Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011

Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011

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1. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
83
21 reviews
User Score
83
119 reviews

2. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
24 reviews
User Score
81
112 reviews

3. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
26 reviews
User Score
87
314 reviews

4. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
83
20 reviews
User Score
80
35 reviews

5. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
83
14 reviews
User Score
84
111 reviews

6. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
82
22 reviews
User Score
80
39 reviews

7. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
May 10, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
82
21 reviews
User Score
79
58 reviews

8. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
89
26 reviews
User Score
86
170 reviews

9. A$AP Rocky - LiveLoveA$AP

A$AP Rocky - LiveLoveA$AP
October 31, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
81
65 reviews

10. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
76
22 reviews
User Score
79
117 reviews

11. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
November 21, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
83
22 reviews
User Score
82
25 reviews

12. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
October 18, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
77
27 reviews
User Score
83
163 reviews

13. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
24 reviews
User Score
78
53 reviews

14. Austra - Feel It Break

Austra - Feel It Break
May 17, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
73
15 reviews
User Score
81
28 reviews

15. Zola Jesus - Conatus

Zola Jesus - Conatus
October 4, 2011
Psychedelic
Critic Score
75
23 reviews
User Score
73
23 reviews

16. Neon Indian - Era Extrana

Neon Indian - Era Extrana
September 13, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
74
19 reviews
User Score
76
31 reviews

17. Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica
November 8, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
79
21 reviews
User Score
84
58 reviews

18. Beyoncé - 4

Beyoncé - 4
June 28, 2011
Pop
Critic Score
71
22 reviews
User Score
72
53 reviews

19. Iceage - New Brigade

Iceage - New Brigade
June 21, 2011
Post-Punk
Critic Score
82
14 reviews
User Score
81
55 reviews

20. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
21 reviews
User Score
83
122 reviews

21. Clams Casino - Instrumental

Clams Casino - Instrumental
March 2, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
79
19 reviews

22. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
October 11, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
73
22 reviews
User Score
73
13 reviews

23. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
User Score
78
19 reviews

24. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
75
6 reviews
User Score
81
83 reviews

25. Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years

Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years
April 5, 2011
New Wave
Critic Score
70
15 reviews
User Score
79
10 reviews

26. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong
March 29, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
74
21 reviews
User Score
79
37 reviews

27. Destroyer - Kaputt

Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
84
22 reviews
User Score
84
130 reviews

28. Pictureplane - Thee Physical

Pictureplane - Thee Physical
July 19, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
72
7 reviews
User Score
75
4 reviews

29. Washed Out - Within and Without

Washed Out - Within and Without
July 12, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
72
25 reviews
User Score
80
76 reviews

30. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
79
27 reviews
User Score
78
208 reviews

31. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
83
26 reviews
User Score
86
212 reviews

32. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
87
26 reviews
User Score
86
194 reviews

33. SBTRKT - SBTRKT

SBTRKT - SBTRKT
June 28, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
75
14 reviews
User Score
81
79 reviews

34. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Rock
Critic Score
79
20 reviews
User Score
83
75 reviews

35. Atlas Sound - Parallax

Atlas Sound - Parallax
November 8, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
82
23 reviews
User Score
81
64 reviews

36. Cut Copy - Zonoscope

Cut Copy - Zonoscope
February 8, 2011
Electropop
Critic Score
75
25 reviews
User Score
79
60 reviews

37. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
80
41 reviews

38. The Antlers - Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
23 reviews
User Score
81
113 reviews

39. Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise

Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise
January 31, 2011
Microhouse
Critic Score
82
13 reviews
User Score
84
91 reviews

40. Kendrick Lamar - Section.80

Kendrick Lamar - Section.80
July 2, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
6 reviews
User Score
84
120 reviews

41. Das Racist - Relax

Das Racist - Relax
September 13, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
11 reviews
User Score
75
14 reviews

42. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
June 21, 2011
Lo-Fi
Critic Score
73
10 reviews
User Score
77
39 reviews

43. Mr Twin Sister - In Heaven

Mr Twin Sister - In Heaven
September 27, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
72
14 reviews
User Score
76
11 reviews

44. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
23 reviews
User Score
86
247 reviews

45. Adele - 21

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Soul
Critic Score
77
16 reviews
User Score
74
72 reviews

46. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
85
24 reviews
User Score
83
120 reviews

47. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
79
25 reviews
User Score
76
41 reviews

48. Oddisee - Rock Creek Park

Oddisee - Rock Creek Park
August 9, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

49. Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine

Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine
February 22, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
76
23 reviews
User Score
77
53 reviews

50. Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
September 27, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
83
114 reviews
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