Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.5
18 votes
02
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.33
18 votes
03
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.33
18 votes
04
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.31
16 votes
05
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
297 votes
06
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
902 votes
07
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1058 votes
08
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
09
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1348 votes
10
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.22
18 votes
11
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
12
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.21
28 votes
13
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
14
The Cambiata
to heal

4.19
16 votes
15
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
16
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.18
276 votes
17
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
18
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
816 votes
19
Crydebris
The Severing

4.13
26 votes
20
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.13
46 votes
21
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.13
23 votes
22
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.13
116 votes
23
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.13
16 votes
24
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.12
25 votes
25
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.11
53 votes
26
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.11
126 votes
27
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
36 votes
28
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4.11
18 votes
29
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
30
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.11
83 votes
31
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
32
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.11
14 votes
33
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
320 votes
34
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
68 votes
35
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
104 votes
36
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.08
72 votes
37
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.08
1951 votes
38
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.08
33 votes
39
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.08
40 votes
40
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.07
683 votes
41
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.07
273 votes
42
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.07
28 votes
43
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
44
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
14 votes
45
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.07
22 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
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
236 votes
49
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.06
32 votes
50
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.06
41 votes
51
Giants
Old Stories

4.06
52 votes
52
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
96 votes
53
MGMT
Metanoia

4.05
82 votes
54
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4.05
22 votes
55
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.04
112 votes
56
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.04
84 votes
57
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
58
Butch Walker
Sycamore Meadows

4.03
71 votes
59
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
60
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

4.03
38 votes
61
Why?
Alopecia

4.02
262 votes
62
Jericco
Jericco

4.02
24 votes
63
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
64
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.01
70 votes
65
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.01
38 votes
66
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.01
139 votes
67
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.01
104 votes
68
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4.01
213 votes
69
La Dispute
Untitled

4.01
282 votes
70
Amenra
Mass IIII

4
131 votes
71
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
99 votes
72
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

4
81 votes
73
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4
38 votes
74
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4
24 votes
75
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
20 votes
76
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
18 votes
77
Jarboe
Mahakali

4
17 votes
78
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
79
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
80
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.99
98 votes
81
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
182 votes
82
Deerhunter
Microcastle

3.99
2310 votes
83
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
264 votes
84
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.99
132 votes
85
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
222 votes
86
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
90 votes
87
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
25 votes
88
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

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

3.98
216 votes
90
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.97
578 votes
91
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.97
88 votes
92
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.97
834 votes
93
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
52 votes
94
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
239 votes
95
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1460 votes
96
miaou
All Around Us

3.97
16 votes
97
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
16 votes
98
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.97
110 votes
99
Zoe
Reptilectric

3.97
15 votes
100
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.96
14 votes
101
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.96
372 votes
102
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

3.96
26 votes
103
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.96
87 votes
104
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.96
23 votes
105
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.95
32 votes
106
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
107
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
206 votes
108
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
109
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.95
19 votes
110
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.95
85 votes
111
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.95
88 votes
112
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.95
231 votes
113
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.94
27 votes
114
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.94
123 votes
115
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.94
105 votes
116
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.94
16 votes
117
The Naked and Famous
This Machine

3.94
16 votes
118
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.94
207 votes
119
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
245 votes
120
TTNG
Animals

3.93
594 votes
121
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
82 votes
122
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
27 votes
123
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.93
40 votes
124
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.92
26 votes
125
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.92
231 votes
126
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
127
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.92
190 votes
128
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.91
282 votes
129
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
162 votes
130
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.91
23 votes
131
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.91
1309 votes
132
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
51 votes
133
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.91
87 votes
134
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.91
38 votes
135
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
552 votes
136
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.91
96 votes
137
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
138
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.9
40 votes
139
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
69 votes
140
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
141
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.89
121 votes
142
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.89
79 votes
143
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3514 votes
144
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.89
174 votes
145
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
724 votes
146
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.89
90 votes
147
Shearwater
Rook

3.89
97 votes
148
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
149
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.88
13 votes
150
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
190 votes
151
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
152
Helios
Caesura

3.88
59 votes
153
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.88
96 votes
154
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.88
29 votes
155
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
156
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
157
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.88
24 votes
158
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
159
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
160
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.87
47 votes
161
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
127 votes
162
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
163
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
164
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
165
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.86
410 votes
166
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.86
132 votes
167
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.86
399 votes
168
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.86
56 votes
169
June Paik
June Paik II

3.86
14 votes
170
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.85
336 votes
171
LITE
Phantasia

3.85
63 votes
172
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
400 votes
173
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.85
33 votes
174
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.85
23 votes
175
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
176
My Sleeping Karma
Satya

3.85
13 votes
177
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
224 votes
178
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.84
37 votes
179
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
180
Ocoai
Breatherman

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

3.83
106 votes
182
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.83
20 votes
183
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.82
17 votes
184
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

3.82
17 votes
185
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.82
122 votes
186
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
39 votes
187
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.82
50 votes
188
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.82
77 votes
189
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
190
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
191
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.82
174 votes
192
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.82
38 votes
193
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.81
43 votes
194
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

3.81
16 votes
195
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Drippers

3.81
16 votes
196
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

3.81
286 votes
197
Shugo Tokumaru
Exit

3.81
112 votes
198
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.8
110 votes
199
Elbow
The Seldom Seen Kid

3.8
249 votes
200
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.8
427 votes



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