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.

I Guess I’m Floating: 30 Best Albums of 2011

26 December 2011

I Guess I’m Floating: 30 Best Albums of 2011

  1. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  2. Bon IverBon Iver
  3. Real EstateDays
  4. Panda BearTomboy
  5. Atlas SoundParallax
  6. The AntlersBurst Apart
  7. RadioheadThe King of Limbs
  8. Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
  9. DestroyerKaputt
  10. DrakeTake Care
  11. DarksideDarkside
  12. Alabama ShakesAlabama Shakes EP
  13. GenerationalsActor-Caster
  14. Spanish PrisonersGold Fools
  15. EMAPast Life Martyred Saints
  16. Mood RingsSweater Weather Forever
  17. Delicate SteveWondervisions
  18. Moon BounceDarn Your Best Frock
  19. AraabMuzikElectronic Dream
  20. Jay-Z and Kanye WestWatch the Throne
  21. St. VincentStrange Mercy
  22. Warm WeatherDances
  23. Youth LagoonThe Year of Hibernation
  24. StarfuckerReptilians
  25. Pepper RabbitRed Velvet Snowball
  26. Unknown Mortal OrchestraUnknown Mortal Orchestra
  27. Toro y MoiUnderneath the Pine
  28. Air DropsEP
  29. Kurt VileSmoke Ring for My Halo