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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2001

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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2001. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

1. Mouse on Mars - Idiology

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Mouse on Mars - Idiology
April 21, 2001
IDM
Score
9.6

2. Circulatory System - Circulatory System

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Circulatory System - Circulatory System
August 28, 2001
Psychedelic Rock
Score
9.5

3. Fennesz - Endless Summer

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Fennesz - Endless Summer
July 3, 2001
Ambient
Score
9.4

4. William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops

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William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops
January 1, 2001
Ambient
Score
9.4

5. The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

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The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 25, 2001
Lo-Fi
Score
9.2

6. Tortoise - Standards

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Tortoise - Standards
February 20, 2001
Post-Rock
Score
9.2

7. The Strokes - Is This It

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The Strokes - Is This It
October 9, 2001
Alternative Rock
Score
9.1

8. Mark Eitzel - The Invisible Man

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Mark Eitzel - The Invisible Man
May 22, 2001
Score
9.1

9. Destroyer - Streethawk: A Seduction

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Destroyer - Streethawk: A Seduction
April 21, 2001
Indie Rock
Score
9.1

10. Múm - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK

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Múm - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
April 2, 2001
Electronic
Score
9.1

11. Jim O'Rourke - I'm Happy and I'm Singing and a 1, 2, 3, 4

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Jim O'Rourke - I'm Happy and I'm Singing and a 1, 2, 3, 4
December 1, 2001
Score
9.0

12. The Appleseed Cast - Low Level Owl: Volume I

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The Appleseed Cast - Low Level Owl: Volume I
August 21, 2001
Score
9.0

13. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells

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The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
July 3, 2001
Garage Rock
Score
9.0

14. Radiohead - Amnesiac

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Radiohead - Amnesiac
June 5, 2001
Experimental Rock
Score
9.0

15. Polysics - Hey! Bob! My Friend!

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Polysics - Hey! Bob! My Friend!
May 29, 2001
Score
9.0

16. Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You

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Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You
April 17, 2001
Post-Hardcore
Score
9.0

17. Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour

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Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour
April 3, 2001
Chamber Pop
Score
9.0

18. Opeth - Blackwater Park

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Opeth - Blackwater Park
March 13, 2001
Score
9.0

19. Explosions in the Sky - Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever

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Explosions in the Sky - Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever
September 4, 2001
Post-Rock
Score
8.9

20. Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O - New Geocentric World of Acid Mothers Temple

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Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O - New Geocentric World of Acid Mothers Temple
June 13, 2001
Score
8.9

21. Dntel - Life is Full of Possibilities

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Dntel - Life is Full of Possibilities
October 25, 2001
Glitch
Score
8.8

22. Herbert - Bodily Functions

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Herbert - Bodily Functions
June 5, 2001
Electronic
Score
8.8

23. Autechre - Confield

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Autechre - Confield
May 15, 2001
Electronic
Score
8.8

24. Matmos - A Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure

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Matmos - A Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure
March 13, 2001
Score
8.8

25. Aesop Rock - Labor Days

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Aesop Rock - Labor Days
September 18, 2001
Hip Hop
Score
8.7
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2001.


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