From the 8th through the 19th, the AllMusic Blog will be publishing our editors' favorite albums of 2008. We'll be covering well over a dozen genres and styles, from rap to reggae, R&B to electronic, country to Latin, blues to metal, folk to soundtracks, and several points in-between. Right now, on the AllMusic Blog, we take a look at A-L of our favorite indie rock and pop albums of 2008, with M-Z to follow. (Be sure to check our overall feature of new albums, reissues, and classical releases, as well as our editors' individualized lists of favorite albums and songs.)

Barry Adamson - Back to the Cat
Belle & Sebastian - The BBC Sessions
The Breeders - Mountain Battles
British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
Los Campesinos! - Hold on Now, Youngster...
Cause Co-Motion! - It's Time! Singles & EPs 2005-08
Cheap Time - Cheap Time
Clinic - Do It!
Crystal Stilts - Alight of Night
Deerhoof - Offend Maggie
Deerhunter - Microcastle
Department of Eagles - In Ear Park
The Dodos - Visiter
El Guincho - Alegranza
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Free Blood - The Singles
Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
Grouper - Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
High Places - High Places
Hot Chip - Made in the Dark
Indian Jewelry - Free Gold!
The Kills - Midnight Boom
Koushik - Out My Window
Love Is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night