Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.33
18 votes
02
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.31
18 votes
03
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.29
14 votes
04
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4.26
17 votes
05
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
06
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.25
18 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
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.16
16 votes
11
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
454 votes
12
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.12
468 votes
13
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.11
480 votes
14
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.11
146 votes
15
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.11
14 votes
16
CityCop
Seasons

4.1
287 votes
17
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.09
854 votes
18
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

4.09
240 votes
19
Bomb the Music Industry!
Vacation

4.09
495 votes
20
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.09
793 votes
21
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.09
852 votes
22
Barrow
Being Without

4.09
180 votes
23
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.09
35 votes
24
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.08
710 votes
25
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.08
214 votes
26
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.08
149 votes
27
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.08
175 votes
28
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.08
1146 votes
29
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
783 votes
30
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.08
19 votes
31
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.08
267 votes
32
Saintseneca
Last

4.08
136 votes
33
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.08
77 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
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.07
14 votes
37
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

4.07
22 votes
38
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.07
30 votes
39
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

4.06
16 votes
40
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4.06
16 votes
41
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
504 votes
42
The Darcys
The Darcys

4.06
34 votes
43
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
17 votes
44
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.06
1188 votes
45
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.06
18 votes
46
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.05
234 votes
47
Casper
XOXO

4.05
55 votes
48
Strawberry Girls
Italian Ghosts

4.05
33 votes
49
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
50
Noah Gundersen
Family

4.04
46 votes
51
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.04
81 votes
52
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.04
48 votes
53
Dionaea
Still

4.04
98 votes
54
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.04
52 votes
55
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

4.04
53 votes
56
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.04
57 votes
57
Soley
We Sink

4.03
16 votes
58
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.03
16 votes
59
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

4.03
17 votes
60
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

4.03
54 votes
61
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.03
1819 votes
62
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.03
255 votes
63
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.02
33 votes
64
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4.02
24 votes
65
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta, Volume I

4.02
52 votes
66
Meniscus
War of Currents

4.02
27 votes
67
Thrice
Major/Minor

4.01
2544 votes
68
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.01
76 votes
69
The Dear Hunter
White

4.01
426 votes
70
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

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

4
50 votes
72
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

4
47 votes
73
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4
45 votes
74
Three Days Grace
Lost In You EP

4
32 votes
75
Planning for Burial
Untitled

4
26 votes
76
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

4
23 votes
77
Spook Houses
Trying

4
22 votes
78
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

4
20 votes
79
Dave Hause
Resolutions

4
19 votes
80
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
81
Epic45
Weathering

4
16 votes
82
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4
16 votes
83
All Get Out
All Get Out

4
14 votes
84
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - May

4
14 votes
85
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.99
296 votes
86
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.99
862 votes
87
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.98
211 votes
88
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.98
122 votes
89
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

3.97
19 votes
90
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.97
526 votes
91
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

3.97
58 votes
92
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
93
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.96
382 votes
94
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.96
101 votes
95
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.96
29 votes
96
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.96
1506 votes
97
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.95
144 votes
98
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.95
42 votes
99
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.95
265 votes
100
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
160 votes
101
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.94
50 votes
102
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

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

3.93
208 votes
104
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.93
303 votes
105
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.93
66 votes
106
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.93
168 votes
107
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.93
21 votes
108
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
260 votes
109
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.93
942 votes
110
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.92
411 votes
111
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.92
13 votes
112
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.92
232 votes
113
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.92
51 votes
114
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.92
121 votes
115
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.92
46 votes
116
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.92
74 votes
117
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.92
804 votes
118
Butch Walker
The Spade

3.92
18 votes
119
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.92
18 votes
120
Low Roar
Low Roar

3.91
70 votes
121
Kimbra
Vows

3.91
187 votes
122
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.91
165 votes
123
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.91
17 votes
124
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.91
22 votes
125
Light Bearer
Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God

3.91
22 votes
126
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.91
27 votes
127
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.91
1691 votes
128
Russian Circles
Empros

3.91
470 votes
129
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.9
21 votes
130
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
88 votes
131
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.9
62 votes
132
Vessels
Helioscope

3.9
169 votes
133
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving
Deaden The Fields

3.9
35 votes
134
Zechs Marquise
Getting Paid

3.9
30 votes
135
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.9
25 votes
136
We Are Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.9
15 votes
137
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.9
15 votes
138
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.9
1828 votes
139
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.9
387 votes
140
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.9
224 votes
141
I Am the Avalanche
Avalanche United

3.9
87 votes
142
Arkells
Michigan Left

3.9
58 votes
143
Mikal Cronin
Mikal Cronin

3.9
58 votes
144
White Denim
D

3.89
76 votes
145
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
80 votes
146
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.89
97 votes
147
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.89
37 votes
148
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.89
157 votes
149
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
286 votes
150
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.89
23 votes
151
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.89
54 votes
152
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.88
228 votes
153
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.88
111 votes
154
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.88
85 votes
155
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.88
17 votes
156
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.88
147 votes
157
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
158
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.88
24 votes
159
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
375 votes
160
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.87
121 votes
161
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.87
31 votes
162
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
460 votes
163
Falling Up
Your Sparkling Death Cometh

3.87
38 votes
164
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.87
530 votes
165
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.87
197 votes
166
Sarah Fimm
Near Infinite Possibility

3.86
29 votes
167
Ricky Eat Acid
haunt u forever

3.86
18 votes
168
Dream the Electric Sleep
Lost and Gone Forever

3.86
14 votes
169
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.85
31 votes
170
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.85
17 votes
171
Starfucker
Reptilians

3.85
125 votes
172
J Mascis
Several Shades of Why

3.85
81 votes
173
Fireworks
Gospel

3.85
239 votes
174
Grails
Deep Politics

3.85
95 votes
175
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.85
346 votes
176
Hungry For Hands
I Was Hungry For Hands

3.85
39 votes
177
Balance and Composure
Separation

3.84
872 votes
178
The Dodos
No Color

3.84
110 votes
179
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.84
88 votes
180
Armistice
Armistice

3.84
156 votes
181
Puscifer
Conditions of My Parole

3.84
221 votes
182
Other Lives
Tamer Animals

3.84
31 votes
183
Twenty One Pilots
Regional At Best

3.84
55 votes
184
Hyro Da Hero
Birth, School, Work, Death

3.83
36 votes
185
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - January

3.83
18 votes
186
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.83
796 votes
187
My Epic
Broken Voice

3.83
118 votes
188
Turnover
Turnover

3.83
100 votes
189
Youth Lagoon
The Year of Hibernation

3.83
335 votes
190
Wye Oak
Civilian

3.82
111 votes
191
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

3.82
37 votes
192
Deafheaven
Roads to Judah

3.82
722 votes
193
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.82
99 votes
194
Eisley
The Valley

3.82
223 votes
195
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.82
28 votes
196
Jonathan Coulton
Artificial Heart

3.82
14 votes
197
DyE
Taki 183

3.82
14 votes
198
All Get Out
The Season

3.82
132 votes
199
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.82
22 votes
200
Collapse Under the Empire
Shoulders and Giants

3.82
30 votes



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