2017 Indie Rock Album Releases

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Apr 7
Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
Father John Misty
Pure Comedy
82
critic score
(34)
76
user score
(545)
Aug 17
Brand New - Science Fiction
Brand New
Science Fiction
85
critic score
(12)
82
user score
(425)
Aug 25
The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
The War on Drugs
A Deeper Understanding
76
critic score
(33)
80
user score
(403)
Sep 8
The National - Sleep Well Beast
The National
Sleep Well Beast
82
critic score
(33)
81
user score
(402)
Aug 18
Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins
Grizzly Bear
Painted Ruins
77
critic score
(25)
78
user score
(302)
Jun 9
Big Thief - Capacity
Big Thief
Capacity
83
critic score
(19)
80
user score
(280)
Mar 17
Spoon - Hot Thoughts
Spoon
Hot Thoughts
79
critic score
(27)
76
user score
(270)
Feb 24
Vagabon - Infinite Worlds
Vagabon
Infinite Worlds
82
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(266)
Jul 14
Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds From Another Planet
Japanese Breakfast
Soft Sounds From Another Planet
79
critic score
(21)
78
user score
(250)
Apr 28
Feist - Pleasure
Feist
Pleasure
80
critic score
(29)
77
user score
(241)
May 19
(Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
(Sandy) Alex G
Rocket
77
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(232)
Mar 10
Jay Som - Everybody Works
Jay Som
Everybody Works
78
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(222)
Jan 27
Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life
Japandroids
Near to the Wild Heart of Life
77
critic score
(29)
71
user score
(201)
Mar 17
Real Estate - In Mind
Real Estate
In Mind
73
critic score
(21)
73
user score
(199)
Sep 29
Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life
Wolf Alice
Visions of a Life
82
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(198)
Jan 27
Cloud Nothings - Life Without Sound
Cloud Nothings
Life Without Sound
72
critic score
(21)
71
user score
(197)
Jul 14
Waxahatchee - Out in the Storm
Waxahatchee
Out in the Storm
80
critic score
(26)
75
user score
(172)
Jul 7
Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder
Broken Social Scene
Hug of Thunder
75
critic score
(29)
77
user score
(155)
Apr 21
Charly Bliss - Guppy
Charly Bliss
Guppy
82
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(127)
Jun 2
Marika Hackman - I'm Not Your Man
Marika Hackman
I'm Not Your Man
81
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(121)
Mar 3
Grandaddy - Last Place
Grandaddy
Last Place
78
critic score
(20)
75
user score
(110)
Jul 28
Manchester Orchestra - A Black Mile to the Surface
Manchester Orchestra
A Black Mile to the Surface
77
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(109)
Mar 17
Sorority Noise - You're Not As ______ As You Think
Sorority Noise
You're Not As ______ As You Think
79
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(103)
Jan 20
Cherry Glazerr - Apocalipstick
Cherry Glazerr
Apocalipstick
71
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(97)
Feb 24
Los Campesinos! - Sick Scenes
Los Campesinos!
Sick Scenes
79
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(96)
Feb 3
Elbow - Little Fictions
Elbow
Little Fictions
75
critic score
(18)
70
user score
(89)
Mar 16
Remo Drive - Greatest Hits
Remo Drive
Greatest Hits
70
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(87)
Oct 6
Wolf Parade - Cry Cry Cry
Wolf Parade
Cry Cry Cry
79
critic score
(17)
74
user score
(87)
May 19
Wavves - You're Welcome
Wavves
You're Welcome
75
critic score
(17)
68
user score
(76)
Jun 2
Chastity Belt - I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone
Chastity Belt
I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone
74
critic score
(16)
75
user score
(68)
May 12
PWR BTTM - Pageant
PWR BTTM
Pageant
80
critic score
(13)
64
user score
(65)
Apr 7
The Big Moon - Love In The 4th Dimension
The Big Moon
Love In The 4th Dimension
80
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(62)
Jan 6
Sundara Karma - Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect
Sundara Karma
Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect
67
critic score
(9)
64
user score
(60)
Feb 17
The Courtneys - II
The Courtneys
II
75
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(59)
Aug 25
Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
Nadine Shah
Holiday Destination
82
critic score
(13)
76
user score
(55)
May 19
Pumarosa - The Witch
Pumarosa
The Witch
79
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(53)
Feb 3
Surfer Blood - Snowdonia
Surfer Blood
Snowdonia
65
critic score
(17)
66
user score
(51)
Feb 17
Tim Darcy - Saturday Night
Tim Darcy
Saturday Night
67
critic score
(10)
69
user score
(48)
Feb 17
The Orwells - Terrible Human Beings
The Orwells
Terrible Human Beings
70
critic score
(9)
65
user score
(43)
Sep 8
Deerhoof - Mountain Moves
Deerhoof
Mountain Moves
78
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(43)
Feb 24
Hippo Campus - Landmark
Hippo Campus
Landmark
74
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(38)
Aug 18
Gang of Youths - Go Farther in Lightness
Gang of Youths
Go Farther in Lightness
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(38)
Mar 10
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - The French Press
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
The French Press
70
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(37)
Aug 11
The Districts - Popular Manipulations
The Districts
Popular Manipulations
75
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(37)
Feb 24
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Tourist
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
The Tourist
63
critic score
(13)
69
user score
(36)
Mar 31
Wire - Silver/Lead
Wire
Silver/Lead
72
critic score
(16)
65
user score
(36)
Apr 7
Alexandra Savior - Belladonna of Sadness
Alexandra Savior
Belladonna of Sadness
71
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(36)
Jun 2
Benjamin Booker - Witness
Benjamin Booker
Witness
73
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(35)
Sep 15
Sløtface - Try Not To Freak Out
Sløtface
Try Not To Freak Out
75
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(35)
Feb 17
Strand of Oaks - Hard Love
Strand of Oaks
Hard Love
70
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(33)
Mar 31
British Sea Power - Let The Dancers Inherit The Party
British Sea Power
Let The Dancers Inherit The Party
79
critic score
(11)
74
user score
(33)
Mar 31
Pile - A Hairshirt of Purpose
Pile
A Hairshirt of Purpose
82
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(33)
Oct 20
Bully - Losing
Bully
Losing
73
critic score
(13)
70
user score
(33)
Mar 10
Circa Waves - Different Creatures
Circa Waves
Different Creatures
73
critic score
(8)
65
user score
(32)
May 19
Land of Talk - Life After Youth
Land of Talk
Life After Youth
75
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(32)
Mar 31
Tall Ships - Impressions
Tall Ships
Impressions
80
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(29)
Oct 6
Alex Lahey - I Love You Like a Brother
Alex Lahey
I Love You Like a Brother
80
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(29)
Feb 10
Hand Habits - Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void)
Hand Habits
Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void)
73
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(28)
Sep 22
Omni - Multi-Task
Omni
Multi-Task
75
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(28)
May 19
Tigers Jaw - Spin
Tigers Jaw
Spin
68
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(26)
Oct 13
The Front Bottoms - Going Grey
The Front Bottoms
Going Grey
75
critic score
(4)
65
user score
(26)
Feb 3
Communions - Blue
Communions
Blue
67
critic score
(7)
67
user score
(25)
Oct 13
A. Savage - Thawing Dawn
A. Savage
Thawing Dawn
78
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(25)
Oct 27
Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts - MILANO
Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts
MILANO
74
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(25)
Jan 13
Half Japanese - Hear the Lions Roar
Half Japanese
Hear the Lions Roar
74
critic score
(6)
65
user score
(23)
Mar 24
Craig Finn - We All Want The Same Things
Craig Finn
We All Want The Same Things
76
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(23)
Mar 3
Minus the Bear - VOIDS
Minus the Bear
VOIDS
64
critic score
(8)
67
user score
(22)
May 26
Thunder Dreamer - Capture
Thunder Dreamer
Capture
79
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(22)
Aug 18
Rainer Maria - S/T
Rainer Maria
S/T
74
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(22)
Jun 16
Palehound - A Place I'll Always Go
Palehound
A Place I'll Always Go
77
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(21)
Oct 6
Weaves - Wide Open
Weaves
Wide Open
76
critic score
(8)
72
user score
(21)
Apr 7
Aye Nako - Silver Haze
Aye Nako
Silver Haze
80
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(20)
Sep 8
Lomelda - Thx
Lomelda
Thx
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(19)
Jan 13
Dryjacket - For Posterity
Dryjacket
For Posterity
71
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(18)
Feb 17
Novella - Change of State
Novella
Change of State
71
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(18)
Jul 21
Childhood - Universal High
Childhood
Universal High
74
critic score
(14)
76
user score
(18)
Aug 11
Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher
Jen Cloher
Jen Cloher
79
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(18)
Oct 20
Makthaverskan - III
Makthaverskan
III
75
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(18)
Aug 11
Guided By Voices - How Do You Spell Heaven
Guided By Voices
How Do You Spell Heaven
70
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(17)
Sep 8
Chad VanGaalen - Light Information
Chad VanGaalen
Light Information
76
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(17)
Oct 13
Pale Honey - Devotion
Pale Honey
Devotion
72
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(17)
Mar 10
Cameron Avery - Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams
Cameron Avery
Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams
67
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(16)
Jun 30
Ratboys - GN
Ratboys
GN
73
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(16)
Aug 25
together PANGEA - Bulls and Roosters
together PANGEA
Bulls and Roosters
80
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(16)
Jan 27
Sleater-Kinney - Live In Paris
Sleater-Kinney
Live In Paris
78
critic score
(10)
80
user score
(15)
Mar 7
David Bazan - Care
David Bazan
Care
86
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(15)
Apr 28
BNQT - Volume 1
BNQT
Volume 1
70
critic score
(13)
67
user score
(15)
Aug 11
The Cribs - 24-7 Rock Star Shit
The Cribs
24-7 Rock Star Shit
69
critic score
(10)
63
user score
(15)
Oct 13
Melkbelly - Nothing Valley
Melkbelly
Nothing Valley
78
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(15)
Oct 13
The Rural Alberta Advantage - The Wild
The Rural Alberta Advantage
The Wild
76
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(15)
Nov 3
Casper Skulls - Mercy Works
Casper Skulls
Mercy Works
88
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(15)
Jan 27
Horse Thief - Trials & Truths
Horse Thief
Trials & Truths
62
critic score
(6)
61
user score
(14)
Mar 10
Hater - You Tried
Hater
You Tried
74
user score
(14)
Apr 7
Guided By Voices - August By Cake
Guided By Voices
August By Cake
70
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(14)
Apr 28
The New Year - Snow
The New Year
Snow
76
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(14)
May 19
Tricot - 3
Tricot
3
78
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(14)
Sep 8
Superfood - Bambino
Superfood
Bambino
79
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(14)
Apr 28
Juliana Hatfield - Pussycat
Juliana Hatfield
Pussycat
81
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(13)
Aug 11
Rat Boy - SCUM
Rat Boy
SCUM
70
critic score
(9)
66
user score
(13)
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