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.

XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011

23 December 2011

XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011

[see also 2018]

  1. Holy OtherWith U
  2. RustieGlass Swords
  3. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  4. Balam AcabWander/Wonder
  5. MartynGhost People
  6. Altered NativesTenement Yard Vol.2
  7. Oneohtrix Point NeverReplica
  8. ZombyDedication
  9. SepalcureSepalcure
  10. KuedoSeverant
  11. SullyCarrier
  12. FaltyDLYou Stand Uncertain
  13. ScubaAdrenalin EP
  14. Clams CasinoInstrumentals
  15. Tim HeckerRavedeath, 1972
  16. The FieldLooping State of Mind
  17. Nicolas JaarSpace is Only Noise
  18. BNJMNPlastic World
  19. Omar SIt Can Be Done, But Only I Can Do It
  20. LV & Joshua IdehenRoutes
  21. Instra:MentalResolution 653
  22. BattlesGloss Drop
  23. Stingray313Electronic Countmeasures EP
  24. AraabMuzikElectronic Dream
  25. TychoDive
  26. Space Dimension ControllerThe Pathway to Tiraquon 6
  27. Hudson MohawkeSatin Panthers EP
  28. pattenGLAQJO XAACSSO
  29. Andy StottPassed Me By