Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.33
18 votes
02
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.33
18 votes
03
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.31
16 votes
04
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.27
909 votes
05
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1064 votes
06
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
302 votes
07
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
08
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1344 votes
09
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.22
18 votes
10
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
11
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.21
28 votes
12
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
13
The Cambiata
to heal

4.19
16 votes
14
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
15
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
278 votes
16
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
17
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
820 votes
18
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.14
22 votes
19
Crydebris
The Severing

4.13
26 votes
20
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.13
130 votes
21
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.13
46 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
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.11
81 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
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
31
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.1
15 votes
32
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
106 votes
33
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.09
44 votes
34
MGMT
Metanoia

4.09
79 votes
35
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
68 votes
36
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
326 votes
37
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.08
72 votes
38
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
273 votes
39
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
692 votes
40
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.08
1972 votes
41
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.08
33 votes
42
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.07
235 votes
43
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.07
28 votes
44
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
45
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.07
22 votes
46
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.07
30 votes
47
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
48
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.07
15 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
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
95 votes
52
Giants
Old Stories

4.06
52 votes
53
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4.05
22 votes
54
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.04
82 votes
55
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.04
112 votes
56
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.03
87 votes
57
Why?
Alopecia

4.03
263 votes
58
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
59
Butch Walker
Sycamore Meadows

4.03
70 votes
60
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
61
Jericco
Jericco

4.02
24 votes
62
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
63
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.01
38 votes
64
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.01
139 votes
65
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.01
104 votes
66
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4.01
213 votes
67
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

4
134 votes
68
Amenra
Mass IIII

4
133 votes
69
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
102 votes
70
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

4
80 votes
71
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4
72 votes
72
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4
39 votes
73
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4
24 votes
74
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

4
22 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
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
14 votes
79
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
80
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
81
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
2352 votes
82
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.99
97 votes
83
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.99
180 votes
84
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
264 votes
85
La Dispute
Untitled

3.99
281 votes
86
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
224 votes
87
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.99
215 votes
88
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
90 votes
89
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
25 votes
90
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
584 votes
91
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
92
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.98
241 votes
93
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1468 votes
94
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
51 votes
95
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
17 votes
96
miaou
All Around Us

3.97
16 votes
97
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
98
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.97
843 votes
99
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.97
88 votes
100
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.96
379 votes
101
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

3.96
26 votes
102
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.96
112 votes
103
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
206 votes
104
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.95
88 votes
105
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.95
32 votes
106
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.95
89 votes
107
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
108
A. Armada
Anam Cara

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

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

3.94
27 votes
111
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
239 votes
112
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.94
123 votes
113
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.94
105 votes
114
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.94
24 votes
115
The Naked and Famous
This Machine

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

3.94
16 votes
117
The Dodos
Visiter

3.93
245 votes
118
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
83 votes
119
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.93
208 votes
120
TTNG
Animals

3.93
601 votes
121
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.93
29 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
230 votes
126
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.92
284 votes
127
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.92
1323 votes
128
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
129
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.92
190 votes
130
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
162 votes
131
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
50 votes
132
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.91
98 votes
133
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.91
38 votes
134
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

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

3.9
558 votes
136
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.9
40 votes
137
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.9
89 votes
138
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
88 votes
139
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
68 votes
140
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.9
29 votes
141
Shearwater
Rook

3.89
99 votes
142
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
143
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.89
121 votes
144
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.89
79 votes
145
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3524 votes
146
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
726 votes
147
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.89
45 votes
148
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.89
172 votes
149
Helios
Caesura

3.89
57 votes
150
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
151
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.88
13 votes
152
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
190 votes
153
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.88
127 votes
154
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.88
94 votes
155
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
156
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.88
92 votes
157
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
158
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
159
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.88
24 votes
160
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
161
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
206 votes
162
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

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

3.87
15 votes
164
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
165
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.86
132 votes
166
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.86
56 votes
167
June Paik
June Paik II

3.86
14 votes
168
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
169
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.85
48 votes
170
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.85
408 votes
171
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
406 votes
172
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.85
338 votes
173
LITE
Phantasia

3.85
63 votes
174
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.85
33 votes
175
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
176
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.84
222 votes
177
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

3.84
47 votes
178
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.84
37 votes
179
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.84
178 votes
180
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.83
21 votes
181
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
182
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.83
110 votes
183
The Reptilian
We Have Become

3.83
20 votes
184
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

3.82
17 votes
185
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.82
17 votes
186
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.82
122 votes
187
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.82
14 votes
188
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
39 votes
189
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.82
100 votes
190
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.82
77 votes
191
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
192
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
193
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.82
38 votes
194
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.82
19 votes
195
Shugo Tokumaru
Exit

3.82
111 votes
196
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.81
40 votes
197
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

3.81
287 votes
198
Spokes
People Like People Like You

3.81
62 votes
199
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.8
428 votes
200
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.8
111 votes



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