Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
02
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.22
18 votes
03
Young Jesus
Home

4.22
18 votes
04
Team Me
Team Me EP

4.2
15 votes
05
Starscream
Future, Towards the Edge of Forever

4.19
13 votes
06
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.19
1083 votes
07
Little Tybee
Humorous to Bees

4.18
14 votes
08
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.16
570 votes
09
I Am Giant
The Horifying truth

4.14
14 votes
10
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.14
14 votes
11
Epic45
Weathering

4.14
22 votes
12
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.13
19 votes
13
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.12
988 votes
14
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
508 votes
15
The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

4.11
1132 votes
16
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.11
372 votes
17
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.1
18 votes
18
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.1
144 votes
19
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.09
16 votes
20
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.09
1486 votes
21
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

4.08
26 votes
22
John Mark McMillan
Economy

4.08
26 votes
23
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
878 votes
24
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.08
20 votes
25
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.07
1246 votes
26
CityCop
Seasons

4.07
310 votes
27
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.07
943 votes
28
Rainbow Danger Club
Where Maps End

4.06
24 votes
29
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.06
955 votes
30
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.06
17 votes
31
Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat
Everything's Getting Older

4.06
18 votes
32
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.06
18 votes
33
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.05
584 votes
34
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.05
174 votes
35
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.05
1016 votes
36
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.05
40 votes
37
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.05
185 votes
38
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.05
297 votes
39
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
40
Barrow
Being Without

4.04
197 votes
41
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.04
26 votes
42
Dionaea
Still

4.04
120 votes
43
The Cabs
Recur Breath

4.04
14 votes
44
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.04
14 votes
45
Molly Drake
Molly Drake

4.03
15 votes
46
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.02
1342 votes
47
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.01
2235 votes
48
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4
59 votes
49
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
24 votes
50
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
51
The Cabs
First Incident

4
17 votes
52
Tangled Hair
Apples

4
16 votes
53
Sakanaction
DocumentaLy

4
16 votes
54
flatsound
i clung to you hoping we'd both drown

4
16 votes
55
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

4
16 votes
56
Kubark
Ulysses

4
14 votes
57
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4
14 votes
58
Apollo
Lighthouse

4
14 votes
59
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden

4
14 votes
60
Ceterum
Fathom

4
14 votes
61
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
62
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4
424 votes
63
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4
152 votes
64
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4
200 votes
65
AJJ
Knife Man

3.99
762 votes
66
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

3.99
55 votes
67
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
230 votes
68
Saintseneca
Last

3.99
180 votes
69
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

3.99
108 votes
70
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

3.99
68 votes
71
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.98
160 votes
72
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.98
634 votes
73
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

3.98
101 votes
74
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

3.98
43 votes
75
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.98
30 votes
76
The Dear Hunter
White

3.98
508 votes
77
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.98
1754 votes
78
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

3.98
80 votes
79
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.98
40 votes
80
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

3.97
75 votes
81
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

3.97
18 votes
82
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

3.97
18 votes
83
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.97
120 votes
84
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.97
1704 votes
85
The Oh Hellos
The Oh Hellos

3.97
29 votes
86
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
87
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

3.96
55 votes
88
Thrice
Major/Minor

3.96
3050 votes
89
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

3.96
42 votes
90
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.96
1066 votes
91
Casper
XOXO

3.96
128 votes
92
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

3.96
403 votes
93
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta Volume I

3.96
35 votes
94
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.96
357 votes
95
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

3.95
22 votes
96
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.95
32 votes
97
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.95
90 votes
98
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.95
1008 votes
99
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.95
448 votes
100
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.95
282 votes
101
Rob Crow
He Thinks He's People

3.94
18 votes
102
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

3.94
43 votes
103
Spook Houses
Trying

3.94
34 votes
104
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

3.94
72 votes
105
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.94
32 votes
106
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.94
465 votes
107
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.94
310 votes
108
Planning for Burial
Untitled

3.93
30 votes
109
The Darcys
The Darcys

3.93
66 votes
110
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

3.93
22 votes
111
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.93
169 votes
112
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.93
70 votes
113
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.93
21 votes
114
Pinback
Information Retrieved Pt. A

3.93
21 votes
115
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

3.93
21 votes
116
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
242 votes
117
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

3.93
80 votes
118
Soley
We Sink

3.92
26 votes
119
Tancred
Capes

3.92
13 votes
120
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
121
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.92
131 votes
122
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.92
37 votes
123
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.92
300 votes
124
Russian Circles
Empros

3.92
576 votes
125
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.92
18 votes
126
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.92
78 votes
127
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.91
180 votes
128
Vessels
Helioscope

3.91
178 votes
129
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

3.91
28 votes
130
Kimbra
Vows

3.91
219 votes
131
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.91
549 votes
132
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.91
2110 votes
133
Midnight Odyssey
Funerals from the Astral Sphere

3.91
64 votes
134
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.91
71 votes
135
Noah Gundersen
Family

3.9
26 votes
136
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.9
57 votes
137
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.9
59 votes
138
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.9
90 votes
139
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.9
35 votes
140
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

3.9
30 votes
141
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

3.9
30 votes
142
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

3.9
20 votes
143
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.9
20 votes
144
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.9
227 votes
145
One Ok Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.9
48 votes
146
Thirty Seconds To Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.9
24 votes
147
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.89
19 votes
148
Meniscus
War of Currents

3.89
33 votes
149
Deligma
Forever Faded

3.89
14 votes
150
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.89
74 votes
151
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.89
23 votes
152
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

3.89
18 votes
153
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.89
18 votes
154
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.89
22 votes
155
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.89
200 votes
156
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.88
3898 votes
157
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.88
47 votes
158
Voices from the Fuselage
To Hope

3.88
17 votes
159
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.88
110 votes
160
Falls of Rauros
The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood

3.88
149 votes
161
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.88
84 votes
162
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

3.88
29 votes
163
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.88
136 votes
164
White Denim
D

3.88
45 votes
165
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.88
98 votes
166
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.88
416 votes
167
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
168
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.88
28 votes
169
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

3.88
24 votes
170
Dia Frampton
Red

3.88
24 votes
171
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

3.88
24 votes
172
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
20 votes
173
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Brick City Ghosts

3.88
16 votes
174
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.87
638 votes
175
40 Watt Sun
The Inside Room

3.87
174 votes
176
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.87
438 votes
177
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.87
402 votes
178
Worthwhile
Carry On Kid

3.87
50 votes
179
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
542 votes
180
Dirge
Elysian Magnetic Field

3.87
30 votes
181
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.87
100 votes
182
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.87
271 votes
183
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.86
858 votes
184
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

3.86
22 votes
185
Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.86
22 votes
186
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.86
237 votes
187
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.86
125 votes
188
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.86
265 votes
189
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.86
144 votes
190
Team Me
To The Treetops!

3.86
42 votes
191
The Bilinda Butchers
regret, love, guilt, dreams

3.86
28 votes
192
Tricot
Bakuretsu Tricot San

3.86
14 votes
193
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
APPROVED

3.86
14 votes
194
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.86
45 votes
195
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.85
62 votes
196
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.85
178 votes
197
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.85
210 votes
198
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.85
30 votes
199
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.85
23 votes
200
Arcane Roots
Left Fire

3.85
82 votes



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