Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011

Genre:  Year:  

01
The Darcys
The Darcys

Rating: 4.64
33 votes
02
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

Rating: 4.56
32 votes
03
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

Rating: 4.44
16 votes
04
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

Rating: 4.36
11 votes
05
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

Rating: 4.35
17 votes
06
Vetusta Morla
Mapas

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
07
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
08
Radical Face
The Bastards

Rating: 4.33
14 votes
09
Barrows
Imprecari Island

Rating: 4.29
14 votes
10
Nigel Silverthorn
The Tip of the Tongue. The Teeth...

Rating: 4.27
11 votes
11
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.26
174 votes
12
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

Rating: 4.25
20 votes
13
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

Rating: 4.23
15 votes
14
Deer Leap and The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.22
121 votes
15
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina & Anger

Rating: 4.21
238 votes
16
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
17
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

Rating: 4.2
44 votes
18
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

Rating: 4.18
19 votes
19
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

Rating: 4.18
64 votes
20
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

Rating: 4.17
15 votes
21
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

Rating: 4.15
149 votes
22
Saintseneca
Last

Rating: 4.14
116 votes
23
Dionaea
Still

Rating: 4.14
90 votes
24
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
25
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
26
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

Rating: 4.12
402 votes
27
CityCop
Seasons

Rating: 4.12
268 votes
28
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

Rating: 4.11
658 votes
29
Noah Gundersen
Family

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
30
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
31
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

Rating: 4.11
27 votes
32
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

Rating: 4.11
18 votes
33
The Dear Hunter
Violet

Rating: 4.11
446 votes
34
All the Empires of the World
Return

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
35
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

Rating: 4.11
156 votes
36
O'Brother
Garden Window

Rating: 4.11
456 votes
37
Scale The Summit
The Collective

Rating: 4.1
805 votes
38
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

Rating: 4.1
34 votes
39
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
40
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
41
Peter Murphy
Ninth

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
42
Thursday
No Devolucion

Rating: 4.09
797 votes
43
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

Rating: 4.09
741 votes
44
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

Rating: 4.09
50 votes
45
Barrow
Being Without

Rating: 4.08
168 votes
46
Apollo
Lighthouse

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
47
Squid the Whale
new war.

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
48
Airbag
All Rights Removed

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
49
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

Rating: 4.08
32 votes
50
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

Rating: 4.08
544 votes
51
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

Rating: 4.08
646 votes
52
Epic45
Weathering

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
53
Self Defense Family
I'm Going Through Some Shit b/w All Fruit Is Ripe

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
54
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

Rating: 4.07
36 votes
55
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

Rating: 4.07
488 votes
56
Soley
We Sink

Rating: 4.07
15 votes
57
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
58
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

Rating: 4.06
152 votes
59
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
17 votes
60
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

Rating: 4.05
76 votes
61
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

Rating: 4.05
221 votes
62
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
63
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

Rating: 4.03
1050 votes
64
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Rating: 4.03
1669 votes
65
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
66
Thrice
Major/Minor

Rating: 4.03
1177 votes
67
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
68
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

Rating: 4.02
134 votes
69
Grouplove
Grouplove EP

Rating: 4.02
69 votes
70
Daughter
The Wild Youth

Rating: 4.01
98 votes
71
Light Bearer
Lapsus

Rating: 4
202 votes
72
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

Rating: 4
30 votes
73
Adalita
Adalita

Rating: 4
18 votes
74
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

Rating: 4
16 votes
75
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

Rating: 4
15 votes
76
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

Rating: 4
14 votes
77
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

Rating: 4
13 votes
78
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

Rating: 4
12 votes
79
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

Rating: 4
12 votes
80
The Dear Hunter
White

Rating: 4
406 votes
81
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
YT//ST

Rating: 3.99
53 votes
82
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

Rating: 3.99
457 votes
83
The Dear Hunter
Black

Rating: 3.99
504 votes
84
Blue October
Any Man in America

Rating: 3.99
76 votes
85
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

Rating: 3.99
37 votes
86
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

Rating: 3.98
32 votes
87
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

Rating: 3.98
1574 votes
88
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

Rating: 3.97
266 votes
89
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

Rating: 3.97
152 votes
90
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

Rating: 3.97
35 votes
91
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

Rating: 3.97
122 votes
92
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

Rating: 3.97
233 votes
93
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

Rating: 3.97
52 votes
94
Dave Hause
Resolutions

Rating: 3.97
15 votes
95
The Jezabels
Prisoner

Rating: 3.97
372 votes
96
Radiohead
Supercollider/The Butcher

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
97
Casper
XOXO

Rating: 3.96
52 votes
98
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

Rating: 3.96
288 votes
99
La Dispute
Wildlife

Rating: 3.96
1331 votes
100
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

Rating: 3.96
236 votes
101
Jenny Hval
Viscera

Rating: 3.96
70 votes
102
Meniscus
War of Currents

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
103
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

Rating: 3.95
198 votes
104
Planning For Burial
Untitled

Rating: 3.95
33 votes
105
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

Rating: 3.94
106 votes
106
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

Rating: 3.94
57 votes
107
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

Rating: 3.94
48 votes
108
Ricky Eat Acid
Haunt U Forever

Rating: 3.93
15 votes
109
Mutemath
Odd Soul

Rating: 3.93
149 votes
110
Giant Squid
Cenotes

Rating: 3.93
73 votes
111
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
Boom!

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
112
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
113
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
114
kyng
Trampled Sun

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
115
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

Rating: 3.93
149 votes
116
NEEDTOBREATHE
The Reckoning

Rating: 3.92
33 votes
117
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

Rating: 3.92
143 votes
118
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

Rating: 3.92
30 votes
119
Parachute
The Way It Was

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
120
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
121
Kimbra
Vows

Rating: 3.92
143 votes
122
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

Rating: 3.91
98 votes
123
Hetfield & Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

Rating: 3.91
23 votes
124
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

Rating: 3.91
63 votes
125
The End Of The Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
126
Vessels
Helioscope

Rating: 3.91
328 votes
127
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

Rating: 3.91
218 votes
128
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

Rating: 3.91
250 votes
129
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

Rating: 3.91
27 votes
130
Russian Circles
Empros

Rating: 3.9
424 votes
131
Transit
Listen and Forgive

Rating: 3.9
502 votes
132
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

Rating: 3.9
1486 votes
133
Destroyer
Kaputt

Rating: 3.9
874 votes
134
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Rating: 3.9
180 votes
135
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

Rating: 3.9
25 votes
136
Deer Tick
Divine Providence

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
137
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
138
Hands
Give Me Rest

Rating: 3.9
153 votes
139
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

Rating: 3.9
58 votes
140
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

Rating: 3.9
350 votes
141
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

Rating: 3.89
742 votes
142
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

Rating: 3.89
225 votes
143
Wavelets
Athaletics

Rating: 3.89
23 votes
144
City and Colour
Little Hell

Rating: 3.89
490 votes
145
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

Rating: 3.89
32 votes
146
Dia Frampton
Red

Rating: 3.89
22 votes
147
Sloan
The Double Cross

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
148
O'Death
Outside

Rating: 3.88
13 votes
149
Turnover
Turnover

Rating: 3.88
82 votes
150
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
151
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
152
Brontide
Sans Souci

Rating: 3.88
33 votes
153
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

Rating: 3.88
1678 votes
154
Armistice
Armistice

Rating: 3.88
148 votes
155
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
156
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
157
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

Rating: 3.87
95 votes
158
The Dear Hunter
Green

Rating: 3.87
448 votes
159
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

Rating: 3.87
35 votes
160
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

Rating: 3.87
194 votes
161
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

Rating: 3.87
38 votes
162
Into It. Over It.
Proper

Rating: 3.87
124 votes
163
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
164
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

Rating: 3.87
334 votes
165
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

Rating: 3.86
80 votes
166
Prawn
You Can Just Leave It All

Rating: 3.86
142 votes
167
The Parlor Mob
Dogs

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
168
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
169
Sleeper Agent
Celabrasion

Rating: 3.86
18 votes
170
White Denim
D

Rating: 3.85
68 votes
171
Tally Hall
Good & Evil

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
172
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

Rating: 3.85
164 votes
173
Wild Beasts
Smother

Rating: 3.85
324 votes
174
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
175
My Epic
Broken Voice

Rating: 3.85
110 votes
176
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

Rating: 3.84
58 votes
177
Starfucker
Reptilians

Rating: 3.84
114 votes
178
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
179
A Pale Horse Named Death
And Hell Will Follow Me

Rating: 3.84
19 votes
180
Matt Corby
Into The Flame

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
181
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

Rating: 3.84
31 votes
182
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

Rating: 3.83
45 votes
183
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
184
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
185
Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground
Introducing Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
186
Mat Kearney
Young Love

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
187
Balance and Composure
Separation

Rating: 3.83
379 votes
188
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

Rating: 3.83
796 votes
189
Grails
Deep Politics

Rating: 3.83
88 votes
190
Arkells
Michigan Left

Rating: 3.83
46 votes
191
Cave In
White Silence

Rating: 3.83
292 votes
192
Eisley
The Valley

Rating: 3.83
215 votes
193
Ocoai
The Electric Hand

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
194
Fink
Perfect Darkness

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
195
Florence and the Machine
Lungs: The B-Sides

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
196
Courage My Love
For Now

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
197
The Dodos
No Color

Rating: 3.82
111 votes
198
Coeur de Pirate
Blonde

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
199
Rise Against
Join The Ranks

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
200
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

Rating: 3.81
16 votes



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