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

4.34
19 votes
06
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1099 votes
07
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.28
20 votes
08
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.25
20 votes
09
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.24
1182 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.23
346 votes
11
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.23
22 votes
12
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1430 votes
13
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
14
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.19
18 votes
15
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
16
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
17
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.17
18 votes
18
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.15
304 votes
19
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.15
34 votes
20
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

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

4.14
14 votes
22
Lydia
Illuminate

4.14
456 votes
23
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.14
190 votes
24
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.13
15 votes
25
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.13
19 votes
26
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.13
54 votes
27
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.13
35 votes
28
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.13
134 votes
29
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.12
17 votes
30
Lvmen
Heron

4.12
13 votes
31
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.11
212 votes
32
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
33
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.1
120 votes
34
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
35
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
106 votes
36
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.09
61 votes
37
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
73 votes
38
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
574 votes
39
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
40
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.08
18 votes
41
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.08
350 votes
42
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
735 votes
43
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.08
80 votes
44
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.07
104 votes
45
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
46
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.07
2115 votes
47
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
24 votes
48
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
49
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
244 votes
50
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
99 votes
51
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.06
36 votes
52
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
53
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.05
29 votes
54
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.04
24 votes
55
MGMT
Metanoia

4.04
86 votes
56
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.04
302 votes
57
Why?
Alopecia

4.03
282 votes
58
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
47 votes
59
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
60
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4.03
18 votes
61
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.03
294 votes
62
Giants
Old Stories

4.03
57 votes
63
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.03
40 votes
64
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
24 votes
65
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.02
100 votes
66
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
67
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.02
160 votes
68
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.01
37 votes
69
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

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

4.01
156 votes
71
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4
48 votes
72
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4
40 votes
73
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4
28 votes
74
Jericco
Jericco

4
24 votes
75
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4
23 votes
76
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

4
22 votes
77
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
22 votes
78
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
22 votes
79
Electric President
Sleep Well

4
21 votes
80
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
81
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
82
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
83
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
84
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
85
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1724 votes
86
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.99
92 votes
87
Little Joy
Little Joy

3.99
105 votes
88
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.99
136 votes
89
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.98
106 votes
90
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
91
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
190 votes
92
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.98
89 votes
93
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
642 votes
94
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1536 votes
95
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.97
229 votes
96
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
38 votes
97
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.97
19 votes
98
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.97
103 votes
99
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.97
196 votes
100
La Dispute
Untitled

3.97
289 votes
101
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.97
31 votes
102
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.97
138 votes
103
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
104
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.97
146 votes
105
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
248 votes
106
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
107
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.96
55 votes
108
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.96
27 votes
109
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.96
592 votes
110
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.96
233 votes
111
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
24 votes
112
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
88 votes
113
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.95
32 votes
114
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
216 votes
115
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
116
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.95
119 votes
117
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.94
451 votes
118
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.94
93 votes
119
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1444 votes
120
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.93
52 votes
121
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.93
88 votes
122
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.93
44 votes
123
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
29 votes
124
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.93
266 votes
125
TTNG
Animals

3.93
685 votes
126
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
84 votes
127
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
265 votes
128
The Dodos
Visiter

3.93
256 votes
129
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.92
93 votes
130
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
131
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.92
219 votes
132
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
594 votes
133
miaou
All Around Us

3.91
17 votes
134
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
135
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
109 votes
136
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
394 votes
137
Cog
Sharing Space

3.9
168 votes
138
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.9
99 votes
139
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.9
31 votes
140
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.9
330 votes
141
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
41 votes
142
In:Aviate
1985

3.9
60 votes
143
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
144
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
145
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.9
15 votes
146
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
147
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
106 votes
148
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
72 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
28 votes
152
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
779 votes
153
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.89
31 votes
154
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3780 votes
155
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.88
26 votes
156
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.88
34 votes
157
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.88
186 votes
158
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.88
93 votes
159
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
208 votes
160
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
87 votes
161
Shearwater
Rook

3.88
111 votes
162
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.88
242 votes
163
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
164
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
165
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.87
123 votes
166
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.87
99 votes
167
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
168
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
143 votes
169
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
170
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
171
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.87
450 votes
172
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
141 votes
173
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.86
44 votes
174
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.86
224 votes
175
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.86
196 votes
176
Brightwood
Wake

3.86
14 votes
177
Zodiak
Sermons

3.86
14 votes
178
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
179
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
180
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
41 votes
181
LITE
Phantasia

3.85
75 votes
182
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.85
136 votes
183
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.85
446 votes
184
True Widow
True Widow

3.85
129 votes
185
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.85
79 votes
186
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
358 votes
187
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.84
25 votes
188
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.83
54 votes
189
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.83
39 votes
190
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.83
15 votes
191
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
192
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.83
15 votes
193
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.83
212 votes
194
No-Man
Schoolyard Ghosts

3.82
81 votes
195
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.82
426 votes
196
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.82
44 votes
197
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
198
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.82
22 votes
199
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.82
22 votes
200
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes



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