Best Indie Rock Albums of 2009

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1. The Antlers - Hospice

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The Antlers - Hospice
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
84
14 reviews

2. Wild Beasts - Two Dancers

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Wild Beasts - Two Dancers
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

3. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer

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Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
June 23, 2009
Critic Score
82
16 reviews

4. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains
January 20, 2009
Critic Score
82
11 reviews

5. King Creosote - Flick the Vs

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King Creosote - Flick the Vs
April 20, 2009
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

6. Grammatics - Grammatics

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Grammatics - Grammatics
March 23, 2009
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

7. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!
March 31, 2009
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

8. The Drums - Summertime!

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The Drums - Summertime!
September 11, 2009
Critic Score
80
4 reviews

9. Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs

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Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

10. Super Furry Animals - Dark Days / Light Years

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Super Furry Animals - Dark Days / Light Years
April 13, 2009
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

11. No Age - Losing Feeling

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No Age - Losing Feeling
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
79
4 reviews

12. Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange

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Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange
May 18, 2009
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

13. The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come

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The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

14. Dananananaykroyd - Hey Everyone

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Dananananaykroyd - Hey Everyone
April 6, 2009
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

15. The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage

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The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage
January 26, 2009
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

16. The Thermals - Now We Can See

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The Thermals - Now We Can See
April 7, 2009
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

17. Brakes - Touchdown

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Brakes - Touchdown
April 21, 2009
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

18. Foreign Born - Person to Person

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Foreign Born - Person to Person
June 23, 2009
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

19. Polvo - In Prism

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Polvo - In Prism
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

20. Ramona Falls - Intuit

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Ramona Falls - Intuit
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

21. Idlewild - Post Electric Blues

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Idlewild - Post Electric Blues
October 5, 2009
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

22. Built to Spill - There is No Enemy

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Built to Spill - There is No Enemy
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

23. Death Cab For Cutie - The Open Door EP

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Death Cab For Cutie - The Open Door EP
March 31, 2009
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

24. Malcolm Middleton - Waxing Gibbous

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Malcolm Middleton - Waxing Gibbous
June 1, 2009
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

25. Lightning Dust - Infinite Light

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Lightning Dust - Infinite Light
August 4, 2009
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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