Indie Rock

The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2011

1. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

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

2. Wild Beasts - Smother

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

3. The Antlers - Burst Apart

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

4. Low - C'mon

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

5. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

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Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

6. The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck

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

7. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

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The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Critic Score
79
21 reviews

8. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

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

9. Wye Oak - Civilian

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

10. Mother Mother - Eureka

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

11. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

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

12. Okkervil River - I Am Very Far

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

13. Baxter Dury - Happy Soup

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Baxter Dury - Happy Soup
August 15, 2011
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

14. Crooked Fingers - Breaks in the Armor

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

15. The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar

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

16. The Dodos - No Color

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

17. The Kills - Blood Pressures

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

18. Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital

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

19. My Brightest Diamond - All Things Will Unwind

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

20. 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
11 reviews

21. Real Estate - Days

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

22. Thao & Mirah - Thao & Mirah

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

23. Alex Turner - Submarine

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

24. Times New Viking - Dancer Equired

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

25. The Rosebuds - Loud Planes Fly Low

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The Rosebuds - Loud Planes Fly Low
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
74
10 reviews

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