1. These New Puritans - Hidden

2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

3. Beach House - Teen Dream

4. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

5. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

6. Foals - Total Life Forever

7. Zola Jesus - Stridulum II

8. Salem - King Night

9. Liars - Sisterworld

10. The Drums - The Drums

 

11. The National - High Violet

12. Caribou - Swim

13. Gayngs - Relayted

14. The Fall - Your Future, Our Clutter

15. Yeasayer - Odd Blood

16. Grinderman - Grinderman 2

17. Factory Floor - Untitled

18. Warpaint - The Fool

19. MGMT - Congratulations

 

20. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

21. Janelle Monáe - The Archandroid

22. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky

23. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

24. Vampire Weekend - Contra

25. Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo

26. Les Savy Fav - Root For Ruin

27. Best Coast - Crazy For You

28. New Young Pony Club - The Optimist

29. No Age - Everything In Between

 

30. Klaxons - Surfing The Void

31. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

32. Islet - Wimmy

33. Marina and the Diamonds - The Family Jewels

34. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

35. Glasser - Ring

36. Hurts - Happiness

37. Lonelady - Nerve Up

38. Big Boi - Sir Luscious Left Foot

39. Magnetic Man - Magnetic Man

 

40. Sleigh Bells - Treats

41. Steve Mason - Boys Outside

42. Mystery Jets - Serotonin

43. Everything Everything - Man Alive

44. Manic Street Preachers - Postcards From a Young Man

45. Four Love - There Is Love In You

46. Paul Weller - Wake Up The Nation

47. Pulled Apart By Horses - Pulled Apart By Horses

48. My Chemical Romance - Danger Days

49. Surfer Blood - Astro Coast

 

50. Frightenned Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks

51. Charlotte Gainsbourg - IRM

52. Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be

53. Kelis - Flesh Tone

54. First Aid Kit - The Big Black and the Blue

55. Ikonika - Contact, Love, Want, Love

56. Mount Kimbie - Crooks & Lovers

57. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

58. Crocodiles - Sleep Forever

59. Errors - Come Down With Me

 

60. Belle and Sebastian - Write About Love

61. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

62. Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here

63. Perfume Genius - Learning

64. Walls - Walls

65. Robyn - Body Talk Pt 1

66. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach

67. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Option Paralysis

68. Edwyn Collins - Losing Sleep

69. Happy Birthday - Happy Birthday

 

70. Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record

71. Field Music - Field Music

72. Male Bonding - Nothing Hurts

73. Interpol - Interpol

74. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

75. The Eighties Matchbox B - Line Disaster - Blood & Fire