
The King is Fat'N'Old

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
89
Lantlos
.neon

Rating: 3.98
205 votes
90
Nana Grizol
Ruth

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

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
92
Goldmund
Famous Places

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
93
Fences
Fences

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
94
Lone Wolf
The Devil and I

Rating: 3.98
86 votes
95
Joanna Newsom
Have One on Me

Rating: 3.97
339 votes
96
The Reign Of Kindo
This Is What Happens

Rating: 3.97
198 votes
97
Basia Bulat
Heart of My Own

Rating: 3.97
36 votes
98
Sully Erna
Avalon

Rating: 3.97
69 votes
99
James Vincent McMorrow
Early In The Morning

Rating: 3.97
67 votes
100
Women
Public Strain

Rating: 3.97
232 votes
101
Six Gallery
Breakthroughs in Modern Art

Rating: 3.97
125 votes
102
Karkwa
Les Chemins de Verre

Rating: 3.97
30 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
Circa Survive
Blue Sky Noise

Rating: 3.97
3222 votes
106
Dead Letter Circus
This Is The Warning

Rating: 3.96
546 votes
107
A Swarm of the Sun
Zenith

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
108
So Hideous
I Balance Daydreams On The Tip Of A Knife

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

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
110
Whirr
Distressor

Rating: 3.95
162 votes
111
Hollerado
Record in a Bag

Rating: 3.95
38 votes
112
Future of Forestry
Travel III

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
113
The Tallest Man on Earth
Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird

Rating: 3.95
294 votes
114
Switchfoot
Eastern Hymns For Western Shores

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
115
The Best Pessimist
To Whom It May Concern

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
116
Wolves & Machines
Ailments

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
117
Chalk Talk
the food chain

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
118
Brasstronaut
Mount Chimaera

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
119
The World is a Beautiful Place...
Formlessness

Rating: 3.93
380 votes
120
Sioum
I Am Mortal, But Was Fiend

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
121
Foals
Total Life Forever

Rating: 3.93
1809 votes
122
Poets of the Fall
Twilight Theater

Rating: 3.92
105 votes
123
The Menzingers
Chamberlain Waits

Rating: 3.92
221 votes
124
Triggerfinger
All this dancin' around

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
125
U.S. Christmas
Run Thick In The Night

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
126
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - December

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
127
Apollo
Apollo EP

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
128
Prefab Sprout
Let's Change the World With Music

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
129
PMtoday
In Medias Res

Rating: 3.92
154 votes
130
Joie de Vivre
The North End

Rating: 3.91
136 votes
131
Airs
Rainclouds over the Remains of Hope

Rating: 3.91
34 votes
132
The Republic of Wolves
Varuna

Rating: 3.91
480 votes
133
The Felix Culpa
Sever Your Roots

Rating: 3.91
117 votes
134
Disco Ensemble
The Island Of Disco Ensemble

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
135
Beach House
Teen Dream

Rating: 3.91
651 votes
136
Iselia
Adaptations

Rating: 3.91
43 votes
137
Charlie Simpson
When We Were Lions

Rating: 3.9
60 votes
138
Digital Summer
Counting The Hours

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
139
The Ember Days
Finger Painting EP

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
140
Oceansize
Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up

Rating: 3.9
352 votes
141
Laura Marling
I Speak Because I Can

Rating: 3.9
143 votes
142
A Silent Film
The City That Sleeps

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
143
Blue Hawaii
Blooming Summer

Rating: 3.89
19 votes
144
Wild Nothing
Golden Haze EP

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
145
Year of No Light
Ausserwelt

Rating: 3.89
134 votes
146
Sailors With Wax Wings
Sailors With Wax Wings

Rating: 3.89
69 votes
147
Land Of Talk
Cloak and Cipher

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
148
Tocotronic
Schall und Wahn

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
149
Enemies
We've Been Talking

Rating: 3.89
120 votes
150
The Elijah
A Son : A Disease

Rating: 3.89
22 votes
151
Slow Six
Tomorrow Becomes You

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
152
Hammock
Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts

Rating: 3.88
270 votes
153
Jonsi
Go

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

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
155
Paramore
The Only Exception EP

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

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
157
Arcade Fire
The Suburbs

Rating: 3.88
3880 votes
158
Hail the Villain
Population: Declining

Rating: 3.88
57 votes
159
Marble Sounds
Nice Is Good

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
160
Midas Fall
Eleven Return and Revert

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
161
PVT
Church With No Magic

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
162
The Coral
Butterfly House

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
163
&U&I
Kill The Man That Shot That Man

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
164
Her Name Is Calla
The Quiet Lamb

Rating: 3.87
158 votes
165
Les Discrets
Septembre Et Ses Dernières Pensées

Rating: 3.87
502 votes
166
Future Islands
In Evening Air

Rating: 3.87
200 votes
167
Envy On The Coast
Lowcountry

Rating: 3.87
214 votes
168
Koji
Some Small Way

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
169
Grinderman
Grinderman 2

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

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
171
One OK Rock
Niche Syndrome

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
172
Fields of Locust
Subtopia

Rating: 3.85
17 votes
173
Past Lives
Tapestry of Webs

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
174
The Black Keys
Brothers

Rating: 3.85
2020 votes
175
Sufjan Stevens
All Delighted People

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

Rating: 3.85
36 votes
177
Cloud Control
Bliss Release

Rating: 3.84
29 votes
178
A Hope For Home
Realis

Rating: 3.84
106 votes
179
Hammock
North West East South

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

Rating: 3.84
19 votes
181
Geographer
Animal Shapes

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
182
Menomena
Mines

Rating: 3.84
181 votes
183
Funeral for a Friend
The Young And Defenseless

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

Rating: 3.84
40 votes
185
Tides of Man
Dreamhouse

Rating: 3.84
324 votes
186
Wild Nothing
Gemini

Rating: 3.83
150 votes
187
Lissie
Catching a Tiger

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
188
Los Campesinos!
Romance Is Boring

Rating: 3.82
564 votes
189
And So I Watch You From Afar
The Letters

Rating: 3.82
76 votes
190
CSTVT
The Echo and the Light

Rating: 3.82
118 votes
191
Tera Melos
Patagonian Rats

Rating: 3.82
319 votes
192
Fair
Disappearing World

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
193
The Reign Of Kindo
Christmas EP

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
194
Tokyo Incidents
Sports

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
195
Yann Tiersen
Dust Lane

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
196
Hellogoodbye
Would It Kill You?

Rating: 3.82
107 votes
197
Owen Pallett
Heartland

Rating: 3.82
238 votes
198
Bear Hands
Burning Bush Supper Club

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
199
The Unwinding Hours
The Unwinding Hours

Rating: 3.81
70 votes
200
Shugo Tokumaru
Port Entropy

Rating: 3.81
56 votes



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