Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011


01
Neutral Milk Hotel
Little Birds

4.44
27 votes
02
Los Campesinos!
Heat Rash #1

4.25
18 votes
03
Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat
Everything's Getting Older

4.25
16 votes
04
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - March

4.22
18 votes
05
Young Jesus
Home

4.22
18 votes
06
Kishi Bashi
Room For Dream

4.2
20 votes
07
Team Me
Team Me EP

4.2
15 votes
08
And So I Watch You From Afar
7 Billion People All Alive at Once

4.19
13 votes
09
O'Brother
Garden Window

4.17
684 votes
10
Peter Murphy
Ninth

4.17
18 votes
11
Radical Face
The Bastards: Volume One

4.16
18 votes
12
Meg and Dia
Cocoon

4.14
14 votes
13
I Am Giant
The Horifying truth

4.14
14 votes
14
The Dear Hunter
Violet

4.14
548 votes
15
Epic45
Weathering

4.14
22 votes
16
The Horrible Crowes
Elsie

4.12
498 votes
17
The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing

4.11
1097 votes
18
Thursday
No Devolucion

4.11
952 votes
19
Giles Corey
Giles Corey

4.1
350 votes
20
Lifestory: Monologue
Drag Your White Fur - Make It Grey

4.09
16 votes
21
Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here To Help You

4.08
171 votes
22
Company Of Thieves
Running From A Gamble

4.08
26 votes
23
Fair to Midland
Arrows and Anchors

4.08
865 votes
24
CityCop
Seasons

4.08
303 votes
25
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues

4.08
1384 votes
26
CapaRezza
Il sogno eretico

4.08
20 votes
27
The James Cleaver Quintet
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.08
20 votes
28
The National
Think You Can Wait / Exile Vilify

4.07
69 votes
29
Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

4.07
1230 votes
30
Molly Drake
Molly Drake

4.07
14 votes
31
Rob Crow
He Thinks He's People

4.07
14 votes
32
Hey Rosetta!
Seeds

4.07
297 votes
33
Barrow
Being Without

4.07
192 votes
34
TTNG
Adventure, Stamina and Anger

4.07
175 votes
35
Scale the Summit
The Collective

4.07
929 votes
36
Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

4.06
923 votes
37
Dopamine
Dying Away In The Deep Fall

4.06
56 votes
38
FIDLAR
DIYDUI

4.06
16 votes
39
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Roots

4.06
146 votes
40
Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

4.06
17 votes
41
Dionaea
Still

4.06
111 votes
42
The Dear Hunter
Indigo

4.06
570 votes
43
The Dear Hunter
The Color Spectrum

4.06
970 votes
44
All the Empires of the World
Return

4.06
18 votes
45
Ramshackle Glory
Live The Dream

4.06
100 votes
46
The Oh Hellos
The Oh Hellos

4.05
28 votes
47
Driftless Pony Club
Buckminster

4.05
40 votes
48
Kaizers Orchestra
Violeta Violeta Volume I

4.05
31 votes
49
Saintseneca
Last

4.05
164 votes
50
Red Nightfall
Red Nightfall

4.05
22 votes
51
Emptyself
Nothing Follows, Nothing Stays

4.05
22 votes
52
Mansions
Dig Up the Dead

4.04
188 votes
53
Casper
XOXO

4.04
122 votes
54
Josh Garrels
Love and War and The Sea In Between

4.04
78 votes
55
Sun Devoured Earth
Good Memories Are The Hardest To Keep

4.04
26 votes
56
Tokyo Shoegazer
Crystallize

4.03
60 votes
57
Tangled Hair
Apples

4.03
15 votes
58
flatsound
i clung to you hoping we'd both drown

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

4.03
72 votes
60
Foxygen
Take The Kids Off Broadway

4.02
416 votes
61
Sleep Party People
Sleep Party People

4.02
72 votes
62
Monkey3
Beyond The Black Sky

4.02
25 votes
63
Dan Mangan
Oh Fortune

4.02
54 votes
64
Glocca Morra
Ghoul Intentions

4.02
28 votes
65
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver

4.02
2154 votes
66
St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

4.01
1296 votes
67
Signals Midwest
Latitudes & Longitudes

4.01
39 votes
68
3
The Ghost You Gave To Me

4.01
94 votes
69
The Darcys
The Darcys

4
46 votes
70
FareWell Poetry
Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite

4
41 votes
71
Schematics For Gravity
Schematics For Gravity

4
24 votes
72
The Seven Mile Journey
Notes for the Synthesis

4
23 votes
73
Adalita
Adalita

4
18 votes
74
The Circle Ends Here
Where Time Leaves The Rest

4
17 votes
75
Rainbow Danger Club
Where Maps End

4
16 votes
76
Sakanaction
DocumentaLy

4
16 votes
77
Des Ark
Don't Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

4
16 votes
78
Silent Whale Becomes a Dream
Canopy

4
15 votes
79
Apollo
Lighthouse

4
14 votes
80
Sleeping at Last
Yearbook - April

4
14 votes
81
Supercell
Today is a Beautiful Day

4
52 votes
82
Light Bearer
Lapsus

3.99
229 votes
83
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine

3.99
117 votes
84
Jim Guthrie
Sword and Sworcery

3.98
28 votes
85
The Dear Hunter
Black

3.98
620 votes
86
Laura
Twelve Hundred Times

3.98
21 votes
87
Parachute
The Way It Was

3.98
40 votes
88
Weaver At The Loom
Before Now, Was Then

3.98
40 votes
89
Christian And The Hedgehog Boys
SPARKLE like you mean it: ROBEE'S BALLAD

3.97
18 votes
90
La Dispute
Wildlife

3.97
1716 votes
91
So Hideous
To Clasp a Fallen Wish With Broken Fingers

3.97
70 votes
92
Quiet Company
We Are All Where We Belong

3.97
74 votes
93
Radiohead
The Daily Mail/Staircase

3.97
144 votes
94
Ball Park Music
Happiness and Surrounding Suburbs

3.97
16 votes
95
The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

3.97
374 votes
96
Airbag
All Rights Removed

3.97
30 votes
97
The Dear Hunter
White

3.97
498 votes
98
Vanessa Carlton
Rabbits on the Run

3.96
28 votes
99
Sloan
The Double Cross

3.96
28 votes
100
Thrice
Major/Minor

3.96
2990 votes
101
M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

3.96
1029 votes
102
*shels
Plains Of The Purple Buffalo

3.96
347 votes
103
Deligma
Forever Faded

3.96
13 votes
104
Destroyer
Kaputt

3.96
1647 votes
105
Meniscus
War of Currents

3.95
33 votes
106
The Bulletproof Tiger
You Wanna Kiss About it?

3.95
22 votes
107
Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy

3.95
246 votes
108
PJ Harvey
Let England Shake

3.94
968 votes
109
Barrows
Imprecari Island

3.94
30 votes
110
Squid the Whale
new war.

3.94
35 votes
111
Pygmy Lush
Old Friends

3.94
86 votes
112
Spook Houses
Trying

3.94
34 votes
113
That Handsome Devil
The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell

3.94
17 votes
114
Polkadot Cadaver
Sex Offender

3.94
68 votes
115
Cloudkicker
Let Yourself Be Huge

3.93
463 votes
116
The Jezabels
Prisoner

3.93
438 votes
117
Planning for Burial
Untitled

3.93
30 votes
118
Snowmine
Laminate Pet Animal

3.93
306 votes
119
Boy & Bear
Moonfire

3.93
70 votes
120
Gungor
Ghosts Upon the Earth

3.93
28 votes
121
Pinback
Information Retrieved Pt. A

3.93
21 votes
122
Deaf Havana
Fools And Worthless Liars

3.93
160 votes
123
Neutral Milk Hotel
Ferris Wheel on Fire

3.93
498 votes
124
kyng
Trampled Sun

3.93
20 votes
125
Flourishing
The Sum of All Fossils

3.92
125 votes
126
DyE
Taki 183

3.92
13 votes
127
Sleepmakeswaves
...and so we destroyed everything

3.92
291 votes
128
Astronautalis
This Is Our Science

3.92
256 votes
129
The Republic of Wolves
The Cartographer

3.92
240 votes
130
Soley
We Sink

3.92
24 votes
131
Russian Circles
Empros

3.92
568 votes
132
Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

3.91
1972 votes
133
Arcane Roots
Left Fire

3.91
75 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
CityCop
The Hope In Forgiving & Giving Up Hope

3.91
223 votes
137
Fink
Perfect Darkness

3.9
35 votes
138
Absofacto
Sinking Islands

3.9
20 votes
139
Brontide
Sans Souci

3.9
56 votes
140
Kimbra
Vows

3.9
213 votes
141
Blue October
Any Man in America

3.9
97 votes
142
Daughter
The Wild Youth

3.89
95 votes
143
Outrun The Sunlight
The Return of Inertia

3.89
19 votes
144
Midnight Odyssey
Funerals from the Astral Sphere

3.89
56 votes
145
Mister Heavenly
Out of Love

3.89
28 votes
146
Rise Against
Join the Ranks

3.89
23 votes
147
A Hope For Home
In Abstraction

3.89
55 votes
148
Sun Devoured Earth
Pop Songs For The Suicidal

3.89
18 votes
149
Mat Kearney
Young Love

3.89
18 votes
150
Transit
Listen and Forgive

3.89
628 votes
151
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On

3.89
134 votes
152
Foo Fighters
Wasting Light

3.89
3790 votes
153
The Speed of Sound in Seawater
Underwater Tell Each Other Secrets

3.88
82 votes
154
Needtobreathe
The Reckoning

3.88
47 votes
155
Exxasens
Eleven Miles

3.88
42 votes
156
Basement
I Wish I Could Stay Here

3.88
423 votes
157
One OK Rock
Zankyo Reference

3.88
44 votes
158
Followed By Ghosts
Still, Here

3.88
28 votes
159
Thirty Seconds to Mars
MTV Unplugged: 30 Seconds to Mars

3.88
24 votes
160
Damascus
Of Whom I Always Think

3.88
20 votes
161
Voices from the Fuselage
To Hope

3.88
16 votes
162
40 Watt Sun
The Inside Room

3.87
166 votes
163
Wild Beasts
Smother

3.87
394 votes
164
Maybeshewill
I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone

3.87
407 votes
165
SubRosa
No Help for the Mighty Ones

3.87
124 votes
166
Solstafir
Svartir Sandar

3.87
127 votes
167
Dia Frampton
Red

3.87
23 votes
168
White Denim
D

3.87
42 votes
169
The Dear Hunter
Green

3.87
532 votes
170
Giraffes? Giraffes!
Pink Magick

3.86
140 votes
171
Augustines
Rise Ye Sunken Ships

3.86
22 votes
172
Iselia
Life From Dead Limbs

3.86
236 votes
173
Chad VanGaalen
Diaper Island

3.86
94 votes
174
Fireworks
Gospel

3.86
272 votes
175
WU LYF
Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

3.86
846 votes
176
Verwustung
Beyond The Watercolor Sunset, We Feel New Life

3.85
62 votes
177
Mutemath
Odd Soul

3.85
204 votes
178
Lowercase Noises
Migratory Patterns

3.85
17 votes
179
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

3.85
261 votes
180
Noah Gundersen
Family

3.85
27 votes
181
Ben Howard
Old Pine

3.85
27 votes
182
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
On Time Spent Waiting

3.85
121 votes
183
Wavelets
Athaletics

3.85
30 votes
184
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom

3.85
260 votes
185
Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room
Hurricane Season

3.85
46 votes
186
Hetfield and Hetfield
Tidal Wave Dreams

3.85
23 votes
187
Grails
Deep Politics

3.85
105 votes
188
City and Colour
Little Hell

3.85
601 votes
189
Worthwhile
Carry On Kid

3.85
49 votes
190
The Hotelier
It Never Goes Out

3.85
247 votes
191
Hands
Give Me Rest

3.85
175 votes
192
Morning Teleportation
Expanding Anyway

3.84
32 votes
193
Into It. Over It.
Proper

3.84
188 votes
194
Dave Hause
Resolutions

3.84
25 votes
195
True Widow
As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center

3.84
118 votes
196
The Cinema
My Blood is Full of Airplanes

3.84
34 votes
197
Johnny Foreigner
Johnny Foreigner vs Everything

3.84
86 votes
198
Caligula's Horse
Moments From Ephemeral City

3.84
52 votes
199
Crash of Rhinos
Distal

3.83
396 votes
200
The Gaslight Anthem
iTunes Session

3.83
36 votes



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