MAGNET's Top 20 Albums of 2011



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST
List Rating
80
245 ratings
Genre Breakdown
Alternative Rock (5), Indie Rock (5), Folk (2), Experimental (2), Hardcore Punk (1), Indie Folk (1), Dubstep (1), Singer-Songwriter (1), Indie Pop (1), Blues (1), Experimental Rock (1)

1. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
80
39 ratings

2. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

Tom Waits - Bad as Me
October 25, 2011
Blues
CRITIC SCORE
85
19 reviews
USER SCORE
83
20 ratings

3. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
14 reviews
USER SCORE
77
15 ratings

4. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
August 23, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80
9 ratings

5. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
89
22 reviews
USER SCORE
86
117 ratings

6. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now

R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
March 8, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
74
16 reviews
USER SCORE
73
10 ratings

7. Bright Eyes - The People's Key

Bright Eyes - The People's Key
February 15, 2011
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
71
17 reviews
USER SCORE
66
13 ratings

8. Wye Oak - Civilian

Wye Oak - Civilian
March 8, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
13 reviews
USER SCORE
80
23 ratings

9. Bird of Youth - Defender

Bird of Youth - Defender
May 24, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
60
1 review
USER SCORE
NR

10. Bill Callahan - Apocalypse

Bill Callahan - Apocalypse
April 5, 2011
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
80
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83
12 ratings

11. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
CRITIC SCORE
84
17 reviews
USER SCORE
80
26 ratings

12. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
23 reviews
USER SCORE
80
121 ratings

13. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
CRITIC SCORE
84
20 reviews
USER SCORE
88
189 ratings

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

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
86
20 reviews
USER SCORE
84
87 ratings

15. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
16 reviews
USER SCORE
76
23 ratings

16. The Kills - Blood Pressures

The Kills - Blood Pressures
April 5, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
76
17 ratings

17. Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer

Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer
July 12, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
79
14 reviews
USER SCORE
77
7 ratings

18. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
14 reviews
USER SCORE
73
5 ratings

19. Panda Bear - Tomboy

Panda Bear - Tomboy
April 12, 2011
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
81
15 reviews
USER SCORE
82
54 ratings

20. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
CRITIC SCORE
85
20 reviews
USER SCORE
86
157 ratings
Original Source: http://www.magnetmagazine.com/2011/12/09/magnet%E2%80%99s-top-20-albums-of-2011/

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