Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.5
18 votes
02
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.35
20 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
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.29
14 votes
06
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.27
1020 votes
07
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.27
15 votes
08
Rook
Add Colour

4.27
15 votes
09
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
279 votes
10
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.26
818 votes
11
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
12
The Cambiata
to heal

4.25
16 votes
13
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1303 votes
14
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.21
14 votes
15
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4.19
16 votes
16
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.18
22 votes
17
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.17
30 votes
18
Crydebris
The Severing

4.17
24 votes
19
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.17
24 votes
20
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.16
268 votes
21
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.16
16 votes
22
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.15
17 votes
23
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.14
18 votes
24
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.13
16 votes
25
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.12
29 votes
26
Lydia
Illuminate

4.12
786 votes
27
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.12
108 votes
28
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
35 votes
29
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.11
44 votes
30
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.11
124 votes
31
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4.11
18 votes
32
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.11
14 votes
33
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.1
192 votes
34
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.1
80 votes
35
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.09
64 votes
36
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
65 votes
37
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
102 votes
38
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.09
23 votes
39
Paper Rival
Dialog

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

4.08
1862 votes
41
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.08
43 votes
42
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.08
235 votes
43
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.08
316 votes
44
Giants
Old Stories

4.08
51 votes
45
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.08
40 votes
46
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.07
265 votes
47
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

4.07
28 votes
48
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
14 votes
49
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
50
MGMT
Metanoia

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

4.07
15 votes
52
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.06
31 votes
53
Jarboe
Mahakali

4.06
16 votes
54
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.06
664 votes
55
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.06
18 votes
56
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.05
96 votes
57
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.05
32 votes
58
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4.05
22 votes
59
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

4.04
36 votes
60
Little Joy
Little Joy

4.03
31 votes
61
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4.03
98 votes
62
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.03
34 votes
63
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
64
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.02
134 votes
65
Why?
Alopecia

4.02
251 votes
66
True Widow
True Widow

4.02
93 votes
67
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

4.01
51 votes
68
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4.01
106 votes
69
La Dispute
Untitled

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

4
210 votes
71
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

4
192 votes
72
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

4
24 votes
73
Jericco
Jericco

4
23 votes
74
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
75
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
76
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
258 votes
77
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.99
79 votes
78
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.99
212 votes
79
Deerhunter
Microcastle

3.99
1480 votes
80
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.99
211 votes
81
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.98
130 votes
82
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

3.98
32 votes
83
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.98
30 votes
84
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
174 votes
85
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
86
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.98
23 votes
87
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.98
22 votes
88
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.98
108 votes
89
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.98
42 votes
90
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.97
16 votes
91
Amenra
Mass IIII

3.97
123 votes
92
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.96
1414 votes
93
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.96
759 votes
94
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.96
562 votes
95
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.96
329 votes
96
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.96
236 votes
97
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
196 votes
98
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.95
22 votes
99
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.95
87 votes
100
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.95
201 votes
101
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.95
86 votes
102
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.95
28 votes
103
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.94
18 votes
104
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.94
18 votes
105
The Dodos
Visiter

3.94
244 votes
106
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.93
99 votes
107
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.93
210 votes
108
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.93
14 votes
109
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.93
86 votes
110
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.92
78 votes
111
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
112
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.92
114 votes
113
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.92
38 votes
114
TTNG
Animals

3.92
564 votes
115
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.92
18 votes
116
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.92
191 votes
117
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.92
178 votes
118
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.91
1239 votes
119
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
51 votes
120
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.91
543 votes
121
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.91
22 votes
122
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.91
80 votes
123
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
124
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.9
20 votes
125
miaou
All Around Us

3.9
15 votes
126
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.9
119 votes
127
Shearwater
Rook

3.9
94 votes
128
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.9
342 votes
129
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.89
47 votes
130
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.89
14 votes
131
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
702 votes
132
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.89
83 votes
133
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
1712 votes
134
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.89
36 votes
135
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.89
94 votes
136
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.89
22 votes
137
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.89
87 votes
138
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
139
Matthew Robert Cooper
Miniatures

3.88
13 votes
140
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.88
73 votes
141
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.88
214 votes
142
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.88
124 votes
143
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.88
34 votes
144
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.88
67 votes
145
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not The Territory

3.88
113 votes
146
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.88
266 votes
147
Altar of Plagues
Sol

3.88
37 votes
148
Helios
Caesura

3.88
57 votes
149
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.88
28 votes
150
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.88
24 votes
151
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
152
Damien Jurado
Caught In the Trees

3.88
16 votes
153
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
103 votes
154
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.87
47 votes
155
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.87
38 votes
156
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.87
396 votes
157
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
158
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
159
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.87
15 votes
160
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
161
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.86
385 votes
162
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.86
35 votes
163
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.86
14 votes
164
Lantlos
Lantlos

3.85
78 votes
165
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.85
27 votes
166
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.85
372 votes
167
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
168
LITE
Phantasia

3.84
59 votes
169
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
164 votes
170
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.83
204 votes
171
Kaki King
Dreaming Of Revenge

3.83
48 votes
172
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.83
33 votes
173
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.83
21 votes
174
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.83
15 votes
175
Mount Eerie
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening

3.83
110 votes
176
Ingrid Michaelson
Be OK

3.82
74 votes
177
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.82
102 votes
178
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.82
42 votes
179
Jean Baudin
Solace

3.82
28 votes
180
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.82
75 votes
181
Made Out of Babies
The Ruiner

3.82
113 votes
182
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
33 votes
183
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
184
The Para-Medics
Switch It On Em!!!

3.81
16 votes
185
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.81
37 votes
186
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.81
58 votes
187
The Gutter Twins
Saturnalia

3.81
39 votes
188
Zoe
Reptilectric

3.81
13 votes
189
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

3.81
122 votes
190
Closure in Moscow
The Penance and the Patience

3.81
277 votes
191
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.8
56 votes
192
Olafur Arnalds
Variations of Static

3.8
38 votes
193
Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
Angles

3.8
55 votes
194
The Raconteurs
Consolers of the Lonely

3.8
417 votes
195
Conditions
Conditions EP

3.8
27 votes
196
Land Of Talk
Some Are Lakes

3.8
44 votes
197
31knots
Worried Well

3.79
34 votes
198
The Twilight Sad
Here It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did

3.79
34 votes
199
Elbow
The Seldom Seen Kid

3.79
243 votes
200
Dr. Manhattan
Dr. Manhattan

3.79
36 votes



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