AOTY 2019

2008 Indie Rock Album Releases

2008
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Type
EP (5)
LP (121)
Jan 29
Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend
82
critic score
(24)
82
user score
(858)
Aug 19
Deerhunter - Microcastle
Deerhunter
Microcastle
84
critic score
(27)
85
user score
(395)
Apr 8
Foals - Antidotes
Foals
Antidotes
73
critic score
(20)
79
user score
(210)
Oct 28
Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
Deerhunter
Weird Era Cont.
80
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(177)
Apr 15
The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of the Understatement
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Age of the Understatement
73
critic score
(18)
76
user score
(135)
May 13
Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs
Death Cab For Cutie
Narrow Stairs
76
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(109)
May 8
No Age - Nouns
No Age
Nouns
79
critic score
(17)
81
user score
(100)
Aug 21
Bloc Party - Intimacy
Bloc Party
Intimacy
63
critic score
(22)
64
user score
(93)
Apr 14
Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight
84
critic score
(12)
83
user score
(75)
Mar 18
The Kills - Midnight Boom
The Kills
Midnight Boom
76
critic score
(16)
78
user score
(66)
Apr 15
The Kooks - Konk
The Kooks
Konk
64
critic score
(17)
65
user score
(66)
Aug 19
The Walkmen - You & Me
The Walkmen
You & Me
79
critic score
(19)
80
user score
(51)
Mar 18
The Dodos - Visiter
The Dodos
Visiter
79
critic score
(16)
79
user score
(49)
Apr 14
Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances
82
critic score
(14)
78
user score
(47)
Jun 17
The War on Drugs - Wagonwheel Blues
The War on Drugs
Wagonwheel Blues
76
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(39)
Jun 10
My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
My Morning Jacket
Evil Urges
71
critic score
(21)
75
user score
(35)
Sep 10
Tigers Jaw - Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw
79
user score
(35)
Sep 9
Okkervil River - The Stand Ins
Okkervil River
The Stand Ins
79
critic score
(18)
81
user score
(33)
Oct 13
TTNG - Animals
TTNG
Animals
50
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(33)
Oct 28
Kaiser Chiefs - Off With Their Heads
Kaiser Chiefs
Off With Their Heads
65
critic score
(17)
63
user score
(32)
Feb 19
The Mountain Goats - Heretic Pride
The Mountain Goats
Heretic Pride
78
critic score
(19)
82
user score
(31)
Mar 18
Destroyer - Trouble in Dreams
Destroyer
Trouble in Dreams
78
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(29)
May 20
The National - The Virginia EP
The National
The Virginia EP
61
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(28)
Jun 17
Wolf Parade - At Mount Zoomer
Wolf Parade
At Mount Zoomer
74
critic score
(17)
78
user score
(27)
Jul 22
CSS - Donkey
CSS
Donkey
62
critic score
(24)
68
user score
(26)
Mar 24
Mystery Jets - Twenty One
Mystery Jets
Twenty One
82
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(25)
Jan 22
Cat Power - Jukebox
Cat Power
Jukebox
71
critic score
(20)
71
user score
(23)
Jul 14
The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
The Hold Steady
Stay Positive
82
critic score
(23)
76
user score
(23)
Sep 16
Portugal. The Man - Censored Colors
Portugal. The Man
Censored Colors
65
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(23)
Jan 21
Black Mountain - In The Future
Black Mountain
In The Future
79
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(22)
Mar 4
Born Ruffians - Red Yellow & Blue
Born Ruffians
Red Yellow & Blue
65
critic score
(13)
81
user score
(22)
Feb 12
British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
British Sea Power
Do You Like Rock Music?
81
critic score
(22)
77
user score
(21)
Jun 6
The Fratellis - Here We Stand
The Fratellis
Here We Stand
59
critic score
(13)
61
user score
(19)
Apr 15
Blood Red Shoes - Box of Secrets
Blood Red Shoes
Box of Secrets
63
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(18)
Apr 22
Tokyo Police Club - Elephant Shell
Tokyo Police Club
Elephant Shell
67
critic score
(14)
76
user score
(18)
Nov 4
Little Joy - Little Joy
Little Joy
Little Joy
75
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(18)
Apr 7
The Courteeners - St. Jude
The Courteeners
St. Jude
57
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(15)
Oct 14
Copeland - You Are My Sunshine
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine
61
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(15)
Jan 22
Super Furry Animals - Hey Venus!
Super Furry Animals
Hey Venus!
80
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(14)
May 2
The Notwist - The Devil, You + Me
The Notwist
The Devil, You + Me
70
critic score
(17)
75
user score
(14)
Apr 4
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Real Emotional Trash
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Real Emotional Trash
74
critic score
(24)
78
user score
(13)
Apr 18
dEUS - Vantage Point
dEUS
Vantage Point
59
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(13)
Jun 17
Silver Jews - Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
Silver Jews
Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
80
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(13)
Sep 16
Tindersticks - The Hungry Saw
Tindersticks
The Hungry Saw
72
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(13)
Sep 29
Mercury Rev - Snowflake Midnight
Mercury Rev
Snowflake Midnight
64
critic score
(10)
67
user score
(13)
Jun 17
Albert Hammond Jr. - ¿Cómo Te Llama?
Albert Hammond Jr.
¿Cómo Te Llama?
63
critic score
(16)
67
user score
(12)
Sep 20
The Drones - Havilah
The Drones
Havilah
76
critic score
(12)
80
user score
(12)
Sep 16
Mother Mother - O My Heart
Mother Mother
O My Heart
69
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(11)
Sep 23
Cold War Kids - Loyalty to Loyalty
Cold War Kids
Loyalty to Loyalty
64
critic score
(11)
61
user score
(10)
Nov 3
Razorlight - Slipway Fires
Razorlight
Slipway Fires
47
critic score
(13)
54
user score
(10)
Nov 4
Travis - Ode to J. Smith
Travis
Ode to J. Smith
63
critic score
(13)
61
user score
(10)
Jan 29
The Helio Sequence - Keep Your Eyes Ahead
The Helio Sequence
Keep Your Eyes Ahead
76
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(9)
Jul 8
Abe Vigoda - Skeleton
Abe Vigoda
Skeleton
79
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(9)
Oct 7
Land of Talk - Some Are Lakes
Land of Talk
Some Are Lakes
69
critic score
(9)
83
user score
(9)
Mar 3
The Charlatans - You Cross My Path
The Charlatans
You Cross My Path
66
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(8)
Mar 18
Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward
Be Your Own Pet
Get Awkward
64
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(8)
Apr 8
The Breeders - Mountain Battles
The Breeders
Mountain Battles
71
critic score
(22)
73
user score
(8)
Jun 3
The Futureheads - This Is Not The World
The Futureheads
This Is Not The World
73
critic score
(15)
66
user score
(8)
Sep 9
Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane
75
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(8)
Oct 21
The Sea and Cake - Car Alarm
The Sea and Cake
Car Alarm
76
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(8)
Mar 18
DeVotchKa - A Mad & Faithful Telling
DeVotchKa
A Mad & Faithful Telling
78
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(6)
Jun 9
The Twilight Sad - Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did
The Twilight Sad
Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did
80
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(6)
Jun 23
The National - Fake Empire
The National
Fake Empire
96
user score
(6)
Jul 22
Brendan Canning - Something For All of Us
Brendan Canning
Something For All of Us
67
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(6)
Aug 5
Apollo Sunshine - Shall Noise Upon
Apollo Sunshine
Shall Noise Upon
69
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(6)
Aug 26
The Week That Was - The Week That Was
The Week That Was
The Week That Was
77
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(6)
Nov 3
Arctic Monkeys - At the Apollo
Arctic Monkeys
At the Apollo
63
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(6)
Mar 17
We Are Scientists - Brain Thrust Mastery
We Are Scientists
Brain Thrust Mastery
62
critic score
(12)
56
user score
(5)
Apr 8
Clinic - Do It!
Clinic
Do It!
72
critic score
(15)
72
user score
(5)
Apr 28
Cajun Dance Party - The Colourful Life
Cajun Dance Party
The Colourful Life
59
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(5)
Jun 2
The Zutons - You Can Do Anything
The Zutons
You Can Do Anything
63
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(5)
Jun 17
My Brightest Diamond - A Thousand Shark's Teeth
My Brightest Diamond
A Thousand Shark's Teeth
70
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(5)
Jul 22
Johnny Foreigner - Waited Up 'Til It Was Light
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'Til It Was Light
74
critic score
(9)
83
user score
(5)
Oct 7
Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - Not Animal
Margot & The Nuclear So And So's
Not Animal
63
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(5)
Nov 18
Anathallo - Canopy Glow
Anathallo
Canopy Glow
68
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(5)
Apr 2
Tapes 'n Tapes - Walk It Off
Tapes 'n Tapes
Walk It Off
63
critic score
(14)
74
user score
(4)
Apr 7
The Long Blondes - Couples
The Long Blondes
Couples
67
critic score
(14)
60
user score
(4)
May 20
The Wedding Present - El Rey
The Wedding Present
El Rey
71
critic score
(8)
71
user score
(4)
Jun 16
The Music - Strength In Numbers
The Music
Strength In Numbers
62
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(4)
Oct 21
The Virgins - The Virgins
The Virgins
The Virgins
72
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(4)
Oct 21
The Dears - Missiles
The Dears
Missiles
68
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(4)
Jan 22
The Whigs - Mission Control
The Whigs
Mission Control
70
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(3)
Jan 28
Sons and Daughters - This Gift
Sons and Daughters
This Gift
76
critic score
(15)
87
user score
(3)
Feb 18
Pete and the Pirates - Little Death
Pete and the Pirates
Little Death
77
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(3)
Mar 24
Guillemots - Red
Guillemots
Red
62
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(3)
Mar 25
Plants and Animals - Parc Avenue
Plants and Animals
Parc Avenue
68
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(3)
Apr 14
¡Forward, Russia! - Life Processes
¡Forward, Russia!
Life Processes
67
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(3)
May 5
Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Primary Colours
Eddy Current Suppression Ring
Primary Colours
82
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(3)
Sep 15
The Coral - Singles Collection
The Coral
Singles Collection
80
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(3)
Dec 1
Glasvegas - A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like a Kiss)
Glasvegas
A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like a Kiss)
66
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(3)
May 20
Joan of Arc - Boo! Human
Joan of Arc
Boo! Human
71
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(2)
Jun 24
Poni Hoax - Images of Sigrid
Poni Hoax
Images of Sigrid
70
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(2)
Jun 30
Dirty Pretty Things - Romance at Short Notice
Dirty Pretty Things
Romance at Short Notice
60
critic score
(9)
58
user score
(2)
Jul 1
Earlimart - Hymn and Her
Earlimart
Hymn and Her
65
critic score
(7)
62
user score
(2)
Jul 21
Bodies of Water - A Certain Feeling
Bodies of Water
A Certain Feeling
70
critic score
(7)
85
user score
(2)
Aug 19
The Stills - Oceans Will Rise
The Stills
Oceans Will Rise
62
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(2)
Sep 9
The New Year - The New Year
The New Year
The New Year
67
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(2)
Oct 7
Annuals - Such Fun
Annuals
Such Fun
71
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(2)
Jan 29
Louis XIV - Slick Dogs and Ponies
Louis XIV
Slick Dogs and Ponies
38
critic score
(6)
58
user score
(1)
Feb 5
School of Language - Sea from Shore
School of Language
Sea from Shore
73
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(1)
Mar 1
Black Francis - Svn Fngrs
Black Francis
Svn Fngrs
70
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(1)
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