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The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2021

1.

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

2.

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

4.

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

5.

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

6.

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

7.

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

8.

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

9.

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

10.

Juliana Hatfield - Blood
May 14, 2021
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

11.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

17.

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

18.

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

19.

Remember Sports - Like a Stone
April 23, 2021
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

20.

Palberta - Palberta5000
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

22.

IAN SWEET - Show Me How You Disappear
March 5, 2021
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

23.

Sleater-Kinney - Path of Wellness
June 11, 2021
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

24.

Yung - Ongoing Dispute
January 22, 2021
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

25.

Guided By Voices - Earth Man Blues
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
72
5 reviews
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