FACT Magazine's 20 Best Albums of 2008

FACT Magazine's 20 Best Albums of 2008

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20. M83 - Saturdays = Youth

M83 - Saturdays = Youth
April 15, 2008
Dream Pop
Critic Score
73
14 reviews
User Score
81
135 reviews

19. Hush Arbors - Hush Arbors

Hush Arbors - Hush Arbors
October 21, 2008
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
NR

18. Claro Intelecto - Metanarrative

Claro Intelecto - Metanarrative
March 18, 2008
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
NR

17. Kelley Polar - I Need You to Hold on While the Sky Is Falling

Kelley Polar - I Need You to Hold on While the Sky Is Falling
March 4, 2008
Nu-Disco
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
NR

16. The Bug - London Zoo

The Bug - London Zoo
July 7, 2008
Dancehall
Critic Score
85
8 reviews
User Score
80
19 reviews

15. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
21 reviews
User Score
83
427 reviews

14. 2562 - Aerial

2562 - Aerial
June 2, 2008
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
82
1 review

13. Ponytail - Ice Cream Spiritual

Ponytail - Ice Cream Spiritual
June 17, 2008
Noise Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
82
8 reviews

12. Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair
June 24, 2008
Electronic
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
User Score
81
67 reviews

11. High Places - High Places

High Places - High Places
September 23, 2008
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
78
8 reviews
User Score
76
7 reviews

10. Flying Lotus - Los Angeles

Flying Lotus - Los Angeles
June 10, 2008
Electronic
Critic Score
85
11 reviews
User Score
83
103 reviews

9. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
24 reviews
User Score
86
230 reviews

8. Thomas Brinkmann - When Horses Die

Thomas Brinkmann - When Horses Die
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
77
4 reviews
User Score
NR

7. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
January 22, 2008
Indietronica
Critic Score
72
14 reviews
User Score
80
254 reviews

6. Jay Reatard - The Matador Singles '08

Jay Reatard - The Matador Singles '08
October 6, 2008
Garage Punk
Critic Score
79
9 reviews
User Score
78
5 reviews

5. Late of The Pier - Fantasy Black Channel

Late of The Pier - Fantasy Black Channel
July 30, 2008
Dance Punk
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
79
21 reviews

4. Portishead - Third

Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Trip Hop
Critic Score
88
23 reviews
User Score
86
246 reviews

3. Zomby - Where Were U in 92?

Zomby - Where Were U in 92?
December 9, 2008
Dubstep
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
83
9 reviews

2. No Age - Nouns

No Age - Nouns
May 8, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
84
67 reviews

1. Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna

Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna
October 20, 2008
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
User Score
82
26 reviews
Original Source: http://www.factmag.com/2008/12/20/20-best-albums-of-2008/

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