Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.6
20 votes
02
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

4.43
14 votes
03
Violent Soho
We Don't Belong Here

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
1104 votes
07
Madrugada
Madrugada

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

4.27
22 votes
09
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.24
1184 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.23
349 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
1435 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
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
459 votes
21
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.14
14 votes
22
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.14
192 votes
23
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.13
15 votes
24
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.13
19 votes
25
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.13
54 votes
26
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.13
35 votes
27
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.13
134 votes
28
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.12
17 votes
29
Lvmen
Heron

4.12
13 votes
30
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.11
214 votes
31
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
32
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.11
122 votes
33
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
34
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
106 votes
35
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
352 votes
36
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.09
61 votes
37
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
73 votes
38
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
39
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.08
18 votes
40
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
739 votes
41
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
578 votes
42
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.08
13 votes
43
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.07
82 votes
44
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.07
104 votes
45
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.07
30 votes
46
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
47
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2124 votes
48
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
24 votes
49
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
50
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
245 votes
51
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
99 votes
52
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.06
36 votes
53
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
54
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.05
29 votes
55
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

4.05
22 votes
56
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.04
24 votes
57
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.04
309 votes
58
MGMT
Metanoia

4.04
86 votes
59
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
47 votes
60
Why?
Alopecia

4.03
283 votes
61
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
62
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.03
294 votes
63
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.03
40 votes
64
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
24 votes
65
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.02
162 votes
66
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
67
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

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

4.01
156 votes
69
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4
118 votes
70
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
108 votes
71
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4
102 votes
72
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4
40 votes
73
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
22 votes
74
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
22 votes
75
Electric President
Sleep Well

4
21 votes
76
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
19 votes
77
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4
18 votes
78
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
79
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
80
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
81
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
82
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1728 votes
83
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.99
138 votes
84
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.98
106 votes
85
Giants
Old Stories

3.98
59 votes
86
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.98
26 votes
87
Jericco
Jericco

3.98
25 votes
88
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
198 votes
89
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
90
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
190 votes
91
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
1540 votes
92
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
646 votes
93
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
38 votes
94
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.97
19 votes
95
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
56 votes
96
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.97
91 votes
97
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.97
231 votes
98
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.97
103 votes
99
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.97
49 votes
100
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.97
31 votes
101
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.97
138 votes
102
La Dispute
Untitled

3.97
291 votes
103
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
104
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
249 votes
105
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.97
146 votes
106
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
99 votes
107
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.96
592 votes
108
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
109
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.96
234 votes
110
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
24 votes
111
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
88 votes
112
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.95
32 votes
113
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.95
216 votes
114
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
115
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.95
119 votes
116
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.94
461 votes
117
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.94
270 votes
118
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.94
93 votes
119
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1451 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
TTNG
Animals

3.93
696 votes
125
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
84 votes
126
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.93
28 votes
127
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
270 votes
128
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.92
93 votes
129
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
514 votes
130
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.92
13 votes
131
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.92
220 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
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.91
334 votes
137
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.91
16 votes
138
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
394 votes
139
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.9
99 votes
140
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.9
31 votes
141
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
41 votes
142
Cog
Sharing Space

3.9
168 votes
143
In:Aviate
1985

3.9
60 votes
144
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
145
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

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

3.9
15 votes
147
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
74 votes
148
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
106 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
780 votes
153
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

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

3.89
3798 votes
155
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
391 votes
156
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.88
26 votes
157
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.88
13 votes
158
Shearwater
Rook

3.88
111 votes
159
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.88
34 votes
160
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
208 votes
161
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
58 votes
162
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.88
94 votes
163
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.88
250 votes
164
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.88
189 votes
165
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
166
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
16 votes
167
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
168
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.88
16 votes
169
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.87
123 votes
170
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.87
99 votes
171
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
142 votes
172
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
173
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.87
46 votes
174
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.87
451 votes
175
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
176
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
177
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
144 votes
178
True Widow
True Widow

3.86
132 votes
179
LITE
Phantasia

3.86
75 votes
180
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.86
196 votes
181
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.86
42 votes
182
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
183
Zodiak
Sermons

3.86
14 votes
184
Brightwood
Wake

3.86
14 votes
185
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
186
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.85
226 votes
187
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.85
136 votes
188
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.85
446 votes
189
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.85
79 votes
190
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.85
55 votes
191
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
360 votes
192
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.84
25 votes
193
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
194
No-Man
Schoolyard Ghosts

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

3.82
426 votes
196
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.82
216 votes
197
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.82
44 votes
198
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.82
22 votes
199
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
22 votes
200
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.82
22 votes



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