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
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
09
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.24
186 votes
10
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

Rating: 4.23
15 votes
11
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
12
Deer Leap and The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.21
122 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
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

Rating: 4.19
26 votes
16
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

Rating: 4.18
20 votes
17
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

Rating: 4.17
12 votes
18
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

Rating: 4.15
13 votes
19
Peter Murphy
Ninth

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
20
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

Rating: 4.12
424 votes
21
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

Rating: 4.11
70 votes
22
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
23
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

Rating: 4.11
134 votes
24
CityCop
Seasons

Rating: 4.11
274 votes
25
The Dear Hunter
Violet

Rating: 4.11
464 votes
26
Dionaea
Still

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

Rating: 4.11
680 votes
28
O'Brother
Garden Window

Rating: 4.11
466 votes
29
Scale the Summit
The Collective

Rating: 4.1
818 votes
30
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

Rating: 4.1
177 votes
31
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

Rating: 4.1
40 votes
32
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
33
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
34
Saintseneca
Last

Rating: 4.1
128 votes
35
Barrow
Being Without

Rating: 4.1
173 votes
36
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

Rating: 4.1
160 votes
37
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
38
The Darcys
The Darcys

Rating: 4.09
48 votes
39
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
40
Soley
We Sink

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
41
Noah Gundersen
Family

Rating: 4.09
44 votes
42
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Make A Scene

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
43
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

Rating: 4.09
50 votes
44
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

Rating: 4.09
1116 votes
45
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

Rating: 4.09
46 votes
46
Apollo
Lighthouse

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
47
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

Rating: 4.08
751 votes
48
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
49
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

Rating: 4.08
500 votes
50
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

Rating: 4.08
668 votes
51
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
52
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
53
Squid the Whale
new war.

Rating: 4.08
20 votes
54
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

Rating: 4.06
39 votes
55
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
56
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

Rating: 4.06
246 votes
57
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
17 votes
58
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

Rating: 4.05
78 votes
59
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

Rating: 4.05
30 votes
60
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
61
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

Rating: 4.05
239 votes
62
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
63
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

Rating: 4.04
207 votes
64
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

Rating: 4.04
47 votes
65
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
66
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
67
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

Rating: 4.04
1094 votes
68
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
69
All the Empires of the World
Return

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
70
Self Defense Family
I'm Going Through Some Shit b/w All Fruit Is Ripe

Rating: 4.03
17 votes
71
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
72
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Rating: 4.03
1721 votes
73
Thrice
Major/Minor

Rating: 4.02
1201 votes
74
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

Rating: 4.02
48 votes
75
The Dear Hunter
White

Rating: 4
422 votes
76
Light Bearer
Lapsus

Rating: 4
203 votes
77
Planning for Burial
Untitled

Rating: 4
33 votes
78
Adalita
Adalita

Rating: 4
18 votes
79
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

Rating: 4
16 votes
80
Epic45
Weathering

Rating: 4
16 votes
81
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

Rating: 4
15 votes
82
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

Rating: 4
14 votes
83
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

Rating: 4
12 votes
84
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

Rating: 3.99
996 votes
85
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

Rating: 3.98
814 votes
86
The Dear Hunter
Black

Rating: 3.98
520 votes
87
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

Rating: 3.98
315 votes
88
Daughter
The Wild Youth

Rating: 3.97
118 votes
89
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

Rating: 3.97
275 votes
90
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

Rating: 3.97
156 votes
91
The Jezabels
Prisoner

Rating: 3.97
378 votes
92
Radiohead
Supercollider/The Butcher

Rating: 3.97
37 votes
93
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

Rating: 3.97
482 votes
94
Dave Hause
Resolutions

Rating: 3.97
17 votes
95
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
YT//ST

Rating: 3.97
55 votes
96
Sloan
The Double Cross

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
97
La Dispute
Wildlife

Rating: 3.96
1383 votes
98
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
99
Grouplove
Grouplove EP

Rating: 3.96
75 votes
100
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

Rating: 3.95
65 votes
101
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

Rating: 3.95
129 votes
102
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

Rating: 3.95
260 votes
103
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

Rating: 3.95
56 votes
104
Blue October
Any Man in America

Rating: 3.95
81 votes
105
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

Rating: 3.95
39 votes
106
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

Rating: 3.95
202 votes
107
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

Rating: 3.95
256 votes
108
Brontide
Sans Souci

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
109
Casper
XOXO

Rating: 3.94
54 votes
110
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

Rating: 3.94
36 votes
111
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
112
Giant Squid
Cenotes

Rating: 3.94
74 votes
113
Meniscus
War of Currents

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
114
Ricky Eat Acid
Haunt U Forever

Rating: 3.94
16 votes
115
Kimbra
Vows

Rating: 3.94
150 votes
116
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
117
Airbag
All Rights Removed

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
118
Jenny Hval
Viscera

Rating: 3.93
69 votes
119
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

Rating: 3.93
48 votes
120
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

Rating: 3.93
54 votes
121
Mutemath
Odd Soul

Rating: 3.93
154 votes
122
Deer Tick
Divine Providence

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
123
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

Rating: 3.92
33 votes
124
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
125
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

Rating: 3.92
83 votes
126
Parachute
The Way It Was

Rating: 3.92
19 votes
127
Arkells
Michigan Left

Rating: 3.92
48 votes
128
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

Rating: 3.92
24 votes
129
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
130
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

Rating: 3.92
112 votes
131
Hetfield & Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

Rating: 3.91
23 votes
132
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

Rating: 3.91
17 votes
133
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

Rating: 3.91
149 votes
134
Hands
Give Me Rest

Rating: 3.91
154 votes
135
DyE
Taki 183

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
136
The End Of The Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
137
Russian Circles
Empros

Rating: 3.91
434 votes
138
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

Rating: 3.91
3068 votes
139
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

Rating: 3.91
27 votes
140
Vessels
Helioscope

Rating: 3.91
332 votes
141
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

Rating: 3.9
63 votes
142
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

Rating: 3.9
754 votes
143
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

Rating: 3.9
85 votes
144
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
145
Destroyer
Kaputt

Rating: 3.9
888 votes
146
Transit
Listen and Forgive

Rating: 3.9
255 votes
147
White Denim
D

Rating: 3.89
76 votes
148
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

Rating: 3.89
226 votes
149
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

Rating: 3.89
359 votes
150
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

Rating: 3.89
222 votes
151
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

Rating: 3.89
97 votes
152
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Rating: 3.89
189 votes
153
Rise Against
Join The Ranks

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
154
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

Rating: 3.89
157 votes
155
Mat Kearney
Young Love

Rating: 3.88
39 votes
156
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Boom!

Rating: 3.88
13 votes
157
Into It. Over It.
Proper

Rating: 3.88
132 votes
158
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

Rating: 3.88
1726 votes
159
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
160
The Dear Hunter
Green

Rating: 3.88
458 votes
161
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
162
City and Colour
Little Hell

Rating: 3.88
503 votes
163
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

Rating: 3.88
58 votes
164
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
165
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
166
Wavelets
Athaletics

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
167
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

Rating: 3.87
103 votes
168
Armistice
Armistice

Rating: 3.87
150 votes
169
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
170
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

Rating: 3.87
342 votes
171
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

Rating: 3.87
82 votes
172
Turnover
Turnover

Rating: 3.86
88 votes
173
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

Rating: 3.86
40 votes
174
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

Rating: 3.86
166 votes
175
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
176
O'Death
Outside

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
177
kyng
Trampled Sun

Rating: 3.85
17 votes
178
Vince Staples
Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
179
Dia Frampton
Red

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
180
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
181
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

Rating: 3.84
211 votes
182
Matt Corby
Into The Flame

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
183
Wild Beasts
Smother

Rating: 3.84
328 votes
184
Starfucker
Reptilians

Rating: 3.84
122 votes
185
Grails
Deep Politics

Rating: 3.83
90 votes
186
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

Rating: 3.83
48 votes
187
Tally Hall
Good & Evil

Rating: 3.83
42 votes
188
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
189
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

Rating: 3.83
18 votes
190
Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground
Introducing Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
191
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
192
My Epic
Broken Voice

Rating: 3.83
112 votes
193
Fireworks
Gospel

Rating: 3.83
215 votes
194
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

Rating: 3.83
788 votes
195
Cave In
White Silence

Rating: 3.83
294 votes
196
Eisley
The Valley

Rating: 3.83
216 votes
197
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

Rating: 3.83
66 votes
198
Balance and Composure
Separation

Rating: 3.83
790 votes
199
Johnny Foreigner
Johnny Foreigner vs Everything

Rating: 3.82
37 votes
200
Ocoai
The Electric Hand

Rating: 3.82
17 votes



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