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.
2017 Albums

A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017

07 December 2017

The A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017

[see also 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  2. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  3. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  4. Sylvan EssoWhat Now
  5. SZACtrl
  6. PriestsNothing Feels Natural
  7. Fever RayPlunge
  8. Julien BakerTurn Out the Lights
  9. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  10. WaxahatcheeOut in the Storm
  11. PileA Hairshirt of Purpose
  12. SamphaProcess
  13. Bell WitchMirror Reaper
  14. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  15. BjörkUtopia
  16. Charly BlissGuppy
  17. LordeMelodrama
  18. The HorrorsV
  19. Iron ChicYou Can’t Stay Here
  20. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream