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The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2016

1.

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
85
35 reviews

2.

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

3.

Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

4.

Steve Mason - Meet the Humans
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

5.

Doe - Some Things Last Longer Than You
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

6.

Johnny Foreigner - Mono No Aware
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

7.

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
82
26 reviews

8.

Parquet Courts - Human Performance
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
82
32 reviews

9.

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

10.

Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY.
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

11.

The Hotelier - Goodness
May 27, 2016
Critic Score
81
12 reviews

14.

Milk Teeth - Vile Child
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

15.

Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

16.

Martha - Blisters In the Pit of My Heart
July 1, 2016
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

17.

Whitney - Light Upon The Lake
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
78
20 reviews

18.

Pinegrove - Cardinal
February 12, 2016
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

19.

The Coral - Distance Inbetween
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

20.

LUH - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
78
14 reviews

21.

Big Thief - Masterpiece
May 27, 2016
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

22.

Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow
January 22, 2016
Critic Score
77
16 reviews

23.

The Julie Ruin - Hit Reset
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
77
20 reviews

24.

Big Deal - Say Yes
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

25.

Kate Jackson - British Road Movies
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
77
12 reviews
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