Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.5
18 votes
02
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.31
16 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
Rook
Add Colour

4.27
15 votes
06
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
289 votes
07
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1054 votes
08
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
882 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
1334 votes
14
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
15
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
16
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.17
23 votes
17
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

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

4.16
16 votes
19
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
810 votes
20
Monika
Avatar

4.14
14 votes
21
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.14
14 votes
22
Crydebris
The Severing

4.13
26 votes
23
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.13
19 votes
24
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.13
23 votes
25
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.13
16 votes
26
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
35 votes
27
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.11
114 votes
28
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.11
44 votes
29
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.11
126 votes
30
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4.11
18 votes
31
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.11
195 votes
32
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
33
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.11
52 votes
34
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.1
81 votes
35
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.09
74 votes
36
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

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

4.09
320 votes
38
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
102 votes
39
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

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

4.08
1918 votes
41
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.08
33 votes
42
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.08
40 votes
43
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.07
235 votes
44
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.07
27 votes
45
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.07
272 votes
46
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

4.07
143 votes
47
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.07
42 votes
48
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
14 votes
49
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
50
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.07
30 votes
51
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.07
15 votes
52
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.06
670 votes
53
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.06
32 votes
54
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
95 votes
55
Giants
Old Stories

4.06
52 votes
56
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.06
18 votes
57
MGMT
Metanoia

4.05
81 votes
58
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4.05
22 votes
59
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.04
70 votes
60
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.04
36 votes
61
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

4.04
37 votes
62
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.04
108 votes
63
Butch Walker
Sycamore Meadows

4.04
71 votes
64
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.03
100 votes
65
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
66
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
67
Jericco
Jericco

4.02
24 votes
68
Why?
Alopecia

4.02
261 votes
69
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

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

4.01
213 votes
71
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

4.01
81 votes
72
La Dispute
Untitled

4
281 votes
73
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

4
261 votes
74
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
96 votes
75
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

4
32 votes
76
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

4
24 votes
77
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4
20 votes
78
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
18 votes
79
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
80
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
81
Deerhunter
Microcastle

3.99
1516 votes
82
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.99
196 votes
83
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.99
132 votes
84
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
218 votes
85
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
180 votes
86
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

3.99
37 votes
87
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

3.98
32 votes
88
Amenra
Mass IIII

3.98
127 votes
89
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
90 votes
90
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.98
352 votes
91
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
825 votes
92
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
25 votes
93
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
94
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.98
215 votes
95
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.98
22 votes
96
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.98
109 votes
97
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.98
240 votes
98
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.97
570 votes
99
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1448 votes
100
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
52 votes
101
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
16 votes
102
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.96
14 votes
103
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

3.96
26 votes
104
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
88 votes
105
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.96
86 votes
106
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.96
224 votes
107
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.95
22 votes
108
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
109
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.95
203 votes
110
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
111
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.95
88 votes
112
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.95
28 votes
113
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
203 votes
114
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.95
83 votes
115
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.94
27 votes
116
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.94
18 votes
117
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.94
103 votes
118
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
243 votes
119
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.93
42 votes
120
The Naked and Famous
This Machine

3.93
14 votes
121
TTNG
Animals

3.93
583 votes
122
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.93
120 votes
123
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.93
40 votes
124
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
125
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
126
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.92
190 votes
127
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
161 votes
128
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.91
1284 votes
129
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.91
224 votes
130
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.91
270 votes
131
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
132
miaou
All Around Us

3.91
16 votes
133
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.9
549 votes
134
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
87 votes
135
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.9
81 votes
136
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.9
340 votes
137
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
69 votes
138
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.9
121 votes
139
Shearwater
Rook

3.89
95 votes
140
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.89
94 votes
141
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3492 votes
142
Zoe
Reptilectric

3.89
14 votes
143
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
144
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.89
37 votes
145
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
714 votes
146
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.89
94 votes
147
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.89
88 votes
148
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
149
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.88
77 votes
150
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
151
Helios
Caesura

3.88
58 votes
152
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.88
95 votes
153
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.88
28 votes
154
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
155
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
156
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
157
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
158
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.87
47 votes
159
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.87
54 votes
160
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.87
23 votes
161
The Black Heart Rebellion
Monologue

3.87
30 votes
162
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
163
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
164
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.87
15 votes
165
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
126 votes
166
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
167
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.86
121 votes
168
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.86
399 votes
169
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.86
403 votes
170
June Paik
June Paik II

3.86
14 votes
171
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
391 votes
172
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.85
167 votes
173
Maps & Atlases
You and Me and the Mountain

3.85
226 votes
174
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.85
33 votes
175
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.85
23 votes
176
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
36 votes
177
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
178
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
220 votes
179
LITE
Phantasia

3.84
61 votes
180
Jean Baudin
Solace

3.83
30 votes
181
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
182
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
183
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.83
15 votes
184
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.83
41 votes
185
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.83
76 votes
186
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.83
38 votes
187
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.83
20 votes
188
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

3.82
74 votes
189
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.82
108 votes
190
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.82
17 votes
191
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
39 votes
192
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.82
120 votes
193
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.82
50 votes
194
Lantlos
Lantlos

3.82
86 votes
195
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
196
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
197
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.82
170 votes
198
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.82
19 votes
199
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.81
112 votes
200
The Republic Tigers
Keep Color

3.81
32 votes



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