Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.69
13 votes
02
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

4.69
16 votes
03
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.28
18 votes
04
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
05
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

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
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.16
16 votes
12
Young Jesus
Home

4.14
14 votes
13
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.13
464 votes
14
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
236 votes
15
O'Brother
Garden Window

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

4.11
154 votes
17
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.11
14 votes
18
CityCop
Seasons

4.1
287 votes
19
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
867 votes
20
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.1
157 votes
21
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.1
264 votes
22
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.1
218 votes
23
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.09
1158 votes
24
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.09
817 votes
25
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
792 votes
26
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.08
863 votes
27
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
18 votes
28
Barrow
Being Without

4.08
186 votes
29
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.08
50 votes
30
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
356 votes
31
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.08
363 votes
32
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.08
77 votes
33
Saintseneca
Last

4.08
138 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
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
35 votes
37
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.07
14 votes
38
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.07
260 votes
39
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.07
22 votes
40
Casper
XOXO

4.06
112 votes
41
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.06
32 votes
42
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.06
16 votes
43
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.06
16 votes
44
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.06
37 votes
45
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
252 votes
46
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.06
51 votes
47
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
17 votes
48
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

4.06
35 votes
49
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.05
1216 votes
50
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.05
234 votes
51
Dionaea
Still

4.05
103 votes
52
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
53
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.04
112 votes
54
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.04
52 votes
55
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4.04
13 votes
56
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

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

4.04
82 votes
58
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

4.04
55 votes
59
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4.03
32 votes
60
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
61
Bon Iver
Bon Iver

4.03
1851 votes
62
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.03
258 votes
63
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.03
19 votes
64
Noah Gundersen
Family

4.02
46 votes
65
Meniscus
War of Currents

4.02
27 votes
66
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.01
47 votes
67
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.01
2578 votes
68
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
579 votes
69
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4
54 votes
70
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

4
32 votes
71
Spook Houses
Trying

4
26 votes
72
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4
26 votes
73
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4
24 votes
74
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
24 votes
75
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
76
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
16 votes
77
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4
16 votes
78
Soley
We Sink

4
16 votes
79
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 votes
80
All Get Out
All Get Out

4
14 votes
81
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
82
The Dear Hunter
White

4
214 votes
83
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
213 votes
84
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.99
301 votes
85
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.98
128 votes
86
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.98
54 votes
87
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.98
20 votes
88
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.97
884 votes
89
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

3.97
19 votes
90
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.97
265 votes
91
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

3.97
17 votes
92
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
93
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.96
105 votes
94
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.96
29 votes
95
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
380 votes
96
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.95
1538 votes
97
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

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

3.95
265 votes
99
Butch Walker
The Spade

3.95
19 votes
100
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.95
142 votes
101
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.95
56 votes
102
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

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

3.94
209 votes
104
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.94
317 votes
105
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.94
24 votes
106
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.94
24 votes
107
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.93
48 votes
108
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.93
22 votes
109
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.93
168 votes
110
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.93
960 votes
111
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
272 votes
112
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.93
824 votes
113
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.93
21 votes
114
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
234 votes
115
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.92
26 votes
116
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

3.92
13 votes
117
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.92
51 votes
118
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.92
74 votes
119
Vessels
Helioscope

3.92
169 votes
120
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
121
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.92
18 votes
122
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.92
166 votes
123
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.92
68 votes
124
Kimbra
Vows

3.92
197 votes
125
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.91
82 votes
126
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.91
17 votes
127
Russian Circles
Empros

3.91
481 votes
128
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.91
33 votes
129
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

3.91
22 votes
130
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.91
119 votes
131
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.91
392 votes
132
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

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

3.9
62 votes
134
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.9
143 votes
135
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.9
3456 votes
136
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1850 votes
137
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.9
230 votes
138
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.9
35 votes
139
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.9
25 votes
140
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.9
99 votes
141
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.9
86 votes
142
White Denim
D

3.89
76 votes
143
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.89
426 votes
144
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.89
89 votes
145
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.89
28 votes
146
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.89
36 votes
147
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.89
161 votes
148
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.89
58 votes
149
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.89
66 votes
150
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.88
86 votes
151
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.88
90 votes
152
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.88
17 votes
153
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.88
229 votes
154
Transit
Listen and Forgive

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

3.88
111 votes
156
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.88
28 votes
157
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
158
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
159
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

3.88
20 votes
160
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

3.88
16 votes
161
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.88
16 votes
162
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
376 votes
163
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.87
38 votes
164
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
534 votes
165
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.87
155 votes
166
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.87
90 votes
167
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.87
60 votes
168
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.86
231 votes
169
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.86
207 votes
170
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.86
185 votes
171
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.86
28 votes
172
This Good Robot
The Human I Am

3.86
14 votes
173
Dream the Electric Sleep
Lost and Gone Forever

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

3.85
31 votes
175
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.85
17 votes
176
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.85
17 votes
177
Grails
Deep Politics

3.85
95 votes
178
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.85
125 votes
179
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.85
60 votes
180
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.85
30 votes
181
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
242 votes
182
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.85
175 votes
183
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.85
23 votes
184
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.85
444 votes
185
DyE
Taki 183

3.85
13 votes
186
Made In Heights
APORIA: IN THESE STREETS

3.85
13 votes
187
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.84
29 votes
188
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

3.84
61 votes
189
Ricky Eat Acid
haunt u forever

3.84
19 votes
190
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.84
85 votes
191
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
110 votes
192
Coeur de Pirate
Blonde

3.84
25 votes
193
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.84
102 votes
194
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.84
40 votes
195
All Get Out
The Season

3.84
134 votes
196
Armistice
Armistice

3.84
158 votes
197
Hyro Da Hero
Birth, School, Work, Death

3.83
36 votes
198
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

3.83
36 votes
199
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.83
18 votes
200
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.83
806 votes



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