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The Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time

1.

Pixies - Doolittle
April 18, 1989
Critic Score
100
6 reviews

2.

The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
October 26, 1999
Critic Score
92
8 reviews

4.

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Critic Score
91
16 reviews

5.

Pixies - Surfer Rosa
March 21, 1988
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

6.

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
Critic Score
91
22 reviews

7.

Guided By Voices - Bee Thousand
June 21, 1994
Critic Score
91
6 reviews

8.

Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted
April 20, 1992
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

9.

Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville
June 22, 1993
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

11.

Wilco - Summerteeth
March 9, 1999
Critic Score
90
8 reviews

12.

The Strokes - Is This It
July 30, 2001
Critic Score
89
13 reviews

13.

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Critic Score
89
43 reviews

14.

Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
February 2, 1994
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

15.

Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
June 18, 2020
Critic Score
88
43 reviews

16.

Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica
June 13, 2000
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

17.

Pillow Queens - In Waiting
September 25, 2020
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

18.

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Critic Score
88
43 reviews

19.

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
88
16 reviews

20.

Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
April 12, 2019
Critic Score
88
25 reviews

21.

TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
88
24 reviews

22.

Les Savy Fav - Inches
April 20, 2004
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

23.

The Icarus Line - All Things Under Heaven
October 2, 2015
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

24.

Elastica - Elastica
March 13, 1995
Critic Score
87
7 reviews
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