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.

Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011

05 December 2011

Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. Shabazz PalacesBlack Up
  2. Peaking Lights936
  3. Panda BearTomboy
  4. White DenimD
  5. A$AP RockyLIVE.LOVE.A$AP
  6. KorallrevenAn Album By Korallreven
  7. AraabMuzikElectronic Dream
  8. Real EstateDays
  9. Julianna BarwickThe Magic Place
  10. Puro InstinctHeadbangers in Ecstasy
  11. The SandwitchesMrs. Jones’ Cookies
  12. Sleep ∞ OverForever
  13. GrouperA/A
  14. The CaretakerAn Empty Bliss Beyond This World
  15. Holy OtherWith U
  16. DarksideDarkside
  17. Washed OutWithin and Without
  18. Ford & LopatinChannel Pressure
  19. Pure XPleasure
  20. Toro y MoiFreaking Out
  21. Young GalaxyShapeshifting
  22. Mina TindleMina Tindle
  23. Run DMTDreaming
  24. Elite GymnasticsRuin 1 + 2
  25. Schoolboy QSetbacks
  26. Clams CasinoInstrumentals
  27. The WeekndHouse of Balloons
  28. Andy StottPassed Me By
  29. Nicolas JaarSpace is Only Noise