Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.5
32 votes
02
The Oh Hellos
The Oh Hellos

4.31
24 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
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.25
16 votes
06
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.22
18 votes
07
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

4.21
24 votes
08
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.21
17 votes
09
Team Me
Team Me EP

4.2
15 votes
10
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.19
17 votes
11
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.18
19 votes
12
Young Jesus
Home

4.17
18 votes
13
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.15
68 votes
14
I Am Giant
The Horifying truth

4.14
14 votes
15
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.14
14 votes
16
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.14
504 votes
17
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

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

4.13
16 votes
19
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.12
586 votes
20
The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

4.12
1023 votes
21
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.12
26 votes
22
The Cabs
First Incident

4.12
13 votes
23
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

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

4.11
134 votes
25
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.11
282 votes
26
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
905 votes
27
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.09
90 votes
28
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

4.09
34 votes
29
CityCop
Seasons

4.09
301 votes
30
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.09
164 votes
31
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
18 votes
32
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.08
318 votes
33
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.08
1206 votes
34
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
835 votes
35
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
912 votes
36
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

4.08
20 votes
37
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.08
20 votes
38
Saintseneca
Last

4.07
158 votes
39
Barrow
Being Without

4.07
184 votes
40
Tangled Hair
Apples

4.07
14 votes
41
Bomb the Music Industry!
Vacation

4.07
523 votes
42
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.07
532 votes
43
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
37 votes
44
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.07
1323 votes
45
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.07
23 votes
46
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.06
889 votes
47
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

4.06
16 votes
48
Sakanaction
DocumentaLy

4.06
16 votes
49
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.06
844 votes
50
Dionaea
Still

4.06
109 votes
51
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.06
18 votes
52
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.05
19 votes
53
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta Volume I

4.05
60 votes
54
Epic45
Weathering

4.05
20 votes
55
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.05
63 votes
56
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

4.05
21 votes
57
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.05
106 votes
58
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.05
88 votes
59
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
60
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.04
394 votes
61
Casper
XOXO

4.04
124 votes
62
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.04
180 votes
63
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

4.04
13 votes
64
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.04
54 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
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4.03
17 votes
68
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

4.03
18 votes
69
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4.03
74 votes
70
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.03
60 votes
71
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.03
20 votes
72
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.02
1969 votes
73
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.02
54 votes
74
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.02
47 votes
75
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
1244 votes
76
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
28 votes
77
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
24 votes
78
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
79
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
80
Apollo
Lighthouse

4
14 votes
81
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4
340 votes
82
The Dear Hunter
White

3.99
456 votes
83
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
228 votes
84
Thrice
Major/Minor

3.99
2816 votes
85
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.99
572 votes
86
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

3.99
40 votes
87
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.99
114 votes
88
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.98
120 votes
89
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.97
72 votes
90
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

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

3.97
1976 votes
92
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.97
1638 votes
93
Meniscus
War of Currents

3.97
31 votes
94
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.96
337 votes
95
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
96
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

3.96
28 votes
97
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

3.96
26 votes
98
Deligma
Forever Faded

3.96
13 votes
99
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
420 votes
100
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.95
66 votes
101
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.95
1054 votes
102
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

3.95
66 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
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.94
174 votes
106
Spook Houses
Trying

3.94
34 votes
107
Noah Gundersen
Family

3.94
25 votes
108
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.94
68 votes
109
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.94
56 votes
110
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.94
151 votes
111
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

3.93
46 votes
112
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.93
450 votes
113
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
435 votes
114
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.93
926 votes
115
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
234 votes
116
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.93
28 votes
117
Pinback
Information Retrieved Pt. A

3.93
21 votes
118
Enablers
Blown Realms and Stalled Explosions

3.93
14 votes
119
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.93
286 votes
120
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.93
164 votes
121
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

3.93
40 votes
122
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.92
33 votes
123
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.92
130 votes
124
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
125
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.92
468 votes
126
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
127
Russian Circles
Empros

3.92
532 votes
128
Vessels
Helioscope

3.91
176 votes
129
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.91
254 votes
130
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.91
172 votes
131
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.91
385 votes
132
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.91
53 votes
133
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.91
22 votes
134
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.91
219 votes
135
Arcane Roots
Left Fire

3.91
70 votes
136
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.9
52 votes
137
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1912 votes
138
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.9
45 votes
139
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.9
35 votes
140
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.9
30 votes
141
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.9
20 votes
142
Kimbra
Vows

3.9
207 votes
143
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.89
19 votes
144
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.89
112 votes
145
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.89
28 votes
146
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

3.89
23 votes
147
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.89
23 votes
148
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.89
23 votes
149
White Denim
D

3.89
41 votes
150
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.89
3660 votes
151
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.89
18 votes
152
Soley
We Sink

3.89
22 votes
153
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
301 votes
154
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
87 votes
155
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.88
34 votes
156
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.88
17 votes
157
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.88
42 votes
158
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.88
486 votes
159
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.88
79 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
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.88
24 votes
163
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
164
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
20 votes
165
Mallory Knox
Pilot

3.88
16 votes
166
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.88
16 votes
167
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.87
130 votes
168
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.87
205 votes
169
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.87
248 votes
170
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.87
31 votes
171
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.87
96 votes
172
Fireworks
Gospel

3.87
258 votes
173
Dia Frampton
Red

3.87
23 votes
174
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
397 votes
175
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.87
185 votes
176
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.87
90 votes
177
Voices from the Fuselage
To Hope

3.87
15 votes
178
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.86
233 votes
179
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.86
33 votes
180
Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.86
22 votes
181
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.86
168 votes
182
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.86
116 votes
183
Stateless
Matilda

3.86
58 votes
184
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.86
29 votes
185
Mystery Skulls
Mystery Skulls

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

3.86
118 votes
187
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.86
582 votes
188
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.86
192 votes
189
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.86
64 votes
190
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
APPROVED

3.86
14 votes
191
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.86
180 votes
192
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.86
45 votes
193
Caligula's Horse
Moments From Ephemeral City

3.86
45 votes
194
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.85
828 votes
195
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.84
386 votes
196
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.84
114 votes
197
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.84
19 votes
198
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.84
62 votes
199
The Dodos
No Color

3.83
112 votes
200
Johnny Foreigner
Johnny Foreigner vs Everything

3.83
84 votes



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