The Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time

1. Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville

Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville
June 22, 1993
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

2. The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I

The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
October 26, 1999
Critic Score
95
8 reviews

3. Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
Critic Score
94
16 reviews

5. Guided By Voices - Bee Thousand

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

6. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

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

7. Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle

Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle
November 23, 1993
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

8. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump

Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
November 7, 2000
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

9. Cat Power - Moon Pix

Cat Power - Moon Pix
September 22, 1998
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

10. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

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

11. Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

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

12. Low - Things We Lost in the Fire

Low - Things We Lost in the Fire
February 6, 2001
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

13. Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica

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

14. Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs

Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
September 29, 1998
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

15. Elastica - Elastica

Elastica - Elastica
March 13, 1995
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

16. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights

Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
August 22, 2002
Critic Score
88
9 reviews

17. Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary

Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
May 10, 1994
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

18. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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

19. Cat Power - You Are Free

Cat Power - You Are Free
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
87
9 reviews

20. Les Savy Fav - Inches

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

22. Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider

Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider
July 20, 1998
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

23. The Strokes - Is This It

The Strokes - Is This It
August 27, 2001
Critic Score
87
11 reviews

24. Wilco - Summerteeth

Wilco - Summerteeth
March 9, 1999
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

25. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out

Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
April 8, 1997
Critic Score
87
7 reviews
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