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

4.3
1127 votes
07
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.28
20 votes
08
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.27
22 votes
09
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1202 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.24
357 votes
11
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.23
22 votes
12
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1441 votes
13
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
14
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
15
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.17
132 votes
16
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.17
18 votes
17
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
18
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
312 votes
19
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
932 votes
20
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.15
34 votes
21
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.14
14 votes
22
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.14
61 votes
23
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.14
18 votes
24
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.14
37 votes
25
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.13
15 votes
26
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.13
19 votes
27
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.13
121 votes
28
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.13
56 votes
29
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
30
Food for Animals
Belly

4.11
14 votes
31
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.1
106 votes
32
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.1
20 votes
33
Tiger Lou
A Partial Print

4.1
20 votes
34
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
35
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
74 votes
36
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.09
196 votes
37
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
352 votes
38
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

4.09
22 votes
39
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.09
580 votes
40
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
41
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.08
18 votes
42
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
745 votes
43
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.08
13 votes
44
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.07
82 votes
45
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.07
30 votes
46
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
47
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.06
31 votes
48
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
245 votes
49
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2143 votes
50
Praxis
Profanation (Preperation For An Upcoming Darkness)

4.06
16 votes
51
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
52
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.06
105 votes
53
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
25 votes
54
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
99 votes
55
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
56
Why?
Alopecia

4.04
284 votes
57
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.04
24 votes
58
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.04
316 votes
59
MGMT
Metanoia

4.04
86 votes
60
Lvmen
Heron

4.04
14 votes
61
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.03
296 votes
62
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
47 votes
63
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
64
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.03
36 votes
65
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.03
40 votes
66
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.02
163 votes
67
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
24 votes
68
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
30 votes
69
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.01
37 votes
70
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.01
102 votes
71
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

4
165 votes
72
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
160 votes
73
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
108 votes
74
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4
40 votes
75
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
22 votes
76
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
22 votes
77
Electric President
Sleep Well

4
21 votes
78
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
20 votes
79
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4
20 votes
80
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
81
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
82
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
83
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
84
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1740 votes
85
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.99
138 votes
86
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.99
590 votes
87
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

3.98
120 votes
88
Giants
Old Stories

3.98
59 votes
89
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.98
26 votes
90
Jericco
Jericco

3.98
25 votes
91
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
99 votes
92
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.98
107 votes
93
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
94
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
190 votes
95
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
1550 votes
96
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
648 votes
97
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
38 votes
98
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
56 votes
99
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.97
93 votes
100
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.97
144 votes
101
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.97
104 votes
102
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.97
234 votes
103
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.97
31 votes
104
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
105
The Gaslight Anthem
SeƱor and the Queen

3.97
250 votes
106
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
107
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.96
235 votes
108
La Dispute
Untitled

3.96
291 votes
109
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
99 votes
110
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.96
148 votes
111
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
24 votes
112
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.96
46 votes
113
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
88 votes
114
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.95
32 votes
115
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
221 votes
116
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.95
19 votes
117
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.95
119 votes
118
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.94
483 votes
119
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
276 votes
120
TTNG
Animals

3.94
702 votes
121
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.93
348 votes
122
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.93
90 votes
123
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1473 votes
124
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.93
51 votes
125
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
29 votes
126
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
84 votes
127
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
272 votes
128
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.93
223 votes
129
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.93
54 votes
130
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.92
93 votes
131
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
516 votes
132
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
133
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.92
95 votes
134
In:Aviate
1985

3.92
62 votes
135
True Widow
True Widow

3.91
94 votes
136
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
594 votes
137
miaou
All Around Us

3.91
17 votes
138
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
139
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
109 votes
140
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
168 votes
141
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.91
32 votes
142
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.91
16 votes
143
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
394 votes
144
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
42 votes
145
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.9
99 votes
146
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
147
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.9
30 votes
148
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
149
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.9
20 votes
150
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
151
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
74 votes
152
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
108 votes
153
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
38 votes
154
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

3.89
28 votes
155
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.89
14 votes
156
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
785 votes
157
Helios
Caesura

3.89
68 votes
158
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3826 votes
159
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.88
26 votes
160
Brightwood
Wake

3.88
13 votes
161
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
13 votes
162
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
397 votes
163
Shearwater
Rook

3.88
112 votes
164
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

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

3.88
113 votes
166
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.88
25 votes
167
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
58 votes
168
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
206 votes
169
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.88
94 votes
170
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.88
125 votes
171
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
172
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.88
32 votes
173
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
174
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.88
16 votes
175
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
176
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.87
252 votes
177
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
143 votes
178
STRFKR
Starfucker

3.87
103 votes
179
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.87
190 votes
180
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
147 votes
181
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
182
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
183
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
184
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.86
459 votes
185
Maps & Atlases
You and Me and the Mountain

3.86
233 votes
186
LITE
Phantasia

3.86
75 votes
187
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.86
25 votes
188
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.86
56 votes
189
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.86
42 votes
190
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
191
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
192
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.85
55 votes
193
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.85
197 votes
194
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.85
224 votes
195
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.85
226 votes
196
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.85
449 votes
197
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.85
78 votes
198
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
360 votes
199
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.84
132 votes
200
Tiger Lou
The Loyal

3.83
18 votes



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