Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011

Genre:  Year:  

01
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

Rating: 4.39
18 votes
02
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

Rating: 4.35
16 votes
03
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

Rating: 4.33
18 votes
04
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
05
Vetusta Morla
Mapas

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
06
Barrows
Imprecari Island

Rating: 4.31
16 votes
07
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

Rating: 4.29
14 votes
08
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

Rating: 4.27
15 votes
09
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

Rating: 4.25
28 votes
10
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
11
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

Rating: 4.23
15 votes
12
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.22
127 votes
13
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
14
Nigel Silverthorn
The Tip of the Tongue. The Teeth...

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
15
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.18
194 votes
16
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

Rating: 4.18
20 votes
17
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

Rating: 4.15
13 votes
18
&U&I
Light Bearer

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
19
Peter Murphy
Ninth

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
20
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
21
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
22
CityCop
Seasons

Rating: 4.11
278 votes
23
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

Rating: 4.11
189 votes
24
The Dear Hunter
Violet

Rating: 4.11
232 votes
25
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

Rating: 4.11
428 votes
26
O'Brother
Garden Window

Rating: 4.11
466 votes
27
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

Rating: 4.11
686 votes
28
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

Rating: 4.11
19 votes
29
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

Rating: 4.1
138 votes
30
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

Rating: 4.1
40 votes
31
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
32
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
33
Dionaea
Still

Rating: 4.1
96 votes
34
Saintseneca
Last

Rating: 4.1
128 votes
35
Scale the Summit
The Collective

Rating: 4.1
823 votes
36
Barrow
Being Without

Rating: 4.09
175 votes
37
The Darcys
The Darcys

Rating: 4.09
48 votes
38
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
39
Soley
We Sink

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
40
Noah Gundersen
Family

Rating: 4.09
44 votes
41
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Make A Scene

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
42
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

Rating: 4.09
50 votes
43
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

Rating: 4.09
161 votes
44
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

Rating: 4.09
46 votes
45
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

Rating: 4.09
1126 votes
46
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

Rating: 4.08
756 votes
47
Apollo
Lighthouse

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
48
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

Rating: 4.08
74 votes
49
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

Rating: 4.08
338 votes
50
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
51
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

Rating: 4.07
251 votes
52
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
53
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

Rating: 4.07
246 votes
54
Squid the Whale
new war.

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
55
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

Rating: 4.06
39 votes
56
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
57
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
58
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
17 votes
59
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

Rating: 4.06
78 votes
60
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

Rating: 4.05
30 votes
61
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
62
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
63
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

Rating: 4.04
136 votes
64
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

Rating: 4.04
47 votes
65
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

Rating: 4.04
241 votes
66
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

Rating: 4.04
1103 votes
67
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
68
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
69
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
70
All the Empires of the World
Return

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
71
Self Defense Family
I'm Going Through Some Shit b/w All Fruit Is Ripe

Rating: 4.03
17 votes
72
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
73
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Rating: 4.03
1739 votes
74
Thrice
Major/Minor

Rating: 4.02
1208 votes
75
Planning for Burial
Untitled

Rating: 4
33 votes
76
Adalita
Adalita

Rating: 4
18 votes
77
Epic45
Weathering

Rating: 4
16 votes
78
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

Rating: 4
16 votes
79
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

Rating: 4
15 votes
80
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

Rating: 4
14 votes
81
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

Rating: 4
12 votes
82
The Dear Hunter
White

Rating: 4
211 votes
83
Light Bearer
Lapsus

Rating: 3.99
205 votes
84
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

Rating: 3.99
822 votes
85
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

Rating: 3.98
50 votes
86
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

Rating: 3.98
1006 votes
87
The Dear Hunter
Black

Rating: 3.98
261 votes
88
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

Rating: 3.97
276 votes
89
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

Rating: 3.97
156 votes
90
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

Rating: 3.97
490 votes
91
The Jezabels
Prisoner

Rating: 3.97
376 votes
92
Casper
XOXO

Rating: 3.97
56 votes
93
Dave Hause
Resolutions

Rating: 3.97
17 votes
94
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
YT//ST

Rating: 3.97
55 votes
95
Daughter
The Wild Youth

Rating: 3.97
120 votes
96
Sloan
The Double Cross

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
97
La Dispute
Wildlife

Rating: 3.96
1404 votes
98
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
99
Meniscus
War of Currents

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
100
Radiohead
Supercollider/The Butcher

Rating: 3.96
37 votes
101
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

Rating: 3.95
131 votes
102
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

Rating: 3.95
57 votes
103
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

Rating: 3.95
265 votes
104
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

Rating: 3.95
39 votes
105
Brontide
Sans Souci

Rating: 3.95
41 votes
106
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

Rating: 3.95
65 votes
107
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
108
Blue October
Any Man in America

Rating: 3.94
80 votes
109
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

Rating: 3.94
204 votes
110
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
111
Ricky Eat Acid
Haunt U Forever

Rating: 3.94
17 votes
112
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

Rating: 3.94
258 votes
113
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

Rating: 3.94
324 votes
114
Airbag
All Rights Removed

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
115
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
116
Jenny Hval
Viscera

Rating: 3.93
70 votes
117
Jonathan Coulton
Artificial Heart

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
118
Mutemath
Odd Soul

Rating: 3.93
155 votes
119
Giant Squid
Cenotes

Rating: 3.93
74 votes
120
Deer Tick
Divine Providence

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
121
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

Rating: 3.92
33 votes
122
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
123
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

Rating: 3.92
84 votes
124
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

Rating: 3.92
114 votes
125
Parachute
The Way It Was

Rating: 3.92
19 votes
126
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

Rating: 3.92
157 votes
127
Grouplove
Grouplove EP

Rating: 3.92
72 votes
128
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
129
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

Rating: 3.92
24 votes
130
Pan
Post Rock is Not Dead

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
131
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
132
Kimbra
Vows

Rating: 3.92
161 votes
133
Hetfield & Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

Rating: 3.91
23 votes
134
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

Rating: 3.91
17 votes
135
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

Rating: 3.91
1551 votes
136
Hands
Give Me Rest

Rating: 3.91
154 votes
137
Heart To Heart
Deathproof

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
138
DyE
Taki 183

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
139
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
140
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

Rating: 3.91
49 votes
141
Russian Circles
Empros

Rating: 3.91
439 votes
142
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

Rating: 3.91
27 votes
143
Vessels
Helioscope

Rating: 3.91
332 votes
144
Arkells
Michigan Left

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
145
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

Rating: 3.9
26 votes
146
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

Rating: 3.9
87 votes
147
Destroyer
Kaputt

Rating: 3.9
892 votes
148
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

Rating: 3.9
101 votes
149
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
150
White Denim
D

Rating: 3.9
78 votes
151
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

Rating: 3.9
758 votes
152
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

Rating: 3.89
222 votes
153
Transit
Listen and Forgive

Rating: 3.89
267 votes
154
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

Rating: 3.89
360 votes
155
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Rating: 3.89
192 votes
156
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

Rating: 3.89
227 votes
157
Rise Against
Join The Ranks

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
158
Mat Kearney
Young Love

Rating: 3.88
39 votes
159
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Boom!

Rating: 3.88
13 votes
160
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

Rating: 3.88
1738 votes
161
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
162
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

Rating: 3.88
159 votes
163
The Dear Hunter
Green

Rating: 3.88
229 votes
164
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

Rating: 3.88
58 votes
165
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

Rating: 3.88
58 votes
166
City and Colour
Little Hell

Rating: 3.88
505 votes
167
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

Rating: 3.88
80 votes
168
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
169
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
170
Wavelets
Athaletics

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
171
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
172
Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground
Introducing Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
173
Armistice
Armistice

Rating: 3.87
150 votes
174
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
175
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

Rating: 3.87
345 votes
176
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

Rating: 3.87
105 votes
177
Turnover
Turnover

Rating: 3.87
90 votes
178
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
179
Into It. Over It.
Proper

Rating: 3.87
138 votes
180
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
181
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

Rating: 3.86
40 votes
182
SubRosa
No Help for the Mighty Ones

Rating: 3.86
89 votes
183
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

Rating: 3.86
170 votes
184
O'Death
Outside

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
185
kyng
Trampled Sun

Rating: 3.85
17 votes
186
Matt Corby
Into The Flame

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
187
My Epic
Broken Voice

Rating: 3.84
116 votes
188
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
189
Tally Hall
Good & Evil

Rating: 3.84
44 votes
190
Vince Staples
Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
191
Fireworks
Gospel

Rating: 3.84
223 votes
192
Starfucker
Reptilians

Rating: 3.84
123 votes
193
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

Rating: 3.84
49 votes
194
Wild Beasts
Smother

Rating: 3.84
330 votes
195
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

Rating: 3.84
70 votes
196
Grails
Deep Politics

Rating: 3.83
90 votes
197
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
198
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
199
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
200
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

Rating: 3.83
215 votes



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