Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008

Genre:  Year:  

01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

Rating: 4.57
14 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
1006 votes
09
Rook
Add Colour

Rating: 4.27
15 votes
10
The Cambiata
to heal

Rating: 4.25
16 votes
11
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
12
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.25
269 votes
13
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.24
786 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: 4.2
1254 votes
17
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
18
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

Rating: 4.19
16 votes
19
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
20
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

Rating: 4.17
30 votes
21
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
22
Crydebris
The Severing

Rating: 4.16
22 votes
23
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
24
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.16
264 votes
25
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
26
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

Rating: 4.14
18 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
15 votes
29
Lydia
Illuminate

Rating: 4.11
1161 votes
30
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
31
Suis La Lune
Heir

Rating: 4.11
183 votes
32
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

Rating: 4.1
124 votes
33
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

Rating: 4.1
108 votes
34
City and Colour
The MySpace Transmissions EP

Rating: 4.1
65 votes
35
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
36
Mimas
The Worries

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
37
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
38
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
39
Panopticon
Panopticon

Rating: 4.1
136 votes
40
Paper Rival
Dialog

Rating: 4.1
72 votes
41
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
42
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

Rating: 4.09
1827 votes
43
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

Rating: 4.09
78 votes
44
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

Rating: 4.09
232 votes
45
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

Rating: 4.09
23 votes
46
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

Rating: 4.08
310 votes
47
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
48
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

Rating: 4.08
62 votes
49
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

Rating: 4.08
102 votes
50
Giants
Old Stories

Rating: 4.08
51 votes
51
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
52
Moving Mountains
Foreword

Rating: 4.07
518 votes
53
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
54
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
55
MGMT
Metanoia

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

Rating: 4.07
15 votes
57
Jarboe
Mahakali

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
58
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
59
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
60
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

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

Rating: 4.05
657 votes
62
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

Rating: 4.05
41 votes
63
Little Joy
Little Joy

Rating: 4.05
32 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
Praxis
Profanation (Preperation For An Upcoming Darkness)

Rating: 4.04
12 votes
67
True Widow
True Widow

Rating: 4.03
90 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
52 votes
70
Why?
Alopecia

Rating: 4.02
248 votes
71
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

Rating: 4.02
128 votes
72
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

Rating: 4.02
132 votes
73
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

Rating: 4.02
33 votes
74
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

Rating: 4.01
50 votes
75
La Dispute
Untitled 7"

Rating: 4.01
269 votes
76
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

Rating: 4
252 votes
77
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

Rating: 4
24 votes
78
Jericco
Jericco

Rating: 4
23 votes
79
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

Rating: 4
22 votes
80
Love You Moon
Waxwane

Rating: 4
13 votes
81
Carpark North
Grateful

Rating: 4
13 votes
82
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

Rating: 3.99
184 votes
83
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

Rating: 3.99
76 votes
84
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

Rating: 3.99
210 votes
85
Deerhunter
Microcastle

Rating: 3.99
1464 votes
86
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

Rating: 3.99
208 votes
87
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

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

Rating: 3.99
212 votes
89
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

Rating: 3.98
32 votes
90
Dr. Dog
Fate

Rating: 3.98
107 votes
91
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

Rating: 3.98
48 votes
92
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

Rating: 3.98
23 votes
93
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

Rating: 3.98
42 votes
94
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
95
Amenra
Mass IIII

Rating: 3.97
118 votes
96
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

Rating: 3.97
226 votes
97
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

Rating: 3.96
85 votes
98
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

Rating: 3.96
735 votes
99
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

Rating: 3.96
697 votes
100
Mother Mother
O My Heart

Rating: 3.96
84 votes
101
Zoe
Reptilectric

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
102
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
103
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

Rating: 3.96
195 votes
104
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

Rating: 3.96
313 votes
105
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

Rating: 3.95
548 votes
106
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
107
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
108
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
109
A. Armada
Anam Cara

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
110
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

Rating: 3.94
199 votes
111
The Dodos
Visiter

Rating: 3.94
244 votes
112
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
113
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
114
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
115
The Walkmen
You & Me

Rating: 3.93
96 votes
116
Laura Stevenson
A Record

Rating: 3.93
174 votes
117
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
118
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

Rating: 3.92
85 votes
119
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

Rating: 3.92
114 votes
120
Starflyer 59
Dial M

Rating: 3.92
38 votes
121
The Front Bottoms
I Hate My Friends

Rating: 3.92
19 votes
122
miaou
All Around Us

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
123
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

Rating: 3.91
75 votes
124
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Rating: 3.91
51 votes
125
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

Rating: 3.91
17 votes
126
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

Rating: 3.91
192 votes
127
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

Rating: 3.91
540 votes
128
TTNG
Animals

Rating: 3.91
548 votes
129
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

Rating: 3.91
1222 votes
130
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
131
Trampled By Turtles
Duluth

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
132
Sun Kil Moon
April

Rating: 3.91
199 votes
133
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

Rating: 3.91
16 votes
134
Shearwater
Rook

Rating: 3.9
94 votes
135
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

Rating: 3.9
340 votes
136
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
137
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

Rating: 3.9
79 votes
138
Starfucker
Starfucker

Rating: 3.9
88 votes
139
Mutyumu
Ilya

Rating: 3.89
71 votes
140
Electric President
Sleep Well

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
141
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
142
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

Rating: 3.89
92 votes
143
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

Rating: 3.89
118 votes
144
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

Rating: 3.89
45 votes
145
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

Rating: 3.89
36 votes
146
Helios
Caesura

Rating: 3.89
58 votes
147
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

Rating: 3.89
695 votes
148
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

Rating: 3.89
1697 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
Gregor Samsa
Rest

Rating: 3.88
65 votes
152
My Epic
I Am Undone

Rating: 3.88
202 votes
153
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

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

Rating: 3.88
124 votes
155
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
156
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
157
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

Rating: 3.87
47 votes
158
Altar of Plagues
Sol

Rating: 3.87
35 votes
159
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

Rating: 3.87
377 votes
160
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not The Territory

Rating: 3.87
108 votes
161
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
162
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

Rating: 3.87
393 votes
163
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
164
Digital Summer
Hollow

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
165
Port Blue
The Albatross

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
166
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
167
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

Rating: 3.86
59 votes
168
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

Rating: 3.85
364 votes
169
Zodiak
Sermons

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
170
The Reptilian
We Have Become

Rating: 3.84
19 votes
171
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

Rating: 3.84
47 votes
172
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

Rating: 3.84
164 votes
173
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

Rating: 3.83
72 votes
174
LITE
Phantasia

Rating: 3.83
57 votes
175
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

Rating: 3.83
36 votes
176
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

Rating: 3.83
33 votes
177
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

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

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
Laredo
Bury For Growth

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
180
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

Rating: 3.83
108 votes
181
Young Widows
Old Wounds

Rating: 3.83
112 votes
182
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

Rating: 3.82
34 votes
183
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

Rating: 3.82
196 votes
184
Jean Baudin
Solace

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
185
Heathers
Here, Not There

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
186
Pattern is Movement
All Together

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
187
Ef
I Am Responsible

Rating: 3.82
41 votes
188
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

Rating: 3.82
119 votes
189
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
190
Lantlos
Lantlos

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
191
31knots
Worried Well

Rating: 3.81
32 votes
192
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
193
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

Rating: 3.81
37 votes
194
The Gutter Twins
Saturnalia

Rating: 3.81
37 votes
195
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

Rating: 3.81
58 votes
196
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
197
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
198
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

Rating: 3.8
411 votes
199
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

Rating: 3.8
112 votes
200
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
World World World

Rating: 3.8
56 votes



FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2013 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy