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Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time

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1. The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I

The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
October 26, 1999
CRITIC SCORE
97
Based on
8 reviews





2. The Notwist - Neon Golden

The Notwist - Neon Golden
February 25, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
95
Based on
6 reviews





3. Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
February 2, 1994
CRITIC SCORE
95
Based on
5 reviews





4. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10, 1998
CRITIC SCORE
95
Based on
5 reviews





5. Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
CRITIC SCORE
95
Based on
8 reviews





6. The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle

The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle
August 6, 1996
CRITIC SCORE
93
Based on
4 reviews





7. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
April 22, 1997
CRITIC SCORE
93
Based on
5 reviews





8. The Wrens - The Meadowlands

The Wrens - The Meadowlands
September 9, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
92
Based on
5 reviews





9. Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica

Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica
June 13, 2000
CRITIC SCORE
91
Based on
6 reviews





10. The Strokes - Is This It

The Strokes - Is This It
October 9, 2001
CRITIC SCORE
91
Based on
6 reviews





11. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
September 27, 2005
CRITIC SCORE
90
Based on
6 reviews





12. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On

Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
January 28, 1997
CRITIC SCORE
90
Based on
5 reviews





13. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights

Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
August 22, 2002
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
11 reviews





14. Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary

Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
May 10, 1994
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
4 reviews





15. Cat Power - You Are Free

Cat Power - You Are Free
February 18, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
7 reviews





16. Songs: Ohia - Magnolia Electric Co.

Songs: Ohia - Magnolia Electric Co.
March 4, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
6 reviews





17. Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle

Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle
November 23, 1993
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
8 reviews





18. Superchunk - Foolish

Superchunk - Foolish
January 1, 1994
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
4 reviews





19. Low - Things We Lost in the Fire

Low - Things We Lost in the Fire
February 6, 2001
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
6 reviews





20. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
23 reviews





21. Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.

Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
October 28, 2008
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
4 reviews





22. Sebadoh - Bubble and Scrape

Sebadoh - Bubble and Scrape
April 26, 1993
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
4 reviews





23. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out

Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
April 8, 1997
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
4 reviews





24. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
16 reviews





25. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
March 6, 2007
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
14 reviews





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