2008 Albums Ranked By Rating



TV on the Radio, Dear Science
British Sea Power, Do You Like Rock Music?


No Age, Nouns
Vampire Weekend, Vampire Weekend
The Walkmen, You & Me
The Teenagers, Reality Check
Coldplay, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Flying Lotus, Los Angeles
Babe, Terror, Babe, Terror [EP]
Aidan Baker and Tim Hecker, Fantasma-Parastasie


Atlas Sound, Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See but Cannot Feel
Beach House, Devotion
Benga, Diary of an Afro Warrior
Crystal Castles, Crystal Castles
Destroyer, Trouble in Dreams
Bon Iver, For Emma, Forever Ago
Have a Nice Life, Deathconsciousness
The Last Shadow Puppets, The Age of the Understatement
Randy Newman, Harps and Angels
The Black Keys, Attack & Release
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
MGMT, Oracular Spectacular
Takahiro Kido, Fleursy Music


Deerhunter, Microcastle
The Brian Jonestown Massacre, My Bloody Underground
High Places, 03/07 - 09/07
High Places, High Places
The Hold Steady, Stay Positive
The Mountain Goats, Heretic Pride
She and Him, Volume One
Animal Collective, Water Curses [EP]
Merzbow, Eucalypse
Shugo Tokumaru, Exit
Kings of Leon, Only by the Night
Be Your Own Pet, Get Awkward
The Virgins, The Virgins
AC/DC, Black Ice
The Cool Kids, Bake Sale [EP]
Katy Perry, One of the Boys
Women, Women
Sons and Daughters, This Gift


Lykke Li, Youth Novels
Keane, Perfect Symmetry
Adele, 19
Tokyo Police Club, Elephant Shell
Cut Copy, In Ghost Colours
Hot Chip, Made in the Dark
Matmos, Supreme Balloon
Autechre, Quaristice
This Will Destroy You, This Will Destroy You
Tricky, Knowle West Boy
The Breathing Process, In Waking: Divinity


Tapes 'N Tapes, Walk It Off
Cold War Kids, Loyalty to Loyalty
The Magnetic Fields, Distortion
Beck, Modern Guilt
Scarlett Johansson, Anywhere I Lay My Head
Kanye West, 808s and Heartbreak
Dungen, 4
Bloc Party, Intimacy
Primal Scream, Beautiful Future
Spiritualized, Songs in A&E
Sigur Rs, Me Su Eyrum Vi Spilum Endalaust
Squarepusher, Just a Souvenir
Okkervil River, The Stand Ins
Max Richter, 24 Postcards in Full Colour
Islands, Arm's Way
Guillemots, Red
Goldfrapp, Seventh Tree
Meshuggah, obZen
Boris, Smile
Frightened Rabbit, The Midnight Organ Fight


The Black Angels, Directions to Seek a Ghost
Santogold, Santogold
Jaguar Love, Take Me to the Sea
Grace Jones, Hurricane
Annie, Don't Stop
Nine Inch Nails, The Slip
Foals, Antidotes
Black Kids, Partie Traumatic
Cansei de Ser Sexy, Donkey
Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes
Cat Power, Jukebox
The Battle of Land and Sea, The Battle of Land and Sea
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Real Emotional Trash
The Sleeping Years, We're Becoming Islands One by One
Earth, The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull


Nachtmystium, Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1
Times New Viking, Rip It Off
DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, The Hard Sell
Portishead, Third
My Brightest Diamond, A Thousand Shark's Teeth
Subtle, ExitingARM
Oasis, Dig Out Your Soul
Thomas Function, Celebration
Black Mountain, In the Future
Gnarls Barkley, The Odd Couple


Mogwai, The Hawk Is Howling
The Faint, Fasciinatiion
the d, A Mouthful
Moby, Last Night
Clinic, Do It!
My Morning Jacket, Evil Urges
Lightspeed Champion, Falling Off the Lavender Bridge
Hercules and Love Affair, Hercules and Love Affair
Melvins, Naked With Boots
Adam Green, Sixes and Sevens
The Kills, Midnight Boom
Metallica, Death Magnetic
Little Joy, Little Joy
Ladytron, Velocifero
Stereolab, Chemical Chords


Weezer, Weezer (The Red Album)
Natasha Bedingfield, Pocketful of Sunshine
Xiu Xiu, Women as Lovers
Valet, Naked Acid
Foxy Shazam, Introducing Foxy Shazam
Crystal Stilts, Crystal Stilts [EP]


Fujiya & Miyagi, Lightbulbs
Richard Swift, Richard Swift as Onasis [EP]