Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.5
18 votes
02
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.35
20 votes
03
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.31
16 votes
04
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.29
17 votes
05
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.29
28 votes
06
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.29
14 votes
07
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1040 votes
08
Rook
Add Colour

4.27
15 votes
09
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
853 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
284 votes
11
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
12
The Cambiata
to heal

4.25
16 votes
13
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.25
16 votes
14
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1319 votes
15
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
16
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4.19
16 votes
17
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
18
Crydebris
The Severing

4.17
23 votes
19
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
272 votes
20
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.16
32 votes
21
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.15
17 votes
22
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.13
19 votes
23
Lydia
Illuminate

4.13
796 votes
24
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.13
16 votes
25
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.12
113 votes
26
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.12
194 votes
27
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
35 votes
28
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.11
44 votes
29
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.11
124 votes
30
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.11
72 votes
31
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
32
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.1
80 votes
33
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.1
52 votes
34
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.09
64 votes
35
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.09
43 votes
36
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
102 votes
37
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
68 votes
38
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.09
68 votes
39
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.09
23 votes
40
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.08
1900 votes
41
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.08
316 votes
42
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.08
237 votes
43
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.08
40 votes
44
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.07
269 votes
45
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.07
14 votes
46
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
47
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
14 votes
48
Monika
Avatar

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

4.07
15 votes
50
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.06
32 votes
51
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.06
32 votes
52
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.06
673 votes
53
Giants
Old Stories

4.06
52 votes
54
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.06
26 votes
55
MGMT
Metanoia

4.06
79 votes
56
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.06
18 votes
57
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.05
96 votes
58
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.05
33 votes
59
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4.05
22 votes
60
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

4.04
36 votes
61
Little Joy
Little Joy

4.03
93 votes
62
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.03
98 votes
63
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
34 votes
64
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
65
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.03
108 votes
66
Jericco
Jericco

4.02
24 votes
67
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.02
135 votes
68
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.01
36 votes
69
La Dispute
Untitled

4.01
275 votes
70
Why?
Alopecia

4.01
255 votes
71
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
210 votes
72
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

4
32 votes
73
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

4
24 votes
74
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4
20 votes
75
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
76
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
77
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
258 votes
78
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.99
79 votes
79
Deerhunter
Microcastle

3.99
1506 votes
80
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
218 votes
81
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.99
52 votes
82
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.99
190 votes
83
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
180 votes
84
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.98
128 votes
85
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

3.98
32 votes
86
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.98
213 votes
87
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
88
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
24 votes
89
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.98
22 votes
90
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
786 votes
91
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.98
109 votes
92
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.98
342 votes
93
Amenra
Mass IIII

3.97
123 votes
94
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
16 votes
95
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.97
570 votes
96
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1446 votes
97
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.96
14 votes
98
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.96
239 votes
99
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.95
22 votes
100
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
101
True Widow
True Widow

3.95
93 votes
102
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.95
89 votes
103
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.95
117 votes
104
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.95
87 votes
105
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.95
202 votes
106
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.95
28 votes
107
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
201 votes
108
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.94
18 votes
109
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.94
18 votes
110
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.94
81 votes
111
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
216 votes
112
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
243 votes
113
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.93
103 votes
114
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.93
89 votes
115
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.93
40 votes
116
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.93
40 votes
117
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
118
TTNG
Animals

3.92
574 votes
119
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.92
37 votes
120
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
121
Cog
Sharing Space

3.92
161 votes
122
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.92
1261 votes
123
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
191 votes
124
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
51 votes
125
miaou
All Around Us

3.91
17 votes
126
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.91
80 votes
127
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
128
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.9
120 votes
129
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.9
546 votes
130
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
84 votes
131
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.9
264 votes
132
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.9
342 votes
133
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.89
47 votes
134
Zoe
Reptilectric

3.89
14 votes
135
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
136
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
709 votes
137
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3450 votes
138
Shearwater
Rook

3.89
95 votes
139
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.89
188 votes
140
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.89
94 votes
141
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.89
76 votes
142
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.88
217 votes
143
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

3.88
13 votes
144
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
145
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.88
118 votes
146
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
147
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.88
87 votes
148
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.88
69 votes
149
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.88
28 votes
150
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.88
28 votes
151
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
152
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.88
16 votes
153
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
154
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
155
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.87
47 votes
156
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.87
23 votes
157
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
158
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
159
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.87
15 votes
160
June Paik
June Paik II

3.87
15 votes
161
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.87
397 votes
162
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
163
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.86
125 votes
164
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.86
396 votes
165
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
376 votes
166
Maps & Atlases
You and Me and the Mountain

3.85
452 votes
167
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.85
33 votes
168
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.85
36 votes
169
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
36 votes
170
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
171
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.85
165 votes
172
LITE
Phantasia

3.84
61 votes
173
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.84
112 votes
174
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
210 votes
175
Jean Baudin
Solace

3.83
30 votes
176
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.83
21 votes
177
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
178
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.83
15 votes
179
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
180
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.83
76 votes
181
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.83
104 votes
182
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.83
49 votes
183
Lantlos
Lantlos

3.83
80 votes
184
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.83
20 votes
185
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

3.82
74 votes
186
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
33 votes
187
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
188
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.82
164 votes
189
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.81
112 votes
190
The Republic Tigers
Keep Color

3.81
32 votes
191
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

3.81
16 votes
192
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Drippers

3.81
16 votes
193
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.81
37 votes
194
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.81
58 votes
195
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.81
42 votes
196
The Gutter Twins
Saturnalia

3.81
39 votes
197
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.81
26 votes
198
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

3.81
124 votes
199
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

3.81
280 votes
200
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.8
420 votes



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