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.

Pinpoint Music: Top 25 Albums of 2011

20 December 2011

Pinpoint Music: Top 25 Albums of 2011

  1. Charles Bradley & Menahan Street BandNo Time For Dreaming
  2. Kurt VileSmoke Ring for My Halo
  3. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  4. GirlsFather, Son, Holy Ghost
  5. Future IslandsOn the Water
  6. Fucked UpDavid Comes to Life
  7. Bon IverBon Iver
  8. Shabazz PalacesBlack Up
  9. The Black KeysEl Camino
  10. The LuyasToo Beautiful to Work
  11. The AntlersBurst Apart
  12. ObitsMoody, Standard and Poor
  13. SundellesGeorgia Swan
  14. PJ HarveyLet England Shake
  15. CultsCults
  16. James BlakeJames Blake
  17. RadioheadThe King of Limbs
  18. PAPAA Good Woman is Hard to Find
  19. YuckYuck
  20. Okkervil RiverI Am Very Far
  21. Peaking Lights936
  22. Tune-YardsWhokill
  23. Thee Oh SeesCarrion Crawler/The Dream
  24. Real EstateDays
  25. St. VincentStrange Mercy