Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.6
20 votes
02
Violent Soho
We Don't Belong Here

4.43
14 votes
03
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

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

4.29
1151 votes
07
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.27
22 votes
08
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1210 votes
09
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.24
360 votes
10
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.23
22 votes
11
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1451 votes
12
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
13
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
14
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
15
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
16
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
948 votes
17
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.14
14 votes
18
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.14
18 votes
19
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.12
320 votes
20
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.12
108 votes
21
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.12
136 votes
22
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.11
22 votes
23
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
24
Food for Animals
Belly

4.11
14 votes
25
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.11
19 votes
26
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.1
122 votes
27
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.1
20 votes
28
Tiger Lou
A Partial Print

4.1
20 votes
29
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
30
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.1
580 votes
31
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
74 votes
32
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
352 votes
33
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.09
88 votes
34
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.09
63 votes
35
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.09
747 votes
36
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
37
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.08
25 votes
38
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

4.08
26 votes
39
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.08
13 votes
40
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.07
58 votes
41
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.07
30 votes
42
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
43
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.06
108 votes
44
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
245 votes
45
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
46
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2160 votes
47
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
25 votes
48
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
49
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.05
38 votes
50
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.05
19 votes
51
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.05
20 votes
52
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.05
202 votes
53
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.04
46 votes
54
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.04
322 votes
55
Why?
Alopecia

4.04
286 votes
56
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.04
24 votes
57
MGMT
Metanoia

4.04
86 votes
58
Lvmen
Heron

4.04
14 votes
59
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
60
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.03
39 votes
61
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.03
40 votes
62
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.02
164 votes
63
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
24 votes
64
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
30 votes
65
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.02
32 votes
66
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.01
298 votes
67
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
160 votes
68
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
108 votes
69
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4
104 votes
70
Giants
Old Stories

4
59 votes
71
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4
40 votes
72
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4
22 votes
73
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
22 votes
74
Electric President
Sleep Well

4
21 votes
75
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
20 votes
76
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
77
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
78
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
79
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
80
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
81
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1750 votes
82
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.99
594 votes
83
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.99
138 votes
84
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

3.98
120 votes
85
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
101 votes
86
Jericco
Jericco

3.98
25 votes
87
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.98
109 votes
88
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
89
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
190 votes
90
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
654 votes
91
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
776 votes
92
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
38 votes
93
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.97
234 votes
94
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

3.97
36 votes
95
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.97
105 votes
96
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.97
31 votes
97
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.97
150 votes
98
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
99
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.96
57 votes
100
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
101
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.96
250 votes
102
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.96
27 votes
103
La Dispute
Untitled

3.96
294 votes
104
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.96
239 votes
105
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.96
148 votes
106
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
24 votes
107
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.96
95 votes
108
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.96
46 votes
109
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
88 votes
110
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.95
52 votes
111
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.95
101 votes
112
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
221 votes
113
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.95
19 votes
114
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.94
120 votes
115
TTNG
Animals

3.94
709 votes
116
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
278 votes
117
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.93
348 votes
118
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
29 votes
119
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.93
488 votes
120
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1488 votes
121
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.93
92 votes
122
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
84 votes
123
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.93
28 votes
124
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.93
14 votes
125
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
274 votes
126
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.93
224 votes
127
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.93
54 votes
128
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.92
33 votes
129
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.92
92 votes
130
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
518 votes
131
True Widow
True Widow

3.92
96 votes
132
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.92
95 votes
133
In:Aviate
1985

3.91
63 votes
134
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
597 votes
135
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
110 votes
136
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
137
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
169 votes
138
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.91
32 votes
139
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.91
16 votes
140
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
394 votes
141
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
42 votes
142
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.9
99 votes
143
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
110 votes
144
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.9
30 votes
145
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
146
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.9
20 votes
147
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
148
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
74 votes
149
Helios
Caesura

3.9
67 votes
150
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
38 votes
151
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

3.89
42 votes
152
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.89
14 votes
153
miaou
All Around Us

3.89
18 votes
154
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
793 votes
155
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3854 votes
156
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

3.88
39 votes
157
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
26 votes
158
Brightwood
Wake

3.88
13 votes
159
Shearwater
Rook

3.88
112 votes
160
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
60 votes
161
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
402 votes
162
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.88
34 votes
163
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.88
25 votes
164
STRFKR
Starfucker

3.88
104 votes
165
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.88
95 votes
166
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
206 votes
167
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.88
258 votes
168
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.88
125 votes
169
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
170
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.88
32 votes
171
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
24 votes
172
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
173
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.88
16 votes
174
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
143 votes
175
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.87
190 votes
176
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
147 votes
177
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
178
...Who Calls So Loud
...Who Calls So Loud

3.87
112 votes
179
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
180
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
181
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.86
463 votes
182
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.86
25 votes
183
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.86
42 votes
184
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
185
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
186
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.86
198 votes
187
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.86
228 votes
188
LITE
Phantasia

3.85
78 votes
189
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.85
57 votes
190
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.85
226 votes
191
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.85
449 votes
192
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.85
78 votes
193
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
41 votes
194
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
366 votes
195
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.84
142 votes
196
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.83
60 votes
197
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.83
24 votes
198
Tiger Lou
The Loyal

3.83
18 votes
199
June Paik
June Paik II

3.83
15 votes
200
Shugo Tokumaru
Exit

3.83
122 votes



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