Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2011

13 December 2011

Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2011

[see also 2014, 2013]

  1. Foo FightersWasting Light
  2. KillsBlood Pressures
  3. The Black KeysEl Camino
  4. Jay-Z and Kanye WestWatch the Throne
  5. Red Hot Chili PeppersI’m With You
  6. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying BirdsNoel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  7. RadioheadThe King of Limbs
  8. Portugal. The ManIn the Mountain in the Cloud
  9. TV on the RadioNine Types of Light
  10. Jane’s AddictionThe Great Escape Artist
  11. MastodonThe Hunter
  12. The DecemberistsThe King is Dead
  13. Mariachi El BronxEl Bronx II
  14. PusciferConditions Of My Parole
  15. Bon IverBon Iver
  16. The StrokesAngles
  17. Bad Meets Evil [Eminem & Royce da 5’9″]Hell: The Sequel
  18. Eddie VedderUkulele Songs
  19. PJ HarveyLet England Shake
  20. Arctic MonkeysSuck It and See