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The Best Indie Rock Albums of the 2010s

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Critic Score
89
36 reviews

2. The Xcerts - Hold on to Your Heart

The Xcerts - Hold on to Your Heart
January 19, 2018
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

3. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Critic Score
87
33 reviews

4. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
Critic Score
87
36 reviews

5. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

6. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains

Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
July 12, 2019
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

7. Brand New - Science Fiction

Brand New - Science Fiction
August 17, 2017
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

8. The National - High Violet

The National - High Violet
May 10, 2010
Critic Score
85
30 reviews

9. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
March 18, 2014
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

10. Mitski - Puberty 2

Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
85
26 reviews

11. PWR BTTM - Pageant

PWR BTTM - Pageant
May 12, 2017
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

12. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!

Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!
May 18, 2018
Critic Score
85
29 reviews

13. Mitski - Be the Cowboy

Mitski - Be the Cowboy
August 17, 2018
Critic Score
84
32 reviews

14. Ezra Furman - Transangelic Exodus

Ezra Furman - Transangelic Exodus
February 9, 2018
Critic Score
84
17 reviews

15. Marika Hackman - Any Human Friend

Marika Hackman - Any Human Friend
August 9, 2019
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

16. Hop Along - Painted Shut

Hop Along - Painted Shut
May 5, 2015
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

17. Bop English - Constant Bop

Bop English - Constant Bop
April 14, 2015
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

18. Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life

Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life
September 29, 2017
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

19. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Critic Score
83
32 reviews

21. Blood Red Shoes - Get Tragic

Blood Red Shoes - Get Tragic
January 25, 2019
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

24. PWR BTTM - Ugly Cherries

PWR BTTM - Ugly Cherries
September 18, 2015
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

25. CHAI - PUNK

CHAI - PUNK
February 13, 2019
Critic Score
83
13 reviews
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