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The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2021

1.

Indigo De Souza - Any Shape You Take
August 27, 2021
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

2.

The Coral - Coral Island
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

3.

Julien Baker - Little Oblivions
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
81
35 reviews

4.

Foxing - Draw Down the Moon
August 6, 2021
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

5.

Lucy Dacus - Home Video
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
80
27 reviews

7.

Bachelor - Doomin’ Sun
May 28, 2021
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

8.

Pom Pom Squad - Death of a Cheerleader
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

9.

Mannequin Pussy - Perfect
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

10.

TORRES - Thirstier
July 30, 2021
Critic Score
79
18 reviews

11.

Goat Girl - On All Fours
January 29, 2021
Critic Score
79
26 reviews

12.

Luke Haines - Setting The Dogs On The Post Punk Postman
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

13.

Kiwi Jr. - Cooler Returns
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

14.

Du Blonde - Homecoming
April 2, 2021
Critic Score
78
15 reviews

15.

Squirrel Flower - Planet (i)
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

16.

Cloud Nothings - The Shadow I Remember
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

18.

The Hold Steady - Open Door Policy
February 19, 2021
Critic Score
76
24 reviews

19.

Maxïmo Park - Nature Always Wins
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

20.

Pom Poko - Cheater
January 15, 2021
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

22.

Juliana Hatfield - Blood
May 14, 2021
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

23.

Black Honey - Written & Directed
March 19, 2021
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

24.

Liz Phair - Soberish
June 4, 2021
Critic Score
74
23 reviews

25.

Citizen - Life In Your Glass World
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
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