2011 Albums Ranked By Rating



Radiohead, The King of Limbs
Clams Casino, Rainforest [EP]
Jay-Z and Kanye West, Watch the Throne
Tom Waits, Bad as Me


Dirty Beaches, Badlands
Cold Cave, Cherish the Light Years
Bon Iver, Bon Iver
St. Vincent, Strange Mercy
Atlas Sound, Parallax
TV on the Radio, Nine Types of Light
Christian Fennesz and Ryuichi Sakamoto, Flumina


Tapes 'n Tapes, Outside
Youth Lagoon, The Year of Hibernation
Death Grips, Exmilitary
The Rapture, In the Grace of Your Love
Shabazz Palaces, Black Up
Das Racist, Relax
Wilco, The Whole Love
Fucked Up, David Comes to Life
The Antlers, Burst Apart
Tune-Yards, Whokill
Giles Corey, Giles Corey
Explosions in the Sky, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Destroyer, Kaputt
TOKiMONSTA, Creature Dreams [EP]
Cults, Cults
Frank Ocean, Nostalgia, Ultra
Tyler, the Creator, Goblin


The Twilight Singers, Dynamite Steps
The Field, Looping State of Mind
Chelsea Wolfe, Apokalypsis
Nader Sadek, In the Flesh
The Horrors, Skying
Wire, Red Barked Tree
PJ Harvey, Let England Shake
Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
The Black Keys, El Camino
Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx, We're New Here
Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow
Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymes
Sun Glitters, Everything Could Be Fine
Iceage, New Brigade


British Sea Power, Valhalla Dancehall
Starfucker, Reptilians
Washed Out, Within and Without
Liturgy, Aesthethica
Beastie Boys, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
Tim Hecker, Ravedeath, 1972
Lil B, I'm Gay (I'm Happy)
Zomby, Dedication
Rustie, Glass Swords
Leviathan, True Traitor, True Whore


Battles, Gloss Drop
Mogwai, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
Panda Bear, Tomboy
Cut Copy, Zonoscope
Lupe Fiasco, Lasers
FaltyDL, You Stand Uncertain
Cloud Nothings, Cloud Nothings
M83, Hurry Up, We're Dreaming.
Girls, Father, Son, Holy Ghost
Thievery Corporation, Culture of Fear
This Will Destroy You, Tunnel Blanket
La Dispute, Wildlife
Omar S, It Can Be Done, But Only I Can Do It
Kurt Vile, Smoke Ring for My Halo
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Belong
Real Estate, Days
Seefeel, Seefeel


Toro y Moi, Underneath the Pine
The Go! Team, Rolling Blackouts
Boris with Merzbow, Klutter
The Strokes, Angles
Adele, 21
Arctic Monkeys, Suck It and See
Jamie Woon, Mirrorwriting
My Dad vs. Yours, Little Symphonies
And So I Watch You From Afar, Gangs
Deerhoof, Deerhoof vs. Evil
Tennis, Cape Dory


Iron & Wine, Kiss Each Other Clean
The Weeknd, House of Balloons
Deicide, To Hell with God
Oneohtrix Point Never, Replica
Animals as Leaders, Weightless
Grails, Deep Politics
Maybeshewill, I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone


Cold War Kids, Mine Is Yours
The Decemberists, The King Is Dead
Peter, Bjorn and John, Gimme Some
Boris, Heavy Rocks
Active Child, You Are All I See
The Submarines, Love Notes/Letter Bombs


Justice, Audio, Video, Disco.
Young and in the Way, I Am Not What I Am


James Blake, James Blake
White Lies, Ritual