Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008

Genre:  Year:  

01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

Rating: 4.5
18 votes
02
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

Rating: 4.5
12 votes
03
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

Rating: 4.32
19 votes
04
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

Rating: 4.29
17 votes
05
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

Rating: 4.29
12 votes
06
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

Rating: 4.29
28 votes
07
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

Rating: 4.29
14 votes
08
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.27
1022 votes
09
Rook
Add Colour

Rating: 4.27
15 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.25
273 votes
11
The Cambiata
to heal

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
12
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
13
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.24
801 votes
14
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

Rating: 4.23
11 votes
15
Madrugada
Madrugada

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
16
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.21
1280 votes
17
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
18
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
19
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

Rating: 4.17
30 votes
20
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
21
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
22
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.15
266 votes
23
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
24
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

Rating: 4.14
18 votes
25
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

Rating: 4.14
29 votes
26
Crydebris
The Severing

Rating: 4.14
22 votes
27
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
The Fiery Works II

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
28
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
29
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
30
Lydia
Illuminate

Rating: 4.11
1167 votes
31
Suis La Lune
Heir

Rating: 4.11
188 votes
32
Paper Rival
Dialog

Rating: 4.11
74 votes
33
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

Rating: 4.1
124 votes
34
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

Rating: 4.1
108 votes
35
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

Rating: 4.1
64 votes
36
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

Rating: 4.1
80 votes
37
Mimas
The Worries

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
38
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
39
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
40
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
41
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

Rating: 4.09
64 votes
42
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

Rating: 4.09
1840 votes
43
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

Rating: 4.09
233 votes
44
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

Rating: 4.09
312 votes
45
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

Rating: 4.09
23 votes
46
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

Rating: 4.08
38 votes
47
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

Rating: 4.08
102 votes
48
Giants
Old Stories

Rating: 4.08
51 votes
49
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
50
Praxis
Profanation (Preperation For An Upcoming Darkness)

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
51
MGMT
Metanoia

Rating: 4.08
79 votes
52
Moving Mountains
Foreword

Rating: 4.07
524 votes
53
The Rosebuds
Life Like

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
54
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
55
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
56
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

Rating: 4.07
15 votes
57
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

Rating: 4.06
31 votes
58
Jarboe
Mahakali

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
59
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
60
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

Rating: 4.06
94 votes
61
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

Rating: 4.06
658 votes
62
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
63
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

Rating: 4.05
41 votes
64
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
65
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

Rating: 4.04
35 votes
66
True Widow
True Widow

Rating: 4.03
60 votes
67
Little Joy
Little Joy

Rating: 4.03
31 votes
68
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

Rating: 4.03
49 votes
69
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

Rating: 4.03
102 votes
70
Burst
Lazarus Bird

Rating: 4.03
417 votes
71
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

Rating: 4.02
134 votes
72
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

Rating: 4.02
24 votes
73
Why?
Alopecia

Rating: 4.02
249 votes
74
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

Rating: 4.02
33 votes
75
La Dispute
Untitled 7"

Rating: 4.01
268 votes
76
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

Rating: 4.01
51 votes
77
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

Rating: 4
255 votes
78
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

Rating: 4
210 votes
79
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

Rating: 4
24 votes
80
Jericco
Jericco

Rating: 4
23 votes
81
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

Rating: 4
20 votes
82
Carpark North
Grateful

Rating: 4
13 votes
83
Love You Moon
Waxwane

Rating: 4
13 votes
84
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

Rating: 3.99
184 votes
85
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

Rating: 3.99
77 votes
86
Deerhunter
Microcastle

Rating: 3.99
1474 votes
87
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

Rating: 3.99
211 votes
88
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

Rating: 3.99
212 votes
89
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

Rating: 3.98
130 votes
90
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

Rating: 3.98
32 votes
91
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

Rating: 3.98
174 votes
92
Dr. Dog
Fate

Rating: 3.98
107 votes
93
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

Rating: 3.98
48 votes
94
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
95
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

Rating: 3.98
42 votes
96
The Gaslight Anthem
SeƱor and the Queen

Rating: 3.97
231 votes
97
Amenra
Mass IIII

Rating: 3.97
118 votes
98
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

Rating: 3.96
85 votes
99
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

Rating: 3.96
741 votes
100
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

Rating: 3.96
324 votes
101
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

Rating: 3.96
196 votes
102
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

Rating: 3.96
705 votes
103
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

Rating: 3.96
554 votes
104
Mother Mother
O My Heart

Rating: 3.96
84 votes
105
Zoe
Reptilectric

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
106
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
107
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

Rating: 3.95
21 votes
108
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

Rating: 3.95
199 votes
109
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
110
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
111
A. Armada
Anam Cara

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
112
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
113
The Dodos
Visiter

Rating: 3.94
245 votes
114
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
115
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
116
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
117
The Walkmen
You & Me

Rating: 3.93
97 votes
118
Sun Kil Moon
April

Rating: 3.92
206 votes
119
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
120
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

Rating: 3.92
77 votes
121
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

Rating: 3.92
114 votes
122
Starflyer 59
Dial M

Rating: 3.92
38 votes
123
Laura Stevenson
A Record

Rating: 3.92
176 votes
124
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

Rating: 3.92
84 votes
125
TTNG
Animals

Rating: 3.92
550 votes
126
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

Rating: 3.92
18 votes
127
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

Rating: 3.92
191 votes
128
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Rating: 3.91
51 votes
129
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

Rating: 3.91
543 votes
130
My Sleeping Karma
Satya

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
131
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
132
Trampled By Turtles
Duluth

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
133
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

Rating: 3.91
1230 votes
134
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

Rating: 3.91
16 votes
135
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

Rating: 3.91
79 votes
136
Shearwater
Rook

Rating: 3.9
94 votes
137
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
138
Electric President
Sleep Well

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
139
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
140
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

Rating: 3.9
119 votes
141
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

Rating: 3.9
344 votes
142
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

Rating: 3.89
47 votes
143
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

Rating: 3.89
697 votes
144
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

Rating: 3.89
92 votes
145
Starfucker
Starfucker

Rating: 3.89
87 votes
146
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

Rating: 3.89
36 votes
147
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

Rating: 3.89
1702 votes
148
Gregor Samsa
Rest

Rating: 3.89
66 votes
149
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

Rating: 3.89
83 votes
150
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

Rating: 3.88
206 votes
151
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
152
Mutyumu
Ilya

Rating: 3.88
71 votes
153
Helios
Caesura

Rating: 3.88
57 votes
154
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

Rating: 3.88
125 votes
155
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

Rating: 3.88
264 votes
156
Altar of Plagues
Sol

Rating: 3.88
36 votes
157
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

Rating: 3.88
28 votes
158
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
159
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not The Territory

Rating: 3.87
111 votes
160
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

Rating: 3.87
393 votes
161
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

Rating: 3.87
46 votes
162
My Epic
I Am Undone

Rating: 3.87
206 votes
163
Digital Summer
Hollow

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
164
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
165
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
166
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

Rating: 3.87
378 votes
167
Port Blue
The Albatross

Rating: 3.87
26 votes
168
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

Rating: 3.86
59 votes
169
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

Rating: 3.86
35 votes
170
miaou
All Around Us

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
171
Maps & Atlases
You and Me and the Mountain

Rating: 3.85
452 votes
172
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

Rating: 3.85
367 votes
173
Zodiak
Sermons

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
174
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

Rating: 3.84
47 votes
175
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

Rating: 3.84
165 votes
176
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

Rating: 3.83
75 votes
177
LITE
Phantasia

Rating: 3.83
57 votes
178
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

Rating: 3.83
33 votes
179
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
180
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
Laredo
Bury For Growth

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
182
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

Rating: 3.83
110 votes
183
The Reptilian
We Have Become

Rating: 3.83
20 votes
184
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

Rating: 3.82
198 votes
185
Ef
I Am Responsible

Rating: 3.82
42 votes
186
Jean Baudin
Solace

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
187
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

Rating: 3.82
121 votes
188
Pattern is Movement
All Together

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
189
Heathers
Here, Not There

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
190
Lantlos
Lantlos

Rating: 3.82
74 votes
191
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

Rating: 3.82
114 votes
192
The Gutter Twins
Saturnalia

Rating: 3.82
38 votes
193
Young Widows
Old Wounds

Rating: 3.82
111 votes
194
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
195
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
196
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

Rating: 3.81
37 votes
197
Olafur Arnalds
Variations of Static

Rating: 3.81
37 votes
198
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

Rating: 3.81
58 votes
199
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
200
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

Rating: 3.81
72 votes



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