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. Pixies - Complete 'B' Sides

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Pixies - Complete 'B' Sides
May 3, 2001
Score
96

2. Mouse on Mars - Idiology

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Mouse on Mars - Idiology
April 21, 2001
IDM
Score
96

3. Circulatory System - Circulatory System

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Circulatory System - Circulatory System
August 28, 2001
Psychedelic Rock
Score
95

4. Fennesz - Endless Summer

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Fennesz - Endless Summer
July 3, 2001
Ambient
Score
94

5. William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops

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William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops
January 1, 2001
Ambient
Score
94

6. The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

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The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 25, 2001
Lo-Fi
Score
92

7. Tortoise - Standards

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Tortoise - Standards
February 20, 2001
Post-Rock
Score
92

8. The Strokes - Is This It

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The Strokes - Is This It
October 9, 2001
Alternative Rock
Score
91

9. Mark Eitzel - The Invisible Man

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Mark Eitzel - The Invisible Man
May 22, 2001
Score
91

10. Destroyer - Streethawk: A Seduction

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Destroyer - Streethawk: A Seduction
April 21, 2001
Indie Rock
Score
91

11. Múm - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK

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Múm - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
April 2, 2001
Electronic
Score
91

12. 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
90

13. Set Fire To Flames - Sings Reign Rebuilder

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Set Fire To Flames - Sings Reign Rebuilder
October 9, 2001
Score
90

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

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The Appleseed Cast - Low Level Owl: Volume I
August 21, 2001
Score
90

15. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells

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The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
July 3, 2001
Garage Rock
Score
90

16. Radiohead - Amnesiac

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Radiohead - Amnesiac
June 5, 2001
Experimental Rock
Score
90

17. Polysics - Hey! Bob! My Friend!

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Polysics - Hey! Bob! My Friend!
May 29, 2001
Score
90

18. Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You

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Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You
April 17, 2001
Post-Hardcore
Score
90

19. Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour

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Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour
April 3, 2001
Chamber Pop
Score
90

20. Opeth - Blackwater Park

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Opeth - Blackwater Park
March 13, 2001
Progressive Metal
Score
90

21. 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
89

22. 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
89

23. Dntel - Life is Full of Possibilities

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Dntel - Life is Full of Possibilities
October 25, 2001
Glitch
Score
88

24. Herbert - Bodily Functions

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Herbert - Bodily Functions
June 5, 2001
Electronic
Score
88

25. Autechre - Confield

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Autechre - Confield
May 15, 2001
Electronic
Score
88
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2001.


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