Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.33
18 votes
02
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.31
18 votes
03
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.29
14 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
Young Jesus
Home

4.14
14 votes
12
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
454 votes
13
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
234 votes
14
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.11
480 votes
15
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.11
14 votes
16
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.1
148 votes
17
CityCop
Seasons

4.1
286 votes
18
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
857 votes
19
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.09
800 votes
20
Bomb the Music Industry!
Vacation

4.09
497 votes
21
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.09
35 votes
22
Barrow
Being Without

4.09
181 votes
23
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
855 votes
24
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
177 votes
25
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
785 votes
26
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.08
267 votes
27
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.08
214 votes
28
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.08
1156 votes
29
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.08
358 votes
30
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.08
245 votes
31
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.08
150 votes
32
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
19 votes
33
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.08
77 votes
34
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

4.08
20 votes
35
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

4.07
34 votes
36
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.07
14 votes
37
Saintseneca
Last

4.07
138 votes
38
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.07
22 votes
39
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.07
30 votes
40
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.06
16 votes
41
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4.06
16 votes
42
Soley
We Sink

4.06
16 votes
43
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.06
16 votes
44
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
253 votes
45
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.06
51 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
1195 votes
49
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.05
156 votes
50
Casper
XOXO

4.05
110 votes
51
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
52
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.04
48 votes
53
Dionaea
Still

4.04
99 votes
54
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.04
52 votes
55
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.04
81 votes
56
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

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

4.04
82 votes
58
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.03
259 votes
59
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
60
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

4.03
54 votes
61
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.03
19 votes
62
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.03
1827 votes
63
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.02
33 votes
64
Noah Gundersen
Family

4.02
46 votes
65
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4.02
52 votes
66
Meniscus
War of Currents

4.02
27 votes
67
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.01
2552 votes
68
The Dear Hunter
White

4.01
213 votes
69
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4
565 votes
70
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4
45 votes
71
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

4
32 votes
72
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
26 votes
73
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4
25 votes
74
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4
23 votes
75
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

4
20 votes
76
Dave Hause
Resolutions

4
19 votes
77
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
78
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 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
48 votes
82
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.99
297 votes
83
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.98
54 votes
84
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.98
211 votes
85
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.98
875 votes
86
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.98
124 votes
87
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

3.97
19 votes
88
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.97
263 votes
89
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

3.97
17 votes
90
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.97
105 votes
91
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
92
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.96
1514 votes
93
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.96
29 votes
94
Spook Houses
Trying

3.96
24 votes
95
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
382 votes
96
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.95
42 votes
97
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.95
145 votes
98
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.95
266 votes
99
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
80 votes
100
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.94
52 votes
101
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.94
24 votes
102
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.94
264 votes
103
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.94
209 votes
104
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.93
22 votes
105
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.93
167 votes
106
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.93
72 votes
107
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.93
21 votes
108
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.93
307 votes
109
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.92
942 votes
110
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.92
13 votes
111
Kurt Vile
So Outta Reach

3.92
13 votes
112
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.92
232 votes
113
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.92
67 votes
114
Kimbra
Vows

3.92
189 votes
115
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.92
51 votes
116
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

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

3.92
74 votes
118
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.92
804 votes
119
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.92
420 votes
120
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
121
Butch Walker
The Spade

3.92
18 votes
122
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.91
49 votes
123
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.91
165 votes
124
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.91
17 votes
125
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.91
135 votes
126
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.91
110 votes
127
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

3.91
22 votes
128
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.91
22 votes
129
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.91
27 votes
130
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.91
225 votes
131
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.91
3400 votes
132
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
88 votes
133
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.9
62 votes
134
Vessels
Helioscope

3.9
169 votes
135
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.9
392 votes
136
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.9
35 votes
137
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.9
30 votes
138
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.9
25 votes
139
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.9
15 votes
140
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.9
15 votes
141
Russian Circles
Empros

3.9
473 votes
142
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1828 votes
143
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.9
98 votes
144
White Denim
D

3.89
76 votes
145
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
80 votes
146
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.89
88 votes
147
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.89
37 votes
148
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.89
23 votes
149
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.89
158 votes
150
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

3.88
13 votes
151
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.88
289 votes
152
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.88
228 votes
153
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.88
17 votes
154
Into It. Over It.
Proper

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

3.88
111 votes
156
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.88
86 votes
157
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
158
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
159
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.87
121 votes
160
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.87
31 votes
161
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
230 votes
162
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.87
38 votes
163
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
531 votes
164
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.87
60 votes
165
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

3.87
26 votes
166
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.86
376 votes
167
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.86
200 votes
168
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.86
29 votes
169
Dream the Electric Sleep
Lost and Gone Forever

3.86
14 votes
170
This Good Robot
The Human I Am

3.86
14 votes
171
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

3.86
14 votes
172
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.86
185 votes
173
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.85
31 votes
174
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.85
17 votes
175
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
241 votes
176
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.85
125 votes
177
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.85
81 votes
178
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.85
60 votes
179
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.85
23 votes
180
Grails
Deep Politics

3.85
95 votes
181
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.85
173 votes
182
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.85
439 votes
183
Ricky Eat Acid
haunt u forever

3.84
19 votes
184
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
110 votes
185
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.84
88 votes
186
Armistice
Armistice

3.84
156 votes
187
Other Lives
Tamer Animals

3.84
31 votes
188
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.84
40 votes
189
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.84
100 votes
190
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

3.83
225 votes
191
Hyro Da Hero
Birth, School, Work, Death

3.83
36 votes
192
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

3.83
18 votes
193
My Epic
Broken Voice

3.83
118 votes
194
Wye Oak
Civilian

3.83
112 votes
195
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.83
798 votes
196
Youth Lagoon
The Year of Hibernation

3.83
336 votes
197
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

3.82
37 votes
198
Eisley
The Valley

3.82
223 votes
199
Cave In
White Silence

3.82
311 votes
200
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.82
28 votes



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