The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2011

1. Wild Beasts - Smother

Wild Beasts - Smother
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

2. Low - C'mon

Low - C'mon
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

3. The Antlers - Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
80
25 reviews

4. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
80
24 reviews

5. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
79
21 reviews

8. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Critic Score
78
24 reviews

9. Baxter Dury - Happy Soup

Baxter Dury - Happy Soup
August 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

10. Wye Oak - Civilian

Wye Oak - Civilian
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

11. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien
August 30, 2011
Critic Score
78
20 reviews

12. Mother Mother - Eureka

Mother Mother - Eureka
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

13. Okkervil River - I Am Very Far

Okkervil River - I Am Very Far
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
77
22 reviews

14. Crooked Fingers - Breaks in the Armor

Crooked Fingers - Breaks in the Armor
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

15. The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar

The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

16. The Dodos - No Color

The Dodos - No Color
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

18. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
75
24 reviews

19. Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital

Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
75
17 reviews

20. Thao & Mirah - Thao & Mirah

Thao & Mirah - Thao & Mirah
April 26, 2011
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

21. Surfer Blood - Tarot Classics

Surfer Blood - Tarot Classics
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

22. The Kills - Blood Pressures

The Kills - Blood Pressures
April 5, 2011
Critic Score
74
22 reviews

23. Alex Turner - Submarine

Alex Turner - Submarine
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

24. Times New Viking - Dancer Equired!

Times New Viking - Dancer Equired!
April 26, 2011
Critic Score
74
16 reviews

25. My Brightest Diamond - All Things Will Unwind

My Brightest Diamond - All Things Will Unwind
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
74
10 reviews
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