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.

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Albums of 2011

19 December 2011

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Albums of 2011

[see also 2015, 2013, 2012]

  1. Guided By VoicesLet’s Go Eat the Factory
  2. IceageNew Brigade
  3. LiturgyAesthethica
  4. GrouperAlien Observer/Dream Loss
  5. Fucked UpDavid Comes to Life
  6. Bill OrcuttA New Way to Pay Old Debts
  7. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  8. Tim HeckerRavedeath, 1972
  9. Atlas SoundParallax
  10. Brigitte FontaineL’un n’empêche pas l’autre
  11. Wild FlagWild Flag
  12. Bee MaskElegy for Beach Friday
  13. WireRed Barked Tree
  14. Marcus SchmicklerPalace of Marvels (queered pitch)
  15. LocrianThe Clearing