Best independent rock/pop of 2008

Post Author:
Vivian Girls, Vivian Girls
Ponytail, Ice Cream Spiritual
Grouper, Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
Atlas Sound, Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel
Beach House, Devotion
Tickley Feather, Tickley Feather
Child Bite, Fantastic Gusts of Blood
Abe Vigoda, Skeleton
Dan Friel, Ghost Town
Extra Life, Secular Works
These Are Powers, Terrific Seasons
Thank You, Terrible Two
High Places, High Places
Women, Women
Gang Gang Dance, St. Dymphna

List compiled by Impose editorial.

Other best of 2008 lists
Best independent rock/pop of 2008
Best independent hip hop releases of 2008
Best African releases of 2008
Best Mexican albums of 2008 (and best tacos, ever!)
Best European/UK experimental releases of 2008
Best mixtapes of 2008
Best new music of 2009
Best mainstream releases of 2008
Best electronic releases of 2008
Best tapes of 2008