Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008

Genre:  Year:  

01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

Rating: 4.58
18 votes
02
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

Rating: 4.5
12 votes
03
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

Rating: 4.39
28 votes
04
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

Rating: 4.37
15 votes
05
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
06
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

Rating: 4.32
11 votes
07
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

Rating: 4.3
112 votes
08
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

Rating: 4.29
28 votes
09
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

Rating: 4.29
14 votes
10
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

Rating: 4.28
16 votes
11
Rook
Add Colour

Rating: 4.27
15 votes
12
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

Rating: 4.26
994 votes
13
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Rating: 4.24
255 votes
14
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

Rating: 4.23
11 votes
15
Have A Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

Rating: 4.22
750 votes
16
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

Rating: 4.22
32 votes
17
Madrugada
Madrugada

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
18
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

Rating: 4.21
102 votes
19
True Widow
True Widow

Rating: 4.2
81 votes
20
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Rating: 4.2
1215 votes
21
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
22
Paper Rival
Dialog

Rating: 4.18
68 votes
23
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

Rating: 4.17
96 votes
24
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

Rating: 4.17
48 votes
25
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

Rating: 4.17
30 votes
26
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
27
The Cambiata
to heal

Rating: 4.17
12 votes
28
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

Rating: 4.16
16 votes
29
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

Rating: 4.16
264 votes
30
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

Rating: 4.14
28 votes
31
Crydebris
The Severing

Rating: 4.14
18 votes
32
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

Rating: 4.14
18 votes
33
A Great Big Pile of Leaves
The Fiery Works II

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
34
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

Rating: 4.13
15 votes
35
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

Rating: 4.13
15 votes
36
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

Rating: 4.13
40 votes
37
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
38
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

Rating: 4.11
23 votes
39
Lydia
Illuminate

Rating: 4.11
1122 votes
40
Giants
Old Stories

Rating: 4.11
51 votes
41
City and Colour
The MySpace Transmissions EP

Rating: 4.11
65 votes
42
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

Rating: 4.1
1775 votes
43
Mimas
The Worries

Rating: 4.1
30 votes
44
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

Rating: 4.1
20 votes
45
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
46
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

Rating: 4.09
236 votes
47
Panopticon
Panopticon

Rating: 4.09
134 votes
48
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
49
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

Rating: 4.08
124 votes
50
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

Rating: 4.08
304 votes
51
Moving Mountains
Foreword

Rating: 4.07
514 votes
52
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

Rating: 4.07
76 votes
53
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
54
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
55
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

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

Rating: 4.07
15 votes
57
MGMT
Metanoia

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

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
59
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

Rating: 4.06
35 votes
60
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
61
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
62
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

Rating: 4.05
636 votes
63
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
64
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

Rating: 4.04
48 votes
65
school food punishment
riff-rain

Rating: 4.04
24 votes
66
Praxis
Profanation (Preperation For An Upcoming Darkness)

Rating: 4.04
12 votes
67
Jarboe
Mahakali

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
68
Little Joy
Little Joy

Rating: 4.03
30 votes
69
La Dispute
Untitled 7"

Rating: 4.02
265 votes
70
Burst
Lazarus Bird

Rating: 4.02
411 votes
71
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

Rating: 4.02
24 votes
72
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

Rating: 4.02
32 votes
73
Why?
Alopecia

Rating: 4.01
242 votes
74
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed In Dynamite

Rating: 4.01
40 votes
75
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

Rating: 4.01
92 votes
76
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

Rating: 4.01
56 votes
77
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

Rating: 4.01
131 votes
78
Jericco
Jericco

Rating: 4
23 votes
79
Carpark North
Grateful

Rating: 4
13 votes
80
Love You Moon
Waxwane

Rating: 4
13 votes
81
Grouper
Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill

Rating: 4
266 votes
82
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

Rating: 3.99
246 votes
83
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

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

Rating: 3.99
207 votes
85
Deerhunter
Microcastle

Rating: 3.99
2136 votes
86
Dr. Dog
Fate

Rating: 3.99
105 votes
87
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

Rating: 3.99
180 votes
88
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

Rating: 3.99
174 votes
89
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

Rating: 3.98
32 votes
90
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

Rating: 3.98
206 votes
91
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

Rating: 3.98
206 votes
92
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

Rating: 3.98
220 votes
93
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

Rating: 3.98
48 votes
94
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
95
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

Rating: 3.97
51 votes
96
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

Rating: 3.97
84 votes
97
Amenra
Mass IIII

Rating: 3.96
111 votes
98
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

Rating: 3.96
542 votes
99
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

Rating: 3.96
717 votes
100
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
101
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

Rating: 3.96
1372 votes
102
The Front Bottoms
I Hate My Friends

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
103
Zoe
Reptilectric

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
104
Mother Mother
O My Heart

Rating: 3.96
82 votes
105
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

Rating: 3.96
194 votes
106
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

Rating: 3.95
277 votes
107
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
108
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

Rating: 3.95
74 votes
109
The Dodos
Visiter

Rating: 3.94
243 votes
110
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
111
A. Armada
Anam Cara

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
112
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

Rating: 3.94
201 votes
113
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
114
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
115
The Walkmen
You & Me

Rating: 3.93
94 votes
116
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

Rating: 3.93
20 votes
117
miaou
All Around Us

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
118
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
119
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

Rating: 3.92
79 votes
120
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

Rating: 3.92
83 votes
121
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

Rating: 3.91
1188 votes
122
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

Rating: 3.91
190 votes
123
Starfucker
Starfucker

Rating: 3.91
80 votes
124
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

Rating: 3.91
74 votes
125
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Rating: 3.91
51 votes
126
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

Rating: 3.91
28 votes
127
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
128
Sun Kil Moon
April

Rating: 3.91
394 votes
129
TTNG
Animals

Rating: 3.91
525 votes
130
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

Rating: 3.91
164 votes
131
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

Rating: 3.9
519 votes
132
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
133
Lantlos
Lantlos

Rating: 3.9
64 votes
134
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

Rating: 3.9
116 votes
135
Shearwater
Rook

Rating: 3.89
94 votes
136
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
137
Electric President
Sleep Well

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
138
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

Rating: 3.89
77 votes
139
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

Rating: 3.89
45 votes
140
Starflyer 59
Dial M

Rating: 3.89
36 votes
141
Laura Stevenson
A Record

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

Rating: 3.89
92 votes
143
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

Rating: 3.89
684 votes
144
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

Rating: 3.88
1681 votes
145
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
146
Altar Of Plagues
Sol

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
147
My Epic
I Am Undone

Rating: 3.88
202 votes
148
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

Rating: 3.88
202 votes
149
Gregor Samsa
Rest

Rating: 3.88
63 votes
150
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

Rating: 3.88
376 votes
151
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

Rating: 3.88
248 votes
152
Port Blue
The Albatross

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
153
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

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

Rating: 3.87
123 votes
155
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
156
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not The Territory

Rating: 3.87
108 votes
157
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
158
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

Rating: 3.86
46 votes
159
Mutyumu
Ilya

Rating: 3.86
70 votes
160
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

Rating: 3.85
348 votes
161
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

Rating: 3.85
378 votes
162
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

Rating: 3.85
46 votes
163
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
164
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

Rating: 3.85
13 votes
165
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

Rating: 3.84
61 votes
166
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. IV: Earth

Rating: 3.84
16 votes
167
Young Widows
Old Wounds

Rating: 3.83
103 votes
168
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

Rating: 3.83
72 votes
169
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

Rating: 3.83
36 votes
170
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

Rating: 3.83
33 votes
Laredo
Bury For Growth

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
172
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

Rating: 3.83
164 votes
173
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

Rating: 3.83
110 votes
174
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

Rating: 3.83
35 votes
175
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

Rating: 3.83
108 votes
176
Jean Baudin
Solace

Rating: 3.82
28 votes
177
Zodiak
Sermons

Rating: 3.82
14 votes
178
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

Rating: 3.82
14 votes
179
The Gutter Twins
Saturnalia

Rating: 3.82
36 votes
180
LITE
Phantasia

Rating: 3.82
55 votes
181
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

Rating: 3.82
33 votes
182
Ef
I Am Responsible

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

Rating: 3.81
194 votes
184
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

Rating: 3.81
58 votes
185
Astronautalis
Pomegranate

Rating: 3.81
68 votes
186
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
187
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Drippers

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
188
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

Rating: 3.81
397 votes
189
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

Rating: 3.81
252 votes
190
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
191
Sam Roberts Band
Love at the End of the World

Rating: 3.8
45 votes
192
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
193
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

Rating: 3.8
15 votes
194
Algernon Cadwallader
Some Kind Of Cadwallader

Rating: 3.8
279 votes
195
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Year Of the Rabbit 7"

Rating: 3.8
64 votes
196
Conditions
Conditions EP

Rating: 3.8
27 votes
197
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

Rating: 3.8
98 votes
198
Land Of Talk
Some Are Lakes

Rating: 3.8
44 votes
199
You Slut!
Critical Meat

Rating: 3.79
107 votes
200
31knots
Worried Well

Rating: 3.79
34 votes



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