Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
02
Young Jesus
Home

4.22
18 votes
03
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.22
18 votes
04
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.2
20 votes
05
Team Me
Team Me EP

4.2
15 votes
06
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.19
13 votes
07
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.18
702 votes
08
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.16
562 votes
09
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.14
14 votes
10
I Am Giant
The Horifying truth

4.14
14 votes
11
Epic45
Weathering

4.14
22 votes
12
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.13
19 votes
13
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
500 votes
14
The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

4.12
1111 votes
15
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.11
17 votes
16
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.1
960 votes
17
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.1
362 votes
18
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.09
16 votes
19
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.09
58 votes
20
Dionaea
Still

4.08
115 votes
21
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
872 votes
22
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

4.08
26 votes
23
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.08
1411 votes
24
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.08
173 votes
25
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.08
20 votes
26
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.08
20 votes
27
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.07
69 votes
28
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.07
21 votes
29
Rob Crow
He Thinks He's People

4.07
14 votes
30
CityCop
Seasons

4.07
304 votes
31
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.07
177 votes
32
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.07
1236 votes
33
Barrow
Being Without

4.07
193 votes
34
Molly Drake
Molly Drake

4.07
15 votes
35
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.07
936 votes
36
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.07
297 votes
37
Rainbow Danger Club
Where Maps End

4.06
24 votes
38
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.06
102 votes
39
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.06
17 votes
40
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
578 votes
41
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.06
18 votes
42
Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat
Everything's Getting Older

4.06
18 votes
43
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.06
934 votes
44
The Oh Hellos
The Oh Hellos

4.05
28 votes
45
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.05
147 votes
46
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.05
40 votes
47
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.05
980 votes
48
Saintseneca
Last

4.05
166 votes
49
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
50
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4.05
22 votes
51
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4.04
78 votes
52
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.04
26 votes
53
Ceterum
Fathom

4.04
13 votes
54
The Cabs
Recur Breath

4.04
14 votes
55
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4.03
52 votes
56
Tangled Hair
Apples

4.03
15 votes
57
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.03
64 votes
58
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta Volume I

4.03
32 votes
59
Typhoon (USA-OR)
A New Kind of House

4.03
74 votes
60
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.02
422 votes
61
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

4.02
25 votes
62
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.02
54 votes
63
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.02
2186 votes
64
Casper
XOXO

4.02
124 votes
65
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.02
1308 votes
66
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.01
39 votes
67
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.01
196 votes
68
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.01
99 votes
69
The Darcys
The Darcys

4
69 votes
70
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4
23 votes
71
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
72
The Cabs
First Incident

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

4
17 votes
74
Sakanaction
DocumentaLy

4
16 votes
75
flatsound
i clung to you hoping we'd both drown

4
16 votes
76
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

4
16 votes
77
Kubark
Ulysses

4
14 votes
78
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden

4
14 votes
79
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
80
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4
14 votes
81
Apollo
Lighthouse

4
14 votes
82
Light Bearer
Lapsus

4
230 votes
83
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

4
76 votes
84
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.99
29 votes
85
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.99
118 votes
86
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

3.98
29 votes
87
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.98
630 votes
88
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

3.98
28 votes
89
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

3.98
42 votes
90
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

3.98
21 votes
91
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.98
40 votes
92
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

3.97
18 votes
93
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.97
1733 votes
94
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

3.97
70 votes
95
The Dear Hunter
White

3.97
504 votes
96
Meniscus
War of Currents

3.97
32 votes
97
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.97
30 votes
98
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.97
1656 votes
99
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

3.96
28 votes
100
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
101
Deligma
Forever Faded

3.96
14 votes
102
Thrice
Major/Minor

3.96
3012 votes
103
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.96
354 votes
104
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

3.96
387 votes
105
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.96
151 votes
106
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.96
1049 votes
107
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

3.95
22 votes
108
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.95
438 votes
109
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.94
990 votes
110
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
87 votes
111
Spook Houses
Trying

3.94
34 votes
112
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

3.94
17 votes
113
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

3.94
40 votes
114
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.93
465 votes
115
Planning for Burial
Untitled

3.93
30 votes
116
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.93
36 votes
117
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.93
70 votes
118
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.93
28 votes
119
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.93
21 votes
120
Pinback
Information Retrieved Pt. A

3.93
21 votes
121
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
306 votes
122
Three Trapped Tigers
Route One or Die

3.93
61 votes
123
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.93
242 votes
124
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.93
20 votes
125
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
126
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.92
167 votes
127
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.92
516 votes
128
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.92
258 votes
129
Soley
We Sink

3.92
24 votes
130
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.92
298 votes
131
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.92
1988 votes
132
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.91
129 votes
133
Arcane Roots
Left Fire

3.91
76 votes
134
Vessels
Helioscope

3.91
177 votes
135
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Home After Three Months Away

3.91
176 votes
136
Russian Circles
Empros

3.91
572 votes
137
Midnight Odyssey
Funerals from the Astral Sphere

3.91
59 votes
138
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.91
223 votes
139
Kimbra
Vows

3.91
214 votes
140
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.9
58 votes
141
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.9
35 votes
142
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.9
20 votes
143
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
97 votes
144
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.89
19 votes
145
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.89
56 votes
146
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.89
28 votes
147
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.89
23 votes
148
Giant Squid
Cenotes

3.89
91 votes
149
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.89
99 votes
150
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.89
18 votes
151
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.89
18 votes
152
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
628 votes
153
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.89
83 votes
154
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.88
3832 votes
155
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.88
47 votes
156
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.88
72 votes
157
One Ok Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.88
46 votes
158
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.88
100 votes
159
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.88
98 votes
160
Neutral Milk Hotel
Little Birds

3.88
48 votes
161
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
162
Dia Frampton
Red

3.88
24 votes
163
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.88
24 votes
164
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
20 votes
165
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Brick City Ghosts

3.88
16 votes
166
Voices from the Fuselage
To Hope

3.88
16 votes
167
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
408 votes
168
40 Watt Sun
The Inside Room

3.87
175 votes
169
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.87
396 votes
170
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.87
434 votes
171
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.87
127 votes
172
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
538 votes
173
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.86
140 votes
174
White Denim
D

3.86
44 votes
175
Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.86
22 votes
176
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.86
237 votes
177
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.86
854 votes
178
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.86
263 votes
179
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.86
176 votes
180
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.86
45 votes
181
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.85
62 votes
182
Falls of Rauros
The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood

3.85
142 votes
183
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.85
262 votes
184
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.85
17 votes
185
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.85
209 votes
186
Noah Gundersen
Family

3.85
27 votes
187
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.85
121 votes
188
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.85
253 votes
189
Dirge
Elysian Magnetic Field

3.85
30 votes
190
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.85
30 votes
191
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.85
606 votes
192
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.85
23 votes
193
Worthwhile
Carry On Kid

3.85
49 votes
194
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.84
29 votes
195
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.84
32 votes
196
Amatorski
TBC

3.84
32 votes
197
Fireworks
Gospel

3.84
278 votes
198
Grails
Deep Politics

3.84
108 votes
199
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.84
190 votes
200
True Widow
As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center

3.84
118 votes



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