Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.39
18 votes
02
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.35
16 votes
03
Barrows
Imprecari Island

4.33
20 votes
04
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.27
15 votes
05
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.25
16 votes
06
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

4.25
16 votes
07
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.23
15 votes
08
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.23
20 votes
09
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.2
15 votes
10
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.2
133 votes
11
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

4.15
13 votes
12
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4.14
21 votes
13
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.13
20 votes
14
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.13
16 votes
15
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
458 votes
16
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.12
26 votes
17
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4.11
22 votes
18
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.11
717 votes
19
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.11
436 votes
20
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.1
140 votes
21
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.1
474 votes
22
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.1
205 votes
23
CityCop
Seasons

4.1
280 votes
24
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.1
40 votes
25
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.1
15 votes
26
Barrow
Being Without

4.1
177 votes
27
Saintseneca
Last

4.1
132 votes
28
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.1
42 votes
29
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

4.09
32 votes
30
Soley
We Sink

4.09
16 votes
31
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.09
836 votes
32
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.09
56 votes
33
Dionaea
Still

4.09
96 votes
34
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.09
678 votes
35
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.09
208 votes
36
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
763 votes
37
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.08
255 votes
38
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
166 votes
39
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.08
1138 votes
40
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.07
34 votes
41
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.07
77 votes
42
Noah Gundersen
Family

4.07
44 votes
43
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

4.07
52 votes
44
Squid the Whale
new war.

4.07
23 votes
45
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
498 votes
46
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.06
48 votes
47
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.06
16 votes
48
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4.06
16 votes
49
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
17 votes
50
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.06
210 votes
51
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

4.06
35 votes
Spook Houses
Trying

4.06
18 votes
53
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

4.05
19 votes
54
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.05
78 votes
55
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.05
50 votes
56
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

4.05
20 votes
57
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
58
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.04
1120 votes
59
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4.04
50 votes
60
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.04
244 votes
61
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.04
13 votes
62
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.04
14 votes
63
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
64
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.03
1754 votes
65
Self Defense Family
I'm Going Through Some Shit b/w All Fruit Is Ripe

4.03
19 votes
66
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.02
1226 votes
67
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.02
54 votes
68
Casper
XOXO

4.01
55 votes
69
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
33 votes
70
Meniscus
War of Currents

4
26 votes
71
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
72
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 votes
73
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4
16 votes
74
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4
15 votes
75
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

4
14 votes
76
The Dear Hunter
White

3.99
418 votes
77
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.99
832 votes
78
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

3.99
1026 votes
79
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
207 votes
80
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
YT//ST

3.99
55 votes
81
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.98
279 votes
82
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.98
522 votes
83
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.98
42 votes
84
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.98
40 votes
85
Olafur Arnalds
Living Room Songs

3.97
119 votes
86
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.97
348 votes
87
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.97
378 votes
88
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

3.97
34 votes
89
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.97
133 votes
90
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.97
156 votes
91
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
92
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.96
83 votes
93
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.96
23 votes
94
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.96
504 votes
95
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.95
1425 votes
96
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.95
21 votes
97
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.95
120 votes
98
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.95
274 votes
99
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.95
43 votes
100
Rise Against
Join The Ranks

3.95
19 votes
101
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.94
18 votes
102
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.94
204 votes
103
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.94
35 votes
104
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.94
77 votes
105
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.94
50 votes
106
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.94
61 votes
107
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.94
24 votes
108
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.93
154 votes
109
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

3.93
22 votes
110
Jenny Hval
Viscera

3.93
72 votes
111
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.93
70 votes
112
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

3.93
28 votes
113
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

3.93
27 votes
114
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
256 votes
115
Deer Tick
Divine Providence

3.93
20 votes
116
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.92
13 votes
117
Kurt Vile
So Outta Reach

3.92
13 votes
118
Ricky Eat Acid
seeing little ghosts everywhere

3.92
13 votes
119
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.92
84 votes
120
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.92
116 votes
121
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.92
62 votes
122
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.92
164 votes
123
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.92
228 votes
124
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.92
72 votes
125
Grouplove
Grouplove EP

3.92
48 votes
126
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
127
Ricky Eat Acid
Haunt U Forever

3.92
18 votes
128
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.91
35 votes
129
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.91
58 votes
130
Hetfield & Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.91
23 votes
131
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.91
157 votes
132
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.91
50 votes
133
Russian Circles
Empros

3.91
447 votes
134
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.91
3174 votes
135
Vessels
Helioscope

3.9
336 votes
136
Kimbra
Vows

3.9
173 votes
137
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.9
906 votes
138
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.9
369 votes
139
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.9
60 votes
140
O'Death
Outside

3.9
15 votes
141
White Denim
D

3.9
78 votes
142
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.9
34 votes
143
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.9
29 votes
144
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.89
766 votes
145
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.89
1778 votes
146
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.89
42 votes
147
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.89
91 votes
148
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
270 votes
149
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

3.89
18 votes
150
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.89
18 votes
151
Turnover
Turnover

3.89
92 votes
152
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.89
332 votes
153
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.89
231 votes
154
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.88
108 votes
155
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.88
58 votes
156
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.88
454 votes
157
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
158
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.88
16 votes
159
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
16 votes
160
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
511 votes
161
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
358 votes
162
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.87
202 votes
163
Armistice
Armistice

3.87
150 votes
164
Weatherbox
Follow the Rattle of the Afghan Guitar

3.87
27 votes
165
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.87
110 votes
166
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.87
15 votes
167
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.87
138 votes
168
Dia Frampton
Red

3.86
22 votes
169
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.86
80 votes
170
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.86
29 votes
171
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

3.86
86 votes
172
Radiohead
Supercollider/The Butcher

3.86
43 votes
173
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
225 votes
174
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.85
39 votes
175
Jonathan Coulton
Artificial Heart

3.85
13 votes
176
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.84
74 votes
177
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.84
167 votes
178
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.84
16 votes
179
Grails
Deep Politics

3.84
94 votes
180
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.84
25 votes
181
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.84
176 votes
182
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.84
122 votes
183
Cave In
White Silence

3.83
298 votes
184
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.83
96 votes
185
Thee Oh Sees
Carrion Crawler/The Dream

3.83
51 votes
186
Tally Hall
Good & Evil

3.83
42 votes
187
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

3.83
18 votes
188
Ocoai
The Electric Hand

3.83
18 votes
189
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.83
404 votes
190
The Dodos
No Color

3.83
110 votes
191
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

3.83
217 votes
192
My Epic
Broken Voice

3.83
118 votes
193
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.83
792 votes
194
Johnny Foreigner
Johnny Foreigner vs Everything

3.82
37 votes
195
Eisley
The Valley

3.82
221 votes
196
Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground
Introducing Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

3.82
17 votes
197
Gauntlet Hair
Gauntlet Hair

3.82
42 votes
198
Snowman
Absence

3.82
22 votes
199
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.81
27 votes
200
Youth Lagoon
The Year of Hibernation

3.81
326 votes



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