1. Arcade Fire, Funeral (Merge)
2. Handsome Boy Modeling School, White People (Elektra)
3. Pinback, Summer in Abaddon (Touch & Go)
4. Tom Waits, Real Gone (Epitaph)
5. Elliott Smith, From a Basement on the Hill (Anti)
6. Joanna Newsom, Milk-Eyed Mender (Drag City/Caroline)
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7. Kings of Convenience, Riot on an Empty Street (Astralwerks)
8. Iron & Wine, Passing Afternoon EP (Sub Pop)
9. DeVotchKa, How It Ends (Cicero)
10. Wire, Wire on the Box (Pink Flag)