Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.59
22 votes
02
The Music Tapes
The Singing Saw at Christmastime

4.5
14 votes
03
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

4.43
14 votes
04
Violent Soho
We Don't Belong Here

4.43
14 votes
05
Agent Fresco
Lightbulb Universe

4.38
24 votes
06
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.31
1226 votes
07
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.29
24 votes
08
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.29
26 votes
09
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.28
128 votes
10
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
382 votes
11
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1266 votes
12
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.25
36 votes
13
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
24 votes
14
The Cambiata
to heal

4.25
16 votes
15
Frank Turner
Love, Ire & Song

4.25
664 votes
16
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
17
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.21
1470 votes
18
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.21
104 votes
19
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.19
26 votes
20
Get Well Soon
Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon

4.19
13 votes
21
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
22
Tiger Lou
A Partial Print

4.18
22 votes
23
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.17
15 votes
24
Lydia
Illuminate

4.16
480 votes
25
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
26
Food for Animals
Belly

4.14
14 votes
27
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.13
332 votes
28
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.11
125 votes
29
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
30
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.11
68 votes
31
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.11
46 votes
32
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.11
14 votes
33
City and Colour
The MySpace Transmissions

4.11
75 votes
34
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.1
204 votes
35
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.1
100 votes
36
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.1
20 votes
37
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
38
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.1
31 votes
39
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.09
32 votes
40
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.09
22 votes
41
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.09
590 votes
42
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.09
39 votes
43
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
366 votes
44
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.09
23 votes
45
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.07
777 votes
46
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.07
21 votes
47
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
48
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.07
23 votes
49
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.06
338 votes
50
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
51
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
254 votes
52
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
25 votes
53
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2205 votes
54
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
55
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.05
22 votes
56
The Brave Little Abacus
Demo?

4.04
16 votes
57
Why?
Alopecia

4.04
301 votes
58
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.04
24 votes
59
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.04
124 votes
60
Haruka Nakamura
Grace

4.04
14 votes
61
MGMT
Metanoia

4.03
86 votes
62
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.03
194 votes
63
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
64
Lvmen
Heron

4.03
17 votes
65
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
53 votes
66
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.02
26 votes
67
Zoe
Reptilectric

4.02
26 votes
68
Giants
Old Stories

4.02
58 votes
69
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.02
308 votes
70
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1802 votes
71
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
162 votes
72
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4
38 votes
73
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4
30 votes
74
Jericco
Jericco

4
26 votes
75
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
20 votes
76
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4
20 votes
77
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
78
9GOATS BLACK OUT
Devils in Bedside

4
16 votes
79
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
80
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
81
The Seven Mile Journey
The Metamorphosis Project

4
13 votes
82
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
83
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
84
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.99
335 votes
85
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

3.99
124 votes
86
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.99
141 votes
87
Dead to Me
Little Brother

3.99
39 votes
88
Little Joy
Little Joy

3.99
111 votes
89
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.98
260 votes
90
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.98
31 votes
91
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
108 votes
92
True Widow
True Widow

3.98
98 votes
93
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
807 votes
94
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
95
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
612 votes
96
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.98
40 votes
97
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.97
194 votes
98
Karkwa
Le Volume du Vent

3.97
34 votes
99
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.97
61 votes
100
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.97
102 votes
101
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.97
244 votes
102
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
103
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
223 votes
104
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.96
476 votes
105
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.96
314 votes
106
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.96
152 votes
107
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
25 votes
108
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.96
108 votes
109
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.96
48 votes
110
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.96
166 votes
111
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
103 votes
112
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

3.95
42 votes
113
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.95
108 votes
114
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.95
20 votes
115
La Dispute
Untitled

3.95
299 votes
116
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

3.94
122 votes
117
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.94
17 votes
118
TTNG
Animals

3.94
733 votes
119
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.94
56 votes
120
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.93
92 votes
121
One Ok Rock
Beam of Light

3.93
23 votes
122
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

3.93
38 votes
123
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.93
121 votes
124
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
30 votes
125
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1612 votes
126
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.93
404 votes
127
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
288 votes
128
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.93
35 votes
129
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.93
28 votes
130
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.93
524 votes
131
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.92
96 votes
132
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.92
19 votes
133
In:Aviate
1985

3.92
63 votes
134
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.92
229 votes
135
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.92
85 votes
136
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
526 votes
137
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.91
94 votes
138
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
120 votes
139
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.91
17 votes
140
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
141
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.91
96 votes
142
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.91
32 votes
143
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.91
32 votes
144
Helios
Caesura

3.9
68 votes
145
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
114 votes
146
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.9
31 votes
147
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.9
396 votes
148
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.9
274 votes
149
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
150
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.9
20 votes
151
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
152
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
153
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.9
218 votes
154
Cog
Sharing Space

3.9
174 votes
155
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.9
630 votes
156
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
57 votes
157
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.89
42 votes
158
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

3.89
28 votes
159
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.89
14 votes
160
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3934 votes
161
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.89
78 votes
162
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.89
64 votes
163
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.89
95 votes
164
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.89
104 votes
165
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.89
58 votes
166
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
26 votes
167
Brightwood
Wake

3.88
13 votes
168
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
428 votes
169
...Who Calls So Loud
...Who Calls So Loud

3.88
119 votes
170
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.88
807 votes
171
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.88
25 votes
172
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.88
194 votes
173
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.88
33 votes
174
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
40 votes
175
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.88
32 votes
176
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
24 votes
177
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
178
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
150 votes
179
Shearwater
Rook

3.87
111 votes
180
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
181
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.87
276 votes
182
STRFKR
Starfucker

3.87
111 votes
183
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
184
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
185
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.86
198 votes
186
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant

3.86
510 votes
187
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.86
127 votes
188
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.86
232 votes
189
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
190
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.85
153 votes
191
miaou
All Around Us

3.85
17 votes
192
Pasteboard
Glitter

3.85
20 votes
193
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
43 votes
194
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.85
26 votes
195
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.84
455 votes
196
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
41 votes
197
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.84
459 votes
198
LITE
Phantasia

3.84
81 votes
199
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.84
81 votes
200
No-Man
Schoolyard Ghosts

3.84
85 votes



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