Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.5
30 votes
02
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.29
17 votes
03
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.29
19 votes
04
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
05
Young Jesus
Home

4.22
18 votes
06
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.22
18 votes
07
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.21
19 votes
08
Team Me
Team Me EP

4.2
15 votes
09
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.19
13 votes
10
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.18
19 votes
11
The Oh Hellos
The Oh Hellos

4.17
27 votes
12
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.16
18 votes
13
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.15
616 votes
14
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.14
14 votes
15
I Am Giant
The Horifying truth

4.14
14 votes
16
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.14
506 votes
17
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
492 votes
18
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.13
16 votes
19
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.11
70 votes
20
The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

4.11
1044 votes
21
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.11
165 votes
22
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.11
92 votes
23
The Cabs
First Incident

4.11
14 votes
24
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.11
137 votes
25
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
914 votes
26
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.1
291 votes
27
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

4.09
34 votes
28
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.09
327 votes
29
CityCop
Seasons

4.09
299 votes
30
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
18 votes
31
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
848 votes
32
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.08
168 votes
33
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.08
26 votes
34
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

4.08
26 votes
35
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.08
1212 votes
36
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
915 votes
37
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

4.08
20 votes
38
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.08
20 votes
39
Tangled Hair
Apples

4.07
14 votes
40
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.07
530 votes
41
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
36 votes
42
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.07
1338 votes
43
Dionaea
Still

4.07
110 votes
44
Bomb the Music Industry!
Vacation

4.07
526 votes
45
Barrow
Being Without

4.06
187 votes
46
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.06
860 votes
47
Saintseneca
Last

4.06
168 votes
48
Sakanaction
DocumentaLy

4.06
16 votes
49
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

4.06
16 votes
50
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.06
899 votes
51
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.06
108 votes
52
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.06
18 votes
53
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.05
19 votes
54
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta Volume I

4.05
60 votes
55
Epic45
Weathering

4.05
20 votes
56
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

4.05
21 votes
57
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.05
88 votes
58
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
59
Casper
XOXO

4.04
124 votes
60
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.04
182 votes
61
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.04
26 votes
62
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

4.04
13 votes
63
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.04
396 votes
64
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.04
67 votes
65
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4.04
14 votes
66
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.03
17 votes
67
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

4.03
18 votes
68
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.03
55 votes
69
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.03
60 votes
70
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.02
2004 votes
71
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.02
54 votes
72
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.02
49 votes
73
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
1258 votes
74
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4
76 votes
75
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4
48 votes
76
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
24 votes
77
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4
20 votes
78
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4
19 votes
79
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
80
Apollo
Lighthouse

4
14 votes
81
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
82
The Dear Hunter
White

3.99
454 votes
83
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

3.99
41 votes
84
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.99
572 votes
85
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
229 votes
86
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.98
116 votes
87
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

3.98
351 votes
88
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.98
131 votes
89
Thrice
Major/Minor

3.97
2870 votes
90
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.97
74 votes
91
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.97
1984 votes
92
Meniscus
War of Currents

3.97
31 votes
93
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.97
1652 votes
94
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

3.97
29 votes
95
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.97
29 votes
96
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.96
341 votes
97
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
98
Deligma
Forever Faded

3.96
13 votes
99
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.96
1058 votes
100
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.95
422 votes
101
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

3.95
67 votes
102
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

3.94
27 votes
103
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.94
18 votes
104
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.94
30 votes
105
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.94
68 votes
106
Spook Houses
Trying

3.94
34 votes
107
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.94
34 votes
108
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.94
68 votes
109
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.94
932 votes
110
Planning for Burial
Untitled

3.93
45 votes
111
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.93
89 votes
112
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.93
453 votes
113
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.93
58 votes
114
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.93
152 votes
115
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.93
287 votes
116
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
234 votes
117
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
296 votes
118
Pinback
Information Retrieved Pt. A

3.93
21 votes
119
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
120
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.92
166 votes
121
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
38 votes
122
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.92
136 votes
123
Russian Circles
Empros

3.92
538 votes
124
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.92
471 votes
125
Arcane Roots
Left Fire

3.92
71 votes
126
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.92
130 votes
127
Vessels
Helioscope

3.91
176 votes
128
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.91
114 votes
129
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.91
252 votes
130
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.91
53 votes
131
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.91
22 votes
132
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.91
393 votes
133
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.91
1926 votes
134
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.91
173 votes
135
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.91
220 votes
136
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.9
52 votes
137
Midnight Odyssey
Funerals from the Astral Sphere

3.9
46 votes
138
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.9
30 votes
139
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.9
20 votes
140
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.89
19 votes
141
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.89
28 votes
142
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.89
23 votes
143
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.89
23 votes
144
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.89
36 votes
145
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.89
18 votes
146
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.89
1845 votes
147
Soley
We Sink

3.89
22 votes
148
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
604 votes
149
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
87 votes
150
Noah Gundersen
Family

3.88
26 votes
151
Kimbra
Vows

3.88
209 votes
152
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.88
47 votes
153
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.88
97 votes
154
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.88
34 votes
155
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.88
17 votes
156
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.88
42 votes
157
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.88
484 votes
158
White Denim
D

3.88
41 votes
159
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.88
132 votes
160
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.88
64 votes
161
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
162
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
163
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
20 votes
164
Enablers
Blown Realms and Stalled Explosions

3.88
16 votes
165
Mallory Knox
Pilot

3.88
16 votes
166
Fireworks
Gospel

3.87
262 votes
167
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.87
250 votes
168
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.87
92 votes
169
Dia Frampton
Red

3.87
23 votes
170
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.87
79 votes
171
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
398 votes
172
Voices from the Fuselage
To Hope

3.87
15 votes
173
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.87
26 votes
174
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.86
118 votes
175
Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.86
22 votes
176
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.86
234 votes
177
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.86
29 votes
178
Mystery Skulls
Mystery Skulls

3.86
18 votes
179
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.86
219 votes
180
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.86
186 votes
181
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.86
118 votes
182
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.86
46 votes
183
Caligula's Horse
Moments From Ephemeral City

3.86
49 votes
184
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
APPROVED

3.86
14 votes
185
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.86
586 votes
186
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.85
170 votes
187
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.85
17 votes
188
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.85
184 votes
189
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.85
834 votes
190
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
112 votes
191
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.84
32 votes
192
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.84
196 votes
193
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.84
19 votes
194
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.84
118 votes
195
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.84
34 votes
196
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.84
34 votes
197
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.84
94 votes
198
Grails
Deep Politics

3.84
100 votes
199
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.83
30 votes
200
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

3.83
30 votes



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