Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.31
16 votes
02
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.31
21 votes
03
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.29
17 votes
04
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.29
28 votes
05
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1040 votes
06
Rook
Add Colour

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

4.26
289 votes
08
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

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

4.25
20 votes
10
The Cambiata
to heal

4.25
16 votes
11
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.25
16 votes
12
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.22
18 votes
13
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1327 votes
14
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
15
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
16
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
272 votes
17
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.15
17 votes
18
Crydebris
The Severing

4.15
24 votes
19
Monika
Avatar

4.14
14 votes
20
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.14
14 votes
21
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
804 votes
22
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.14
22 votes
23
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.13
19 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
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
35 votes
27
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.11
44 votes
28
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.11
124 votes
29
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.11
196 votes
30
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
31
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.1
80 votes
32
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.1
72 votes
33
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.1
52 votes
34
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.09
74 votes
35
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
102 votes
36
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
68 votes
37
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.08
320 votes
38
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.08
1912 votes
39
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.08
236 votes
40
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
270 votes
41
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.08
33 votes
42
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.08
40 votes
43
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.07
42 votes
44
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
14 votes
45
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
46
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.07
30 votes
47
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.07
15 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.06
668 votes
49
MGMT
Metanoia

4.06
80 votes
50
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.06
33 votes
51
Giants
Old Stories

4.06
52 votes
52
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.06
26 votes
53
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
96 votes
54
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.06
18 votes
55
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4.05
22 votes
56
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.04
70 votes
57
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.04
36 votes
58
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

4.04
36 votes
59
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.04
110 votes
60
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.03
98 votes
61
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
62
Jarboe
Mahakali

4.03
17 votes
63
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
64
Butch Walker
Sycamore Meadows

4.03
73 votes
65
Jericco
Jericco

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

4.01
135 votes
67
Why?
Alopecia

4.01
256 votes
68
La Dispute
Untitled

4.01
278 votes
69
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

4.01
80 votes
70
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
210 votes
71
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
96 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
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
18 votes
76
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
77
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
78
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1504 votes
79
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
258 votes
80
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
218 votes
81
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
90 votes
82
Amenra
Mass IIII

3.99
121 votes
83
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

3.99
37 votes
84
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.98
130 votes
85
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

3.98
32 votes
86
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.98
190 votes
87
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
90 votes
88
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
819 votes
89
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.98
215 votes
90
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
25 votes
91
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
92
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.98
22 votes
93
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.98
109 votes
94
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.97
568 votes
95
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
240 votes
96
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1442 votes
97
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
53 votes
98
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
16 votes
99
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.97
349 votes
100
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.96
14 votes
101
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
88 votes
102
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.95
22 votes
103
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.95
86 votes
104
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.95
203 votes
105
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
202 votes
106
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.95
221 votes
107
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
108
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.95
28 votes
109
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.95
82 votes
110
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.94
27 votes
111
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.94
18 votes
112
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.94
103 votes
113
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
244 votes
114
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.93
89 votes
115
The Naked and Famous
This Machine

3.93
14 votes
116
TTNG
Animals

3.93
577 votes
117
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.93
40 votes
118
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.93
40 votes
119
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.92
117 votes
120
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
121
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.92
1271 votes
122
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
123
Cog
Sharing Space

3.92
161 votes
124
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
51 votes
125
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
191 votes
126
miaou
All Around Us

3.91
16 votes
127
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
128
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.91
264 votes
129
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.9
120 votes
130
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.9
546 votes
131
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.9
81 votes
132
Shearwater
Rook

3.9
94 votes
133
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
69 votes
134
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.9
342 votes
135
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
86 votes
136
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.89
219 votes
137
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.89
47 votes
138
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3478 votes
139
Zoe
Reptilectric

3.89
14 votes
140
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
141
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.89
37 votes
142
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
715 votes
143
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.89
94 votes
144
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.89
88 votes
145
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.89
44 votes
146
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
147
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.88
77 votes
148
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
149
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.88
119 votes
150
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.88
95 votes
151
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.88
28 votes
152
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
153
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
154
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
155
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
156
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.87
47 votes
157
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.87
398 votes
158
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.87
23 votes
159
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
160
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
161
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.87
15 votes
162
June Paik
June Paik II

3.87
15 votes
163
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
127 votes
164
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
165
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.86
396 votes
166
Helios
Caesura

3.86
57 votes
167
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.86
110 votes
168
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.86
56 votes
169
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
379 votes
170
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.85
33 votes
171
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
36 votes
172
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
173
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
332 votes
174
LITE
Phantasia

3.84
60 votes
175
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
214 votes
176
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.84
22 votes
177
Jean Baudin
Solace

3.83
30 votes
178
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
179
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.83
15 votes
180
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
181
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.83
164 votes
182
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.83
41 votes
183
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.83
76 votes
184
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.83
38 votes
185
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.83
20 votes
186
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

3.82
74 votes
187
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.82
17 votes
188
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.82
106 votes
189
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.82
50 votes
190
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
191
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
192
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
38 votes
193
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.82
19 votes
194
Lantlos
Lantlos

3.82
84 votes
195
The Twilight Sad
Here It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did

3.81
32 votes
196
The Republic Tigers
Keep Color

3.81
32 votes
197
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

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

3.81
283 votes
199
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.81
113 votes
200
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.81
418 votes



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