Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.69
13 votes
02
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.28
18 votes
03
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
04
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.25
18 votes
05
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

4.25
18 votes
06
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.25
16 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
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.18
26 votes
11
The Cabs
First Incident

4.15
13 votes
12
Young Jesus
Home

4.14
14 votes
13
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
466 votes
14
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
236 votes
15
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.12
17 votes
16
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.12
488 votes
17
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.11
154 votes
18
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.11
14 votes
19
CityCop
Seasons

4.11
289 votes
20
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.1
158 votes
21
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.1
38 votes
22
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
867 votes
23
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.1
267 votes
24
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.09
1166 votes
25
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
793 votes
26
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
869 votes
27
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
18 votes
28
Barrow
Being Without

4.08
185 votes
29
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.08
364 votes
30
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.08
50 votes
31
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
178 votes
32
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.08
220 votes
33
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.08
78 votes
34
Saintseneca
Last

4.08
138 votes
35
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

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

4.08
20 votes
37
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

4.07
34 votes
38
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
35 votes
39
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.07
14 votes
40
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.07
22 votes
41
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.07
252 votes
42
Casper
XOXO

4.06
112 votes
43
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.06
32 votes
44
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.06
16 votes
45
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.06
16 votes
46
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.06
58 votes
47
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

4.06
35 votes
48
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
18 votes
49
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.06
18 votes
50
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.05
92 votes
51
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.05
1226 votes
52
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.05
237 votes
53
Dionaea
Still

4.05
102 votes
54
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
55
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.04
274 votes
56
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.04
52 votes
57
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.04
80 votes
58
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4.04
56 votes
59
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

4.04
56 votes
60
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4.04
14 votes
61
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4.03
64 votes
62
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
63
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.03
264 votes
64
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

4.03
18 votes
65
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.03
1860 votes
66
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.03
19 votes
67
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.02
48 votes
68
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
582 votes
69
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.01
2586 votes
70
The Dear Hunter
White

4
214 votes
71
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

4
56 votes
72
The Darcys
The Darcys

4
54 votes
73
Noah Gundersen
Family

4
48 votes
74
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

4
34 votes
75
Meniscus
War of Currents

4
28 votes
76
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4
26 votes
77
Spook Houses
Trying

4
26 votes
78
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4
25 votes
79
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
24 votes
80
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
81
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4
17 votes
82
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
16 votes
83
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 votes
84
Soley
We Sink

4
16 votes
85
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
86
All Get Out
All Get Out

4
14 votes
87
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.99
28 votes
88
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
213 votes
89
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.98
48 votes
90
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.98
307 votes
91
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.98
21 votes
92
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.97
265 votes
93
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.97
891 votes
94
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.97
130 votes
95
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
96
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.96
108 votes
97
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.96
1546 votes
98
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
380 votes
99
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.95
143 votes
100
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.95
43 votes
101
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.95
47 votes
102
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.95
266 votes
103
Butch Walker
The Spade

3.95
19 votes
104
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.95
56 votes
105
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.94
209 votes
106
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
158 votes
107
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.94
24 votes
108
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.94
24 votes
109
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
276 votes
110
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.93
22 votes
111
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.93
319 votes
112
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.93
966 votes
113
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.93
170 votes
114
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.93
21 votes
115
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.93
828 votes
116
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
234 votes
117
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
118
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

3.92
13 votes
119
Vessels
Helioscope

3.92
167 votes
120
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.92
50 votes
121
Russian Circles
Empros

3.92
484 votes
122
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
123
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.92
18 votes
124
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.92
68 votes
125
Kimbra
Vows

3.91
196 votes
126
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.91
397 votes
127
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.91
17 votes
128
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.91
167 votes
129
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.91
28 votes
130
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.91
33 votes
131
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.91
101 votes
132
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.91
91 votes
133
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.91
123 votes
134
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.9
145 votes
135
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.9
62 votes
136
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.9
3468 votes
137
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1852 votes
138
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.9
75 votes
139
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.9
25 votes
140
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
89 votes
141
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.9
118 votes
142
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.9
72 votes
143
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.9
86 votes
144
White Denim
D

3.89
76 votes
145
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.89
28 votes
146
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.89
233 votes
147
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
82 votes
148
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.89
36 votes
149
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.89
120 votes
150
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.89
426 votes
151
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.89
35 votes
152
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.88
160 votes
153
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.88
17 votes
154
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.88
230 votes
155
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.88
290 votes
156
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.88
37 votes
157
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.88
28 votes
158
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
159
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
160
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

3.88
20 votes
161
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

3.88
16 votes
162
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.88
16 votes
163
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
375 votes
164
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.87
113 votes
165
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
231 votes
166
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.87
154 votes
167
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.87
92 votes
168
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
536 votes
169
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.87
90 votes
170
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.87
60 votes
171
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.87
15 votes
172
Dia Frampton
Red

3.86
22 votes
173
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.86
210 votes
174
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.86
32 votes
175
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.86
28 votes
176
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.86
14 votes
177
This Good Robot
The Human I Am

3.86
14 votes
178
Stateless
Matilda

3.85
55 votes
179
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.85
17 votes
180
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.85
17 votes
181
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.85
186 votes
182
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.85
60 votes
183
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.85
30 votes
184
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.85
30 votes
185
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.85
20 votes
186
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.85
176 votes
187
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
245 votes
188
Grails
Deep Politics

3.85
96 votes
189
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.85
23 votes
190
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

3.85
62 votes
191
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.85
127 votes
192
Made In Heights
APORIA: IN THESE STREETS

3.85
13 votes
193
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

3.84
29 votes
194
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.84
890 votes
195
Ricky Eat Acid
haunt u forever

3.84
19 votes
196
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
110 votes
197
Industries of the Blind
Chapter 1: Had We Known Better

3.84
22 votes
198
Coeur de Pirate
Blonde

3.84
25 votes
199
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.84
40 votes
200
All Get Out
The Season

3.84
134 votes



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