MAGNET's Top 20 Albums of 2011



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST

List Rating: 80
Based on 245 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Alternative Rock (5), Indie Rock (5), Experimental (2), Folk (2), Blues (1), Experimental Rock (1), Hardcore Punk (1), Indie Folk (1), Dubstep (1), Singer-Songwriter (1), Indie Pop (1)

1. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
81

2. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

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

3. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

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

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

5. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
89
22 reviews
USER SCORE
87

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

R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
March 8, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
75
11 reviews
USER SCORE
73

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

8. Wye Oak - Civilian

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

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
84

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

12. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
17 reviews
USER SCORE
80

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

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

15. Wilco - The Whole Love

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

16. The Kills - Blood Pressures

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

17. Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer

Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer
July 12, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
79
14 reviews
USER SCORE
78

18. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

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

19. Panda Bear - Tomboy

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

20. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
CRITIC SCORE
85
20 reviews
USER SCORE
86

Original Source: http://www.magnetmagazine.com/2011/12/09/magnet%E2%80%99s-top-20-albums-of-2011/

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