1. The Strokes, First Impressions of Earth (RCA)
2. Rogue Wave, Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)
3. Wolf Parade, Apologies to the Queen Mary (Sub Pop)
4. Wilco, Kicking Television (Nonesuch)
5. Silver Jews, Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City)
6. Animal Collective, Feels (Fat Cat)
7. Akron/Family & Angels of Light, Akron/Family & Angels of Light (Young God Records)
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8. Bright Eyes, Motion Sickness (Team Love)
9. New Order, Singles (Rhino)
10. My Morning Jacket, Z (ATO)