Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.6
20 votes
02
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

4.43
14 votes
03
Violent Soho
We Don't Belong Here

4.43
14 votes
04
Agent Fresco
Lightbulb Universe

4.38
24 votes
05
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.3
20 votes
06
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.29
1187 votes
07
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.29
24 votes
08
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.25
372 votes
09
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.25
24 votes
10
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1252 votes
11
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
12
Get Well Soon
Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon

4.19
13 votes
13
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
14
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
15
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
966 votes
16
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
17
9GOATS BLACK OUT
Devils in Bedside

4.14
14 votes
18
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.14
14 votes
19
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.12
108 votes
20
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.12
328 votes
21
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.12
136 votes
22
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
23
Food for Animals
Belly

4.11
14 votes
24
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.11
19 votes
25
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.1
356 votes
26
Tiger Lou
A Partial Print

4.1
20 votes
27
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
28
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
74 votes
29
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.09
32 votes
30
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.09
98 votes
31
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.09
582 votes
32
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.09
121 votes
33
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.09
22 votes
34
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.09
23 votes
35
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
36
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.08
25 votes
37
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
760 votes
38
Haruka Nakamura
Grace

4.08
13 votes
39
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.08
13 votes
40
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.07
116 votes
41
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
42
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2182 votes
43
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
44
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
250 votes
45
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
25 votes
46
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
47
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.05
66 votes
48
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.05
38 votes
49
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.05
19 votes
50
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.05
60 votes
51
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.05
20 votes
52
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.05
327 votes
53
Why?
Alopecia

4.05
293 votes
54
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.04
24 votes
55
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.04
24 votes
56
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.04
41 votes
57
Lvmen
Heron

4.04
14 votes
58
MGMT
Metanoia

4.03
87 votes
59
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
51 votes
60
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
61
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.03
173 votes
62
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.03
40 votes
63
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
24 votes
64
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
30 votes
65
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.02
32 votes
66
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.01
212 votes
67
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4
104 votes
68
Giants
Old Stories

4
59 votes
69
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

4
28 votes
70
Jericco
Jericco

4
26 votes
71
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
23 votes
72
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
20 votes
73
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
74
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
75
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
76
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
77
The Seven Mile Journey
The Metamorphosis Project

4
13 votes
78
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
79
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1760 votes
80
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

3.99
162 votes
81
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.99
334 votes
82
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.99
600 votes
83
Little Joy
Little Joy

3.99
111 votes
84
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
192 votes
85
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

3.98
120 votes
86
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.98
60 votes
87
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.98
30 votes
88
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.98
25 votes
89
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
90
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.98
138 votes
91
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
792 votes
92
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
105 votes
93
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
38 votes
94
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.97
109 votes
95
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.97
241 votes
96
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
97
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
223 votes
98
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.96
107 votes
99
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.96
478 votes
100
La Dispute
Untitled

3.96
295 votes
101
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.96
48 votes
102
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
102 votes
103
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.96
101 votes
104
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
86 votes
105
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.95
150 votes
106
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

3.95
42 votes
107
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.95
31 votes
108
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.95
30 votes
109
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.95
20 votes
110
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.95
295 votes
111
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.95
156 votes
112
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.94
120 votes
113
TTNG
Animals

3.94
724 votes
114
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.94
17 votes
115
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
30 votes
116
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.93
116 votes
117
True Widow
True Widow

3.93
100 votes
118
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1532 votes
119
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.93
14 votes
120
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.93
55 votes
121
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.92
372 votes
122
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.92
26 votes
123
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
522 votes
124
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.92
95 votes
125
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.92
19 votes
126
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.92
280 votes
127
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.92
511 votes
128
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.91
35 votes
129
In:Aviate
1985

3.91
63 votes
130
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.91
229 votes
131
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.91
17 votes
132
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.91
95 votes
133
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
134
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.91
92 votes
135
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

3.91
324 votes
136
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.91
86 votes
137
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.91
102 votes
138
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
197 votes
139
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
42 votes
140
Cog
Sharing Space

3.9
172 votes
141
Helios
Caesura

3.9
67 votes
142
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.9
612 votes
143
Shearwater
Rook

3.9
115 votes
144
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
145
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.9
30 votes
146
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
147
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.9
20 votes
148
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
149
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.89
57 votes
150
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
57 votes
151
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.89
112 votes
152
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.89
14 votes
153
One Ok Rock
Beam of Light

3.89
23 votes
154
miaou
All Around Us

3.89
18 votes
155
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.88
3910 votes
156
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

3.88
39 votes
157
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
26 votes
158
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.88
26 votes
159
Brightwood
Wake

3.88
13 votes
160
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.88
803 votes
161
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
60 votes
162
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.88
34 votes
163
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
415 votes
164
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.88
76 votes
165
...Who Calls So Loud
...Who Calls So Loud

3.88
117 votes
166
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.88
192 votes
167
STRFKR
Starfucker

3.88
104 votes
168
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
210 votes
169
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
170
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

3.88
40 votes
171
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.88
32 votes
172
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
24 votes
173
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
174
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.87
95 votes
175
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.87
252 votes
176
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
177
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
146 votes
178
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.87
266 votes
179
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
180
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
181
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.87
198 votes
182
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.86
128 votes
183
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.86
230 votes
184
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.86
146 votes
185
Dead to Me
Little Brother

3.86
42 votes
186
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
187
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
188
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant

3.86
486 votes
189
Lambchop
OH (Ohio)

3.85
20 votes
190
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
43 votes
191
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.85
144 votes
192
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.84
453 votes
193
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
41 votes
194
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.84
79 votes
195
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.83
372 votes
196
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

3.83
30 votes
197
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.83
27 votes
198
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.83
24 votes
199
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

3.83
18 votes
200
Tiger Lou
The Loyal

3.83
18 votes



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