Best Indie Rock Albums of 2011

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1. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

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Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
82
19 reviews

2. The Antlers - Burst Apart

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The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
21 reviews

3. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

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Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
81
15 reviews

4. Wild Beasts - Smother

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Wild Beasts - Smother
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

5. Low - C'mon

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Low - C'mon
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

6. The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck

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The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck
March 29, 2011
Critic Score
79
20 reviews

7. Maritime - Human Hearts

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Maritime - Human Hearts
April 5, 2011
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

8. Wye Oak - Civilian

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

9. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

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

10. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

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

11. The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar

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The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

12. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
August 23, 2011
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

13. Mother Mother - Eureka

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

14. Okkervil River - I Am Very Far

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

15. Crooked Fingers - Breaks in the Armor

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

16. Robert Pollard - Lord of the Birdcage

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Robert Pollard - Lord of the Birdcage
May 31, 2011
Critic Score
76
4 reviews

17. Real Estate - Days

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Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
76
13 reviews

18. The Kills - Blood Pressures

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The Kills - Blood Pressures
April 5, 2011
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

19. Thao & Mirah - Thao & Mirah

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

20. The Dodos - No Color

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The Dodos - No Color
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
75
15 reviews

21. Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings

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Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings
January 25, 2011
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

22. My Brightest Diamond - All Things Will Unwind

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My Brightest Diamond - All Things Will Unwind
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

23. Bombay Bicycle Club - A Different Kind of Fix

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Bombay Bicycle Club - A Different Kind of Fix
August 29, 2011
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

24. Times New Viking - Dancer Equired

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

25. Alex Turner - Submarine

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