Indie Rock

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED INDIE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2017

Brand New - Science Fiction
Brand New
Science Fiction
85
critic score (10)
Vagabon - Infinite Worlds
Vagabon
Infinite Worlds
84
critic score (7)
Charly Bliss - Guppy
Charly Bliss
Guppy
84
critic score (7)
The National - Sleep Well Beast
The National
Sleep Well Beast
83
critic score (31)
Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
Father John Misty
Pure Comedy
83
critic score (33)
Pumarosa - The Witch
Pumarosa
The Witch
82
critic score (6)
Big Thief - Capacity
Big Thief
Capacity
82
critic score (18)
Marika Hackman - I'm Not Your Man
Marika Hackman
I'm Not Your Man
82
critic score (15)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED INDIE ROCK ALBUMS OF 2017

Brand New - Science Fiction
Brand New
Science Fiction
85
user score (268)
The National - Sleep Well Beast
The National
Sleep Well Beast
82
user score (180)
Big Thief - Capacity
Big Thief
Capacity
80
user score (188)
Remo Drive - Greatest Hits
Remo Drive
Greatest Hits
79
user score (53)
Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins
Grizzly Bear
Painted Ruins
79
user score (193)
Pumarosa - The Witch
Pumarosa
The Witch
78
user score (37)

RECENT INDIE ROCK ALBUMS

Omni - Multi-Task
Omni
Multi-Task
75
critic score (4)
Sløtface - Try Not To Freak Out
Sløtface
Try Not To Freak Out
76
critic score (11)
The National - Sleep Well Beast
The National
Sleep Well Beast
83
critic score (31)
Ted Leo - The Hanged Man
Ted Leo
The Hanged Man
78
critic score (7)
Deerhoof - Mountain Moves
Deerhoof
Mountain Moves
77
critic score (12)
Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
Nadine Shah
Holiday Destination
81
critic score (11)

UPCOMING INDIE ROCK ALBUMS

No albums currently on the radar.


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Critics' Top Indie Rock Artists

#1

Arcade Fire

86
critic score (110)
#2

Sleater-Kinney

85
critic score (69)
#3

Destroyer

83
critic score (30)
#4

Wilco

83
critic score (58)
#5

Yo La Tengo

82
critic score (89)
#6

Deerhunter

82
critic score (133)