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The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2006

1. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies

Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies
February 21, 2006
Critic Score
87
12 reviews

3. Howling Bells - Howling Bells

Howling Bells - Howling Bells
May 8, 2006
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

4. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America

The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
83
18 reviews

7. Centro-matic - Fort Recovery

Centro-matic - Fort Recovery
March 7, 2006
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

9. Robert Pollard - From a Compound Eye

Robert Pollard - From a Compound Eye
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

10. Cat Power - The Greatest

Cat Power - The Greatest
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

12. Guillemots - Through the Windowpane

Guillemots - Through the Windowpane
July 10, 2006
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

13. Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther

Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther
July 25, 2006
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

14. Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming
May 2, 2006
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

15. Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon

Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon
April 4, 2006
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

16. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Ole! Tarantula

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Ole! Tarantula
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

17. Annuals - Be He Me

Annuals - Be He Me
October 17, 2006
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

18. My Morning Jacket - Okonokos

My Morning Jacket - Okonokos
September 26, 2006
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

19. mewithoutYou - Brother, Sister

mewithoutYou - Brother, Sister
September 26, 2006
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

20. The Dears - Gang of Losers

The Dears - Gang of Losers
October 3, 2006
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

21. Tokyo Police Club - A Lesson in Crime

Tokyo Police Club - A Lesson in Crime
April 25, 2006
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

22. The Long Blondes - Someone to Drive You Home

The Long Blondes - Someone to Drive You Home
November 6, 2006
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

23. Pretty Girls Make Graves - Élan Vital

Pretty Girls Make Graves - Élan Vital
April 11, 2006
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

24. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
March 28, 2006
Critic Score
77
17 reviews

25. Sound Team - Movie Monster

Sound Team - Movie Monster
June 6, 2006
Critic Score
76
7 reviews
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