Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

4.89
14 votes
02
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.33
18 votes
03
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.31
13 votes
04
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.26
17 votes
05
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
06
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.25
18 votes
07
Vetusta Morla
Mapas

4.21
14 votes
08
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.21
17 votes
09
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

4.18
14 votes
10
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.16
16 votes
11
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.15
24 votes
12
Young Jesus
Home

4.14
14 votes
13
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
462 votes
14
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
236 votes
15
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.11
151 votes
16
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.11
480 votes
17
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.11
14 votes
18
CityCop
Seasons

4.1
288 votes
19
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
865 votes
20
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.09
216 votes
21
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.09
1160 votes
22
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.09
809 votes
23
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
859 votes
24
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.08
257 votes
25
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
787 votes
26
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
18 votes
27
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.08
273 votes
28
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.08
152 votes
29
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.08
362 votes
30
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.08
50 votes
31
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
176 votes
32
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.08
78 votes
33
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

4.08
20 votes
34
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

4.07
34 votes
35
Barrow
Being Without

4.07
186 votes
36
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
35 votes
37
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.07
14 votes
38
Saintseneca
Last

4.07
138 votes
39
Casper
XOXO

4.06
112 votes
40
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.06
32 votes
41
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.06
16 votes
42
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4.06
16 votes
43
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.06
16 votes
44
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
253 votes
45
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.06
34 votes
46
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
17 votes
47
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

4.06
35 votes
48
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.06
1209 votes
49
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.05
234 votes
50
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.05
36 votes
51
Dionaea
Still

4.05
103 votes
52
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
53
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.04
23 votes
54
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.04
116 votes
55
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.04
52 votes
56
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.04
81 votes
57
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.04
82 votes
58
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

4.04
55 votes
59
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
60
Soley
We Sink

4.03
17 votes
61
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.03
260 votes
62
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.03
19 votes
63
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.03
1843 votes
64
Noah Gundersen
Family

4.02
46 votes
65
Meniscus
War of Currents

4.02
27 votes
66
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.01
46 votes
67
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.01
2570 votes
68
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
574 votes
69
The Dear Hunter
White

4
214 votes
70
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4
54 votes
71
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

4
32 votes
72
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4
26 votes
73
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
24 votes
74
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4
23 votes
75
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
76
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4
16 votes
77
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 votes
78
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
14 votes
79
All Get Out
All Get Out

4
14 votes
80
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

4
14 votes
81
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.99
49 votes
82
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.99
298 votes
83
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
213 votes
84
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

3.98
60 votes
85
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.98
54 votes
86
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.98
882 votes
87
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.98
105 votes
88
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.98
20 votes
89
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

3.97
19 votes
90
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.97
265 votes
91
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

3.97
17 votes
92
Spook Houses
Trying

3.96
28 votes
93
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
94
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.96
128 votes
95
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.96
29 votes
96
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
384 votes
97
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.95
1537 votes
98
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.95
42 votes
99
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.95
144 votes
100
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.95
266 votes
101
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.95
56 votes
102
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.94
211 votes
103
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.94
24 votes
104
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
158 votes
105
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.93
313 votes
106
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.93
22 votes
107
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.93
167 votes
108
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.93
948 votes
109
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
272 votes
110
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.93
21 votes
111
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
234 votes
112
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.93
814 votes
113
Kimbra
Vows

3.92
194 votes
114
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.92
26 votes
115
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

3.92
13 votes
116
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.92
51 votes
117
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.92
74 votes
118
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
119
Butch Walker
The Spade

3.92
18 votes
120
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.92
68 votes
121
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.92
165 votes
122
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.91
49 votes
123
Vessels
Helioscope

3.91
167 votes
124
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.91
17 votes
125
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

3.91
22 votes
126
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.91
123 votes
127
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.91
3436 votes
128
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.91
90 votes
129
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.91
395 votes
130
Russian Circles
Empros

3.9
482 votes
131
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
89 votes
132
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.9
62 votes
133
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.9
81 votes
134
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.9
141 votes
135
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.9
420 votes
136
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.9
35 votes
137
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.9
25 votes
138
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.9
15 votes
139
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1848 votes
140
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.9
87 votes
141
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.9
29 votes
142
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.89
99 votes
143
White Denim
D

3.89
76 votes
144
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.89
227 votes
145
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.89
160 votes
146
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.89
23 votes
147
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.89
36 votes
148
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.89
27 votes
149
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.89
114 votes
150
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.88
120 votes
151
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.88
17 votes
152
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.88
229 votes
153
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.88
63 votes
154
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.88
289 votes
155
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.88
111 votes
156
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.88
82 votes
157
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
158
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
159
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

3.88
16 votes
160
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.88
16 votes
161
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.87
31 votes
162
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.87
38 votes
163
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
534 votes
164
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.87
90 votes
165
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.87
60 votes
166
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.87
206 votes
167
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
376 votes
168
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.86
232 votes
169
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.86
154 votes
170
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.86
186 votes
171
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.86
81 votes
172
Grails
Deep Politics

3.86
95 votes
173
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

3.86
21 votes
174
This Good Robot
The Human I Am

3.86
14 votes
175
Dream the Electric Sleep
Lost and Gone Forever

3.86
14 votes
176
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.85
31 votes
177
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.85
17 votes
178
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.85
17 votes
179
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.85
125 votes
180
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
241 votes
181
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.85
174 votes
182
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.85
60 votes
183
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.85
30 votes
184
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.85
23 votes
185
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.85
882 votes
186
DyE
Taki 183

3.85
13 votes
187
Made In Heights
APORIA: IN THESE STREETS

3.85
13 votes
188
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.84
29 votes
189
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
110 votes
190
Coeur de Pirate
Blonde

3.84
25 votes
191
Other Lives
Tamer Animals

3.84
31 votes
192
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.84
102 votes
193
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.84
40 votes
194
All Get Out
The Season

3.84
134 votes
195
Armistice
Armistice

3.84
158 votes
196
Hyro Da Hero
Birth, School, Work, Death

3.83
36 votes
197
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

3.83
36 votes
198
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.83
18 votes
199
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

3.83
18 votes
200
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

3.83
227 votes



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