These are my top favorite and most listened to albums of the Oughts (2000-2009).

30. The Knife – Silent Shout (2006)

29. LCD Soundsystem – LCD Soundsystem (2005)

28. Soulwax – Nite Versions

27. Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene (2005)

26. Thom Yorke – The Eraser (2006)

25. The White Stripes – Elephant (2003)

24. Fatboy Slim – Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars (2000)

23. Everything, Now! – Police, Police (2005)

22. Danger Mouse – The Grey Album (2004)

21. Gorillaz – Demon Days (2005)

20. Bloc Party – Silent Alarm (2005) + Silent Alarm Remixes (2005)

19. Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS) – Cansei de Ser Sexy (2006)

18. !!! – Louden Up Now (2004)

17. Madonna – Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005)

16. The Faint – Wet From Birth (2004)

15. Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine (2004)

14. The Mars Volta – Frances the Mute (2005)

13. Le Tigre – Le Tigre (1999*)

12. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (2005)

11. Belle & Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress (2003)

10. No Doubt – Return of Saturn (2000)

9. M.I.A. – Arular (2005)

8. The Faint – Danse Macabre (2001)

7. Muse – Absolution (2003)

6. Rufus Wainwright – Want One (2003)

5. The Postal Service – Give Up (2003)

4. The Strokes – Is This It (2001)

3. Sigur Rós – Ágaetis Byrjun (2000)

2. Radiohead – Kid A (2000)

1. Daft Punk – Discovery (2001)

Honorable Mentions (mostly albums I like but didn’t get to listen to enough of, in alphabetical order):
Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion (2009)
Beastie Boys – To The 5 Boroughs (2004)
Beck – Modern Guilt
Blackalicious – The Craft (2005)
Danger Doom – The Mouse and the Mask (2005)
Missy Elliot – Under Construction (2002)
Girl Talk – Night Ripper (2006)
Hot Chip – The Warning (2006)
The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002)
Sigur Rós – ( ) (2002)
Sigur Rós – Takk.. (2005)
MGMT – Oracle Spectacular (2007)
MIA / Diplo – Piracy Funds Terrorism, Volume 1 (2004)
Out Hud – Let Us Never Speak Of It Again (2005)
Portishead – Third (2008)
Radiohead – In Rainbows (2007)
Thievery Corporation – The Mirror Conspiracy (2000)

* This came out in October 1999, very last in the 90’s, obviously. I wasn’t introduced to them until 2001, so I decided I’d make an exception for this list.