Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Agent Fresco
Lightbulb Universe

4.67
18 votes
02
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.57
14 votes
03
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.33
18 votes
04
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.32
17 votes
05
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.28
18 votes
06
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.27
934 votes
07
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
302 votes
08
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1072 votes
09
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
10
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.25
16 votes
11
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1355 votes
12
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
13
The Cambiata
to heal

4.19
16 votes
14
Rook
Add Colour

4.19
16 votes
15
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
278 votes
16
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
834 votes
17
Crydebris
The Severing

4.13
26 votes
18
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.13
30 votes
19
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.13
15 votes
20
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.13
130 votes
21
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.13
46 votes
22
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.13
16 votes
23
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.13
16 votes
24
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.12
25 votes
25
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.12
117 votes
26
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.11
53 votes
27
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.11
81 votes
28
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
36 votes
29
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
30
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.1
15 votes
31
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.1
21 votes
32
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
106 votes
33
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
69 votes
34
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.09
44 votes
35
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
328 votes
36
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.08
72 votes
37
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.08
24 votes
38
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
695 votes
39
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
276 votes
40
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.08
33 votes
41
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.08
1983 votes
42
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.07
237 votes
43
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.07
42 votes
44
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.07
28 votes
45
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
46
MGMT
Metanoia

4.07
79 votes
47
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.07
22 votes
48
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.07
30 votes
49
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.07
15 votes
50
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
51
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
95 votes
52
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4.05
19 votes
53
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4.05
22 votes
54
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.04
114 votes
55
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.03
87 votes
56
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
57
Why?
Alopecia

4.03
265 votes
58
Giants
Old Stories

4.03
53 votes
59
Butch Walker
Sycamore Meadows

4.03
71 votes
60
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
61
Electric President
Sleep Well

4.03
18 votes
62
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.03
76 votes
63
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

4.02
23 votes
64
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
65
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.01
134 votes
66
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4.01
216 votes
67
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.01
38 votes
68
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.01
78 votes
69
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.01
39 votes
70
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.01
140 votes
71
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.01
104 votes
72
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

4.01
97 votes
73
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
102 votes
74
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

4
80 votes
75
Jericco
Jericco

4
24 votes
76
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4
23 votes
77
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

4
23 votes
78
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
20 votes
79
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
80
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
14 votes
81
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
82
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
83
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
2367 votes
84
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
180 votes
85
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
267 votes
86
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.99
136 votes
87
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
224 votes
88
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.98
217 votes
89
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
90 votes
90
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
600 votes
91
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.98
27 votes
92
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
93
La Dispute
Untitled

3.98
284 votes
94
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.98
86 votes
95
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1482 votes
96
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.97
843 votes
97
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
243 votes
98
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
52 votes
99
miaou
All Around Us

3.97
16 votes
100
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
101
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.96
91 votes
102
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.96
383 votes
103
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

3.96
26 votes
104
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.96
26 votes
105
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.96
112 votes
106
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
208 votes
107
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.95
88 votes
108
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
109
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
110
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.95
19 votes
111
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.94
17 votes
112
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
246 votes
113
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
242 votes
114
The Naked and Famous
This Machine

3.94
16 votes
115
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.94
234 votes
116
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
83 votes
117
TTNG
Animals

3.93
611 votes
118
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.93
29 votes
119
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.93
208 votes
120
Cut Copy
In Ghost Colours

3.93
313 votes
121
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.93
106 votes
122
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
27 votes
123
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.92
33 votes
124
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.92
104 votes
125
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.92
26 votes
126
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.92
288 votes
127
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.92
37 votes
128
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.92
1337 votes
129
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.92
126 votes
130
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
131
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
163 votes
132
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
190 votes
133
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
567 votes
134
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.91
91 votes
135
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
50 votes
136
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
137
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
88 votes
138
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.9
40 votes
139
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.9
40 votes
140
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.9
30 votes
141
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
68 votes
142
In:Aviate
1985

3.89
57 votes
143
Shearwater
Rook

3.89
99 votes
144
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3536 votes
145
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
146
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.89
79 votes
147
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
724 votes
148
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.89
46 votes
149
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.89
173 votes
150
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.89
122 votes
151
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.88
13 votes
152
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
153
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.88
94 votes
154
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
155
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.88
93 votes
156
Helios
Caesura

3.88
58 votes
157
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
58 votes
158
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.88
24 votes
159
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
160
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
161
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
162
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.87
194 votes
163
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.87
408 votes
164
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
165
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.87
38 votes
166
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
34 votes
167
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
168
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
169
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.86
133 votes
170
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.86
127 votes
171
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.86
184 votes
172
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.86
49 votes
173
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
174
June Paik
June Paik II

3.86
14 votes
175
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
176
Maps & Atlases
You and Me and the Mountain

3.86
228 votes
177
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
410 votes
178
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.85
408 votes
179
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.85
338 votes
180
LITE
Phantasia

3.85
63 votes
181
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
182
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
224 votes
183
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

3.84
47 votes
184
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
40 votes
185
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
186
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
187
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.83
76 votes
188
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.83
20 votes
189
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.82
17 votes
190
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.82
122 votes
191
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.82
14 votes
192
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
39 votes
193
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.82
100 votes
194
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
195
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
196
Shugo Tokumaru
Exit

3.82
111 votes
197
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.81
108 votes
198
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

3.81
287 votes
199
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.81
21 votes
200
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.81
433 votes



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