The Quietus Albums of The Year 2011

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50. Liturgy - Aesthethica

Liturgy - Aesthethica
May 10, 2011
Black Metal
Critic Score
82
10 reviews
User Score
79
28 reviews

49. Amebix - Sonic Mass

Amebix - Sonic Mass
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
86
1 review
User Score
86
1 review

48. Byetone - Symeta

Byetone - Symeta
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
NR

47. Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will

Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
February 15, 2011
Post-Rock
Critic Score
75
22 reviews
User Score
80
43 reviews

46. Maria Minerva - Cabaret Cixous

Maria Minerva - Cabaret Cixous
August 1, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
71
3 reviews
User Score
NR

45. The Skull Defekts - Peer Amid

The Skull Defekts - Peer Amid
February 15, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
67
5 reviews
User Score
83
1 review

44. Björk - Biophilia

Björk - Biophilia
October 11, 2011
Art Pop
Critic Score
79
24 reviews
User Score
75
188 reviews

43. British Sea Power - Valhalla Dancehall

British Sea Power - Valhalla Dancehall
January 11, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
68
25 reviews
User Score
66
11 reviews

42. Wolves in the Throne Room - Celestial Lineage

Wolves in the Throne Room - Celestial Lineage
September 13, 2011
Black Metal
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
83
15 reviews

41. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
75
18 reviews
User Score
78
17 reviews

40. Master Musicians Of Bukkake - Totem Three

Master Musicians Of Bukkake - Totem Three
April 26, 2011
Psychedelic
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
60
1 review

39. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - Everything's Getting Older

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - Everything's Getting Older
May 23, 2011
Jazz
Critic Score
74
8 reviews
User Score
NR

38. Elzhi - Elmatic

Elzhi - Elmatic
May 10, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
86
7 reviews

37. Obake - Obake

Obake - Obake
July 12, 2011
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

36. Clams Casino - Instrumental

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

35. Snowman - Absence

Snowman - Absence
June 3, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
NR

34. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
83
23 reviews
User Score
79
56 reviews

33. Zun Zun Egui - Katang

Zun Zun Egui - Katang
November 8, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
71
9 reviews
User Score
75
5 reviews

32. The Fall - Ersatz GB

The Fall - Ersatz GB
November 14, 2011
Post-Punk
Critic Score
63
13 reviews
User Score
68
9 reviews

31. Battles - Gloss Drop

Battles - Gloss Drop
June 7, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
78
29 reviews
User Score
80
82 reviews

30. Roly Porter - Aftertime

Roly Porter - Aftertime
October 25, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
81
3 reviews

29. Destroyer - Kaputt

Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
85
25 reviews
User Score
85
280 reviews

28. YOB - Atma

YOB - Atma
August 16, 2011
Doom Metal
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
86
4 reviews

27. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
May 10, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
82
23 reviews
User Score
78
81 reviews

26. Leyland Kirby - Eager To Tear Apart The Stars

Leyland Kirby - Eager To Tear Apart The Stars
October 11, 2011
Ambient
Critic Score
79
2 reviews
User Score
NR

25. Hype Williams - One Nation

Hype Williams - One Nation
May 31, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
66
5 reviews
User Score
73
5 reviews

24. Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats - Blood Lust

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats - Blood Lust
December 5, 2011
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
75
5 reviews

23. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

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

22. My Disco - Little Joy

My Disco - Little Joy
January 25, 2011
Math Rock
Critic Score
69
5 reviews
User Score
97
1 review

21. John Foxx & The Maths - Interplay

John Foxx & The Maths - Interplay
March 22, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
NR

20. Cornershop - Cornershop and The Double-O Groove Of

Cornershop - Cornershop and The Double-O Groove Of
March 15, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
73
7 reviews
User Score
84
1 review

19. Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

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

18. Mastodon - The Hunter

Mastodon - The Hunter
September 27, 2011
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
79
21 reviews
User Score
76
53 reviews

17. Pinch & Shackleton - Pinch & Shackleton

Pinch & Shackleton - Pinch & Shackleton
November 18, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
79
3 reviews
User Score
81
1 review

16. Alexander Tucker - Dorwytch

Alexander Tucker - Dorwytch
April 12, 2011
Folk
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
NR

15. Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years

Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years
April 5, 2011
New Wave
Critic Score
69
16 reviews
User Score
80
18 reviews

14. John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
June 28, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
75
17 reviews
User Score
80
63 reviews

13. Sandwell District - Feed Forward

Sandwell District - Feed Forward
December 22, 2010
Techno
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
90
1 review

12. Laurel Halo - Hour Logic

Laurel Halo - Hour Logic
June 21, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
69
5 reviews
User Score
83
1 review

11. Årabrot - Solar Anus

Årabrot - Solar Anus
September 13, 2011
Noise Rock
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
77
2 reviews

10. Prurient - Bermuda Drain

Prurient - Bermuda Drain
July 19, 2011
Noise
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
User Score
80
5 reviews

9. Death Grips - Exmilitary

Death Grips - Exmilitary
April 26, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
6 reviews
User Score
84
220 reviews

8. Wild Beasts - Smother

Wild Beasts - Smother
May 10, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
25 reviews
User Score
82
89 reviews

7. Katy B - On a Mission

Katy B - On a Mission
April 5, 2011
Dance Pop
Critic Score
79
21 reviews
User Score
78
51 reviews

6. Cut Hands - Afro Noise Vol. 1

Cut Hands - Afro Noise Vol. 1
May 31, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
71
2 reviews

5. Perc - Wicker & Steel

Perc - Wicker & Steel
June 24, 2011
Techno
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

4. The Haxan Cloak - The Haxan Cloak

The Haxan Cloak - The Haxan Cloak
June 1, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

3. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 15, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
85
15 reviews
User Score
84
114 reviews

2. Azari & III - Azari & III

Azari & III - Azari & III
August 1, 2011
House
Critic Score
76
10 reviews
User Score
79
6 reviews

1. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
86
295 reviews
Original Source: http://thequietus.com/articles/07520-quietus-albums-of-the-year-2011

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