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
Vetusta Morla
Mapas

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
05
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
06
Barrows
Imprecari Island

Rating: 4.31
18 votes
07
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

Rating: 4.25
28 votes
08
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
09
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
10
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
11
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

Rating: 4.23
15 votes
12
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
13
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

Rating: 4.21
132 votes
14
Nigel Silverthorn
The Tip of the Tongue. The Teeth...

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
15
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
16
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

Rating: 4.18
20 votes
17
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

Rating: 4.15
13 votes
18
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

Rating: 4.15
20 votes
19
&U&I
Light Bearer

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
20
Peter Murphy
Ninth

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
21
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
22
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

Rating: 4.11
698 votes
23
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

Rating: 4.11
430 votes
24
The Dear Hunter
Violet

Rating: 4.11
460 votes
25
CityCop
Seasons

Rating: 4.11
279 votes
26
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

Rating: 4.11
19 votes
27
O'Brother
Garden Window

Rating: 4.1
468 votes
28
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

Rating: 4.1
161 votes
29
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

Rating: 4.1
198 votes
30
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

Rating: 4.1
139 votes
31
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

Rating: 4.1
40 votes
32
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
33
Dionaea
Still

Rating: 4.09
95 votes
34
Scale the Summit
The Collective

Rating: 4.09
831 votes
35
Soley
We Sink

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
36
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

Rating: 4.09
16 votes
37
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

Rating: 4.09
54 votes
38
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

Rating: 4.09
206 votes
39
Barrow
Being Without

Rating: 4.09
175 votes
40
Noah Gundersen
Family

Rating: 4.09
44 votes
41
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

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
Saintseneca
Last

Rating: 4.09
130 votes
45
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

Rating: 4.09
1128 votes
46
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

Rating: 4.08
758 votes
47
Apollo
Lighthouse

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
48
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

Rating: 4.08
672 votes
49
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

Rating: 4.08
75 votes
50
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
51
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

Rating: 4.07
498 votes
52
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

Rating: 4.07
246 votes
53
The Darcys
The Darcys

Rating: 4.07
45 votes
54
Squid the Whale
new war.

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
55
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
56
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

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

Rating: 4.06
17 votes
58
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
59
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

Rating: 4.05
78 votes
60
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

Rating: 4.05
207 votes
61
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

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

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
63
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

Rating: 4.05
245 votes
64
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
65
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

Rating: 4.04
47 votes
66
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

Rating: 4.04
1109 votes
67
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

Rating: 4.04
50 votes
68
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
69
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
70
All the Empires of the World
Return

Rating: 4.03
16 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
1742 votes
73
Thrice
Major/Minor

Rating: 4.02
1212 votes
74
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

Rating: 4.02
54 votes
75
Casper
XOXO

Rating: 4.01
55 votes
76
Planning for Burial
Untitled

Rating: 4
33 votes
77
Meniscus
War of Currents

Rating: 4
26 votes
78
Self Defense Family
I'm Going Through Some Shit b/w All Fruit Is Ripe

Rating: 4
18 votes
79
Adalita
Adalita

Rating: 4
18 votes
80
Epic45
Weathering

Rating: 4
16 votes
81
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

Rating: 4
16 votes
82
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

Rating: 4
15 votes
83
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

Rating: 4
14 votes
84
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

Rating: 4
12 votes
85
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

Rating: 4
12 votes
86
The Dear Hunter
White

Rating: 3.99
418 votes
87
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

Rating: 3.99
1650 votes
88
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
YT//ST

Rating: 3.99
56 votes
89
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

Rating: 3.98
1016 votes
90
Blue October
Any Man in America

Rating: 3.98
81 votes
91
The Dear Hunter
Black

Rating: 3.98
524 votes
92
Olafur Arnalds
Living Room Songs

Rating: 3.98
116 votes
93
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

Rating: 3.98
277 votes
94
The Jezabels
Prisoner

Rating: 3.97
376 votes
95
Dave Hause
Resolutions

Rating: 3.97
17 votes
96
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

Rating: 3.97
130 votes
97
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

Rating: 3.96
339 votes
98
Sloan
The Double Cross

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
99
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

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

Rating: 3.96
498 votes
101
La Dispute
Wildlife

Rating: 3.96
1414 votes
102
Airbag
All Rights Removed

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
103
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

Rating: 3.95
272 votes
104
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

Rating: 3.95
158 votes
105
Daughter
The Wild Youth

Rating: 3.95
118 votes
106
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

Rating: 3.95
39 votes
107
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

Rating: 3.95
204 votes
108
Brontide
Sans Souci

Rating: 3.95
42 votes
109
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

Rating: 3.95
59 votes
110
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
111
Ricky Eat Acid
Haunt U Forever

Rating: 3.94
17 votes
112
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

Rating: 3.94
50 votes
113
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

Rating: 3.94
66 votes
114
Mutemath
Odd Soul

Rating: 3.94
154 votes
115
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
116
Radiohead
Supercollider/The Butcher

Rating: 3.93
38 votes
117
Giant Squid
Cenotes

Rating: 3.93
75 votes
118
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

Rating: 3.93
36 votes
119
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

Rating: 3.93
254 votes
120
Jenny Hval
Viscera

Rating: 3.93
70 votes
121
Arkells
Michigan Left

Rating: 3.93
54 votes
122
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

Rating: 3.93
27 votes
123
Deer Tick
Divine Providence

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
124
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

Rating: 3.92
33 votes
125
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
126
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

Rating: 3.92
84 votes
127
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

Rating: 3.92
163 votes
128
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

Rating: 3.92
116 votes
129
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

Rating: 3.92
67 votes
130
Grouplove
Grouplove EP

Rating: 3.92
72 votes
131
Parachute
The Way It Was

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
132
Oh No! Yoko
Pau Pau

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
133
The End of the Ocean
Pacific.Atlantic

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
134
Pan
Post Rock is Not Dead

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
135
Hetfield & Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

Rating: 3.91
23 votes
136
Hands
Give Me Rest

Rating: 3.91
155 votes
137
Kimbra
Vows

Rating: 3.91
167 votes
138
DyE
Taki 183

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
139
Heart To Heart
Deathproof

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
140
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

Rating: 3.91
3134 votes
141
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

Rating: 3.91
49 votes
142
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

Rating: 3.91
27 votes
143
Russian Circles
Empros

Rating: 3.91
442 votes
144
Destroyer
Kaputt

Rating: 3.91
902 votes
145
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

Rating: 3.91
90 votes
146
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

Rating: 3.91
158 votes
147
Vessels
Helioscope

Rating: 3.9
334 votes
148
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

Rating: 3.9
60 votes
149
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

Rating: 3.9
30 votes
150
White Denim
D

Rating: 3.9
78 votes
151
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

Rating: 3.9
224 votes
152
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

Rating: 3.9
366 votes
153
Transit
Listen and Forgive

Rating: 3.9
265 votes
154
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

Rating: 3.89
760 votes
155
Mat Kearney
Young Love

Rating: 3.89
42 votes
156
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
157
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
158
Rise Against
Join The Ranks

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
159
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

Rating: 3.89
1746 votes
160
kyng
Trampled Sun

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
161
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

Rating: 3.88
229 votes
162
The Dear Hunter
Green

Rating: 3.88
456 votes
163
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

Rating: 3.88
58 votes
164
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

Rating: 3.88
107 votes
165
City and Colour
Little Hell

Rating: 3.88
509 votes
166
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Rating: 3.88
196 votes
167
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
168
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
169
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
170
Wavelets
Athaletics

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
171
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
172
Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground
Introducing Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
173
Turnover
Turnover

Rating: 3.87
91 votes
174
Armistice
Armistice

Rating: 3.87
150 votes
175
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

Rating: 3.87
109 votes
176
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

Rating: 3.87
356 votes
177
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
178
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
179
Into It. Over It.
Proper

Rating: 3.87
138 votes
180
Dia Frampton
Red

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
181
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
182
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

Rating: 3.86
80 votes
183
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

Rating: 3.86
42 votes
184
O'Death
Outside

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
185
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

Rating: 3.85
173 votes
186
Matt Corby
Into The Flame

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
187
Jonathan Coulton
Artificial Heart

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
188
Wild Beasts
Smother

Rating: 3.84
332 votes
189
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
190
Fireworks
Gospel

Rating: 3.84
224 votes
191
Starfucker
Reptilians

Rating: 3.84
123 votes
192
Grails
Deep Politics

Rating: 3.84
92 votes
193
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

Rating: 3.84
216 votes
194
Cave In
White Silence

Rating: 3.83
296 votes
195
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

Rating: 3.83
96 votes
196
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

Rating: 3.83
72 votes
197
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

Rating: 3.83
51 votes
198
Tally Hall
Good & Evil

Rating: 3.83
42 votes
199
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
200
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

Rating: 3.83
18 votes



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